Send Money to Germany

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How to Send Money to Germany

  1. Gather the relevant banking information including the name on the recipient’s bank account, the routing code, the IBAN number, the BLZ, and the SWIFT/BIC code.

  2. Create a free online account with OFX, or login to get a live quote for your money transfer.

  3. Enter your details and those of your recipient.

  4. Choose ‘finalise transaction’ to process your payment.

 

It’s easy and affordable to send money to Germany using OFX. Even if you’re not ready to transfer funds today, you can sign up now, so your account is active and ready when a great exchange rate comes up.

When sending money to Germany, keep in mind that different tax regulations may apply to sending large sums of money overseas depending on many factors including:

  • how the money is going to be used

  • how much you are sending

  • the source of the funds

  • if the money has been taxed elsewhere

 

For example, supporting family members by paying for living expenses is usually considered different from sending large sums of money abroad as a gift. See our Guide to Sending Money to Family Abroad for more details.

How to send money to Germany at a great exchange rate

When looking at exchange rates, it’s important to know that the value of the euro might be influenced by interest rates set by the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank, as the euro trades most actively against the USD. Economic figures from the U.S. and Europe will also affect the EUR exchange rate. If you want to read up on the factors that influence the value of the euro or other currencies, head over to the Exchange Rates section of our site

Germany Money Transfers – FAQs

Wondering how to send money to Germany? Use OFX and outsmart your bank when you exchange your U.S. dollars for euros. With offices around the world, we provide 24-hour access to our highly skilled transfer team.

Is there any limit on how much money I can send to Germany?

Nein. OFX works well for both businesses and individuals.   

Can I send money from a German bank account to the U.S.?

Sure. If you live in Europe, you’ll want to complete your registration with our European branchIf you live in the U.S., register now to send money to Germany with your American bank account.

Does OFX transfer money to all German banks?

OFX can transfer funds to any bank in Germany, including, but not limited to:

  • Deutsche Bank

  • Commerzbank

  • KFW Bankgruppe

  • DZ Bank

  • HypoVereinsbank

The OFX-factor:

You can reach our dedicated customer service agents 24/7 (including weekends and most holidays). When others are closed, we’re open. Need a quote? Need it ASAP? Need to talk to someone about your mother? We’re here for you.

 

When you use OFX, you’ll get fast, efficient service, and we’ll keep you informed of where your money is along the way. For all your overseas payments, OFX is simply smarter.

How can OFX help you manage USD/EUR exchange rate swings?

Check out our risk management tools and stay in control of your money.