About Ria Money Transfer
We bring people together. Daily.

New York City

It all
NYC, 1987


Jesus Perez Santalla came to New York from Cuba and opened a single storefront in the city to help immigrants send money back home.


Today we're a global company. 

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With a worldwide agent network of more than 200,000 locations in more than 130 countries — and growing — we shorten the distance between families and their loved ones through our world class money transfer service.

What We Believe In

Our mission is simple. We strive to offer the most simple, reliable and friendly money transfer service. Period. We go to great lengths to ensure people's hard-earned money is received by their families, wherever they may be around the globe.

Where We Came From

Since opening our first storefront in 1987, we have grown into the third largest money transfer service. And we're not stopping there. In addition to money transfer services, Ria Money Transfer also offers bill payment, mobile top-ups, prepaid debit cards, check cashing and money orders. In every service that we provide, we work hard to ensure a clear, simple and valuable experience.