Send money abroad as easily as you would send it within Canada.

Introducing the new Scotia International Money Transfer*

Whether you’re sending money to family, helping to pay for tuition, or paying a friend back for your Florida vacation, sending money internationally should be easy. That’s why we’re introducing Scotia International Money Transfer, a new way to send money from any eligible2 Scotiabank account to a global bank account.  

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Here’s why you’ll love using Scotia International Money Transfer:

Great value

Send money for $1.991! Ultimate Package and New to Canada customers can send money for no fee1. 

It’s easy

Complete your transfer in a few easy steps using the Scotiabank mobile app or online banking.

The recipient receives the funds directly in their bank account within 1-3 business days.

Safe and secure

We’ve got you covered! Your money is protected from unauthorized activity by Scotiabank’s Security Guarantee.

Global reach

Send money globally, including to the United States, United Kingdom, India, Philippines, China, France and many more.

Get started with Scotia International Money Transfer 

1. Sign in to the Scotiabank mobile banking app and tap Transfers.
 

2. Tap Send money internationally, then tap Bank deposit.
 

3. Enter the recipient's contact information and select the account you want to transfer money from.

4. Enter the amount you want to transfer and tap Submit.
 

Send money abroad using online banking!

Frequently Asked Questions

Scotia International Money Transfer is a service that allows our Canadian retail customers to send international money transfers directly to a recipient's bank account. Existing customers can send a Scotia International Money Transfer from eligible Canadian Dollar accounts by signing in to online banking or Scotiabank’s mobile app.

The required minimum transfer amount for Scotia International Money Transfer is $100 CAD.

There is a $1.99 transaction fee. For more information on fees and foreign exchange rates, please visit the Scotiabank International Money Transfer Agreement on our website.

Currently you can transfer money to countries including the United States, India, Philippines, Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Spain, Netherlands, Cyprus, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Austria, United Kingdom, Australia, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and China. We’re working on making more countries available in the future.

Funds usually take 1 to 3 business days to reach the recipient’s account. Please check with the recipient directly to confirm that they’ve received the funds

You can add a contact for Scotia International Money Transfers by signing in to online banking or the mobile banking app. You’ll need their name, address, and bank account details. Please ensure their information is accurate before making your transfer.

Once the transaction has been submitted, the transfer cannot be cancelled or changed. For more information, please visit the Scotiabank International Money Transfer Agreement on our website.

You can delete the contact in the Scotiabank app and add them again with the updated information.

You’ll see the exchange rate when you initiate the transfer process using online banking or Scotiabank’s mobile app.

Please use our Western Union option to send international transfers that are for a cash pickup.