How to receive money with MoneyGram

350,000 locations around the world make it easy to receive money

In addition to cash pick-up of money transfers, MoneyGram offers receive options for bank accounts, mobile wallets, and inmate commissary accounts.

Your loved one sent you money. What’s next?

Money was sent to your bank account or mobile wallet.

You don't need to do anything. The money will automatically arrive in your account!

Money was sent for cash pick-up.

You can pick-up your money transfer from a MoneyGram location near you. For additional information about receiving money in person, review the simple steps below.

Receive money at a MoneyGram location

1

Find a location

Find a convenient MoneyGram location near you.

2

Bring your information

Make sure you have your reference number and I.D. with you for pick-up

  • Reference Number: Ask your sender for the reference number for the transaction. This number is on the receipt and included in confirmation emails for online transfer.
  • ID: You will need to bring a valid photo I.D. (passport, national I.D. or residence permit) and may also be asked to provide proof of your address (bank statement or utility bill).
3

Complete the transaction

If required, complete a simple Receive Form entering the Reference Number given to you by the sender. Hand the receive form and your valid photo I.D. to the person at the counter to receive your money.

That's it. All done!

Why receive money with MoneyGram?

Fast
Your money is available for pick-up in minutes or deposited in your bank account same day | hour glass icon image
Your money is available for pick-up in minutes or sent to your bank account same day. *
Convenient
Convenient money transfer services. MoneyGram provides different receive options, including pick-up locations in more 200 countries and territories  | thumbs up icon image
MoneyGram provides different receive options, including pick-up locations in more 200 countries and territories.
Reliable
Reliable money transfers. Your money gets to where you want it when they need it | checkbox icon image
Your money gets to where you want it when they need it.