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Ways to send money to Ecuador
Ways to receive money in Ecuador
Send money to Ecuador from virtually anywhere with the Western Union® app. Save time at the counter by starting a money transfer on the app and completing at an agent location.Download our app
Want to pay for your money transfer to Ecuador in cash? Visit one of more than 59,0001 agent locations across the US to send money in person.Search Western Union locations
Transfer money to your loved one’s bank account in Ecuador for quick and convenient support. We work with many major banks in Ecuador.Find out more
Arrange cash pickup at more than 4,9001 agent locations across Ecuador. Send money locally to agent locations in Quito, Guayaquil, Santo Domingo and more.Discover agent locations in Ecuador
Using your bank details
Cash at an agent location
With a credit2 or debit card
Send money to Ecuador on the go, at any time, from virtually anywhere.
Save your loved ones’ details in Ecuador for fast future money transfers.
Track your transfer to Ecuador in the app.
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.Learn more
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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.Download the Western Union® app
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.
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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.
Join the My WUSM program and earn points every time you transfer money to Ecuador. Redeem for discounted transfer fees5.
Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) to track your transfer as your money makes its way to Ecuador.
Get started in minutes as you register for free with just your name, email address and government-issued ID.
Make sure your money arrives when it’s needed by arranging money transfers to Ecuador in advance and scheduling for specific days.
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.
Understand how to send money to Ecuador online by following these steps:
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:
If you send money online for cash pickup you need all of the above except for the bank account details.
Learn how to send money to Ecuador at an agent location with these simple steps:
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.