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Anne-Elisabeth Schweitzer  Identity Verified
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Greek to French
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May 6, 2015

Dear all

I'd like you to share your experience regarding wire transfer between Canada (Quebec) and France regarding length of time. I've been waiting for a payment for the last 2.5 weeks. Is it normal? Are there some rules?

Thanks a lot

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xxxavsie  Identity Verified
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Netherlands and Canada May 6, 2015

I can only speak from my own experience of wire transfers from the Netherlands to Canada (Québec), but usually it takes no more than a week (5 working days approximately). I've never done a wire transfer from Canada to Europe, though. Did you check with your bank?

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Ewa Olszowa  Identity Verified
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Canada to Poland May 6, 2015

Canada to Poland and vice versa - 2-5 business days.

It happened once that the transfer was returned as the money went out in a currency not accepted by the receiving bank - it had to be US dollars so the transfer had to be sent in US dollars not in CADs.

[Edited at 2015-05-06 12:53 GMT]

[Edited at 2015-05-06 12:54 GMT]

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texjax DDS PhD  Identity Verified
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In this age and time... May 6, 2015

...2.5 weeks for a wire transfer it's an eternity.

Either the payment has not been sent
There are some problems with the wire (i.e. incorrect information)

I would suggest you to contact the bank and the client.


[Edited at 2015-05-06 13:41 GMT]

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