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Receiving in India:

  • As a government requirement, maximum payout amount is not more than $2,500 US dollars (or IN Rupee equivalent) per transaction. Sender threshold amount has therefore been set at Indian Rupees 111,317 to ensure exchange fluctuations do not result in the transaction being declined to the receiver.
  • Maximum cash payout for all Indian nationals and all residents (Indian or Foreign) is 50,000 IN Rupee; Payouts over 50,000 IN Rupee will be paid by local crossed check only.
  • There is no cash payout limit for foreign passport holders in India.
  • As a government requirement, a payee can only receive a maximum of 30 transactions per calendar year.
  • Receiver must present valid identification.
  • Receiver must present correct money transfer Control Number (MTCN).
  • Will Call transfers to the states and Islands of Tamil Nadu, Kerela, Andhra Pradesh, Andaman/Nicobar or Pondicherry will be charged a special flat fee per transaction, regardless of principal amount being sent. The implementation of this special pricing for India is on a state level for India's coastal regions.

General Information:

  • Sender's full address must be included on all money transfers to India.
  • Pursuant to Indian government regulations, money transfer payments are reserved for private consumer use only and cannot be used for commercial or business purposes, for purchase of property, or for investments.
  • Test Question is not allowed.
  • Paying location is required to maintain a photocopy of identification documents presented by the Receiver.
  • A new International Money Transfer destination has been created called 'India Tsunami Region' for transfers to these regions. Please verify the destination state with the sender before sending to India.
  • Money Transfer payments are reserved for private consumer use only and cannot be paid for commercial or business purposes, for purchase of property, or for investments.


Trust MoneyGram to get it there safely

MoneyGram is a global leader in worldwide money transfer services, working closely with specially chosen agents in 207,000 locations across 190 countries and territories.

We provide a secure way to send and receive money to and from your loved ones worldwide – and we’ll make sure that your money gets to where it’s needed quickly.

Choice and convenience

Our diversity of agents and locations gives you choice and convenience, with many offering extended hours so you can send and receive money at a time that’s convenient for you. If you have any questions about our local or global services, talk to one of our agents – just use Find Us.

Why choose MoneyGram?

  • It’s quick – your money is where it’s needed in just 10 minutes.*
  • It’s convenient – with 207,000 money transfer agents around the world, you’re never far away from MoneyGram.
  • It’s available to everyone – you don’t need a bank account or credit card.
  • It’s easy – just visit a MoneyGram agent and complete one simple form.
  • It’s personal – you can add a complimentary 10-word message.

Follow these 3 simple steps:

Step 1

Ask the person who is sending you money to give you your reference number – this will help speed up your collection.

Step 2

Visit a MoneyGram agent (locate one using Find Us), taking some identification* and your reference number with you.

Step 3

Complete our simple ‘receive’ form and show your identification – you will then be given your money, usually in your local currency.

* You may be required to provide personal identification, usually one or more of the following: passport, driving license, national identity card or a government issued identification. You may also be required to provide proof of address (bank statement or utility bill). Requirements vary by country so please ask your local MoneyGram agent for acceptable identification formats.

Tollfree Number: 1800 1028 333


How Xpress Money works for you

Xpress Money transactions are simple and fast. Whether you want to Send money or Receive money, we take care of it in 4 easy steps:


Step 1

Visit any Send Agent, Hand over filled Send form, amount to be sent and transfer fee .

Step 2

Notification is sent immediately to Receive Agent. Communicate 16 digit XPIN to Receiver

Step 3

Receiver visits Receive Agent. Hands over filled Receive form and ID (where applicable)

Step 4

Collect money along with the Receipt. Sender gets SMS notification instantly upon payment collection


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IDs acceptable for Money Transfer transactions


Legal name and any other names used.

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PAN card
  3. Voter's Identity Card
  4. Valid Driving licence
  5. Identity card 
    (eg. Central Govt / State Govt employee id card, employee id of Armed forces/ Paramilitary forces, Employee id of RBI/SEBI,TRAI,IRDA).
  6. Letter from a recognized public authority or public servant verifying the identity and residence of the customer.


Correct permanent address. (To be obtained where id Proof does not contain address)

  1. Telephone bill
  2. Bank account statement
  3. Letter from any recognized public authority
  4. Electricity bill
  5. Ration card
  6. Letter from employer 
    (i.e. Govt. Depts., Public Sector Corporations, Banks & well known Companies).


  1. Valid Passport with Valid Visa
  2. Valid Refugee Cards
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