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Transfer money to Ecuador quickly and conveniently with Western Union. Get started online, via our app or in person – whichever works for you.

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

    Move money to major banks

    Send money straight to your friends and family’s bank accounts in Ecuador. Use Western Union® money transfer services to pay in cash or with a credit2/debit card when you don’t have a bank account in the US.

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    Send money to Ecuador fast

    Transfer money to Ecuador for cash pickup at a convenient agent location and it can be ready in minutes3. Send to a bank account and it may take 0 to 4 days4.

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    Transfer money on the go

    With the Western Union® app you can start sending money to Ecuador 24/7 from virtually anywhere. Arrange a money transfer on the way to work, at home or out and about.

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    Reasons to choose Western Union®

    Convenient choice

    When deciding how to send money to Ecuador, you can choose between sending money online, via our app, or in person. Pay with a bank account, cash or credit2/debit card.

    International reach

    Our network covers more than 2001 countries and territories around the world. Easily transfer money to Ecuador, Colombia, Mexico and beyond.

    Strong security commitment

    We encrypt money transfers to Ecuador and any other country. Our fraud prevention efforts provide further peace of mind.

    Local agent locations

    Save time for your loved one by sending money for cash pickup at a nearby agent location in Ecuador. Support loved ones in Cuenca, Machala, Manta, Ambato and more with ease.

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    Earn and spend My WUSM rewards

    Join the My WUSM program and earn points every time you transfer money to Ecuador. Redeem for discounted transfer fees5.

    Track your transfer

    Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) to track your transfer as your money makes its way to Ecuador.

    Register with ease

    Get started in minutes as you register for free with just your name, email address and government-issued ID.

    Schedule money transfers

    Make sure your money arrives when it’s needed by arranging money transfers to Ecuador in advance and scheduling for specific days.

    Frequently asked questions

    How much money can I send to Ecuador?

    You can send up to 5,000 USD to Ecuador – whether you transfer money to a bank account or for cash pickup, and no matter if you pay in cash, card, or bank transfer.

    However, if you make a money transfer in cash, the maximum limit may vary depending on the agent location. Your money will be delivered as US dollars.

    How do I send money online to Ecuador?

    Understand how to send money to Ecuador online by following these steps:

    1. Log in or register for free and verify your profile.
    2. Click ‘Send now’ to start your online money transfer to Ecuador.
    3. Enter Ecuador as the destination and how much you want to send in USD.
    4. Select ‘Bank account’ or ‘Cash pickup’ as the receiving method. Input your receiver’s bank account information, their address, location, and other requested details, or select a previous receiver.
    5. Choose to pay with your credit2/debit card or by bank transfer to send the money.
    6. Check your email for a receipt with your unique tracking number (MTCN). Use and share this with your receiver to track the money transfer.
    What do I need to send money online to Ecuador?

    First you need either a US driver’s license, passport, or other form of government-issued ID to register for free. To send money to a bank account in Ecuador online you’ll then need your receiver’s:

    • Full name
    • Address
    • Email address
    • Phone number
    • Bank account details – Bank name, account type, account number and cedula (ten characters)
    • Money transfer purpose

    If you send money online for cash pickup you need all of the above except for the bank account details.

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

    Learn how to send money to Ecuador at an agent location with these simple steps:

    1. Find a Western Union agent location in the US near you.
    2. Head to a convenient agent location with your government-issued ID, My WU℠ number or phone number. Take these to the counter, as along with your receiver’s details, including bank account information if sending to a bank.
    3. Set up a money transfer to Ecuador and pay with cash or a US bank-issued debit card.
    4. Use your Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) on your receipt to track your transfer. Share with your receiver so they know when to expect their money.
    How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to Ecuador?

    Simply use our price estimator to find out how much sending money to Ecuador could cost. Enter the amount you want to send, as well as your sending, receiving and payment method. Then you’ll see the total transfer amount, transfer fees4 and what your receiver gets – alongside estimated delivery times for transferring money to Ecuador.

    1Network data as of December 31, 2021.

    2If 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.

    3Funds 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 the receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to the account tied to the 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.

    4Real Time money transfers are available when sending money to Banco Pichincha account holders in Ecuador. Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds may be delayed or unavailable depending on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”). Additional restrictions may apply; see our terms and conditions for details. Excludes receiver’s bank holidays.

    5Western 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.