Money Transfers

Transfer money online, by wire transfer, bank draft or certified cheque

We know how important it is to take care of your family and friends at home. So we give you a number of safe and secure options to send money.

  • TD money transfer service – send money online to almost anywhere in the world1
  • Wire transfers – send money from your TD account in 25 foreign currencies
  • Bank drafts
  • Certified cheques
  • Interac e-transfer – send money online anywhere in Canada

To use our money transfer service, you will need to open a bank account.

As a newcomer to Canada, you will need to visit a local TD branch to open a savings account.

Visit a local branch to open this account

What should I bring with me?

When you visit a TD branch, you’ll need to bring 2 pieces of identification:

1. One of the following documents:

  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Confirmation of permanent residence (e.g., IMM Form 5292)
  • Temporary Permit (e.g., IMM Form 1442, 1208, 1102)


2. One of the following documents:

  • A valid passport
  • Canadian Driver’s Licence
  • Canadian Government Identification card

Other identification documents may be acceptable or required. Please visit a TD branch for details.

Foreign currency and travel insurance

Expand Foreign currency

We can help you convert money to the currency you need. You can also order foreign currency in a branch, online or by phone — the choice is yours.

Foreign currency services

Currency exchange calculator

Expand Protect yourself when travelling

Are you planning a trip home or going on vacation? Enjoy the security that comes with Travel Medical Insurance2.

Travel Medical Insurance that fits your needs

We’ve been serving newcomers to Canada for over 100 years

When you bank with TD, your money and personal information are always protected.

More than 1,150 branches — open later and longer than other Canadian banks, with 400 open on Sundays.3

Service in over 200 languages.

Explore these other solutions for newcomers to Canada

Chequing Account

Credit Cards

Savings Accounts

Borrow, Save and Invest

Our New to Canada package

Our package for newcomers to Canada includes a money transfer service – which includes one free TD money transfer fee, each month for 6 months.

Learn about the TD New to Canada package

Am I eligible?

To qualify for the New to Canada banking package:

  • You are either a Permanent Resident or Temporary Resident of Canada for 2 years or less
  • You provide proof of your status through your Permanent Resident Card or Temporary Permit
  • You have never opened or held a TD Chequing Account
  • You are the age of majority in your Province or Territory of Residence

1 Certain restrictions apply in the U.S. and other regions. See terms and conditions for more information.

2 Subject to product eligibility, including Canadian provincial or territorial government health insurance plan coverage.

3 Individual branch hours vary.