Send a money transfer from the US to Canada with Western Union. Easily support loved ones using our app, online services, and thousands of agent locations.
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Ways to send money from the US to Canada
Ways to receive money in Canada from the US
The Western Union® app is tailor-made for sending money on the move – during your commute or on a road trip. You can even start a money transfer in your palm and pay in person.Get the app
You’ll find more than 61,0001 agent locations around the US – from LA to Texas – for that personal touch when sending money at an agent location.Search agent locations
Loved ones back home can receive money from the US directly if they hold bank accounts with the likes of Royal Bank of Canada and Bank of Toronto.Explore your options
Our Canadian agent locations are ideal for receiving money from the USA in cash. There are more than 2,7001 across the country.Find Canadian agent locations
Using your banking details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit2 or debit card
Save your regular receivers’ details to easily pay the same people time after time.
Night owl or morning person? Send money with our app 24/7.
Track money transfers across the Canadian border in real time.
Sending money to bank accounts
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Bank of Montreal are among the banks you can make a direct money transfer to from the US to Canada with Western Union.Send now
See what our app offers
Our app is more than a place to send money. Track your money transfers, view current USD/CAD exchange rates3 and find agent locations too.Learn more
Transferring money in person
Pay in cash or with a debit/credit2 card and get in-person assistance at an agent location. Your loved ones can also receive money from the USA in person when you send money for cash pickup.Use our location finder
Enjoy My WUSM rewards
Earn cashback and transfer fee3 discounts as part of our My WUSM program.
Track every money transfer
Carefully track each money transfer from the US to Canada you make for peace of mind.
It takes a few simple steps to register with us online.
Get the timing right
Scheduling money transfers helps you plan for special occasions or important bills.
When completing an online money transfer from the US to a Canada bank account, you can usually send up to 50,000 USD – or the equivalent in Canadian dollars. If you plan on transferring money at an agent location, a limit of 7,500 USD normally applies. Limits may vary between our US agent locations, so it’s always worth checking.
To start a money transfer online from the US to Canada, follow these steps:
An online money transfer from the US to Canada generally requires:
Follow the steps below to send money to Canada from a US agent location. Your friends and relatives can also receive money from the US at an agent location north of the border.
The current exchange rate3 between US and Canadian dollars, transfer fees3, and the payment and payout methods can affect the cost of your money transfer from the US to Canada. Use our price estimator tool to check costs in advance.
1 Agent location count valid as of September 30, 2021.
2 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.
3 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.