Send money to Mexico

Sending money to Mexico is simple and reliable with Western Union. Make convenient money transfers online, using our app or in person today.

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    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 Mexico in a few taps with our app

    Use the app on the go, anywhere, anytime. You can transfer money to Mexico on our app and finish by paying your balance at an agent location.

    Track your money transfer to Mexico in real time so you know when it arrives.

    Save loved ones’ details and send again in just a few clicks.

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    More information on how to send money to Mexico from Canada

    Get a free estimate before sending

    Get a free estimate at any time, with no obligation to send money later.

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    Have the receiver’s details ready

    When transferring money to Mexico into a bank account, you’ll need to have some of your receiver’s details to hand – their account number and type, national ID, address, state, city and mobile phone number.

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    All major Mexico banks covered

    We offer transfers to all major Mexico banks, including Bancoppel, Banco Azteca and Banorte.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    International reach

    We help our customers send money from Canada to more than 200 countries and territories, including Mexico.

    Convenient and easy

    Send money to loved ones with our convenient money transfer methods: in person at an agent location, online, or using our app.

    We’re committed to security

    Western Union helps to protect your money transfers using the latest encryption and fraud prevention techniques.

    Free registration

    Registering to use our services won’t cost you a penny.

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    Join My WU® to earn and redeem discounts on Western Union® money transfers.

    Send money again quickly

    Save your receiver’s details and set up quick payments in the future.

    Pay your way

    Sending money to Mexico is made easy when you register – choose from online, card and cash payments.

    Easily track money transfers

    Keep tabs on each and every money transfer with our easy-to-use app and website service.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Mexico?

    The maximum amount of money you send to Mexico depends on whether you’re sending from your bank account or using your credit2 or Visa debit card.

    • If you’re sending money from your bank account, the maximum money transfer limit is $999.
    • If you’re sending money from a credit2 or debit card, you can send up to $5,000.
    How do I transfer money to a Mexico bank account online?

    Sending money to Mexico for deposit in a bank account is quick and easy. You can choose to send money to a qualifying bank account using your credit2 or Visa debit card or pay by bank transfer.

    Here’s how:

    1. Log in or register and verify your free profile. Click on the ‘Send now’ button to begin your money transfer.
    2. Select Mexico as the destination and choose the amount you’d like to send. Money transfer times vary per destination country, but you’ll be able to view these times as you make your selection.
    3. Select ‘Bank account’. You can select a past receiver or enter your receiver’s bank account details.
    4. Pay with your credit2 or Visa debit card or fill out the details for a bank transfer.
    5. Review and confirm your money is on the way. We will send you a confirmation email with a tracking number of your money transfer, known as a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). You can share this number with your receiver to track the money.
    What do I need to send money online to Mexico?

    If you’re sending money to Mexico from Canada for deposit in a bank account, you’ll need to have some details about your receiver. Have their account type and number, as well as their national ID, phone number and address. This includes the state and city.

    How do I send money to Mexico for cash pickup at a Western Union agent location?

    If you need to get money to your receiver quickly, sending money to Mexico for cash pickup is a fast and convenient option. You can simply pay by credit2/Visa debit card or by bank transfer, and the money is ready for cash pickup in minutes3.

    If paying by credit2/Visa debit card:

    1. Log in or register and verify your free profile. Click ‘Send now’ to start your money transfer.
    2. Enter Mexico as the destination and choose the amount you’d like to send. Select ‘Cash pickup’ and payment by card.
    3. Enter your receiver’s name and address.
    4. Pay with your credit2/Visa debit card.

    We will send you a confirmation email with a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) for your money transfer. Share this number with your receiver for fast cash pickup.

    If paying by bank transfer:

    1. Log in or register and verify your free profile. Click ‘Send now’ to start your money transfer.
    2. Enter Mexico as the destination and choose the amount you’d like to pay with a bank account. Select ‘Cash pickup’.
    3. Verify your bank account and complete your money transfer.
    4. We will send you a confirmation email with a tracking number (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver for fast cash pickup.
    How much does it cost to send money to Mexico?

    If you’re transferring money to Mexico – or any other country – transfer fees, exchange rates and transfer limits apply. To get an idea of how much the money transfer will cost, check out our price estimates.

    How do I send money to Mexico with the Western Union app?

    The Western Union app lets you transfer money to Mexico on the go, anytime and anywhere to a bank account or for cash pickup.

    1. If you already have the Western Union app, log in with Touch ID or your credentials. If you don’t have our app yet, simply download it on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. New users can follow the steps to register with an email address. You can verify your profile using your driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID.
    2. Start a money transfer by selecting Mexico as the destination country and choose the amount you’d like to send. Choose the payout method that works for you: directly to a bank account or for cash pickup. Then, enter your receiver’s details.
    3. Pay for your money transfer via credit2/Visa debit card or with your bank account.
    4. We’ll provide a Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver to track the funds.

    Still have questions?

    Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our customer care team is on hand to help.

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    1 Agent location count valid as of June 30th, 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 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.