Send money to Nigeria

Send instant bank deposits and airtime top up

  • The fast, simple way to send money to friends and family in Nigeria

  • Industry-leading payment security


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How to send money to Nigeria online

1. How do you want to send? Choose between bank deposit or airtime top up - there's more information on all of these below.

2. Who are you sending to? Add the details of your recipient or choose from a list of people you’ve sent to in the past.

3. How are you paying? Choose how to pay, and we'll send confirmation to both you and your recipient by SMS and email when your money is sent and received.

We offer a few different options for sending money to Nigeria online. We’ve outlined these below for you, and you can also head to our FAQ for more detail.

Bank transfer to Nigeria

Instant transfer

You can make a money transfer to Nigeria within minutes by choosing the ‘bank deposit’ service and adding the amount of money you want to send.

Transfer instantly to all major Nigerian banks, including:

  • Access Bank
  • Bank PHB
  • Diamond Bank
  • Ecobank
  • Enterprise Bank
  • FCMB
  • Fidelity Bank
  • First Bank
  • GT Bank
  • Heritage Bank
  • Jaiz Bank
  • Keystone Bank
  • Mainstreet Bank
  • Polaris Bank (formerly Skye Bank)
  • Stanbic
  • Sterling Bank
  • UBA
  • Union Bank
  • Unity Bank
  • WEMA Bank
  • Zenith Bank and many more!

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Our guaranteed exchange rates and low fees make this a fast, secure and cheap way to send money to Nigeria.

Our SMS and email notifications give you the peace of mind that your transfer has gone through successfully and your money has arrived in your recipient’s bank account.

Airtime top up in Nigeria

Instant top up

Keep in touch with your family and friends in Nigeria with our airtime top up service.

Mobile airtime is added straight away to phones on Nigerian networks including:

  • Airtel
  • 9mobile (formerly Etisalat)
  • GLO
  • MTN
  • Visafone

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You can transfer airtime (it's also called ‘talktime’ and ‘credit’) to prepaid mobile phones in Nigeria using a PC, tablet or smartphone. The airtime top-up will be added to your recipient’s phone within minutes so they can make calls, send texts and use their data.

What currency does Nigeria use?

Nigeria’s currency is the naira, which uses the symbol ₦ and the currency code of Nigeria is NGN.

To be able to send money to Nigeria online, we have to convert your currency, whether it’s US dollars (USD), British pounds (GBP) or euros (EUR), into Nigerian naira.

The bank-beating exchange rates and low fees we provide mean our service has some of the best rates you’ll find on money transfers to Nigeria. We’ll show you the exchange rate and small fee upfront so you can check you’re getting a great deal.  

Where can you send money to Nigeria from?

You can send money to Nigeria from more than 50 countries around the world. Some of our most popular transfer routes include sending money from the UK to Nigeria, the US to Nigeria and more.

Why choose WorldRemit?

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    Low cost

    Our low fees and exchange rates are shown upfront

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    Get your money to family and friends in minutes

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    It’s easy to use and we’re here to help round the clock

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Safe and Secure
Your money’s in safe hands with us

Our industry-leading technology protects your money and guarantees it arrives safely every time. We’re licensed by government regulators around the world, so you can be sure we meet the highest possible standards.

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Faster, simpler, safer – send to those you love today.

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Trustpilot rates WorldRemit as excellent

Awesome service. Urgently needed to get money to Uganda...A friend recommended it, and it worked fast and no issue.

Mama Shima - 3 months ago

Absolutely fantastic! Helpful and friendly people to deal with if u have any questions. Also very fast service! Paid from NZ to SA and money was showing in less than 12 hours.

Giselle de Beer - 3 months ago

I recently linked up with WorldRemit and I am truly happy with the services I get from them. For over 20 years I sent money to my friends and relatives in Nigeria and many times, it was like they were doing me a favor. I am glad I found this site, and I am here to stay. Thanks so much WorldRemit!

Marcellina John - 2 months ago

Amazing service, faultless and easy to use. What can I say, the whole process of transferring money was made easy with help always at hand and with professional service I cannot fault this WorldRemit at all. I highly recommend people who need to make money transfers to use this service. Thank you WorldRemit.

R Gore - 2 months ago

I am really impressed with the service. Transaction was concluded within minutes.

Haji Ahmed - 3 months ago

The easiest, quickest and most cost effective way of sending money abroad. Very efficient.

Clement Addai-Bempah - 3 months ago

The app is easy to used and zero hassle. The customer service is very good and would keep on using the app and I will highly recommend if you want hassle free transactions.

Cesar Ortiz - 4 months ago

I’m so happy for the service that WorldRemit provide. I paid for the service yesterday night and receive the money today! Even faster than the standard time.

Ivves Hermosilla - 6 months ago