Money transfer services > Learn How to Recieve Money
NEC makes receiving money transfers easy and convenient through our network of more than 320,000 agent locations around the world. Plus, with our same day service, your money can arrive as soon as 10 minutes**.
Picking up the money transfer you are receiving is fast and easy, and we are almost always close by.
Review the steps below for information about how to receive money.
Step 1 - Request the reference number - The person sending you money will receive a reference number when the transaction is completed. Ask for the reference number to make it easier and faster to pick up your money.
Step 2 - Visit your nearest NEC location^ - Take your reference number and one or more forms government issued identification to pick up your money+. Forms of ID include:
Step 3 - Complete the 'receive' form - A receive form is available at your agent location. The form is required to pick up transferred money. Complete all fields and:
Want to learn how to send money? Visit the how to send money page.
Helpful tip: Invite the person sending you money to visit our site to review the how to send money page. Our cost estimator helps determine the approximate cost of a money transfer before they visit a location. Our locator tool can help find the closest NEC locations.
^Requirements vary by country.
+Important: Your name on the transfer record must exactly match your name as it appears on your ID. If they do not match you be delayed or unable to pick up your funds.
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