(1) In Barbados the amount of the money due for payment will no longer be handwritten on Form MP1 (the form currently states Amount To Be Written In Words ) but will be electronically applied.
(2) Bolivia, Cape Verde, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guinea, Honduras, Mali, and Sierra Leone will not issue money orders for payment in the United States.
(3) Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will not issue money orders in U.S. dollars.
(4) In Japan the Form TFP1 money orders issued for payment in the United States must be shown in U.S. dollars preceded by the capital letters USD.
See Notice 123. Price List. for the money order fee for countries that accept Form MP1.
371.4 Processing Requirements
371.41 Form Required International Postal Money Order (Form MP1)
371.42 Preparation by Purchaser
When Form MP1 is used to send funds, the purchaser should complete the information requested on both the money order and the customer s receipt. Follow the instructions for preparing domestic money orders in DMM 503.12 when using Form MP1.The Postal Service is not liable for money orders that are lost before the purchaser completes this information. Money orders may be made payable to the purchaser (either a person or a firm) or a payee by official title (e.g. Director of Publications Canada).
371.43 Preparation by Postal Service Employee
371.5 Procedures for Cashing Money Orders Issued by Foreign Countries
371.51 Valid Postal Money Orders
Valid postal money orders issued by countries listed in Exhibit 371.2 will be paid in accordance with the procedures for cashing domestic money orders (see DMM 503.12). However no international money order will be paid after the expiration of the validity date on the money order.
371.52 Canadian Money Orders
371.53 Japanese Money Orders
Valid postal money orders issued by Japan on its Form TFP1 are cashed in accordance with DMM 503.12. Money orders must not be paid after the expiration of the validity date indicated on the money order. The amount to be paid is shown in United States dollars and must not have been altered.
371.6 Lost Reissued Money Orders
INTERNATIONAL MONEY ORDER SECTION
ACCOUNTING SERVICE CTR
US POSTAL SERVICE
PO BOX 82414
ST LOUIS MO 63182 9421
371.71 Who May Receive Information
OFFICE OF ACCOUNTING
US POSTAL SERVICE
475 L ENFANT PLZ SW
WASHINGTON DC 20260 5240
371.72 Inquiries Regarding Payment
371.721 Money Orders Issued on International Postal Money Order (Form MP1)
Use PS Form 6401, Money Order Inquiry, in accordance with DMM 503.12 when filing inquiries or requests for replacement of an International Postal Money Order (Form MP1). Only the purchaser may file and receive payment. Replacement will not be made before 6 months after the date of issuance.
371.722 Reissued International Money Orders (89 Series)
Use PS Form 6401, Money Order Inquiry. in accordance with DMM 503.12 when filing inquiries or requests for replacement of reissued international postal money orders. The U.S. payee may file and receive payment.
371.723 FPS Form 6401 Money Order Inquiry
See Notice 123. Price List. for the fee charged for each PS Form 6401, Money Order Inquiry. The fee is not required if PS Form 6401 is filed by a bank, other financial institution, government agency that processes money orders directly with the Federal Reserve Bank, or a Postal Service official engaged in official USPS business.