Send money abroad

Fast, low-cost, and secure online money transfers from Canada.

Compare the best money transfer rates from Canada

At TransferWise, we never hide extra fees and charges in the exchange rate. We just use the exchange rate – independently provided by Reuters. That means fair, low-cost transfers, every time.

Compare TransferWise exchange rates and fees with some of the biggest money transfer and remit services, such as Western Union, ICICI Bank or Worldremit.

How to send money from Canada in 3 easy steps

Start your transfer.
1

Start your transfer.

Pay in CAD with your debit card or credit card, or send the money from your online banking.

Get the best rate out there.
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Get the best rate out there.

TransferWise always gives you the real and fair mid-market exchange rate.

Money is locally delivered.
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Money is locally delivered.

The recipient gets money in their currency directly from TransferWise's local bank account.

Here is what you'll need to send money abroad

  1. 1. Create your free account.

    1. Create your free account.

    Click 'Sign up', then create your free account. It takes seconds.You can do it on our website or with our app.All you need is an email address, or a Google or Facebook account.

  2. 2. Set up your first transfer.

    2. Set up your first transfer.

    Use our calculator to tell us how much money you want to send, and where you want to send it. You'll see our fees upfront.We'll tell you when your money should get there, too.

  3. 3. Tell us a little about yourself.

    3. Tell us a little about yourself.

    We'll ask you if you're sending money as an individual or business. We'll also need your full name, birthday, phone number, and address. You know, the standard stuff.

  4. 4. Tell us who you're sending to.

    4. Tell us who you're sending to.

    Yourself? Someone else? A business or charity? Pick your answer.Then we'll ask you for some basic information about your recipient, including their bank details. They need a bank account, but they don't need a TransferWise account. (Though we hope they'll want one soon.)

  5. 5. Make sure everything looks good.

    5. Make sure everything looks good.

    We'll show you a summary of your transfer. If everything looks good, click Confirm.You can also make any changes you need to.

  6. 6. Pay for your transfer.

    6. Pay for your transfer.

    Would you like to pay by bank transfer? Debit or credit card?Make your choice, and we'll tell you how to do it. Each payment method has its own steps, but they're all straightforward and should only take a few minutes.

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

International money transfer fees: How much do they cost?

  • You pay a small, flat fee + fixed percentage of the transfer amount (you’ll always see the total cost upfront)
  • Some payment methods have an added fee, but that's usually tiny too.
  • You always get the real, mid-market exchange rate, with no markup whatsoever.

TransferWise is easy

How to send money abroad

TransferWise makes transferring money abroad a breeze:

  1. Just tap in how much, and where to.
  2. Then make a local payment to TransferWise, whether it's with a bank transfer, swift or your debit or credit card.
  3. And that's it.

TransferWise converts your money at the 'inter-bank' rate – the real rate – so you save big time (even versus the guys saying there's 'zero' commission). On TransferWise, there's no room for sneaky bank surcharges or creeping hidden charges.

Available payment methods
  • Direct Debit
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Bank Transfer

TransferWise is safe and secure

TransferWise is an authorised Electronic Money Institution independently regulated by the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) Canada.

This means we're required by law to keep your money safe by storing it in a low-risk financial institution - in Europe this is in our UK account with Barclays, in the US this is in our US account with Wells Fargo.

We're trusted by 4 million people and counting.

We have a 9.1 out of 10 rating on Trustpilot

It's your money. You can trust us to get it where it needs to be, but don't take our word for it. Read our reviews at Trustpilot.com

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