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MoneyGram transfers

MoneyGram Transfer-Product Detail

Send or receive cash quickly and securely across a network of more than 200 countries and thousands of outlets.

 

 

 

Some of the benefits

Quick to send

Funds are available within 10 minutes if sent during operating hours

Easy to collect

Your funds can be transferred to the recipient's bank account or digital wallet

Worldwide

MoneyGram has over 350 000 outlets across the world

UCount Rewards

Earn 50 UCount Rewards tiering points if you send R7 500 in forex over 12 months
What you get
  • Make quick, easy, affordable money transfers across borders
  • Get cash to recipients within 10 minutes of sending*
  • Send or receive money even if you don’t have a bank account
  • Deposit funds straight into a beneficiary’s digital wallet
  • Send money to over 200 countries outside of the common monetary area (SA, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia)
  • Earn 50 tiering points as a UCount Rewards member for sending R 7 500 in forex over a 12-month period

*Depending on office hours and time zones

How it works
  • Transfers can be made from any in-branch forex outlet*
  • The amount you’re sending is either converted into local currency or US dollars,
  • You’re limited to US$ 9 999 per transaction, and US$ 20 000 per month
  • Money not collected within 45 days will need to be claimed from MoneyGram
  • Exchange Control regulations apply

*If you don’t bank with us, we’ll need FICA documentation from you

Send money
  • Visit your nearest in-branch forex outlet
  • Present your ID (or passport if not an SA citizen)
  • Provide proof of residence not older than 3 months (but only if you don't bank with us, or if you haven't yet updated your new address details for your account with us)*
  • Complete and submit your Exchange Control documentation (available in-branch)
  • Complete the MoneyGram form
  • Give your reference number to the recipient
  • Funds sent to digital wallets will reflect immediately

*If you're not an SA citizen, you don't need to provide proof of residence

Receive money
  • Get your reference number from the sender
  • Visit your nearest in-branch forex outlet
  • Present your ID (or passport if not an SA citizen)  and reference number
  • Your name on the transfer record must be an exact match to your name as it appears on your ID or passport
  • Provide proof of residence not older than 3 months (but only if you don't bank with us, or if you haven't yet updated your new address details for your account with us)*
  • You may need to answer a verification question
  • Ask for cash, or have the amount deposited into your bank account with us

*If you're not an SA citizen, you don't need to provide proof of residence

What it costs
  • Transfer fees are covered by the sender
  • Fees are based on the amount you’re sending
  • Use the MoneyGram cost estimator

See 2019 pricing guide
See 2018 pricing guide

  • What you get
  • How it works
  • Send money
  • Receive money
  • What it costs
  • Make quick, easy, affordable money transfers across borders
  • Get cash to recipients within 10 minutes of sending*
  • Send or receive money even if you don’t have a bank account
  • Deposit funds straight into a beneficiary’s digital wallet
  • Send money to over 200 countries outside of the common monetary area (SA, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia)
  • Earn 50 tiering points as a UCount Rewards member for sending R 7 500 in forex over a 12-month period

*Depending on office hours and time zones

  • Transfers can be made from any in-branch forex outlet*
  • The amount you’re sending is either converted into local currency or US dollars,
  • You’re limited to US$ 9 999 per transaction, and US$ 20 000 per month
  • Money not collected within 45 days will need to be claimed from MoneyGram
  • Exchange Control regulations apply

*If you don’t bank with us, we’ll need FICA documentation from you

  • Visit your nearest in-branch forex outlet
  • Present your ID (or passport if not an SA citizen)
  • Provide proof of residence not older than 3 months (but only if you don't bank with us, or if you haven't yet updated your new address details for your account with us)*
  • Complete and submit your Exchange Control documentation (available in-branch)
  • Complete the MoneyGram form
  • Give your reference number to the recipient
  • Funds sent to digital wallets will reflect immediately

*If you're not an SA citizen, you don't need to provide proof of residence

  • Get your reference number from the sender
  • Visit your nearest in-branch forex outlet
  • Present your ID (or passport if not an SA citizen)  and reference number
  • Your name on the transfer record must be an exact match to your name as it appears on your ID or passport
  • Provide proof of residence not older than 3 months (but only if you don't bank with us, or if you haven't yet updated your new address details for your account with us)*
  • You may need to answer a verification question
  • Ask for cash, or have the amount deposited into your bank account with us

*If you're not an SA citizen, you don't need to provide proof of residence

  • Transfer fees are covered by the sender
  • Fees are based on the amount you’re sending
  • Use the MoneyGram cost estimator

See 2019 pricing guide
See 2018 pricing guide