Sending $US to the US

Abigail abigail at
Tue Oct 6 17:29:12 BST 2009

On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 04:46:32PM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
> On 6 Oct 2009, at 14:45, Ovid wrote:
>> So, in order to get married, I need my birth certificate.  Texas  
>> requires, since I live outside the US, that I mail all of my paperwork 
>> to them, along with $27 US (not surprisingly, they don't accept 
>> pounds).  That's about £17. My bank charges £20 for the bank draft, 
>> plus the £17 face value.
>> Anyone happen to know a less expensive way to send, via mail, US  
>> dollars to the US, short of sending cash?
> Can't you put cash in an envelope?

I'm not sure this is allowed - and it certainly isn't insured. 

Can you send a money order from the UK to the US?


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