Wells Fargo in Mexico (Ongoing…)

Thirteen years ago, in 1995, Wells Fargo joined with Banamex Click here to learn about third-party website links, Mexico’s largest bank, to inaugurate a program of sending money between people in the United States and Mexico. It became enormously popular quickly — four years ago, Wells Fargo’s remittances could be cashed at 4,000 branches and 10,700 ATMs.

Monterrey, Mexico (Click for larger image in a new window)This program, while innovative in itself, merely continued Wells Fargo’s twentieth-century presence in Mexico. In 1924, following the Revolution Click here to learn about third-party website links, the express business still operated in Mexico, shipping produce to the United States and selling farm equipment. Wells Fargo also ran the largest tourist and travel agency. Wells Fargo’s services included Gray Line bus tours Click here to learn about third-party website links and elegant hotels, such as the Rancho Telva in the silver mining town of Taxco Click here to learn about third-party website links.

These express-related services ended in the early 1960s, to be followed by Wells Fargo Bank’s financial services in later decades. On November 9, 2001, Wells Fargo became the first financial services company to accept Mexican Government-issued identification cards and consular-issued Matricula cards as primary forms of identification to open accounts in the United States.

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7 Responses to Wells Fargo in Mexico (Ongoing…)

  1. Ryan Baum says:

    “These express-related services ended in the early 1960s”

    How did WFC exit Mexico? Did it sell its travel offices to another firm?

  2. Luis Espinosa MD says:

    I need a Wells Fargo Branch near Monterrey, do you now where in México? or nearest Texas Border?

    Thanks, Best Regards

  3. Steve Catalano says:

    I am in New Jersey USA and in Puebla Mexico often. Does Wells Fargo have branches in Puebla?

  4. Rolf Kielnecker says:

    Need ATM service in Guaymas,Sonora, Mexico, we have Wells Fargo ATM cards(Debit)
    Thank you, Rolf

  5. kenny says:

    are we able to deposit into wells Fargo accounts thru banamex?

  6. Anonymous says:

    I am moving to Monterrey to continue school. Ill be living in Mexico for at least
    4 years. should I opening an acct.at a Banamex Bank? in Monterrey? Thank you.Ronald Mozisek.

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