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Ria’s huge network of cash pickup locations makes it a major player in the money transfer game. But sending cash in person is only available in 30 countries and there’s a maximum send amount of $7,999 per month.

How do I find a Ria location near me?

The Find Locations tool on Ria’s money transfer website is a user-friendly way to scout your destination options. In the box beneath Where would you like to send your money? enter the city, state or a postal code closest to your recipient. A map will pop up showing the agent locations nearby.

Countries where cash pick up is available include:

However, you can’t send money from agent locations in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East. Other countries without in-person sending abilities include:

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Suriname
  • Uruguay
  • Antigua
  • Barbados
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Trinidad
  • Virgin Islands, US
  • Albania
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Estonia
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Montenegro
  • Portugal
  • Moldova, Republic of
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
  • Switzerland
  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • Tonga
  • Vanuatu

What do Ria locations offer?

At most Ria agent locations, you can either send money or pick up cash. Be sure to double check using the Find Locations tool on its money transfer website. Simply enter your destination location, click Details, and see what’s listed under Services Offered.

However, if you want to limit your search options to Ria’s own locations, head to the Ria Financial site and choose Find a Location. The spots are only available in the US, but services there include:

  • Cash pickup
  • Cash transfer
  • Currency exchange
  • Check cashing
  • Bill pay
  • Mobile top-up

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How do I send money from a Ria location?

Use the Find Locations tool on Ria’s website to find an agent location. To send cash, you’ll need:

  • Your government-issued photo ID.
  • Cash to cover the amount you’re sending, plus the service fee.
  • Contact info of the person you’re sending money to including name (as it appears on their government-issued ID), phone number and email address.

To track the transfer, go to Ria’s website, hit Track Transfers and enter the order number, reference number or PIN then click Search.

Remember to share the order number with your recipient so they can pick up the money.

Sending money online for in-store pickup

To send money online, go to Ria’s website and log in or create an account. This brings you to your dashboard. Choose your destination and payout currency, and enter the amount to send. For payment method, you can choose between bank, credit or debit transfer. Next, select Cash as the payout method.

At this point, Ria gives you delivery fee estimates and the total cost. Hit Continue. Ria asks for recipient details, choose a pickup location and provide payment info, and the transfer is on its way.

Sending money from a bank account can take up to four days because Ria has to verify your account.

With online transfers, you can send a minimum of $1 and a maximum of $2,999 per transaction.

What countries offer online transfers?

Currently, online transfer is only available from the following countries:

  • US
  • UK
  • Spain
  • Australia

How much does it cost to send money online?

Delivery fees vary depending how you’re sending money and where you’re sending it. For example, sending $500 from your bank account in NYC to Mexico for cash pickup, you’ll pay a delivery fee of $1. However, if you use a credit card to pay it’ll cost $10; a debit card costs $4.

Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
USD 1 3 - 5 days USD 0.00 0.884 EUR 1,768 No fees for bank account transfers and cash pickup at 240,000 locations in 130+ countries. Go to site Show details

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How can I pick up money from a Ria location?

First, choose a Ria agent location that’s convenient for you. Double check the hours of that particular location, then make sure you bring:

  • Identification.Government-issued photo ID, such as a passport or driver’s license.
  • Order numberYou’re recipient gets a copy of the receipt when you initiate the transfer. The order number (also referred to as the PIN) is on there.

Does Ria have any 24-hour locations?

Yes. For in-person 24/7 pickup, choose an agent location that’s open around the clock.

Since Ria offers online money transfers, you can send or receive money 24/7 through its website.

Alternatives to sending cash

The quickest and cheapest way to send money is through a bank-to-bank transfer on Ria’s website. Choose Bank as both the payment and payout method, click Continue, then enter the recipient’s details and input the routing and account numbers for your banks. Ria saves your information so it’s easier next time.

Ria also offers courier delivery so that you can send money directly to the recipient’s home or office. This is available in the following countries:

  • Vietnam
  • Philippines
  • Dominican Republic
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru

Bottom line

If you’re looking for a place to pick up a cash transfer, one of Ria’s 350,000 locations will likely suit your needs. But if you’re hoping to send more than $2,999 per transaction or are in a country without in-person send capabilities, you’ll need to find a different transfer service.

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