Western Union Money Transfers
Send money quickly to family and friends all over the world
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Is it right for me?
It’s perfect when you need a quick and easy way to send money to family or friends abroad.
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Whether you want to send money to your best friend in Europe, parents in India or your twin sister in China, you can send money to the people you love – wherever they live.
For just $9* + 1% of the amount you’re sending, you can send funds to over 220 countries and territories. Funds arrive at one of Western Union’s 486,000 agent locations, so your family can pick up the transfer at the location that’s most convenient for them.
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If you send money online, you can send $500.00 within Canada and the U.S., and $999.99 outside Canada and the U.S.
If you use an agent location, you can send as much money as you'd like, although you may need to provide additional information if you send more than $1,000.00.
Western Union Agent locations are independent businesses that provide money transfer service to their customers on behalf of Western Union. In Canada, Western Union Agents are primarily grocery stores, cheque-cashers, mail box centres, drug stores, travel agencies and other retail locations.
Outside Canada, agents include well-known financial institutions, post offices, airports, stations, currency exchange offices, travel agencies and other locations.
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- * WESTERN UNION ALSO MAKES MONEY FROM CURRENCY EXCHANGE. WHEN CHOOSING A MONEY TRANSMITTER, CAREFULLY COMPARE BOTH TRANSFER FEES AND EXCHANGE RATES. Standard message and data charges apply for transactions initiated through Scotiabank Mobile Banking. Money transfer fee of $9 plus 1% of principal is applicable to money transfers less than $1,000 on consumer to consumer Western Union Money Transfer® transactions initiated through Scotia OnLine® Financial Services or Scotiabank® Mobile Banking which is provided by The Bank of Nova Scotia (“Scotiabank”). Fees are subject to change without prior notice. Scotiabank is an authorized agent facilitating Western Union Money Transfer services. A Scotiabank Day to Day bank account is required for a Western Union Money Transfer® transaction.
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