Send cash pickups to Moldova

See below for answers to your questions about sending money to Moldova via cash pickup.

Where can my recipient collect the funds in Moldova?

Any branches of the Contact network.

When will funds be available to be collect in Moldova?

Usually within a few minutes. We may sometimes require further information from you before we can process the transfer in order to comply with our regulatory requirements. We will email you if this is the case.

What currencies can I send to Moldova for cash pickups?

Cash pickup in US Dollar (USD) is only available if you are sending from following countries:

  • Australia
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Czech Republic
  • Gibraltar
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Cash pickup in Euro (EUR) is only available if you are sending from following countries:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

How much can I send to Moldova for cash pickups?

  • Maximum per transfer = EUR 20,000.00 or USD 20,000.00 depending on the currency you are sending.

There may be lower limits depending on the country where you are sending from and the payment method used to fund the transfer. Please see the relevant section in Payments for more info.

What information do I need from my recipient in Moldova to send cash pickups?

  • Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full legal name. It must match their valid, government-issued photo ID for them to successfully collect their funds.
  • Address. We need your recipient’s city.
  • Mobile number. We use this to send an SMS notification to your recipient with the transaction reference number which they will need in order to collect the funds. We will also inform them when their funds are ready to be collected.
  • Sending reason. Please indicate whether it is “family or friend support,” “purchase of services,” “property payment,” or “sending fund to self”.
  • Email (optional). We use this to email your recipient with details of the transaction. This is particularly useful in case they have issues receiving the SMS notifications.

Please ensure that all your recipient’s details are correct. Once you make your transaction, it is difficult for us to amend or stop the transfer, although we will always try our best to do so.

What should my recipient show when collecting funds in Moldova?

Valid photo ID. This must be one of the following:

  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • National ID 

Quote “Contact” and 8-digit transaction reference number. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send the transaction reference number. Please have your recipient quote this when collecting the funds. 

Transaction must be collected within 30 days, otherwise it will be cancelled by our agent.

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