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Send money to Canada from abroad

Fast and secure transfers at competitive rates when you send money to Canada from abroad. Transfer today.

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USDUS dollar

OFX fee

+ $0.00 USD

Amount to be converted

$10,000.00 USD

Your customer rate

1.3191

Converted to

$13,191.00 CAD

CADCanadian dollar
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OFX offers customised rates for high-value transfers and corporate customers. Register or log in to view your customised rate. Register or login to get an OFX customer rate. Occasionally, a third-party intermediary or bank may deduct a fee from the value of your transfer. This fee may vary and OFX receives no portion of it.

$180bn+

transfers to date

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years publicly listed

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global offices

How to send money to Canada

1. Registration.

We’ll ask for some personal details to create your account and verify your identity.

2. Verification.

Electronic verification keeps things moving before we give you a call to make sure you’re good to go.

3. Book your transfer.

Tell us the amount you want to send, or what your recipient needs to receive and see your rate.

4. Send your funds.

You’ll be notified when funds hit our intermediary account. Track your transfer online, in-app or via SMS.

What is the best way to send money to Canada?

When you transfer money to Canada with OFX the easiest option is Direct Debit. The agreed amount will be withdrawn from your nominated account and then sent to your recipient.

Otherwise, you can send a wire transfer and make your payment online or in-branch (bank fees apply).

In Canada, customers of select participating financial institutions, including RBC, BMO, Tangerine and Credit Unions, also have the option to pay via electronic bill payments.

Please note that payment methods vary based on the currency being sent. Once you lock in your transfer, we will inform you of available payment options.

How long does it take to transfer money to Canada?

Our global network of banking partners enables us to move your money efficiently, through some of the fastest payment schemes available globally.

Most international money transfers to Canada are completed within 1-2 business days of OFX receiving your funds.

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Get up-to-date currency market insights from our OFXperts. It could help you save on your next money transfer to Canada.

Your rate to send money to Canada now

Need to send money to and from Canada? Check your customer transfer rate based on the live market.

CAD exchange rates

Not sure how the current market exchange rate for Canadian dollar stacks up? Review past performance for your currency pair.

Rate alerts for Canadian dollar

Want to know the best time to transfer to Canada? Set up a Rate Alert for your currency pair and we’ll let you know if the rate hits.

FAQs

Can I send money from an Canadian bank account to Canada?

OFX can transfer funds to almost any bank in Canada, including, but not limited to:

Toronto-Dominion Bank, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank, Bank of Montreal, Bank of Nova Scotia

How can I send money to a friend in the Canada from abroad?

Whether it’s a gift or a lifeline, when you transfer with OFX we can send money straight to your friend’s bank account.

They don’t need to sign up with OFX, all they have to do is share their bank account details with you.

What verification details do I need to provide as a Canadian resident?

Verification helps keep our platform safe from fraud, so we verify the identity of every person who requests an OFX account.

To verify your identity you’ll need your passport, driver’s license or identity card.

If you’re making a business money transfer, we’ll also ask for your business registration number. industry, and other additional documentation relevant to your business structure.

Is there any limit on how much money I can send to Canada from abroad?

OFX does not enforce any limits on the amount of money you may wish to transfer to Canada.

Yes. OFX has implemented reasonable safeguards to help protect your personal information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification. These safeguards include physical, organizational, and technological measures. The specific safeguards used by us may differ based on our sole judgment as to the sensitivity of the information at issue and the format or location in which it is maintained.

For more information please view our Privacy Policy.

OFX is highly regulated by FINTRAC and monitored by 50+ global banking networks, advanced fraud detection, and hands-on OFXperts, you can feel confident in going global.