Send money to Brazil from the U.S.

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


We encrypt your transfers

We are committed to keeping your data secure

Convenient ways to send and receive money

Money transfers to Brazil at your fingertips with our app

Send money or start a transfer and pay in-store.
Track your money transfer in real time.
Send again quickly to friends and family.
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Rating as of September 15, 2020.


Choose how
you pay

Using your bank details

Cash at an agent location

With a credit/debit card4

More information for sending money to Brazil

Get an estimate before you send

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

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 Extra Hipermercado, Lojas Gazin and Móveis Simonetti.

Have your recipient’s details ready

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

Reasons to choose Western Union

Ease and convenience

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

Commitment to security

Our encryption and fraud prevention efforts help protect your Western Union® transfers.

We’re international

We move money from the U.S. to over 200 countries and territories.

Get rewarded with the My WU® program

Become a My WU® member to earn and redeem points3 for discounts on your Western Union® money transfers.

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Ready to send money?

Sign up to start sending money today

Quick and easy sign up

It’s easy to sign up and start sending money reliably.

Track your transfer

Easily track your transfer online and with our app using the MTCN.

Pay the way you like

Pay online using your bank account, credit/debit card4 or cash in-store.

Convenient locations

Send money for cash pickup at a Western Union® agent location near your receiver.

Frequently Asked Questions about sending money to Brazil from the U.S.

How do I send money online?

1. Log in or sign up and verify your free account. Click ‘Send now’ to start your transfer.
2. Enter the destination and amount you’d like to send. Transaction 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 details6.
4. Pay with your debit/credit card4.
5. We will send you a confirmation email with a tracking number of your transaction (MTCN). You can share this number with your receiver to track the funds.

What do I need to send money online to Brazil from the U.S.?

When you register online with Western Union, you will need your U.S. driver’s license, passport or government-issued ID.

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

How do I send money to Brazil from a Western Union location?

1. Search for a Western Union® agent location near you.
2. Go directly to the counter with your valid government-issued ID, My WU® number or phone number, and bring your receiver’s bank and account information.
3. Pay with cash or a U.S. bank-issued debit card.
4. We’ll provide you a receipt with the tracking number for your transaction (MTCN). Share this number with your receiver to track the funds.

How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Brazil?

Check out our price estimator to get an idea of our fees2, exchange rates and transfer limits.

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Still have questions?

Visit our FAQs or simply get in touch. Our Customer Care team is just a call away.

5 reasons to send money to a bank account
with Western Union

Our mission is to provide the best possible money transfer experience, empowering you to support the ones you love no matter the distance. That’s why Western Union makes it easy to send online money transfers to billions of bank accounts around the world.

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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 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.

3 Network data as of June 30, 2020.

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 Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union® transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer® or Quick Collect® transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotions l discounts that cannot be combined with My WU® fee reductions.

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