How to Send Money

Sending money with MoneyGram is easy, affordable, and fast. See below for step-by-step instructions to help guide you through the process.

Send Money Online

Sending money online is fast and easy, even if it's your first time

  1. Enter the amount you want to send and where you want to send it. You will also be asked to provide the recipient's name.
  2. When processing is complete, we will send you a Reference Number to share with your recipient.
  3. Your recipient can pick up the money at a MoneyGram Location

Send Money from a MoneyGram Location

  1. Find a MoneyGram Location
  2. Visit your MoneyGram location. Remember to bring some person identification* with you.
  3. Present your MoneyGram Rewards card to the agent or complete a simple Send Form and hand the form to the MoneyGram agent along with the money you want to send and the transfer fee†. You may also include a free 10-word message on the form.
  4. You will be given a Reference Number.
  5. Contact the person to whom you're sending the money, and give the receiver the Reference Number.
  6. In just 10 minutes** the money will be ready to collect.

Home Delivery and Account Deposit

Whether sending money online or from a MoneyGram Location you also have the option to send to a bank Account or to have your transfer sent for Home delivery. In both instances you will receive a confirmation e-mail confirming your transaction and can check the status at My Account at any time. You may also want to check with your receiver to confirm your successful Account Deposit or Home Delivery.

* You may be required to provide personal identification, usually one or more of the following: passport, driving license, national identity card or a government issued identification. You may also be required to provide proof of address (bank statement or utility bill). Requirements vary by country so please ask your local MoneyGram� branch for acceptable identification formats.

In addition to the transfer fee, a currency exchange rate may apply. Prices subject to change.

**Subject to agent hours and availability (Same Day service only).

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  1. 10-Minute Same Day Transfer Service Option: Using your credit or debit card, funds will typically arrive 10 minutes after the transfer is sent. Transfers can be received at any MoneyGram location. Subject to agent availability, hours of operation, and local regulations.
  2. 3-Business Day Economy Service Option: Using your U.S. Bank Account, funds will typically arrive 3 business days after the transfer is sent. Transfers can be received at any MoneyGram location.
    Subject to agent availability, hours of operation, and local regulations.
  3. Transfer fees vary based on the service option and transfer amount. Prices are subject to change.
  4. In addition to applicable Fees, MoneyGram also makes money when it changes your dollar to foreign currency. Currency is converted at an exchange rate set by MoneyGram or its Agents. Please see the terms and conditions or call MoneyGram at 1-800-MONEYGRAM for more information regarding currency exchange.
  5. Payout in a currency other than EUR is available only at select agent locations and subject to availability of the currency at the time the transfer is picked up. Other Fees and Other Taxes may also be applicable.