Send Renminbi to Ria or Western Union locations across China or directly into your recipient’s bank account. Easily transfer money from the US to China in a fast and secure way with Money Services.
- Located in the Kroger Family of Stores and powered by Ria and Western Union
- Send Renminbi to China from more than 2,000 stores across the US
- Transfer money to pick-up locations across China
- Or deposit directly into your recipient’s bank account
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Ways you can Send Money
Send money to China from the US to pick-up locations across the country with Money Services. Whether your friends and family are in Beijing, Shenzhen or Harbin, Money Services provides a convenient way to send them money to their nearest pick-up spot. Transfer money from the US to China through one of three ways:
Find your nearest Money Services Counter. Transfer money to China via our stores. Find out more.
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Start your money transfer online. Then complete the payment in store.
Send money online to China from the US in minutes. Get started online.
Ways to Pick up Money
Next, choose how your recipient will receive your money transfer. They can collect their funds at one of many agent locations across China including the Bank of China, Postal Savings Bank of China and China Construction Bank, as well as supermarkets and check cashing outlets. Alternatively, you can deposit the money directly into your recipient’s bank account.
Why Send With Money Services?
Powered by Ria and Western Union, you can transfer Renminbi from the US to China worth up to $2,800 with Ria or up to $5,000 with Western Union in a fast and convenient way.
Deliver financial support to family living in China or send a gift to celebrate their birthday or any other special occasion, in a quick and simple way. Found in the Kroger Family of Stores, you can find a location near you. Track your money transfer using Ria’s PIN or Western Union’s MTCN or sign up for SMS text notifications to receive an instant notification when your funds have been paid out in China. Message and data rates may apply.
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How to send money In-person, in-store to China
Visit your local Money Services to send cash to a friend in China. It’s easy to get started – just follow these simple steps.
Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator.
Provide the recipient details
Choose Ria or Western Union to deliver your money transfer
Select cash pick-up or bank deposit delivery option
Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US.
For Ria: The recipient will need the PIN and valid photo ID
For Western Union: Tell the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount so they can pick up the cash – they’ll also need a photo ID
About Chinese Renminbi
When founded in 1949, the Communist People’s Republic of China introduced ‘Renminbi’ or ‘the people’s currency’ as the official name of their money. ‘Yuan’ is the name of a unit of the renminbi currency. Something costs one yuan or 10 yuan, but you can’t say it cost 10 renminbi.
Kroger engages in the money transmission business as an authorized delegate of Western Union Financial Services, Inc. under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, please contact Western Union Customer Service first at 1-800-325-6000. After contacting Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and if you still have an unresolved complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.
*Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates are subject to change without notice.
†Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).
**Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer or Quick Collect transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU fee reductions.
Services may be provided by Western Union Financial Services, Inc. NMLS# 906983 and/or Western Union International Services, LLC NMLS# 906985, which are licensed as Money Transmitters by the New York State Department of Financial Services. See terms and conditions for details.
The Western Union name, logo and related trademarks and service marks, owned by Western Union Holdings, Inc., are used with permission.
Ria is a registered trademark of Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc. NMLS #920968, dba Ria Financial Services. Kroger is an authorized delegate of Ria (Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc.) pursuant to Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, please call Ria at (855) 355-2145 or visit https://us.riafinancial.com/en/legal/file-complaint.
For Texas consumers: Ria is licensed under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. After contacting Ria, if you still have a complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.
For consumers in all other states: see full terms and conditions, including regulatory contact information, on your receipt.
Date available will be displayed on receipt for all transfers. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the amount sent, destination country, currency availability, fraud prevention measures, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones.