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Ways to send money to the US
Ways to receive money in the US
Looking to send money on the go? Download the Western Union® app to transfer money anywhere, any time. You can even start the money transfer on your device, then pay at a nearby agent location.Download now
If you prefer to send money in person, we’ve got you covered. Western Union has more than 1,300 agent locations1 in Brazil, from Brasília and São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.Find your nearest agent location
Send money from your Brazilian bank account to an account2 in the US, via bank transfer or PIX – an instant electronic payment system set up by Central Bank of Brazil for international money transfers.Learn more
Whether your receiver is based in Colorado, Oregon or New York, you can send money from Brazil to one of more than 59,0001 agent locations in the USA – for cash pickup in minutes3.Browse agent locations
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
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).
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 – email@example.com – to pay or deposit the required amount into our Western Union account. We’ll then process your money transfer.Find out more
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.Send money to the US
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.Log in to your profile
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.
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.
Register with Western Union today for a simple money transfer to the US, with cash pickup available in minutes3.
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.
Join the My WUSM program to earn points on your money transfers. Plus, get access to exclusive deals and offers to save you money.
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.
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).
Follow these simple steps to send money online from Brazil to the USA with Western Union:
You can easily send money to the US from a Western Union agent location. Here’s how:
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.