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Send Colombian pesos to Ria or Western Union locations across Colombia, or directly into your recipient’s bank account or mobile wallet. Transfer money to family and friends quickly and securely with Money Services.

  • Located in the Kroger Family of Stores – send pesos to Colombia in minutes
  • Send money to Colombia from more than 2,000 stores across the US.
  • Choose from pick-up locations across Colombia
  • Or deposit directly into your recipient’s bank account or mobile wallet
  • Low fees and exclusive benefits with your Shopper’s Card
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Ways you can

Send money to Colombia from the US to pick-up locations across the South American country with Money Services. Arrange collection by your friends in Cali or family in Bogota at their most convenient pick-up location for a speedy, safe and simple money transfer. There are three main ways to make a money transfer with Money Services:

In Store

Visit your nearest Money Services Counter to send money in person.

Stage and Pay

Start your money transfer online and finish the payment in-store.

Online

Send money online to Colombia from the US in minutes.


Ways to

Next, choose how your money transfer will be delivered. Your recipient can pick up their funds at an agent location in Colombia, such as Bancolombia, BBVA, and Banco de Bogota, or you can deposit the money directly into your recipient’s bank account or mobile wallet.

Why Send

Your dollars will be converted into Colombian pesos when you transfer money to Colombia. Transfer money from the US to Colombia worth up to $3,100 USD with Ria or up to $5,000 USD with Western Union.

Whether it’s sending financial support to your family living in Colombia or giving a gift to celebrate a friend’s birthday or other special occasion, as part of the Kroger Family of Stores, Money Services makes it quick and reliable. 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 Colombia. Message and data rates may apply.

  • Send money online

  • In-store support

  • Help manage your money

  • Easily send money your way

How to send money

Visit Money Services to send money to a family member in Colombia. It’s easy to get started – just follow these simple steps.

  • Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator.

  • Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.

  • Choose Ria or Western Union to deliver your money transfer

  • Select cash pick-up or bank deposit delivery option

  • Pay the fee* + transfer amount and present your valid photo ID, if required

  • For Ria: The recipient will need the PIN and valid photo ID

  • For Western Union: Tell the recipient the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount – they’ll also need photo ID

About

The Colombian Peso (COP) has been the official currency of Colombia since 1837 when it replaced the Real. It is often referred to as Col$ or by the $ symbol. Notes are issued by the Banco de la Republica.

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.

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