Send money to Ghana

Sending money to Ghana to support your loved ones? Make convenient transfers online, in-person or using our app today.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

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    Send money to Ghana in a few taps with our app

    Transfer money to Ghana at a time that suits you – at home, at work or on the go.

    Save your loved ones’ details for next time to make fast future payments.

    Track your transfer and get a notification when it arrives in Ghana.

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    More information on how to send money to Ghana from Canada

    Get a free estimate

    Get a handle on your fees, exchange rates and transfer times before you start sending money to Ghana. It’s free and there’s no obligation to continue.

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    Have your receiver’s details ready

    To send money to Ghana, you’ll need to provide your loved one’s account number and type, national ID, address, state, city and mobile number.

    Send to a bank account with $0 fees2

    We’re offering $0 fees when you send money online to bank accounts around the world.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Committed to fraud prevention

    Our encryption and anti-fraud efforts aim to protect your money transfer to Ghana. But before you start your transfer, make sure everything is as it seems.

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    Transfers to suit you

    Transfer money the way that suits you – online, in-person or via the app, by cash, card or bank transfer.

    International reach

    Whether you’re sending money to Ghana, elsewhere in West Africa or further afield, we can help. We operate in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

    Reliable transfers

    We’ve been moving money across countries and continents for more than 160 years. Today, we make an average of 25 transfers per second – connecting people around the world.

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    Earn rewards

    With the My WU℠ program, you’ll earn points on every transfer – giving you exclusive offers and money off down the line.

    Track your transfer

    Complete your transfer in Canada and track it all the way to Ghana. Get important updates and notifications when it arrives.

    Schedule your payments

    Waiting for payday, or want to send a surprise for a special occasion? Schedule your money transfers to Ghana in advance.

    Free profiles

    Start sending money from Canada to Ghana by registering for a free Western Union profile.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I transfer money to Ghana online?
    1. Start by logging in or registering for your free profile. Next, click the ‘Send now’ button to begin sending money to Ghana from Canada.
    2. Choose Ghana as your destination and enter your transfer amount. You’ll be able to see how long your transfer should take.
    3. Choose ‘Bank account’ and enter your receiver’s details. Alternatively, choose a saved account that you’ve already sent to.
    4. Pay by credit3/debit card or bank transfer, then review and confirm your transfer.
    5. You’ll then be sent a receipt. Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) to follow your transfer. Share it with your receiver so they can collect their funds.
    How do I use the Western Union app for money transfers to Ghana?
    1. Start your transfer by downloading the Western Union app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. If you already have the app, log in with Touch ID or your credentials.
    2. If you haven’t already done so, you’ll need to register with your email address and verify your profile with a driver’s license, government-issued ID or passport.
    3. Start your transfer. Choose Ghana as your destination and enter your transfer amount.
    4. Choose how your loved ones would like to receive their funds – such as bank account, cash pickup or mobile wallet – and enter their details.
    5. Select your payment method. You can choose to send money to Ghana from Canada by credit3/debit card or bank transfer.
    6. Get your unique tracking number (MTCN). Share this with your receiver so they can collect their cash. You can also use it to track your transfer.
    How do I send money to Ghana by mobile money?

    We offer mobile money transfers to Ghana. These allow you to directly send money to a Ghana mobile wallet. Follow these simple steps:

    1. Log in or register for a free Western Union profile. Click ‘Send now’.
    2. Choose Ghana as your destination and enter your amount.
    3. Select ‘Mobile wallet’.
    4. Choose to pay by credit3 or debit card, or by bank transfer.
    5. Enter your receiver’s name (as it appears on their ID), their Ghana mobile wallet service provider, and wallet mobile number.
    6. Leave the rest to us. We’ll send you a confirmation email and unique tracking number (MTCN) to share with your receiver.
    How much does it cost to send money from Canada to Ghana?

    Your full costs will vary depending on your transfer method and the amount. When you’re researching the best way to send money to Ghana, it’s always useful to know your costs in advance. Use our price estimator to get a handle on them. It’s free and you’re under no obligation to continue with the 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.