Send Brazilian reais to Ria or Western Union locations across Brazil or directly into your recipient’s bank account. Transfer money safely and securely with Money Services.
- Transfer Brazilian reais in minutes with Ria or Western Union
- Choose to send from over 2,000 Money Services locations across the US
- Select pick-up locations across Brazil
- Or deposit directly into your recipient’s bank account
- Low fees and exclusive benefits with your Shopper’s Card
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Ways you can Send Money
Send money to major cities like Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasilia, so your friends or family can receive their gift in a fast, easy and secure way. Find the most convenient way to send money to Brazil with Money Services:
Find your nearest Money Services Counter. Make a money transfer to Brazil in person. Find out more.
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Start your money transfer online, and then complete your payment in your nearby store.
Send money online to almost anywhere across Brazil from the US in minutes.
Ways to Pick Up Money
Next choose how your money transfer will be delivered to your recipient. Send money via major banks – such as Banco de Brasilia, Caixa and Banco Itaú – as well as to agent locations including supermarkets and check cashing outlets. Alternatively, transfer your money into directly into your recipient’s bank account.
Why Send with Money Services
Whether it’s to celebrate an occasion or offer a helping hand to family in Brazil, with money transfers powered by Ria and Western Union, you can send money your way. Your dollars will be converted to Brazilian reais when you transfer money to Brazil. Quickly and conveniently transfer funds worth up to $10,000 USD with Ria or up to $5,000 USD with Western Union.
Money Services is part of the Kroger Family of Stores, with Ria and Western Union securing all payments. Track your money transfer using Ria’s PIN or Western Union’s MTCN or sign up for SMS text notifications to receive an instant notification when your funds have been paid out in Brazil. Message and data rates may apply.
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How to send money in-person, in-store to Brazil
Visit your local Money Services to send money to a loved one in Brazil. It’s easy to get started – just follow these simple steps.
Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator.
Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.
Choose Ria or Western Union to deliver your money transfer
Select cash pick-up or bank deposit delivery option
Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US. Present your valid photo ID, if required.
For Ria: The recipient will need the PIN and valid photo ID
For Western Union: Tell the recipient the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount – they’ll also need photo ID
About Brazilian Reais
The Brazilian Real (BRL) is the official currency of Brazil. Its plural is Reais and it uses the symbol R$. The modern real was brought in by the Central Bank of Brazil in 1994 to steady the Brazilian economy. The real is divided into 100 centavos or hundredths, and the word means ‘real’ or ‘royal’ in Portuguese.
Kroger engages in the money transmission business as an authorized delegate of Western Union Financial Services, Inc. under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, please contact Western Union Customer Service first at 1-800-325-6000. After contacting Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and if you still have an unresolved complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.
*Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates are subject to change without notice.
†Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).
**Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer or Quick Collect transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU fee reductions.
Services may be provided by Western Union Financial Services, Inc. NMLS# 906983 and/or Western Union International Services, LLC NMLS# 906985, which are licensed as Money Transmitters by the New York State Department of Financial Services. See terms and conditions for details.
The Western Union name, logo and related trademarks and service marks, owned by Western Union Holdings, Inc., are used with permission.
Ria is a registered trademark of Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc. NMLS #920968, dba Ria Financial Services. Kroger is an authorized delegate of Ria (Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc.) pursuant to Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, please call Ria at (855) 355-2145 or visit https://us.riafinancial.com/en/legal/file-complaint.
For Texas consumers: Ria is licensed under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. After contacting Ria, if you still have a complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.
For consumers in all other states: see full terms and conditions, including regulatory contact information, on your receipt.
Date available will be displayed on receipt for all transfers. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the amount sent, destination country, currency availability, fraud prevention measures, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones.