Send money to Peru

Send money to Peru with Western Union and be sure your loved ones will receive their funds quickly, reliably, and securely.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money from Canada to Peru

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit2 or debit card

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    Start a money transfer to Peru online and pay in cash, in-store

    Send money to Peru on the go, any time, anywhere

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    Ratings as of October 1, 2023.

    More information on how to send money to Peru from Canada

    Send in more than one currency

    When you send money to Peru with Western Union, you can choose whether your receiver collects their funds in PEN or in USD.

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    Send money in person, in cash

    You can send money in person, in cash, from any one of our more than 3,5001 agent locations across Canada.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union

    Committed to security

    Every money transfer made through Western Union is encrypted so you can be sure loved ones will receive their funds securely.

    Convenient locations

    With approximately 600,0001 Western Union agent locations worldwide, you can be sure there will be one convenient to you.

    Free registration

    It’s completely free to register for a Western Union profile anywhere in the world.

    Pay how you like

    Pay the way you like, with options including cash payments at agent locations, as well as bank transfers and credit21/debit card payments.

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    Quick and easy money transfers

    Sending money to Peru is quick and easy. Register for a Western Union profile and move your money in a couple of clicks.

    Saves receiver details

    You can save receiver details when you make a transfer, which means your next money transfer to Peru will be even faster.

    Track your transfer

    You and your receiver can track your transfer using your unique tracking number (MTCN) from the moment you click send.

    Schedule transfers

    Never miss a family birthday or bill payment when you schedule your money transfers to Peru in advance.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Peru?

    The maximum amount of money you can send to Peru from Canada varies based on payment method and receiving currency.

    • The total payable sum of transfers by cash at agent location’s is 7,500 CAD in PEN or USD.
    • The total sum transferable in a single transaction by credit21/debit card is 5,000 CAD.
    • For payment via bank transfer the upper limit is 999 CAD.
    How do I send money online to Peru?

    To send money online to Peru, you will first need to register for a free Western Union profile. Once done, you can log in and follow the steps below.

    • Click ‘Send now’ to start your money transfer.
    • Select Peru as the destination country and enter the sum you would like to send.
    • The receiving method will automatically be selected as cash pick-up.
    • Select a payment method (credit21/debit card, bank account, or cash in-store if you want to complete your transaction at an agent location).
    • Confirm your payment and make note of your unique tracking number (MTCN). Share this with the receiver so you can both track the funds.
    How do I send money to Peru from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Locate your nearest agent location by using our online search
    2. Head down to the chosen agent location with a government-issued ID, or your phone number. You will also need to supply your receiver’s information as it appears on their ID. You may be asked to provide proof of your source of funds – so take along a bank statement or tax return with you.
    3. Pay for your money transfer to Peru using cash or a credit21/debit card.
    4. Share the unique tracking number (MTCN) number receipt with your receiver so they can see when the funds are ready to collect.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Peru?

    The costs of any money transfer to Peru from Canada will be calculated for you before you commit to the transaction, whether online, through the app or by an agent at a location.

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

    The length of time it takes to send money to Peru from Canada depends on the payment method you use. Payments made via bank transfer typically take 7-10 business days. Payments made by cash at an agent location, or by credit21 or debit card from an agent location or online, can arrive in minutes3.

    Network data as of December 31, 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 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.