Learn how to send money
Money transfer is easy with MoneyGram
Learn how to send money from MoneyGram's 334,000 locations worldwide. We make it easy to transfer money quickly and reliably. To get started, choose the type of service that fits your needs, estimate transfer costs, then find a location near you.
Send money - five easy steps
Review the simple steps below, to learn how to send money.
Step 1 - Estimate the cost to transfer money
Step 2 - Find a MoneyGram agent with our locator
Step 3 - Visit your local MoneyGram agent^ - Bring one or more forms of government issued identification+, such as:
- Driver's license
- National identity card
- Government issued ID
Step 4 - Complete a simple money transfer form
- Hand the completed form to your MoneyGram agent along with the money you want to send, plus fees.+
- You'll receive a receipt and reference number for the transaction.
- Save both for your records and share with the person receiving the money transfer.
Personalize your transfer: You can include a free 10-word message when completing the transfer form.
Step 5 - Contact the person receiving your money transfer
- Let the person to whom you are sending money know the transfer has been sent and provide the Reference Number.
Have more questions about how to send money? Visit our FAQ and help pages.
^Requirements vary by country and agent. Please ask your local MoneyGram agent for details about their process and procedures.
+Important: Your name on the transfer record must exactly match your name as it appears on your ID. If they do not match you be delayed or unable to pick up your funds.