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Send Canadian dollars to Ria or Western Union locations across Canada or directly into your recipient’s bank account. Make a money transfer to Canada from the US securely with Money Services.

  • Send money to Canada from more than 2,000 stores across the US
  • Transfer Canadian dollars in minutes with transfers powered by Ria or Western Union
  • Choose from pick-up locations across Canada
  • Or deposit directly into your recipient’s bank account
  • Enjoy low fees and exclusive benefits with your Shopper’s Card
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Ways you can

Send money to Canada with agent locations everywhere from Alberta to Montreal, so you can deliver funds to friends and family at their most convenient pick-up spot. You can choose from three methods, so you can transfer money from the US to Canada your way:

In Store

Find your nearest Money Services Counter. Make a money transfer to Canada in store.

Stage and Pay

Start your money transfer online and complete your payment in store.

Online

Send money to Canada online and your recipient can get it within minutes.


Ways to

Next choose how your money transfer will be delivered to your recipient. Pay-out options include cash pick-up or bank deposit when you send money to Canada with Money Services. Pick-up locations include major banks like Royal Bank of Canada and Bank of Montreal, alongside agent locations such as supermarkets and check cashing outlets.

Why Send

With money transfers powered by Ria and Western Union, Canadian dollars can be delivered to your recipient north of the border. Send up to $3,500 USD with Ria or up to $5,000 USD with Western Union in a quick and convenient way.

Provide financial support to your family or give the gift of money to celebrate a special occasion – whatever your reason for sending money to Canada, do it your way with Money Services, part of the Kroger Family of Stores. 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 Canada. Message and data rates may apply.

  • Send money online

  • In-store support

  • Help manage your money

  • Easily send money your way

How to easily

Visit Money Services to send money to friends and family in Canada. 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

  • Pay the fee* + transfer amount and present your valid photo ID, if required

  • For Ria: The recipient will need the PIN and valid photo ID.

  • Tell the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount so they can pick up the cash – they’ll also need a photo ID.

About

The Canadian Dollar (CAD) is the official currency used in Canada, issued by the Bank of Canada. The Canadian Dollar is represented by a $ symbol, or sometimes C$ to tell it apart from other countries’ dollars. The Canadian Dollar has several nicknames, including Loonie, buck, Huard, and ‘piastre’ in French. Use of the British Pound in Canada stopped in 1949.

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.

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