Western Union® money orders offer a reliable, convenient alternative to cash or a check. Use them to give a gift, make a purchase, or even pay a bill.
Think of a money order as a pre-paid check. It provides a reliable way to transfer funds from one person to the next.
Money orders can be purchased at any participating Western Union® agent location.
Stop in at any participating Western Union location. Purchase for the principal amount you need.
Buy at participating Western Union agent locations.
With a money order, there’s no need for a bank account.
It’s a simple and reliable way to give money in person or send it through the mail.
You may be able to cash your money order at banks and other retailers (grocery stores, check-cashing locations or other stores where you’ve been able to cash checks in the past). In some circumstances, the bank or retailer may charge you to cash your money order. You may also be able to deposit the money order into your bank account.
Please note, not all Western Union locations, including where you buy a money order, are able to cash them.
No. However, depending upon the state of purchase, if you do not use or cash the money order within one to three years of the purchase date, a non-refundable service charge will be deducted from the principal amount.
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You can buy a money order at a participating Western Union Agent location. Make sure to apply ‘Money Order’ as option in filters.
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*Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.