Gifts by Wire Transfer

Instructions for making a gift by wire transfer

All wire transfers must include the following information:

  1. Identification of the donor
  2. Department at McGill University that is to be credited
  3. Purpose of the payment

Please note that omitting any of this information could result in delays in processing, including the issuance of the pertinent tax receipt.

Wire transfers in Canadian dollars or foreign currencies other than U.S. dollars

Please indicate the following information to the issuing bank:
SWIFT code: ROYCCAT2
McGill bank account number: 3081056
Branch number: 00001
Financial institution number: 003
Account name: McGill University
Bank: RBC Royal Bank
Bank address: 1 Place Ville Marie, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A9

For wire transfers in U.S. dollars

Please indicate the following information to the issuing bank:
SWIFT code: ROYCCAT2
ABA code: 021000021
McGill bank account number: 4061339
Branch number: 00001
Financial institution number: 003
Account name: McGill University
Bank: RBC Royal Bank
Bank address: 1 Place Ville Marie, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3A9

Need help?

For more information on wire transfers, please contact:
Diane Tessier
Supervisor, Donation and Record Services
1555 Peel Street, Suite 927
Montreal, Quebec H3A 3L8
Tel: 514-398-8979
Fax: 514-398-5293
diane [dot] tessier [at] mcgill [dot] ca