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How to transfer money to FCMB in Nigeria

First City Monument Bank in Nigeria, also known as FCMB, is a full-service banking group that offers a comprehensive range of retail, corporate and investment banking services. It has well over 300 branches in all 36 states of Nigeria, making it the country’s 7th largest bank by branch network. FCMB also has a branch in the UK.

WorldRemit makes it easy to send money to any branch of FCMB – money that can be collected in cash within minutes of the transfer being made. So, although it might be too far to visit family and friends in Nigeria, it’s never too far to support them.

Make an FCMB money transfer

WorldRemit makes it easy to send money to FCMB Nigeria from over 50 countries around the world. You can send a bank transfer to friends’ and family’s accounts, or money that can be collected in cash from FCMB branches.

You’ll enjoy the most competitive exchange rates and unbeatable transfer speeds. Your money will also arrive in accounts in minutes or be ready to be collected from any branch of FCMB bank. 

How to send a bank transfer

With WorldRemit, you can make a bank transfer to FCMB current and savings accounts on our website or app.

All you need to do is:

  1. Visit our homepage and select Nigeria from the 'choose a country to send to' dropdown list
  2. Select Bank Transfer’ as the preferred service
  3. Set the payout-network as ‘Deposits to FCMB accounts only’
  4. Enter the amount you want to send
  5. You’ll see our low fees and exchange rate upfront
  6. Click ‘Send’ and you’ll be asked to create an account if you don’t already have one
  7. Enter the details of your recipient, or choose someone you’ve sent to before
  8. Pay online

You and your recipient will receive SMS and/or email notification once the transfer is complete

How do you send money for cash pickup to the FCMB bank?

Making an FCMB online money transfer with WorldRemit is easy. All you need to do is:

  1. Select the ‘Cash Pickup’ service in the ‘Send to’ box at the top of this page
  2. Set the payout-network to ‘FCMB branches’
  3. Enter the amount you want to send
  4. Choose an existing recipient or enter the details of someone you’ve not sent to before
  5. Pay online

You and your recipient will receive SMS and email notification when the cash is sent and collected.

What does your recipient need to collect the cash from an FCMB bank in Nigeria?

They must have one form of valid ID. This can be a Nigerian passport, a Nigerian driver’s licence or another form of government issued ID. They must also quote the 8-digit transaction number that we’ll send you when the cash is ready to collect. After giving the FCMB branch the 8-digit transaction number, your recipient will then be sent a 7-digit code to their mobile phone, which they must also provide. 

What’s the maximum amount you can send for a cash pickup at FCMB bank?

There’s a maximum limit of 7,000,000 Nigerian Naira (NGN) per bank transfer and 1,000,000 Nigerian Naira (NGN) per cash pickup. However, the limit may be lower depending on the country you make the transfer from and your payment method.

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