How do you refund a money order that has already been filled out?
Here’s how to refund your unused money order: Go to the bank or store where the money order was purchased. Bring your money order and receipt. The teller will ask you to write on the back of the check, “Not used for purpose intended.” You can then receive your refund.
Can a stolen money order be cashed?
If your money order was stolen or lost, and not yet cashed when the issuer concludes the investigation process, a refund is issued. The USPS allows for picking up a refund, in the form of a postal money order you can address to yourself and cash immediately, at any post office.
Can I cash a money order I bought?
Your best bet is to cash a money order at the same entity that issued it, whether that’s a bank branch, post office or other location. Check-cashing locations, convenience stores and grocery stores can be alternatives, but watch out for fees. Wherever you go, you’ll probably need to show identification.
How do you cash a money order that you didn’t use?
Take it to the Bank If the money order is blank, put your name in the recipient’s area and endorse the back of the money order. Then you can either present it to a teller. If you don’t have a bank account, many banks such as Chase, Wells Fargo and Bank of America will cash a money order for a fee.
What can you do if you lose a money order?
But generally speaking, here’s what you need to do:
- Contact the issuer of the money order. The first thing to do if you’re sure that your money order is lost is to contact the issuer.
- Fill out the cancellation request form.
- Pay the money order cancellation fee.
- Allow your cancellation request time to process.
How long does it take to cash a money order?
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.
What happens if you don’t use a money order?
Take it to the Bank If you have a bank account, you can deposit the money order into your account, provided you haven’t written on it. If the money order is blank, put your name in the recipient’s area and endorse the back of the money order. Then you can either present it to a teller.