Send money to the United States
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How to send money to the United States from Canada
We’ll ask for some personal details to create your account and verify your identity.
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 United States from Canada?
When you transfer money to the United States 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 The agreed amount will be withdrawn from your nominated account and then sent to your recipient.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 United States from Canada?
Most international money transfers to the USA are completed within 1-2 business days of OFX receiving your funds.
Our global network of banking partners enables us to move your money efficiently, through some of the fastest payment schemes available globally.
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Can I send money to USA with a mobile app?
Yes, you can send money to USA using the OFX app available on Android and iOS. Download the app now.
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.
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.
Can I send money from the USA to Canada instead?
Yes, OFX can send money from USA to Canada.
Can I send money from an Canadian bank account to the United States?
OFX can transfer funds to almost any bank in USA, including, but not limited to:
How can I send money to a friend in the USA from Canada?
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 the United States from Canada?
OFX does not enforce any limits on the amount of money you may wish to transfer to the United States.