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Money orders make it easy to budget.

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Money orders make it easy to budget. Payment is made in advance, so your budget is clear.

Money orders mean you can be assured that funds arrive without having to wait for them to leave your account.

  • Money orders allow you to send payments through the mail.
  • Payment is made in advance, so your budget is clear
  • A secure way to pay bills without a bank account
  • No waiting for checks to clear
  • Choose from over 2,000 store locations
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What is a

A money order is like a check, but the funds are prepaid. With a money order, you don’t have to wait for a check to clear for the amount to leave your account, giving you full transparency over how much money you have.

Fill out a money order and you don’t need a bank account either. Visit our friendly Money Services associates for your money order needs.

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How to use a

It’s as easy as 1,2,3:

  • 1

    Find your nearest Money Services location

  • 2

    Purchase a money order from your friendly Money Services associate, remember to complete the Pay to the order of

  • 3

    Send your money order either through the mail or deliver in person

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If you want to process a money order, it’s just as simple:

  • 1

    Head to your nearest Money Services in the Kroger Family of Stores

  • 2

    Endorse the money order by signing the back

  • 3

    Receive cash back

What are

The cost to purchase or cash a money order will vary by state.. Use our tool below to give you an idea of how much you’ll pay.

Select a State

With Card


*Fees may vary and change

Without Card


*Fees may vary and change

What do you

To help our in-store associates process your money order as quickly as possible, please bring the following to your nearest Money Services:

  • Social Security or Taxpayer Identification Number
  • Valid ID
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Types of ID

  • US-issued Passport

  • State-issued ID

  • Driver's License

  • Resident Alien ID

  • Military ID

  • Matricula Consular ID

  • Tribal Nation or Reservation ID

Top 5 FAQs

No. To cash a money order you’ll need to put your name on and endorse the money order.

Money orders can be replaced if they are damaged, lost, or stolen, but fees are often associated. To find out more about what to do if your money order is damaged or stolen, read our guide on money orders.

Most money orders can be canceled. You’ll need to contact Western Union by calling 1-800-999-9660.

Yes, you can cash a money order. Fees will still apply though.

Money orders generally have a limit of $1,000 but there may be exceptions.

At your local Money Services. Use our store locator to find your nearest one.

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