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Western Union® Money Orders

When you need a reliable, convenient way to pay bills, make purchases, give a gift, or for times when cash and checks aren't accepted, choose Western Union for a money order.

How to get a money order

  1. Stop by a participating Western Union® agent location.
  2. Purchase a money order for the principal amount you need.
  3. Fill out the ‘Payee’ information.
  4. Sign it and send to the receiver.
  5. Keep your receipt until you get confirmation the payee has received the money order.

  6. It’s that simple.

Benefits of using Western Union money orders

Money orders are a great way to provide certified funds when other payment
methods aren’t accepted.


Buy and use at more than 56,000 Western Union® agent locations.


No need to have a bank account.


Simple and easy process for sending through the mail or in person.

Need help with a lost, stolen, or damaged
money order?

If you HAVE the receipt:

Complete the money order tracing/refund request form on the back of the money order receipt and return it, along with a $15 nonrefundable processing fee, to the address listed there.

If you DON’T HAVE the receipt:

Print and complete the money order customer request form and return the receipt, along with a $30 nonrefundable processing fee, to the address listed there.

Note: Please allow 30 days for processing. All requests for refunds and
photocopies must be in writing.

Ways to submit the form and receipt(s):





Western Union Financial
Services, Inc.
PO Box 7030 Englewood,
Colorado 80155-7030

Other money order questions? Call Customer Service at 1-800-999-9660.

*Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.