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Send money from Brazil to the US

Send money from Brazil to the USA with Western Union for an easy and reliable money transfer to loved ones in the States.

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    Send money from Brazil to the USA in a few taps with our app

    Start the money transfer on your device, then pay in person at an agent location.

    Save any regular receivers’ details to your profile.

    Track your money transfer in real time using your unique tracking number (MTCN).

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    More information on how to send money to the US from Brazil

    Send money to bank accounts2

    It’s easy to set up a direct money transfer from your bank account in Brazil to a US account2. Start the money transfer online, then use our PIX key – envios@wu.com – to pay or deposit the required amount into our Western Union account. We’ll then process your money transfer.

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    Have your receiver’s details ready

    Make sure you have details like your receiver’s full name, account number and location to hand before you start the money transfer. This should make the process smoother.

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    Create repeat money transfers

    Save your receiver’s details and schedule any future money transfers, so you don’t forget to send funds for a special occasion or upcoming payment.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Pay the way you like

    Our flexible payment options help ensure there’s a method to suit you – from sending online via bank transfer to paying in cash at one of our agent locations.

    International reach

    Send money from Brazil to the USA and beyond with Western Union. We serve more than 200 countries and territories to support your international money transfers.

    Convenient agent locations

    With more than 1,300 agent locations1 across Brazil, it’s easy to find one that’s conveniently located for you to complete your money transfer.

    Committed to security

    We’re committed to keeping your money secure, with encryption and fraud prevention efforts in place.

    Sign up to send money to the US from Brazil today

    Quick and easy

    Register with Western Union today for a simple money transfer to the US, with cash pickup available in minutes3.

    Easily track money transfers

    Once we’ve processed your money transfer, you’ll receive a unique tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt. Share this with your receiver so you can both keep track of the funds.

    Get rewarded with My WUSM

    Join the My WUSM program to earn points on your money transfers. Plus, get access to exclusive deals and offers to save you money.

    Send again quickly

    Save your receiver’s details for smooth repeat money transfers. That way, your friends and family can easily receive their money when they need it most.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to the US from Brazil?

    You can send up to 14,000 BRL from Brazil to the US via bank transfer. If you’d prefer to pay by cash in person or your receiver would like to receive their money in cash, you can send a maximum amount of 9,000 BRL – or the equivalent in US dollars (USD).

    How do I send money online from Brazil to the US?

    Follow these simple steps to send money online from Brazil to the USA with Western Union:

    1. Log in to your profile – or register if you’re new to Western Union.
    2. Select your destination – in this case, the US – and enter the transfer amount.
    3. Choose either cash pickup or bank account2 as your receiving method.
    4. Pick your payment method from the available options, including PIX or bank transfer, or cash in person at an agent location.
    5. Click ‘Continue’, then enter your receiver’s details, including their full name, location and account number, if required.
    6. Once your money transfer is processed, you’ll receive a unique tracking number (MTCN) to track it.
    How do I send money to the US from a Western Union agent location?

    You can easily send money to the US from a Western Union agent location. Here’s how:

    1. Find a nearby agent location on our website – we have more than 1,3001 in Brazil alone – and stop by at your earliest convenience.
    2. Bring your receiver’s details, as well as some form of personal identification. This could include a phone number, My WUSM number or a valid government-issued ID, so we can verify who you are.
    3. Pay for your money transfer in cash at the counter.
    4. Use the unique tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt to monitor progress.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to the US from Brazil?

    You can use our integrated price estimator to get a rough idea of money transfer costs to the US from Brazil – without any obligations. Select your destination country as the US and enter the money transfer amount in Brazilian real (BRL).

    You’ll also need to choose a receive and payment method to get your final estimate, including any transfer fees4 and currency exchange rates. It will also give you an estimated timeframe for your money transfer.

    1 Network data 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 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. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions.

    4 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.