Question: How Do You Cash A Money Order That Is Already Filled Out?

Asked By: Jake Clark Date: created: Jun 26 2021

Can you cash a money order that has already been filled out

Answered By: Diego Gonzalez Date: created: Jun 27 2021

If the Money Order Has Been Cashed

Filling out a money order completely, with the recipient’s full name and address, makes it difficult—but not impossible—for a criminal to cash it. When you contact the issuer of the money order to request a cancellation, they’ll check to see if it has already been cashed.

Asked By: Abraham Turner Date: created: Jul 16 2021

How do you correct a mistake on a money order

Answered By: Dominic Allen Date: created: Jul 19 2021

If you still have the money order, simply cross out the bad name and correctly label this time. If you know the person to whom you incorrectly sent the money order, contact them and ask for its return. Offer to pay for it and don’t complain if or when they take you up on that offer.

Asked By: Wyatt Henderson Date: created: Jan 22 2021

How can I get my money back from a money order

Answered By: Lewis Moore Date: created: Jan 23 2021

Complete and sign and date the money order tracing-refund request on the back of the money order receipt or complete the Money Order Customer Request form.


  • On your computer or mobile device, go to Money Order Research Request form.
  • Print the form, and then complete and sign it.
  • Take the form to be notarized.
Asked By: Lawrence James Date: created: Nov 27 2021

How do I cancel a money order and get money back

Answered By: Miguel Young Date: created: Nov 28 2021

With most money order issuers, including USPS, Western Union, and MoneyGram, you can cancel the payment. To do so, either fill out a form or take the money order back to the place you originally bought it. Bring identification and any information you have about the money order to start the process.

Asked By: Neil Hayes Date: created: Nov 11 2021

What happens if you mess up on a money order

Answered By: Brandon Russell Date: created: Nov 13 2021

No, you cannot make changes to a completed money order. Any form of alteration or correction will result in ineligibility for cashing. Alternatively, you may opt for a refund through our office, which you may obtain by following the How do I request a Money Order refund instructions.

Asked By: Jonathan Robinson Date: created: Nov 22 2021

Can I deposit a money order into my bank account

Answered By: Louis Griffin Date: created: Nov 22 2021

Money order is a payment instrument similar to a check. So, the short answer is yes, the payee can deposit money orders directly into a bank account. If the payee does not have a bank account, the payee can also use it as a deposit to open a new savings account.

Asked By: William Rivera Date: created: Feb 22 2021

Can you cash a money order with someone else’s name on it

Answered By: Gregory James Date: created: Feb 25 2021

To cash a money order, you’ll need to first endorse it by signing your name on the back. If you don’t have any ID, you can endorse the money order to someone else, like a sibling or friend, who does have an ID. Then they can cash it for you.

Asked By: Jack Diaz Date: created: Jan 05 2021

Can money orders bounce

Answered By: Logan Lopez Date: created: Jan 06 2021

Unlike with personal checks, there is almost no risk that a money order will bounce back because of lack of funds. On the other hand, money orders can still be falsified, so that’s an important risk to watch on the receiver’s end. For some specific uses, money orders can be a smart choice.

Asked By: Seth Thomas Date: created: May 19 2021

Can I white out a money order

Answered By: Robert Henderson Date: created: May 20 2021

Question: If I fill out a money order wrong and don’t have the receipt, can I take it back to the post office and get it changed? Probably not. However, you can simply cross out the incorrect information in front of the party to whom you are giving it for payment and that should be sufficient for them to cash it.

Asked By: John Parker Date: created: Oct 23 2021

Can you cash a money order if you wrote on it

Answered By: Eric Bennett Date: created: Oct 26 2021

Take it to the Bank

If you have a bank account, you can deposit the money order into your account, provided you haven’t written on it. If the money order is blank, put your name in the recipient’s area and endorse the back of the money order.

Asked By: Isaac Lewis Date: created: Oct 06 2021

How long does it take to cancel a money order

Answered By: Carter Wright Date: created: Oct 06 2021

If all goes well, the issuer will cancel the old money order and send a new one. The entire process varies by issuer, but it can take about 20 to 30 days if you provide a receipt. If not, it can take up to eight weeks.

Asked By: Aaron Cox Date: created: Nov 01 2021

Can you get a refund on a money order from the post office

Answered By: Hugh Hill Date: created: Nov 01 2021

USPS does not offer direct refunds for their money orders. Instead, you’ll need to make the replacement money order out to yourself and then cash it or deposit it into your bank account. From the USPS site… Money Orders are not eligible for a refund.

Asked By: Samuel King Date: created: Mar 16 2022

How do I check the status of a money order

Answered By: Lucas Wright Date: created: Mar 16 2022

Use the Phone Inquiry System

Call USPS at (866) 974-2733 to check the payment status. The automated system will ask whether you are a customer or an employee. State “Customer.” It will then ask what it can assist you with. State “Money Order Inquiry” and enter the money order’s serial number using your phone’s keypad.

Asked By: Jacob Torres Date: created: Jan 06 2021

Can I deposit a money order at an ATM

Answered By: Cyrus Jackson Date: created: Jan 09 2021

Yes, many banks allow you to deposit money orders at the ATM. As long as you have an ATM card you’ll be able to deposit your money order. Treat the money order as you would a check; just sign the dotted line and follow the ATM’s deposit instructions.

Asked By: Raymond Lopez Date: created: Nov 17 2020

Can you make a money order to yourself

Answered By: Gordon Rogers Date: created: Nov 18 2020

Short Answer: You can make a money order out to yourself but you can’t alter a money order after it’s been made out to someone else. To write a money order to yourself, you’ll write your name as both the purchaser and the recipient.

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