Send money to Egypt

Send money to Egypt with Western Union. Whether you’re supporting loved ones or paying a bill, our quick and easy money transfers make things simple.

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We’ve sent money around the world for more than 150 years

We’ve sent money around the world for more than 150 years

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Convenient ways to send and receive money

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Using your bank details

Cash at an agent location

With a credit3 or debit card

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Send money to Egypt in a few taps with our app

Save your receivers’ details to send again quickly.

Track your money transfers in real time.

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More information on how to send money to Egypt from Canada

Get a free estimate before you send

Calculate transfer fees4 and currency exchange rates ahead of time before sending money to Egypt.

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Send money at home or on the go

Send money to Egypt at home or on the go with the Western Union® app. You can start a transfer and finish up at more than 3,5001 agent locations.

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Transfer money quickly

When you pay by credit3/debit card or by cash your loved ones can collect their funds in minutes5.

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Reasons to choose Western Union

Trusted heritage

We have been helping people to send money around the world for over 150 years, so you can rely on Western Union to get your money where it needs to go.

International reach

With more than 200 countries and territories in the Western Union network, its easy to send money to Egypt and beyond.

Committed to security

Our encryption and fraud prevention technologies help to protect your Western Union money transfers.

Pay the way you like

Choose a payment method that suits you. Use a credit3/debit card, pay by bank transfer or with cash at one of our agent locations.

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Earn rewards

Register for the My WU℠ program and you can earn discounts and rewards each time you make a money transfer.

Track your money transfers

Track your money transfers in real time with your unique tracking number (MTCN) and share it with the receiver so they can too.

Schedule transfers

Never worry about missing a bill payment again. Schedule your money transfer to Egypt in advance.

Send again easily

Register for a free Western Union profile and save your receiver’s details to send money to Egypt again quickly.

Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to Egypt?

You can send up to 7,500 CAD to Egypt from Canada. But this amount may vary depending on your chosen payment and receiving method.

How do I send money online to Egypt?

Sending money to Egypt from Canada online is quick and easy. You can send funds by credit3/debit card or by bank transfer.

  1. Log in or register for a free Western Union profile.
  2. Click ‘Send now’ to start your money transfer.
  3. Select Egypt as the destination country and enter the amount of funds to be sent.
  4. Choose the receiving method (cash-pick up or bank account2).
  5. Select a payment method (credit3/debit card or bank account).
  6. Confirm your payment and keep hold of your Unique Tracking Number (MTCN). Share this with the receiver so you can both track the funds.
What do I need to send money online to Egypt?

Before sending money to Egypt, you’ll need to provide us with the following details:

  • Your full name and address
  • Your receivers full name and address
  • Your receiver’s bank account2 details
How do I send money to Egypt from a Western Union agent location?
  1. Find your nearest Western Union agent location.
  2. Bring along a valid government issued ID, your WU℠ number and your receiver’s information. You may also be asked to provide proof of funds so make sure you bring along a payslip or bank statement.
  3. Pay for your money transfer in cash, with a bank transfer or by credit3/debit card.
  4. Keep hold of your receipt as this is where you’ll find your unique tracking number (MTCN). Share this with your receiver so you can both track the funds.
How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Egypt?

You can use our online price estimator to calculate your transfer fees4 before sending money to Egypt.

How long does it take to send money to Egypt from Canada?

The time it takes for your money to reach Egypt will depend on the payment and receiver method you choose.

If you’re sending money to Egypt for cash pickup, your funds can arrive in minutes3.

If you’re transferring money to a bank account2 in Egypt and paying with credit3 or debit card, your money can arrive within 3 business days.

1 Network data as of December 31, 2021.

2 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country.).

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.

4 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.

5 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 the receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to the account tied to the 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.