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.


Go to an agent location

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


Purchase & complete

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



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 confirmation that the payment has been received by the payee.
  • Mail or deliver your money order in person. Avoid leaving it in a drop box.

Service forms
are available for assistance with money order transactions.

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.