Send money to Colombia

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*Only available for new customers. FX rate offer is good for a limited time. Western Union makes money off currency exchange. $0 fee not available for credit cards and transfers to Cuba.

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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 credit card2 or debit card

Send money to Colombia in a few taps with our app

Use ‘Quick Resend’ to send money to Colombia from the USA again and again.

Make the most of real-time transfer tracking.

Start a money transfer with the app and pay at an agent location.

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

Sending money to bank accounts

Whether they live in Bogota, Leticia or elsewhere, make a direct bank account transfer to relatives. We work with major banks like Bancolombia and Davivienda.

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Have your receiver’s details ready

For bank transfers, you’ll need your loved one’s account number and type, address, mobile phone number and national ID.

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Plenty of cash pickup options

Send money to Colombia for cash pickup, in the knowledge your receiver has more than 8,1001 agent locations to choose from.

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Reasons to choose Western Union®

Reliable services

You can rely on us to help move your money to Colombia when your loved ones need it most.

Convenient options

Whether sending to a bank account or for cash pickup, you have plenty of choice.

Free to register

Simply register for your free online profile to start moving money to South America.

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Track your money transfers

It’s simple to follow your transfers online with our helpful tracking tool.

Save time by storing details

Reduce how long it takes to transfer money to Colombia by saving loved ones’ information.

Easy registration

By registering online, you won’t have long to wait before you can begin a money transfer.

Schedule your transfers

Arrange your transfers to Colombia in advance for extra convenience.

Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to Colombia?

You can send up to USD$7500 to bank accounts in Colombia using our online services or at our agent locations. You can also send up to USD$5000 for cash pickup at a Colombian agent location.

How do I send money online to Colombia?

Simply follow these steps to send money to Colombia online:

  1. Click ‘Send money’ in the navigation menu at the top of this page.
  2. Enter ‘Colombia’ as your destination and the amount to be sent.
  3. Choose the payment and receive methods.
  4. Enter your loved one’s information.
  5. Review all the details to make sure they’re accurate.
  6. Confirm your money transfer to Colombia.
  7. Track your transfer using the tracking number (MTCN) we provide in your confirmation email.
What do I need to send money online to Colombia?

You’ll first need to register a profile with us to transfer money to Colombia online. You can verify your details with a US driver’s license, government-issued ID or passport.

Once you’re all set up, you’ll require the account number and type, national ID and mobile phone number of your receiver to make a bank transfer. Their address, state (departamento) and city are also needed.

How do I send money to Colombia from a Western Union® agent location?

It’s simple to send money to Colombia from a US agent location. Here’s how:

  1. Seek out your nearest agent location with our online tool.
  2. Show your valid government-issued ID or mobile phone number at the counter. You’ll also need information such as the bank and account details of your loved one in Colombia.
  3. Confirm you want to transfer money to Colombia by paying with a US bank-issued debit card or cash.
  4. Follow your money with the tracking number (MTCN) on your receipt. This can help both you and your receiver to keep track of progress.
How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Colombia?

Our price estimator tool can give you a good idea of the costs you’ll face when transferring money to Colombia. It shows information such as transfer fees3, exchange rates and any limits that apply.

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1 Network data as of September 30, 2021.

2 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.

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.