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Find a MoneyGram location

The second-largest worldwide money transfer service has over 350,000 locations in 200 countries.

COVID-19 update

Your nearest MoneyGram location may not be open, so call ahead. Sending money online or with a money transfer app could be safer and easier.

Sending money with MoneyGram may be as simple as paying a visit to your nearest drugstore. Pay for the transfer in cash if you’d like — your money will arrive at the destination location in minutes.

How do I find a MoneyGram location near me?

To use MoneyGram’s Find a Location tool:

  1. Select your country
  2. Enter your address, including city and province or postal code
  3. Browse the provided map for nearby options

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There’s more than one MoneyGram location in every Canadian province and territory. Cash pick up is available in over 200 countries and in 45 currencies.

However, MoneyGram is not offered in the following countries:

  • Burma
  • Cuba
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • North Korea
  • Lebanon
  • Sudan
  • Syria

What does a MoneyGram location offer?

Each partner location offers its own special features, depending on what type of business it is. MoneyGram tends to work mostly with drugstores, local banks, grocery stores and retailers. Canada Post is a major Canadian partner.

Services vary by location, but at most Canadian MoneyGram agent locations you can:

  • Send money
  • Receive money
  • Pay a bill
  • Add minutes to a phone
  • Add cash to Paypal
  • Receive and send currency
  • Get a money order
  • Reload other prepaid cards

Use the table below to see if MoneyGram is the best deal for your preferred sending destination.

Compare MoneyGram to other money transfer services

Our table below lets you compare services you can use to send money abroad. Compare fees, exchange rates and discounts from different money transfer services, and when you have made your choice, click Go to site.
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Name Product _compare_ Filter Values Fastest Transfer Speed Fees (Pay by Bank Transfer)
Wise (TransferWise)
24 hours
From 0.43%
Wise uses the mid-market rate and transparent fees to help you send money in 45+ currencies.
Xe Money Transfers
Within minutes
$0
Xe has fast transfers with low fees and a range of foreign currency tools.
Instarem
Within minutes
From $0
Use code HELLO to get $20 off on first two transfers on a min transfer of $250. Valid until November 30, 2023.
Instarem offers zero transfer fees on all transfers.
Africhange
Within minutes
From $0
Send money in CAD to Africa on this blockchain and P2P powered provider.
Remitly
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Remitly
Within minutes
From $0
Special offers like free transfers and better exchange rates available for new customers.
Remitly has quick, affordable transfers around the world, with both express and economy options.
WorldRemit
Within minutes
From $0
Use promo code 3FREE and pay no fees on your first 3 transfers. Conditions apply.
WorldRemit sends money to 110+ countries for bank-to-bank deposits, cash pick-ups or mobile top-ups.
MoneyGram
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MoneyGram
Within minutes
From $4.99
For a limited time, get $0 fees on your first money transfer from Canada. Conditions apply.
MoneyGram has fast cash pick-up transfers to more than 350,000 agent locations worldwide.
OFX
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OFX
24 hours
$0
Exclusive offer: Discounted exchange rates for your first and ongoing transactions. $0 transfer fee.
OFX has no maximum limit transfers, with competitive exchange rates for 50+ currencies.
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How do I send money from a MoneyGram location?

Find a MoneyGram location by using the Find a Location tool on its website. Once there, collect a transfer form from the agent on duty. On the form, include:

  • Your name as it appears on your government-issued ID
  • Your phone number and address
  • The amount of money you’re sending
  • How the transfer will be received
  • The receiver’s name as it appears on their government-issued ID
  • The receiver’s phone number and email address. If you’re sending money for cash pickup, you’ll note the receiver’s location as well.

Bring the completed form to the agent along with cash or a card to cover the amount you’re sending, plus the service fee. To track the transfer, go to the MoneyGram website, hit Track and enter the reference number and your last name.

Remember: share the eight-digit reference number with your payee to ensure a smooth pick up.

Sending money online for in-store pickup

To send money online, go to MoneyGram’s website and log in or create an account. Initiate the transfer by providing the receiver’s information, the amount of money you’re sending and the method of pick up.

Pay using a debit card, credit card or directly from your bank account. After verifying your identity, the transfer is ready for in-store pick up within minutes.

With online transfers, there is no minimum transfer amount but there is a maximum transfer amount of $990 CAD per transaction — use the table below to calculate fees on your MoneyGram transfer without having to sign up for an account.

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Name Product _compare_ Filter Values Fastest Transfer Speed Fees (Pay by Bank Transfer)
MoneyGram
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MoneyGram
Within minutes
From $4.99
For a limited time, get $0 fees on your first money transfer from Canada. Conditions apply.
MoneyGram has fast cash pick-up transfers to more than 350,000 agent locations worldwide.
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What documents do I need to pick up money from a MoneyGram location?

First, find a MoneyGram location that’s convenient for you. Check the store’s hours and bring the following:

  • Reference number. The sender should pass on this information after they initiate the transfer.
  • Identification. Government-issued ID, such as a passport or driver’s license.
  • Proof of address. If your current address isn’t listed on your ID, bring a utility bill or bank statement as backup.

Once there, you’ll fill out a receiving form with your name and reference number. Then, return the form to the MoneyGram agent and they’ll process the transaction.

Does MoneyGram have any 24-hour locations?

Some locations are open virtually around the clock. Since MoneyGram offers online money transfers, you can always send or receive money 24/7 through its website.

Alternatives to sending cash

Typically, the quickest way to send money is with an electronic bank-to-bank transfer through MoneyGram’s website. Select Account Transfer, enter the recipient’s info and input the transit or routing numbers and account numbers for your banks.

Other money transfer options include:

  • MoneyGram Sendbot. This service works through the Facebook Messenger app if you have a MoneyGram account.
  • Mobile Wallet. Select Account Deposit as the receive option. Note that your recipient must have an account with a mobile wallet service provider. MoneyGram currently works with M-Pesa in Romania, Kenya and Tanzania, as well as Econet in Zimbabwe.
  • Send to a Correctional Facility. Fund an inmate’s commissary or calling account by entering the inmate’s name, correctional ID, facility name and facility code.

Bottom line

MoneyGram focuses on convenience with over 350,000 worldwide locations where you can send or receive money in person. But if you want to send more than $990 per transaction or $990 per transaction or per month, you’ll need to find a different transfer service.

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