You never have to pay a fee to purchase a money order at Amscot. Here, they’re always FREE. Purchase as many money orders as you want, 365 days a year.
While others may charge purchase fees anywhere from $ .69 to $3.00 per money order, purchasing money orders from Amscot with no purchase fees can really save you money over the course of a year.
Important Information About Your Money Order
When you complete financial transactions like purchasing money order(s) we may ask you for certain identifying documentation in order to comply with federal law requirements.
This requirement is a part of federal government’s fight against money laundering and other financial crimes. Amscot appreciates your cooperation and understanding. For more information about the Fight Against Financial Crime, click here.
Your money order receipt stub is required for stop payment and as proof of purchase. A replacement of the money order will not be considered until 30 days after purchase date and a fee will be charged for this service. Other fees may apply.
If your money order is lost, stolen or destroyed, click here to print a money order claim form. You may also go into any Amscot branch and request a money order claim form. Once you have the claim form, please fill it out completely, attach the original money order stub and mail it all together with a $12.00 non-refundable money order (for the processing fee) to the address specified on the claim form. Requests will only be processed if the original money order stub is included.
If this money order is not presented for payment within one year from date of purchase, the issuer will impose a service charge of two dollars ($2.00) for each month or fraction thereof, thereafter, that this money order remains unpaid up to a maximum of one hundred and forty-four dollars ($144.00).