Founded in 1984, La Nacional is a money transfer service that specializes in moving funds to Latin America, including Mexico and the Dominican Republic. You’ll find its retail locations in more than a dozen US states.
La Nacional is particularly widespread in Latin America, but it also serves countries in Europe and West Africa.
How do I send money through La Nacional?
To send a money transfer through La Nacional, visit a retail or agent location.
Consider calling the retail or agent location beforehand to verify the information you’ll need for a transfer. Depending on your agent, you could need to supply your bank account number, ID and your recipient’s bank account details.
What to look out for
Physical locations only. La Nacional isn’t an online money transfer service. To send money, you must visit a physical location.
Exchange rates and fees aren’t set in stone. Rates and fees vary depending on the retail or agent location.
Pros and cons
Transfer to many countries. You can transfer money to a wide collection of countries — more than 85 — with many in Latin America.
No online transfers. If you don’t live close to a La Nacional retailer, you’ll need to look elsewhere.
Opaque website. You won’t find much info on La Nacional’s website. You must visit a retail or agent location to get specifics on transfers.
To get started with La Nacional, visit one of its retail or agent locations. Take along your funds, ID and recipient details to make a money transfer.
If you have specific questions, contact La Nacional’s customer support at 1-800-381-1008 or email@example.com.
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Disclaimer: Exchange rates change often. Confirm the total cost with the provider before transferring money.
La Nacional isn’t your provider if you’re looking to send money online. However, you’ll find many La Nacional retail and agent locations for in-person transactions.
Kevin Joey Chen is a credit cards, banking and investments writer whose work and analysis have appeared on CNN, U.S. News & World Report, Business.com, Lifehacker and CreditCards.com. He's passionate about helping you get your finances in order by expertly navigating cutting-edge financial tools — including credit cards, apps and budgeting software.
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