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Wire Transfers

We have the ability to send or receive funds worldwide, including to and from Latvia and Estonia.


Introducing Online International Transfers


Available to all personal members, International Transfers is simple and easy to use, all from online banking. 

Send a transfer anytime, anywhere around the globe right from online banking. Benefit from realtime exchange rates, quick and easy delivery, and minimal to no sending fees. 

Online International Transfers work for transfers being sent in different currencies, around the globe. Have a bill you have to pay in Estonia or Latvia? Paying for a vacation rental in Spain? Sending money to family overseas? Online International Transfers is the perfect solution. 

Here's how to get started: 

1. Log in to your online banking 
2. On the left hand menu, navigate to Transfers > International Transfers
3. Read the disclaimer and proceed
4. You will be re-directed to a new page 
5. Complete the registration requirements 
6. Add your recipients
7. You're ready to start sending your transfers!

Read more information below or contact us in-branch to get set-up with online banking today! 


Online International Transfers
​Frequently Asked Questions

You can transfer up to $25,000 Canadian, or as little as $10 to most countries.  

Click here to see a detailed list of minimum transaction amounts.
Your transfer will appear in your transaction history in online banking in real-time, plus, you'll receive an email notification when the transfer has left your account and when it arrives at the recipient's account.
Quick next-day delivery in North America and up to two business days everywhere else.
With live pricing, you get the real exchange rate - every time.

If the transfer is less than CAD $500, a $2.50 fee applies. Anything over $500 is free. A few exceptions apply, including transfers in INR, PHP, HUF, CZK, DKK, THB, KRW, AED, BHD, IDR, MYR, ARS, RON.

Click here for a full listing of fees. 

With our guaranteed transfer amount, what is sent is what is received— there are no deductions ever.
Your transfer is protected with AES 256-bit encryption, automated identity verification, anti-money laundering procedures, automated online checks, advanced anti-fraud safeguards and insurance coverage - all through a FINTRAC-regulated entity.
Anytime, anywhere.
Transfers can only be sent from Canadian dollar chequing accounts.
Because of verification and anti-money launder procedures, the service is only available to personal members for the time being.

No, the service only works when funding from a Canadian dollar account.

Outgoing wire information


For wires within Canada, considering using an Interac e-Transfer or contact us in-branch for a wire transfer form.

For international wire transfers, please connect with us in-branch. 

Click here ​to see our outgoing wire fees. 

Incoming wire information

​​For incoming wire transfers, please ensure that you have provided accurate and complete information which can be found below. If you have provided the sender with incorrect or incomplete information, the funds may not arrive in a timely fashion or in the intended currency. All incoming euro wire transfers arrive in Canadian dollars and will be credited to your Canadian dollar account. 

Incoming Wires

 

Transfers in Canadian Dollars

Pay direct to:
Central 1 Credit Union
1441 Creekside Drive
Vancouver, BC Canada V6J 4S7
SWIFT BIC: CUCX CATT VAN

Beneficiary Bank:
Northern Birch Credit Union Limited
958 Broadview Avenue
​Toronto, ON Canada M4K 2R6

Beneficiary:
Account Number (including transit & institution numbers): 09462-828-Your account number
Beneficiary NAME
Beneficiary ADDRESS

 

Incoming US transfers

CORRESPONDENT BANK
Pay Direct To:
CITIBANK N.A.
New York, NY USA
ABA: 02100 0089
SWIFT BIC: CITIUS33XXX

BENEFICIARY BANK 
SWIFT FIELD 57 or FEDWIRE TAG 4100
SWIFT BIC: CUCXCATTVAN
​Central 1 Credit Union
Vancouver, BC Canada
Account: 3637 1006 

BENEFICIARY CUSTOMER
SWIFT FIELD 59 or FEDWIRE TAG 4200
Beneficiary:Transit & Account Number: 09462-828-Your account number
Beneficiary Name & Address: Your name and Address

PAYMENT DETAILS –
SWIFT FIELD 70 or FEDWIRE TAG 6000
Northern Birch Credit Union Limited
​958 Broadview Avenue Toronto, ON Canada
M4K 2R6

 

EURO Transfers (Canadian dollars deposited to your account). No outgoing wire transfers allowed from your Northern Birch euro account, except to Estonia & Latvia - equivalent of up to $5,000 CAD.

CORRESPONDENT BANK
Pay Direct To:
CITIBANK N.A.
London, UK
SWIFT BIC: CITIGB2LXXX

BENEFICIARY BANK - FIELD 57
Central 1 Credit Union
1441 Creekside Drive
Vancouver, BC Canada
SWIFT BIC: CUCX CATTVAN

BENEFICIARY CUSTOMER – FIELD 59
Transit & Account Number: 09462-828-Your account number
Beneficiary Name & Address: Your name and Address

PAYMENT DETAILS – FIELD 70
Northern Birch Credit Union Limited
958 Broadview Avenue Toronto, ON Canada
M4K 2R6

GBP (British Pound Sterling) Transfers 
(Canadian dollars deposited to your account)

Pay direct to:
SWIFT BIC: DEUTGB2L
Deutsche Bank
London, United Kingdom

Beneficiary Bank - Field 57
SWIFT BIC: CUCX CATT VAN
Central 1 Credit Union

Beneficiary Customer - Field 59
Account (incl transit) Number: 09462-828-Your account number
Beneficiary NAME
Beneficiary ADDRESS

Payment Details - Field 70
Northern Birch Credit Union Limited
958 Broadview Avenue Toronto, ON Canada

 
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Maybe an Interac e-Transfer is the answer.

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Contact us in-branch.