Why choose WU?

A few reasons to send money with us

Money in minutes 1

Send money domestically or internationally for fast cash pick-up at an agent location.

Around the world reach

Transfer money abroad from Canada to more than 500,000 agent locations in over 200 countries and territories.

Choice and convenience

Send funds across the globe directly to a participating bank account, for cash pick up, or even to a mobile wallet in select countries.


How does it work?

Western Union makes sending money online fast and easy. Choose:



you want to send



you want to pay



is receiving the money

You’re done! Track your money transfer easily online or through the app.

What can you do with WU?

Send money

Send and receive international money transfers in minutes1 in 130 currencies to more than 200 countries and territories. The world is yours.


Track a transfer

Whether you sent money or paid a bill, the status of your money transfer is only a few clicks away.


Find a location

With more than 500,000 agent locations around the world, we’re easy to find and happy to help your receiver pick up their cash.


Get rewarded with My WU® Membership

Earn reward points*** for the money you send with Western Union Canada.

You'll earn points when you send qualifying money transfers and bill payments. You can redeem these points for benefits like fee reductions* and more.

Sign up** and start enjoying the rewards today!

Choose how to pay

When you send in-country or internationally online, with our app, or in person, you have options. Simply pay with a credit2 or debit card, directly from your bank account, with cash at an agent location, or even with Apple Pay®. You can also start sending money on the app, then pay in cash at an agent location. Whatever’s easiest for you, we’ve got you covered.

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Explore My WU rewards


1 Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, "Restrictions").

* 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. Transfer fee reductions apply only to the Western Union® transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer® or Quick Collect® transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, money transfers via social/chat applications or transfers that are set up through the Western Union app and paid for at participating agent locations. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU® transfer fee reductions.

**Joining the My WU program is optional. Joining requires e-mail and a mobile number. By joining, you authorize us to send an automated text message to your mobile number with program materials and request consent to send future promotional texts. Consent not required for purchase and may be revoked at any time. Msg & Data Rates Apply. Reply STOP to stop, HELP for help.

*** One send transaction is 30 My WU points; Each receive transaction is 10 My WU Points.