How to receive money with MoneyGram

Thousands of locations around the world make it easy to receive money when you or your loved ones need it

In addition to cash pick-up of money transfers, MoneyGram offers receive options, including transfer to bank accounts and mobile wallet accounts.

Your loved one sent you money. What’s next?

Money was sent to your bank account or mobile wallet

You don’t need to do anything as your money will be automatically transferred into your account.

Money was sent for cash pick-up

You can pick-up your money transfer from a MoneyGram agent location near you. For additional information about receiving money in person, review the simple steps below.

Receive money at a MoneyGram agent location


Before you leave

Make sure you have your reference number and I.D. with you for pick-up.

  • Reference Number: Ask your sender for the reference number for the transaction. This number is on the receipt and included in confirmation emails for online transfer.
  • ID: You will need to bring a valid photo I.D. (passport, national I.D. or residence permit) and may also be asked to provide proof of your address.1

Find a location

Find a convenient MoneyGram location near you.


Fill out a simple receive form

Complete a simple Receive Form using the Reference Number and hand the form to the MoneyGram agent along with your government issued ID.

Why receive money with MoneyGram?

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Your money is available for pick-up in minutes. 2
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MoneyGram provides different receive options, including pick-up locations in more 200 countries and territories.
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Your money gets to where you want it and when they need it.