Can I send money to a bank account in Albania?

money transfer to Albania

With PayLink-Western Union, the answer is yes!

  • Sending money to your loved ones in Albania is now simpler, quicker, and cheaper than ever before.
  • PayLink – Western Union not only offers you new services, but also new prices!
  • Even if you don’t have a bank account in Greece, you can still send money anytime, anywhere.

Let’s take a closer look at the ways you can send money to Albania:

Send money from a point of service

With more than 1,400 PayLink – Western Union points of service all over Greece, you will definitely find one near you! If you are located in Athens, you can take advantage of our even lower rates for cash transfers. Before you go to a point of service, make sure you have everything you need:

  • The name and surname of the recipient, as indicated on their ID card
  • Name of the bank
  • Bank IBAN
  • Your ID card

Note: Check that the information you have provided is correct to avoid delays.

Send money online

If you are tech savvy, you can send money from the comfort of your home, through the PayLink – Western Union website by clicking here. Follow the steps and your transfer is ready to go. It’s that simple!

Send money from mobile app

Whether you use an iPhone or Android device, the PayLink – Western Union app allows you to send money anytime, anywhere, with just a few taps on your screen! Download the app here👉

Send money by phone

If the previously mentioned methods aren’t convenient for you, we offer another option! Simply call us at 2109005000 from your mobile or at 800 100 2020 (toll-free from a landline), let us know where you want to send money, and we’ll handle the transaction for you! You can reach us any day of the week, from Monday to Sunday, between 08:00 and 21:00.

Now let’s take a look at some additional important information.

To which banks in Albania can you send money

  • Alpha Bank Albania
  • American Bank of Investments (ABI)
  • Banka Kombëtare Tregëtare (BKT)
  • Credins Bank
  • Credit Bank of Albania
  • First Investment Bank (Fibank)
  • International Commercial Bank
  • Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Albania
  • NBG Bank (National Bank of Greece)
  • ProCredit Bank
  • Raiffeisen Bank
  • Societe Generale Albania
  • Tirana Bank
  • Union Bank
  • United Bank of Albania
  • Veneto Bank

How long does a money transfer take?

When sending to a bank account, the money is usually deposited in 1-2 business days if the transaction is made before 12:30 PM. However, please consider certain factors that might delay your transfer, such as bank holidays or festivities in Albania, cutoff times for deposits, etc. You can send money at any time, day or night (by sending online here 👉, even on holidays.

In which currency will the money be deposited?

In local currency Lek.

The available options your beloved in Albania can receive money are the following:

Direct to a bank account

No access to a point of service? No problem! Now, your loved ones can receive money directly to their bank account in Albania. Money transfer fees start from just 4,90€.

Cash pick-up in 2 hours

Cash can be ready for pickup within 2 hours if immediate access isn’t necessary. Fees for this service start from €4.70*.

So the next time you need to send money to a bank account in Albania, you know what to do! Choose the method that fits your needs and send your money instantly, securely, and affordably with PayLink – Western Union.

*Available only in selected locations in Attica region

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