The USA currently doesn’t have any foreign exchange controls so your salary can quite easily be remitted from US to your home country. Several banks based in New York offer international transfer facilities, though these transfers are usually limited to their customers. Some banks offer these facilities to non–customers (See the section Main Banks). Estimates reveal that banks in New York, on average, charge $29 to perform an international transfer and the fees charged range from $0 to $60. Apart from banks, institutions like Western Union Western Union ( which has outlets in almost every nook and cranny of New York city and the online service, Xoom ( also offer money transfer services across borders.