More convenient than checks

MoneyGram money orders give you the convenience of cash and the freedom of a check, without the need of a checking account.

More secure
than cash

Money orders are a good alternative to reliably pay bills or send money. A receipt provides proof of your money order purchase.

Available from thousands of locations

As one of the nation's largest money order companies, we offer availability and reliability - when you need it, where you need it.

How to use money orders

Money orders are available from select locations.

1

Go to an agent location

Find a MoneyGram location that offers money orders by using our find a location feature.

2

Purchase & complete

Pay for the money order and complete all fields, including payee and purchaser information.

3

Deliver

Money orders can be delivered by mail or in person.

To keep your money order safe, follow these tips:

  • Fill out the money order immediately and completely, leaving nothing blank.
  • Use black gel ink and write legibly.
  • Keep your receipt until you have confirmatin that the payment has been received by the payee.
  • Mail or deliver your money order in person. Avoid leaving it in a drop box.


Remember, a money order is as valuable as cash and should be handled carefully. If it is lost or stolen, you may not be able to recoup your losses.