How to send money to your family in India

Canada By Janaina Da Costa November 25, 2022

If you are living abroad and wish to send money to your family in India, you can use Western Union’s app to make an international transfer. The transaction can be completed in a few minutes, depending on the payment method, making this the best way to help your family in your home country.

With Western Union Canada, you can enjoy the autonomy and practicality of sending remittances from wherever you are, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The transfer can be made directly to the recipient’s bank account or for withdrawal at one of Western Union’s partner agents. Want to know more? Keep reading this article and learn how to send money to India.

Step by step on how to send money to India

1 – Download the app

First of all, you need to download Western Union Canada’s app on your mobile phone from the App Store or Google Play. Start a money transfer by selecting the country that you want to send money and entering the amount you want to send and add the total amount in Canadian dollars – the amount converted into an Indian rupee will also appear next to it, according to the exchange rate on the day of the transfer.

Then, select how the person would like to receive the money: You can select any of the 3 options; Cash pick at any of the Western Union locations, receiving directly to the bank accounts or receiving directing to Paytm Mobile Wallets

2 – Create an account

After this step, you will be directed to the registration tab and you will have to add your personal data, such as full name and e-mail, in addition to creating a password. This process is done only once and your data will be saved in a reliable way with us. 

3 – Finish the transaction

Finally, make the payment of the corresponding final amount, with fees and taxes, and write down the identification number of this transaction (MTCN), which must also be informed to the recipient. Through this information that they will be able to follow the transfer status.

4 — Track your transaction in real time

That is it! Now you will only have to wait for the money to be available for the recipient. You can track all information about it using the tracking code provided. Just go to “Track transfer” and inform the MTCN. You can also check your transaction history and the tracking code if you haven’t noted it.

Sending money to another country has never been so convenient as it is with Western Union Canada. That’s because Western Union has successfully established a worldwide presence in over 200 countries and territories.

Due to its global network, we are able to facilitate international transfers, making the process quick and convenient for those who need it. This makes it easy to send money to friends and family in India.

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