Send money to Brazil

What is the best Brazilian Real exchange rate today?

Send money internationally to Brazil (BRL) using the mid-market exchange rate.
Check and compare the rates from the major money transfer providers.

The true cost of sending USD to BRL

How much does it cost to send money to Brazil?

  • International money transfers shouldn't be expensive.
  • Make sure your provider doesn't add hidden fees or bad exchange rates to your money transfer.
  • You should choose a provider that uses the mid-market exchange rate to convert your money.

What are the payments methods to send money to Brazil?

The available payment methods for your international transfer may vary. Most of the times these should be:

  • Debit Card.
  • Credit Card.
  • Bank Transfer.

How long does it take to send money to Brazil?

How long does an international transfer take? It mostly depends on:

  • Countries you send from and to.
  • Public holidays or weekends.
  • Payment methods.
  • Potential security checks.

How to arrange a bank transfer online?

  • Log into your bank's online banking service – you may need to verify your identity for security
  • Navigate to the payment option which may be under 'bank to bank transfers' or 'personal payments' for example
  • Follow the prompts to enter your recipient's details including their name, the bank name and account number. You'll also usually need a routing number, SWIFT code, sort code or similar, to help guide the payment to the right account
  • Add the payment amount and double check all details
  • Confirm the transfer, and your money is on its way

Send money to Brazil - FAQs

People all around the world send money to friends and family in Brazil. In fact, in the 12 months to April 2020, the average monthly amount remitted to Brazil was just under USD260 million. If you need an international transfer to or from Brazil, read on.

How to send money to Brazil - easy steps:

Send money in person, or online:

  • Choose your payment provider
  • Gather recipient information as detailed below
  • Arrange and pay for your transfer online, using an app, or in person
  • Payment is delivered directly to your recipient’s bank account for convenience

What information would you need to send money to Brazil?

Here’s some of the information you may need to send money to Brazil:

  • Recipient’s name as shown on their bank account
  • Name and branch code of recipient’s bank
  • Recipient’s bank account number
  • Recipient's individual tax ID number (CPF)

What are the best ways to send money to Brazil?

Using your regular bank to make an international payment to Brazil can be tempting. However, banks often don’t offer great value for cross border payments, with both upfront fees and costs included in the exchange rate offered. 

Compare your bank’s fees against the price of using specialist money transfer services. Some specialist services let customers send money in person, via agents. Other international payment providers operate online or via apps for convenience - and to keep the costs down for customers.

What is the best money transfer exchange rate to Brazil?

When choosing how to send your international payment, make sure you check the exchange rate as well as the transfer fee. It’s common for banks and payment providers to charge a low transfer fee, and hide their costs in a poor exchange rate instead. This can mean you pay more than you should.

Compare your provider’s exchange rate against the mid-market rate you’ll find on Google. That’ll help you spot any extra fee or markup which has been added into the rates used. Finding a provider which uses the mid-market exchange rate with no hidden costs is possible with a little research - and can save you money.