US International Postal Money Order to Japan
Here is some info that I got off of the US
postal web site FAQ about postal money orders. Below are also pictures
of a regular US postal money order and a US international postal money
order to Japan.
Type 2: Direct international postal money orders.
An MP1 form (a pink colored negotioable document, similar to a
traveler's check) is purchased at a U.S. Postal Service retail
window. This document may be mailed directly to the intended
recipient and may be cashed at most banks worldwide, or through
the destination country's Postal Service (see list below of
Cost: $3 per money order.
The maximum amount for a single postal money order is $700,
unless otherwise noted in parentheses. Service is available to:
Albania, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda,
Bahamas, Barbados, Belize,
Bolivia, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cape Verde, Dominica,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador ($500), Grenada, Guyana
($500), Honduras, Jamaica, Japan, Mali, Mexico ($500),
Montserrat, Nigeria ($500), Peru, St. Christopher (St. Kitts), and
Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the, Grenadines, Sierra Leone,
Trinidad and Tobago.
Regular US postal money order
Please note that these cannot be cashed in Japan. It says in red on the money order "Negotiable only in the US and possessions". The names and addresses have been removed.
US international postal money order to Japan
These can be cashed in Japan very easily and are made out in US dollars. If someone asks you to get a US international postal money order to Japan THIS is what you need to get. Names and addresses have been removed.