Send money to the Dominican Republic

Sending money to the Dominican Republic is fast and reliable when you choose Western Union. Show friends and family how much they mean to you by using our website, app or agent locations.

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    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Choose the way you pay

    Using your bank details

    Cash at an agent location

    With a credit2 or debit card

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    Send money to the Dominican Republic in a few taps with our app

    From the mall to your office, transferring money to the Dominican Republic is possible from virtually anywhere.

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    More information on how to send money to the Dominican Republic from Canada

    Free estimates

    We’ll show you the exchange rate between Canadian dollars and Dominican pesos, plus any fees3, with no obligation to proceed.

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    Collect your receiver’s details

    We may ask for your loved one’s account number/type and national ID when transferring money to the Dominican Republic, along with their address, state, city and mobile number.

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    Sending money in person

    Our 2,7001 Canadian agent locations allow you to make cash payments.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Choice of payments

    Complete money transfers to the Dominican Republic your way – use cash, a bank transfer, or a debit or credit2 card.

    Fighting fraud

    We’re committed to fraud prevention and always encrypt your transfers.

    Transfer money beyond the Dominican Republic

    Your loved ones can receive money in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

    Digital and in-person transfers

    Head to our website, download the app or visit one of thousands of agent locations to make international transfers with ease.

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    Stress-free registration

    Discover how to send money to the Dominican Republic by setting up a free profile.

    Track your transfer

    Follow your funds to the Caribbean using your tracking number (MTCN).

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    Get the timing right

    Transfer money from Canada to the Dominican Republic to fit in with your loved ones’ schedules.

    Frequently asked questions

    How do I send money online to the Dominican Republic?

    Sending money to the Dominican Republic online is quick and easy with Western Union. Just follow these steps:

    1. Log into your online Western Union profile, or register and verify a new one for free. Click ‘Send now’.
    2. Set the destination country to ‘Dominican Republic’, then enter the send amount.
    3. Choose a collection method and how you’d like to pay for your money transfer to the Dominican Republic. You can see estimated delivery times for each option.
    4. Enter any details requested about you and your receiver.
    5. Pay using a bank account, or a credit2 or debit card.
    6. Once confirmed, you’ll receive an email receipt with a tracking number (MTCN). Use this to follow your transfer’s progress.
    How do I send money to the Dominican Republic with the Western Union® app?

    Here’s how to use our app to send money to the Dominican Republic:

    1. Log in with Touch ID or your details if you already have our app.
    2. You can find the Western Union app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store if you don’t have it. Follow the steps to register a profile using your email address.
    3. Verify your profile with a passport, driver’s license or government-issued ID.
    4. Enter the amount to send, with ‘Dominican Republic’ as the destination.
    5. Select a collection and payment method, then tap in your receiver’s details.
    6. Pay for your money transfer to the Dominican Republic with a credit2 or debit card, or bank account.
    7. Share the tracking number (MTCN) in your confirmation email with your receiver to follow the money.
    How much does it cost to send money to the Dominican Republic?

    The cost of sending money to the Dominican Republic varies depending on the payment and collection methods you choose. Our price estimator tool shows you the fees3, exchange rates and transfer limits that may apply.

    How much money can I send to the Dominican Republic?

    You can send up to $7,500.00 CAD when making a money transfer to the Dominican Republic. However, the exact transfer limit will depend on the payment method used.

    ¹ Agent location count effective as of September 30, 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 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.