How do I track a money order?
Call MoneyGram’s automated response line at 1-800-542-3590 or use MoneyGram’s online tracking system. You’ll need to provide your money order number and the exact dollar amount; the system should then tell you whether the item has been cashed or not.
Can you check the status of a money order?
You can check the status of a money order you’ve purchased from the U.S. Postal Service at any time by visiting the Money Orders Application.
How can I track a money order without the receipt?
USPS does not allow tracing of any money order without a receipt. Call your issuer’s customer service number (easily found on their website) to see if they can trace a money order without a receipt. Know who to contact. You will need to contact the issuer of the money order.
How do I get a money order receipt?
If you have your receipt for a Western Union money order, on the back you’ll find a tracing or refund request. Fill it in and mail it to the listed address. You also will have to send a nonrefundable $15 fee alongside the completed form. The process can take up to 30 days.
How long does a money order deposit take?
Money orders generally clear almost immediately, and if you (or the person you send a money order to) are redeeming it for cash, you should receive the funds right away. However, some banks may take as long as 24 hours to deposit a money order into your account, especially if you deposit it later in the day.
Can I track a money order without the receipt?
While most banks and issuers will allow you to trace your money order without a receipt, some will not. USPS does not allow tracing of any money order without a receipt. Call your issuer’s customer service number (easily found on their website) to see if they can trace a money order without a receipt.
Can a person cash a money order?
A money order can be purchased from the U.S. Postal Service, some banks and companies such as Western Union and MoneyGram. If someone receives a money order, they can generally cash it through the organization that issued it, through a check cashing or other retail store or deposit it at a bank.
Can I cash a money order with someone else’s name on it?
To cash a money order, you’ll need to first endorse it by signing your name on the back. If you don’t have any ID, you can endorse the money order to someone else, like a sibling or friend, who does have an ID. Then they can cash it for you.