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MoneyGram international money transfers

Send money to more than 200 countries quickly and securely.

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Make bank-to-bank transfers or send money to one of MoneyGram’s 350,000 agent locations across the globe.

Available currencies and countries

Money transfers through MoneyGram are available in more than 200 countries and territories, and the following currencies are supported:

Countries that MoneyGram does not send to

MoneyGram does not offer transfers to a range of countries and territories, including:

  • Burma
  • Cuba
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Kenya
  • North Korea
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Rwanda
  • Syria
  • Tanzania
  • Zimbabwe

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MoneyGram has fast cash pick-up transfers to more than 350,000 agent locations worldwide.

What is MoneyGram?

MoneyGram’s history can be traced back to 1940 when the Minneapolis of Travelers Express Co. Inc. was founded. This was a company that specialized in money orders and electronic payments. In 1998, Travelers Express’s parent company, Viad Corp, purchased Denver-based MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. to form MoneyGram. Now MoneyGram is powered by OFX, a trusted foreign exchange service with offices around the globe.

As an individual, publicly traded entity, MoneyGram is the world’s second-largest money transfer company, boasting $1.45 billion in annual revenue. With an excess of 350,000 agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories and territories around the world, MoneyGram is pursuing an aggressive expansion program to ensure continued growth and success. As well as transfers placed through its worldwide agents, MoneyGram also offers a range of online, mobile, account deposit and ATM transfer options.

If you need help, call 24/7 toll-free at 1-800-666-3947 or complete a help form online.

How does MoneyGram protect my money?

MoneyGram prioritizes protecting your banking information when you make a transfer. Over its many years in business, it has installed a number of safeguards.

  • Established and licensed. Founded in 1940, MoneyGram is a licensed money transmitter that’s successfully completed millions of transfers.
  • Tracking. You can easily track your transfer online by entering your last name and the reference number in your confirmation.
  • Secure connection. Using physical, technical and administrative security measures, its website is verified by Entrust, Inc.
  • Accountability. MoneyGram (MGI) is listed on NASDAQ.

How do I report suspicious activity to MoneyGram?

MoneyGram will never email you to confirm passwords, transaction details or personal information. If you are the recipient of an email from someone claiming to be MoneyGram, do not respond. If you’re wary about an email or phone call, contact your local authorities and MoneyGram’s Customer Care Center at 1-800-926-9400.

MoneyGram reviews and complaints

MoneyGram has an NR (No Rating) rating with the Better Business Bureau and is not accredited with the organization. And over at Trustpilot MoneyGram gets 4 out of 5 stars as of October 14, 2020.

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    تحويلJune 30, 2019

    هل ممكن تحويل أموال الي اليمن

      BellaJune 30, 2019Finder

      Hi تحويل

      Thanks for your inquiry.

      Yes, it is possible to send money to Yemen from Saudi via Moneygram. You have an option on how your recipient will receive the money, cash pick up through Moneygram agent location or may withdraw the money from their bank account.

      I hope this helps.

      Kind regards,

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    AlanaFebruary 8, 2019

    How long is the reference number good for? And can I still pick up the money if it’s been a week or two?

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      AshFebruary 12, 2019

      Hi Alana,

      Thank you for reaching out to finder.

      The Recipient can claim the money through MoneyGram up to 90 days from the date it was sent.

      I hope this helps.

      Please do not hesitate to reach out again to us if you have additional questions.


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    MelisaMay 4, 2018

    Can i send money to Puerto Rico from Checotah , Oklahoma?

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      joelmarceloMay 5, 2018

      Hi Melisa,

      Thanks for leaving a question on Finder. Yes, you can use Moneygram to send money to Puerto Rico. If you would like to compare, you may see which company will suit you best when it comes to sending money to Puerto Rico.


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    KhanJune 19, 2017

    I wanna send 11000 Saudi riyal to Pakistan mezzanine bank account. How much rupees will be that

      haroldjacobJune 20, 2017Finder

      Hi Khan,

      Thank you for your inquiry.

      To compare how much it would cost you can use the section where it says “Compare MoneyGram to other global brands”. It till help you to compare which brands will best sit for your personal requirements.

      I hope this information has helped.


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