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Send money to Brazil

When you need to send money to Brazil, Western Union gets your funds there reliably and within minutes1.

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    80% customers take less than 6 minutes to complete an online transfer with WU.

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    We encrypt your transfers

    We are committed to keeping your data secure

    We’ve sent money around the world for over 150 years

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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 credit4 or debit card

    Ready to send money?

    Send money to Brazil in a few taps with our app

    Start online and pay later at an agent location.

    Track your transfer to Brazil in real time.

    Send again quickly by saving key details.

    Scan the QR code to download the WU app.

    Rating as of September 15, 2020.

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

    Get an estimate before you send

    Get an estimate for a money transfer to Brazil without an obligation to send later.

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    Send for cash pickup at major banks

    No matter where your loved ones are, they can pick up Brazilian real at most major banks, including Parana Banco, Caixa Economica Federal and Hipercard Banco Multiplo.

    Have your recipient’s details ready

    To send money to Brazil, you’ll need your loved one’s account number and type, branch number, CPF (tax ID), date of birth and mobile phone number.

    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Choice: send online, by app or in person

    Send money to Brazil in the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app, or in person at an agent location.

    Committed to security

    Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union money transfer to Brazil.

    International reach

    We move money from the US to more than 200 countries and territories.

    Sign up to send money to Brazil today

    Quick and easy

    It’s easy to register and start sending money to Brazil reliably.

    Easily track your transfer

    Track your transfer online and with our app using the tracking number (MTCN).

    Schedule transfers

    Schedule your transfers to Brazil to easily make regular payments.

    Send again quickly

    With the option to save receivers’ details, you can quickly and easily resend money.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Brazil?

    You can generally send up to 5,000 USD to Brazil. But limits on specific money transfers to Brazil can vary based on a number of factors including:

    • Your transfer history
    • Your location
    • Your receiver’s location
    • The service you choose
    • Your payment method
    • Agent location limits
    How do I send money online to Brazil?

    You can send money to Brazil online using the website, or via our easy-to-use app:

    1. Log in or register and verify your free profile. Click ‘Send now’ to start your transfer.
    2. Enter Brazil as the destination and amount you’d like to send. Transfer times vary per destination, but you’ll be able to see these as you make your selections.
    3. Select ‘Bank account’. You can select a past receiver or enter your receiver’s bank account details5.
    4. Pay with your debit/credit3.
    5. We will send you a confirmation email with a tracking number (MTCN). You can share this number with your receiver to track the funds.
    What do I need to send money online to Brazil?

    To send money to Brazil, you will need your receiver’s account number and type, branch number, CPF (tax ID), date of birth and phone number.

    To get started, when you register online with Western Union, you will need your US driver’s license, passport, or government-issued ID.

    How do I send money to Brazil from a Western Union agent location?
    1. Search for your closest Western Union agent location.
    2. Go directly to the counter with your valid government-issued ID or phone number, and bring your receiver’s bank and account information.
    3. Pay with cash or a US bank-issued debit card.
    4. You’ll receive a receipt with the tracking number (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver to track the funds easily.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Brazil?

    Check out our price estimator to get an idea of our transfer fees3, exchange rates and transfer limits.

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    1 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.

    2 Network data as of September 30, 2021.

    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.

    4 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.

    5 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country).