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

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
  • GTB
  • Heritage Bank
  • Jaiz Bank
  • Keystone Bank
  • Mainstreet Bank
  • 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 145 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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    Fast

    Get your money to family and friends in minutes

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    Simple

    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.

A better way to send money

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

Here’s the proof
Trustpilot rates WorldRemit as excellent

All I can say is WorldRemit is the best way to send money around the world, because they are going to help you through any issues with sending and receiving money from around the world.

United States - George Osei Kuffour - 26th Mar 2018

Excellent service. Money gets delivered to the destination account straight away, no delay at all, not even during the weekend. I am extremely impressed.

United Kingdom - Daniel Rotimi - 27th Mar 2018

I made a good choice using WorldRemit. I find WorldRemit to be a company with integrity and dependable staff. I'm very pleased with them and would recommend them and will use them in the future. Thank you to the team at WorldRemit, you guys are great.

United States - Micheline Mandel - 26th Mar 2018

My transactions were easy and quick. Am really chuffed that the money goes into the reciever’s bank account and within minutes. Excellent service will definitely recommend.

Canada - Lucy Kennedy - 27th Mar 2018

Excellent service, well done I am more than happy 🙂. Please continue your hard work. I will strongly recommend this to anyone.

United States - Abdikarim Yusuf - 23rd Mar 2018

WorldRemit is the best way to send money to your family and friends very fast.

Italy - Rufus Idemendia - 26th Mar 2018

Very fast and efficient way to send money. I love it because I don't have to worry about the person not receiving the money. They call right away to let me know they have received the money.

United States - Alcon Andah - 23rd March 2018

It is so quick and so very easy. Five stars all the way. Thank you WorldRemit. 😊👍

New Zealand - Shirley Hoskin - 22nd March 2018

Thank You WorldRemit. This is the most convenient way of sending money to family and friends. WorldRemit makes the world smaller indeed. Thank you.

United Kingdom - Sue Lumumba - 21st Mar 2018

WorldRemit is the most reliable and has the best service.

Sweden - John Miana Jr - 20th March 2018

Forget Western Union. This service is second to none - quick , professional and cost-effective.

United Kingdom - Peter Murray - 20th Mar 2018

Love the back up service any questions they ring u back. just so impressed with the service world remit keep u informed of your transaction right through 2 pick up and the help line is wonderful cant recommend WorldRemit enough.

Australia - Rodney Tutungi - 20th Feb 2014

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