Western Union Money Transfers

Send money quickly to family and friends all over the world

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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 through Scotia OnLine or Scotiabank Mobile Banking, you can send funds to over 200 countries and territories. Funds arrive at one of Western Union’s 500,000 agent locations, so your family can pick up the transfer at the location that’s most convenient for them. 

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Yes, you need to have a day to day account and ScotiaCard to be able to send a Western Union Money Transfer through any of our Scotiabank channels. 

You can send up to $999.99 with Scotia OnLine, our mobile banking app or by calling us at 1-800-472-6842. You can send up to $7,499.99 by visiting your Scotiabank branch. To send more money, just visit any Western Union location near you. Please remember, though you can send funds through Scotiabank, you can’t receive a Western Union money transfer through any of our channels.

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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