What is a USPS 6401 inquiry?
PS Form 6401, Money Order Inquiry is a form provided by the United States Postal Service (USPS). Submit this form if you want to know the status of your money order, for example, if you need to track whether it has been cashed, or lost and stolen. You can obtain, complete, and submit this form at a local post office.
How do I check to see if a postal money order has been cashed?
Call USPS at (866) 974-2733 to check the payment status. The automated system will ask whether you are a customer or an employee. State “Customer.” It will then ask what it can assist you with. State “Money Order Inquiry” and enter the money order’s serial number using your phone’s keypad.
How can I verify a money order?
Suspect a Fake?
- If you suspect fraud, call the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455.
- If you think you’ve been given a fake money order, call the Money Order Verification System at 1-866-459-7822.
How do you fill out a postal money order?
Steps to fill out a money order
- Fill in the name of the recipient. Write the name of the recipient of the money order in the “pay to” or “pay to the order of” field.
- Include your address in the purchaser section.
- Write the account or order number in the memo field.
- Sign your name in the “purchaser’s signature” section.
Can a USPS money order be tracked?
After purchasing a money order from the United States Postal Service_,_ you can track its status by entering the serial number into the USPS online or phone money order inquiry system. You also can submit your request to USPS by email, by letter or in person.
Can you track a money order online?
You can find out if your money order has been cashed online by clicking Money Order Status or by calling our automated line at 1-800-542-3590. You will need to enter your money order number and the exact dollar amount of your money order.
Can you track a money order?
If you’ve lost a money order or you believe it’s been stolen, the first thing you need to do is track it. You can track a money order by going to the money order issuer. The steps involved in tracking a lost money order vary, depending on who issued it in the first place.
Can you do money orders online?
Money orders are now available online, although they’re a bit different from the ones you purchase in person. First off, what is a money order? It is similar to a check, except payment is guaranteed as someone already paid for it using cash, a credit card or a debit card.
How long is a USPS money order good for?
USPS money orders never expire. If you lose one or have your money order stolen, however, you would only be able to replace it by returning to the post office with the purchase receipt. The USPS will provide a copy of a money order up to two years after it issues one.
How long do money orders take to arrive?
Consider Waiting. It may be worth waiting at least two weeks after you send a payment before giving up and canceling a money order. Most letters arrive at their destination within a few days, but for some reason payments seem to move slower. During holidays and weekends, that process can take even longer.