Send money to Turkey quickly and reliably with Money Services. Within the Kroger Family of Stores, it’s easy to make a money transfer to Turkey from the US.
- Pickup locations across Turkey, including in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir
- Transfer money either to a bank account or to one of the many pick-up points
- Choose when your money arrives, either in minutes, next day or at a later date
- Earn rewards with My WU®
- Pay with cash or card for secure transfers through Ria Money Transfer and Western Union
- Want to know more? Find out more about us
Ways you can Send money
Send money to friends and family across Turkey including Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir. There are three ways to send money outside the US with us:
Speak to our store associates to set up your transfer in person. Use our store locator to find your closest Money Services.
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Start the transfer process online and finish at your nearest Money Services.
Send Turkish lira (TRY) online direct to your friend or relative’s bank account or for cash pick-up.
Ways to Pick up money
Next, choose how your recipient will collect their funds. Send money to one of the participating banks, grocery stores and currency exchanges in Turkey when you set up a transfer with Money Services. If they have a bank account, deposit the funds directly into their account.
Why Send With Money Services?
Your dollars will be converted into lira and you can transfer up to $5,000 USD to your loved ones. We have more than 2,000 Money Services locations across the US where you can send money to Turkey. Find your nearest one and speak to our store associates for support in setting up your transfer. You can also send money direct to the recipient’s Turkish bank account online. Our payments are powered by Ria and Western Union, so you can reliably send money to Turkey.
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 Turkey. Standard text message rates apply.
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How to easily send money to Turkey
Visit your nearest Money Services to send cash to a friend in Turkey. It’s easy to get started – just follow these simple steps.
Head to your nearest Money Services using our locator tool.
Give the name and location of the person you want to send money to, as well as the amount you want to gift.
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 Turkish lira
The Turkish lira (TRY) is the country’s official currency. Lira is divided into 100 Kuruş, with coins worth one, five, 10, 25 and 50 Kurus.
Sending money to Turkey - FAQs
Find out more about transferring money to Turkey with Money Services.
Where can I send money to Turkey?
We have more than 2,000 Money Services locations across the US where you can send money to Turkey. Use our store locator to find your nearest one. Simply input your state, city or ZIP code, select the closest store and check operating hours and services to see if you can transfer money to Turkey there.
You can also send money online direct to your friend or relative’s bank account.
How long does it take to send money to Turkey?
The amount of time it takes for money to arrive in Turkey depends on a few factors. This includes how much is being sent, the method it is being delivered or the exact Western Union agent location if it’s being picked up. Some fast options make money available in minutes, while others can take a day or more.
How can I protect my money transfer to Turkey from fraud?
Make sure you know who the recipient is, enter their details correctly and know why you are sending the money to Turkey. At Money Services we advise you to not send money to Turkey for a purchase made online, to claim lottery winnings, donate to charity, resolve an immigration matter or pay taxes.
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.