Thanks to the constant technological innovations, sending money abroad has become a simple task likely to be carried out at any time. With Western Union Canada, this practicality is guaranteed, as you get access to all services through our website or our app and make international transfers with only a few clicks to more than 200 countries and territories.
Learn more about the countries you can send money abroad
Western Union is a global company, considered one of the biggest in the overseas money transfer business. The money transfer service has operated for more than 150 years and has reached more than 600,000 agent locations around the world.
With Western Union, you can send money to Jamaica, Haiti, the USA, India, Turkey, Mexico, the Philippines, Colombia, Congo, Pakistan and many others.
Western Union’s digital service is convenient and safe, you don’t have to go out to use it. Download the app or visit our website and enjoy all the advantages right away. Send money online to a friend or family member without facing queues.
How to send money abroad with Western Union
After downloading the app or entering our website, register by adding your personal data. Next, choose the country the money will be sent to and check the transfer fees1. The next step is to add the total amount in Canadian dollars, and you will see the amount the receiver will get in local currency with the exchange rates of the day.
You’re almost there! Now you just need to select the way the receiver intends to collect the money, to their bank accounts, mobile wallets, debit cards or at a WU store depending on the receiving corridor, as well as your payment preferences. Next, make the payment of the total amount with fees and make a note of the transaction control number (MTCN). Both you and receiver can keep track of the operation in real time with it.
In addition to sending money, learn about other Western Union Canada services through the app and have access to terms and conditions
1 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.