Does Circle K do money orders? Yes, it does. Circle K is one of the biggest convenience store chains in the country, and in addition to selling gas and snack foods, Circle K also sells money orders at most stores. A money order is a secure payment method that you can use in place of cash or a personal check. In this article, we’ll cover what
you need to know about purchasing a money order at Circle K, including fees, limits, accepted payment methods, identification requirements, and more.
The Circle K Money Order Policy
Most, but not all, Circle K locations sell MoneyGram money orders. You may want to contact your nearest Circle K to make sure it does sell them before visiting the store. Circle K’s money order fee is around $0.99 to $1.29, which varies by store. (For money order options with no fee, see our list of places that do free money orders.)
Where available, you can get a money order at the regular Circle K checkout counter. Money orders are available any time the store is open, associates from store locations in several states told us. We have detailed the requirements, limits, and accepted payment methods for money orders at Circle K below.
You can buy a money order for up to $500 at Circle K; if you need one worth more than that, you’ll have to purchase multiple money orders and pay the fee for each separate money order. You can’t purchase more than $2,999 in money orders per day ($1,999 in some states).
Circle K only accepts cash for money order sales. Most locations have an ATM on-site or nearby if you need to withdraw cash to pay for your money order. You can also get cash through the cash back option at the register, but the limit on cash back is $40 per transaction.
You don’t have to show any identification to purchase a money order from Circle K.
How to Purchase a Money Order from Circle K
Purchasing a money order from Circle K is simple. Just follow the steps below:
- Find a Circle K near you that sells money orders.
- Pay cash for the money order and fees at the regular check-out desk.
- Fill out the money order completely, including payee and purchaser information.
- Deliver the money order in-person or by mail.
Make sure to bring with you the full amount of the money order in cash, plus any fees you will be charged for purchasing the money order (or use the in-store ATM). It is also a good idea to make sure you write down the payee information ahead of time and bring it with you to purchase the money order.
Can You Get a Refund for Your Money Order?
Yes; if you buy a money order at Circle K, you can get a refund if you damage it, lose it, or decide not to use it. To request a refund, you must fill out a MoneyGram Money Order Claim Card. Send the claim card, a copy of your money order receipt (do not send the original), and a money order or check for the $18 processing fees to MoneyGram at the address listed in the claim card.
MoneyGram does not guarantee that it will issue a refund, but a refund may be issued if the money order has not yet been cashed. For detailed information about the refund process, see our article on how to refund a money order.
Can You Cash a Money Order at Circle K?
No, Circle K does not cash money orders. However, there are many banks, credit unions, check cashing stores, and even grocery stores that can cash a money order for you. Check out our list of places that cash money orders to find out where you can cash a money order near you.
Circle K can be a quick, convenient place to buy a money order for a small fee of $0.99 to $1.29. Circle K only accepts cash as payment for money orders. Not all Circle K locations sell money orders, so contact your local store to confirm before heading to the store. If the Circle K near you doesn’t sell money orders, don’t worry. There are many other places, including check cashing stores, grocery stores, and banks and credit unions that sell money orders for low fees. Check out our list of places that sell money orders for a comprehensive list of options.