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How do I withdraw my money? (US & Canada)

Please follow the steps below, according to your location and the type of device you're using.

Note that bank deposits take 2-5 business days to arrive. Checks take 7-10 business days to arrive (only available in the US).


Using a desktop or laptop computer:

1. Sign in at
2. Click the 'Withdraw' button at the top of your GoFundMe Dashboard
3. If the donations are for yourself, choose 'Myself' (option not visible to beneficiaries)
4. Go through the steps to verify your personal information
5. Choose between a bank transfer or a paper check


Using a mobile device:

1. Sign in to your GoFundMe account
2. Tap the 'Menu' button in the top-left corner of the screen (button with 3 green lines)
3. Tap the 'Withdraw Money' option
4. If the donations are for yourself, choose 'Myself' (option not visible to beneficiaries)
5. Choose between a bank deposit or a paper check




If you want to send the donations to someone other than yourself, view one of the following articles: 


Setting up a Beneficiary - Common Questions

How do I send the funds to someone else?

How do I send the funds directly to an organization? (US & Canada)

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