Send money to Colombia

Send money to Colombia from Canada with Western Union. We make supporting your loved ones easy, quick and reliable.

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    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

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    Convenient ways to move money

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your banking details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit2 or debit card

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    Send money to Colombia in a few taps with our app

    Transfer money to Colombia on the go at the touch of a button.

    Save your loved ones’ details to make quick future transfers.

    Use our app to transfer money to Colombia and pay at an agent location.

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    More information on how to send money to Colombia from Canada

    Get a free estimate

    Work out the best way to send money to Colombia with our price estimator – including transfer fees, times and exchange rates.

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    Have your receiver’s details ready

    Before you transfer money to Colombia, you’ll need to get your loved one’s details ready – including their account number and type, national ID, address, state, city and mobile number.

    Send money in minutes

    Your transfer can be ready for cash pickup at a participating Western Union agent location in minutes4.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Committed to security

    When you’re sending money to Colombia, we always encrypt your transfers. Join us in the fight against fraud by learning to spot the danger signs.

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    Relied on around the world

    Whether you’re sending money to Colombia or further afield, we’ve got you covered. We operate in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

    Pay the way you like

    We make payments simple – choose from cash, card or bank transfer.

    Zero-fee transfers to bank accounts

    We offer $0 transfer fees2 when you send money to a Colombian bank account.

    More information for sending money to Colombia

    Get a free estimate before you send

    Get a free estimate anytime and without an obligation to send money later.

    Have your receiver’s details ready

    To transfer money to bank accounts in Colombia, you need your receiver’s account number and type, national ID, address, state (departamento), city and mobile number.

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    Track your transfer

    Follow your transfer from Montreal to Medellin using our app or website and get a notification when it arrives.

    Get rewarded

    With the My WU℠ program, you can earn rewards on your money transfers to Colombia.

    Schedule transfers

    Make a transfer on a set date – perfect for birthdays, graduations or weddings.

    Free profiles

    It’s free to create a Western Union profile and start transferring money to Colombia.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money to a Colombia bank account online?
    1. To send money to Colombia from Canada, start by logging in or registering for a free profile. Click ‘Send now’.
    2. Enter ‘Colombia’ as your destination and how much money you’d like to send. At this point, you’ll be able to see your Canada-Colombia transfer times.
    3. Choose ‘Bank account’ and enter your receiver’s details. Alternatively, you can select an account you’ve already used.
    4. Pay by credit3/debit card or bank transfer, review and confirm.
    5. Your money will then be on its way to Colombia. You’ll receive a confirmation email containing a unique tracking number (MTCN). Keep this safe – but share it with your receiver so they can collect their funds.
    How do I use the Western Union app to send money to Colombia?
    1. Start by downloading the Western Union app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, or logging in with Touch ID or other credentials.
    2. You’ll need to register with your email address and verify your profile with a driver’s license, government-issued ID or passport, if you haven’t done so already.
    3. Next, start your transfer. Choose ‘Colombia’ as your destination country and enter how much you’d like to send. Choose a payout method – selecting bank account, cash pickup or mobile wallet. Enter your receiver’s details to continue.
    4. Pay for your money transfer to Colombia by credit3/debit card or bank transfer.
    5. Get your receipt and tracking number (MTCN). Use this to keep track of your transfer and get notified when it arrives. Share it with your receiver so they can collect their funds.
    How do I send money to Colombia from a Western Union agent location?
    1. To start transferring money to Colombia in-person, head to your nearest agent location.
    2. Go to the counter and present your driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID.
    3. Provide your receiver’s bank details and address in Colombia.
    4. Pay by card or bank transfer.
    5. Take your tracking number (MTCN) and share it with your receiver.
    How much does it cost to send money to Colombia?

    Your fees will vary depending on your payment method and the amount. Use our price estimator to get a handle on your costs before you commit to your transfer.

    1 Agent location count effective as of September 30, 2021.

    2 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.

    3 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.

    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. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet 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. See the transfer form for restrictions.