Wire Transfers

Send or receive money in a variety of currencies.

    Sending a wire transfer

    If you are sending a wire transfer you will need to have the following information:

    • Full name of person receiving the wire
    • The name, address, routing, and transit number of the receiving bank or financial instituion
    • If you are sending the wire internationally, additional information may be required

    Once you have all the required information, call your Northern Savings branch to get started. 

    Receiving a wire transfer

    If you are expecting an incoming wire you will need to provide the following information to the sender:

    • Your full name and address
    • Your banking information including: transit, financial institution number and account number. You will be able to get this information from one of your Northern Savings' cheques 

      All this information can be found on one of your personal cheques:

      * Your account number is 9 digits long; the above example shows you which numbers to include as part of your account number (circled in purple)

    Find your account information online

    If you don't have any cheques, you can find your account information online: 

    • Sign in to your account through online banking
    • Click on the account you wish to set up for the Wire
    • Under “Account Activity” click on “More Details”
    • Right above the “Search Account Activity” field click on the link that says “Click here for Pre-Authorized Debit/Credit account details

    Wire transfer fees

    Incoming $15.00 (charged in CAD or USD)
    Outgoing to Canadian Financial Institutions $40.00 (CAD)
    Outgoing to Financial Institutions Outside Canada $50.00 (charged in CAD or USD)
    Surcharge for Non-Members* $15.00
    *Surcharge for non-members is an additional cost on top of the regular fee.