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Local Agents
You can send money in person at any one of nearly 3,300 participating Agent locations in Canada.

Receiving Options In Canada: At An Agent


Fill out a “To Receive Money” form at a Western Union® Agent Location


Give the form, current government-issued photo ID and 10-digit MTCN to the Agent clerk.


Agent clerk will give the money in cash or cheque, and a receipt.


  • Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors and are subject to change without notice. Fees and rates provided are not guaranteed.
  • Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain factors, including the amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, and selection of delayed delivery options. Additional restrictions may apply; see our terms and conditions for details.
  • If you're using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. You can avoid these fees by using a debit card.
  • Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates.