How to send money with a credit card using Western Union Canada

Canada By Janaina Da Costa July 13, 2022

If you have relatives or friends living abroad, sending money to them might cause you a headache. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Nowadays, it is not only possible to send money internationally using nothing but your smartphone but also to send money with your credit1 card.

Yes, with an app like Western Union Canada, you can send money to anyone living abroad and pay for your transfer with your credit1 card. This makes the process faster and more reliable, so you and the receiver of the money don’t have anything to worry about.

Do you want to know how to send money with a credit1 card using Western Union Canada? Keep it reading and check it out!


How to send money with a credit1 card: register on Western Union’s app

You will see, by the end of this post, that sending money with a credit1 card using Western Union Canada’s app is quite easy. The first step, of course, would be to download Western Union Canada’s app on your smartphone.

If this is your first time making an international transfer with us, you will need to register. In order to do that, all you need is to inform us of the following data: first name, last  name, e-mail, and password.

You may also need to create a profile for yourself later: this will allow us to save your transfer preferences so the next time we can make the process much faster. For your profile to be complete, you may need to tell us your current address, phone number, and nationality.


Sending money with a credit1 card: next steps

After registering, you will only need your login and e-mail to use Western Union Canada’s app. Then, all you have to do is to click on the “send money” button on your application. This is where you will tell us how much money you wish to send and where to.

You can send money with a credit card1 using Western Union Canada to more than 200 countries and territories.

You will then be asked to choose how you want the receiver receives the money. They can either receive it directly in their bank account, mobile wallet[1] or pick it up in cash at one of Western Union’s stores depending on the selected receiver country.

Now it is the time to choose how you want to pay. At this step, you will have to choose “credit card” so you can send money with credit1 card using Western Union Canada. Then, you will have to inform your credit1 card info.

After checking if everything is correct with your transfer, you may confirm it and wait for the credit card1 issuer to complete the payment. This only takes a few minutes², making the process very fast and simple. Check out our Terms & Conditions.


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1 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.

2 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options.

3 Funds will be paid to receiver’s Mcreditobile Wallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.