Send cash pickups to Benin
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Where can my recipient collect the funds in Benin?
You can select from one of the following network options when creating a transfer:
Collect from any branch of the Express Union, UBA and NSIA Banque network. Click here for locations.
When will funds be available to collect in Benin?
Usually within a few minutes. We may sometimes require further information from you before we can process the transfer in order to comply with our regulatory requirements. We will email you if this is the case.
What currencies can I send to Benin for cash pickup?
West African CFA Franc (XOF) only.
How much can I send to Benin for cash pickup?
Maximum per day: 1,965,000 XOF
Express Union network:
This will depend on your send country and payment method
There may be lower limits depending on the country where you are sending from and the payment method used to fund the transfer. Please see the relevant section in Payments for more info.
What information do I need from my recipient in Benin when sending cash pickup?
Full name. Please enter your recipient’s full legal name. It must match their valid, government-issued photo ID for them to successfully collect their funds.
Address. We need your recipient’s city.
Mobile number. We use this to send an SMS notification to your recipient with the transaction reference number which they will need in order to collect the funds. We will also inform them when their funds are ready to be collected.
Sending reason. Please indicate whether it is “family or friend support,” “purchase of services,” “property payment,” or “sending funds to self”.
Email (optional). We use this to email your recipient with details of the transaction. This is particularly useful in case they have issues receiving the SMS notifications.
Please ensure that all your recipient’s details are correct. Once you make your transaction, it is difficult for us to amend or stop the transfer, although we will always try our best to do so.
What should my recipient show when collecting funds in Benin?
The Orabank network:
Valid photo ID. This must be a government-issued photo ID:
National ID card
Quote “Moneytrans” and give 9-digit cash pickup reference number. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send the transaction reference number. Please quote this when collecting the funds.
The Express Union network:
Valid photo ID. This must be one of the following government-issued photo IDs:
National ID card
11-digit alphanumeric reference number. We will notify you and your recipient by email and SMS when funds are ready to be collected and send a transaction reference number.