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Money Orders

Money orders make it easy to budget.

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

  • Send money in the mail with confidence
  • 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
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What is a

A money order is like a check, but the funds are prepaid. It means 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. Just give our friendly in-store team the cash and they’re sort the rest.

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How to use a

It’s as easy as 1,2,3:

  • 1

    Find your nearest Money Services location

  • 2

    Fill out a money order form and pay any associated fees

  • 3

    Deliver your money order either through the mail or 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

    Take the amount in cash or load it onto a prepaid card

What are

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

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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 deposit 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 cancelled. You’ll need to fill in a form from the place you purchased it.

Yes. Fees will still apply though.

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

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