How does Western Union work in Canada?

Canada By Mitchell Steiman January 24, 2022

Recognized as one of the largest money transfer companies in the world, Western Union has more than 170 years of history. Over these years, it has consolidated itself in the market and keeps updated with what is most innovative in this segment. Therefore, it offers all its consumers the option of carrying out international money transfers completely online, through its easy and intuitive app.


Learn more about how Western Union works in Canada 

Western Union was founded in 1851, in New York, USA. Shortly thereafter, it helped create the world’s first intercontinental telegraph. The service of transferring money between countries was started in 1871 and, over time, it reached many parts of the world. Today, the company has thousands of agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories.

In Canada, Western Union provides online international money transfer service through its app and online. Thus, it is possible to send money at any time of the day, 7 days a week, with no need to leave home. With Western Union Canada you can send money to Jamaica, Haiti, United States, India, Turkey, Mexico, Philippines among others.

How to send money with Western Union Canada? 

With the Western Union app you can send money abroad. After downloading it to your cell phone, register with your personal information. Then select the receiving country and check the exchange rates. Then, type the amount in Canadian dollars and you will be able to see the total converted into the foreign currency that the recipient will receive abroad.

Finally, you just need to select how you want to pay for your money transfer and how the person will receive the money abroad: directly in the international bank account or at a Western Union agent location. Now, all you have to do is to make the full payment plus fees. Write down the transaction identification number (MTCN) to track the money transfer in real time.

Download the Western Union app right now. Through this channel you can see the 200 countries and territories available to make international money transfers.

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