Send money to Ireland

Send money to Ireland from Canada in a way that works best for you. Easily convert Canadian dollars to euros and transfer money to Ireland with Western Union.

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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 Ireland from Canada 24/7 on our app.

Start your money transfer on the go and finalise your payment at your nearest agent location.

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Ratings as of January 1, 2022.

More information on how to send money to Ireland from Canada

Send money to Ireland in person

Transfer money to a bank account2 or arrange for a cash pickup in person. Visit one of over 3,5001 agent locations across Canada.

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Send money via the app

Download the Western Union® app for free and start sending money to Ireland on the go from anywhere.

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Collect rewards as you send money to Ireland with My WUSM Rewards. Send gifts around the world and earn up to 30% cash back4.

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Reasons to choose Western Union

Pay the way you like

Choose how you would prefer to pay. Either by credit3/debit card, from your bank account or with cash at an agent location.

Enjoy peace of mind

All money transfers to Ireland are encrypted by Western Union. Our dedicated fraud prevention efforts are there to help you feel confident sending money.

Worldwide reach

Send money around the world in a few clicks – we serve over 2001 countries and territories. Browse agent locations today and transfer money to friends and family, wherever they are.

Long and reliable history

Western Union has been sending money to the ones who matter most since 1851. So, if you need to move money around the world, you’ll be in experienced hands.

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Schedule transfers

Never miss an important occasion by scheduling your money transfers.

Easily track your transfer

Follow your money transfer to Ireland online and via our Western Union® app to watch its progress.

Send again quickly

Make repeat transfers quickly and easily by saving your loved one’s details.

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Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to Ireland?

The amount of money you can send to Ireland depends on which payment method you choose. If you are transferring from a bank account2 to a cash pickup, or a bank-to-bank transfer, you may send up to 999.00 CAD.

You can send up to 5,000 CAD with a credit3 / debit card for a cash pickup or into a bank account2. Or up to 7,500 CAD with cash at an agent location, for a cash pickup in Ireland.

How do I send money online to Ireland?

You can send money to Ireland from Canada online with your credit3/debit card or bank account2. All you need to do is:

  1. Register for your free Western Union profile or log in with your existing details.
  2. Click ‘Send now’ to begin your money transfer and enter Ireland as your destination.
  3. Input the amount of money you’d like to send.
  4. Select the payment and receiving methods.
  5. Choose an existing receiver or select ‘Add a new receiver’.
  6. Enter your receiver’s information and select ‘Continue’ to enter your payment details.
  7. Pay for the money transfer to Ireland.
  8. Look out for the MTCN number on your confirmation email. Share this with your receiver so you can both track the funds.
What do I need to send money online to Ireland?

To send money to Ireland from Canada, all you need is:

  • A Western Union profile.
  • A form of government-issued ID to verify your identity.
  • Yours and your receiver’s personal information and bank account details.
  • Your chosen payment method.
How do I send money to Ireland from a Western Union agent location?

Sending money to Ireland at an agent location is easy. You can visit any of our 3,5001 agent locations across Canada to make a money transfer in person. Follow these steps:

  1. Find your nearest Western Union agent location.
  2. Bring a valid government-issued ID, your My WUSM number or phone number to the counter, as well as your receiver’s personal details and bank account information.
  3. You may need to provide proof of your source of your funds, so make sure you also bring a payslip, bank statement or tax return with you.
  4. Pay for the money transfer to Ireland with cash or a credit3/debit card.
  5. Look out for the MTCN number on your receipt. This will allow you and your recipient to track your transfer.
How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Ireland?

You can predict the cost of your money transfer to Ireland by using our price estimator tool, including the exchange rate and any transfer fees5.

Lock in the exchange rate by starting the money transfer online. You can then get a faster in-person checkout when you pay at a participating Western Union agent location within 24 hours.

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

You can send money to Ireland for a cash pickup in minutes6 when you pay using your credit3/debit card or cash. Whereas money transfers to Ireland made by credit3 or debit card to a bank account may arrive the next day.

If you choose to send money to Ireland from your bank account for a cash pickup, this may take between seven to 10 business days to arrive. A bank-to-bank transfer could take between seven and 11 business days.

1 Agent location count effective 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 Your card issuer may charge a cash advance fee and interest for using a credit card.

4 Subject to WU Shop Terms and Conditions.

5 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.

6 Your transfer may be delayed or unavailable based on factors listed in our Terms and Conditions, including service selected, regulatory reasons, holidays, or other agent specific limitations.