Transfer money to Nigeria

Send instant bank deposits and airtime top-up

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

  • Industry-leading payment security

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How to send money to Nigeria

1. Choose how you want to send. Select bank deposit or airtime top-up, and enter the amount. We offer instant transfers to all major banks. You'll see our low fees and exchange rate up front.

2. Enter your recipient's details. Choose from a list of people you’ve sent to in the past, or add a new recipient.

3. Pay for the transfer. Both you and the recipient will get notifications by SMS and email when the money is sent and received.

Visit our FAQ page for more info on money transfers to Nigeria

Bank transfer

Instant transfer

You can transfer money online instantly by selecting the ‘bank deposit’ service and entering the amount of money you want to send. It’s simple and quick from your computer or smartphone.

Transfer instantly to all major 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!

United Bank for Africa Zenith Bank First Bank Skye Bank Access Bank

If you want to send money to Nigeria from the USA then this instant transfer service is easy to use, fast and most importantly, secure. We can also transfer money from many countries such as the UK, Canada and Australia.

Our SMS and email notifications give you the peace of mind that the transfer has gone through successfully and the Nigerian Naira is deposited in the recipient’s bank account.

Airtime top up

Instant top-up

Keep in touch with your family and friends in Nigeria and feel closer to them in an instant with our airtime top-up service.

Mobile airtime is added instantly to phones on Airtel, 9mobile (formerly Etisalat), GLO, MTN, and Visafone

airtel 9mobile GLO mtn Visafone

Transfer money straight to the recipient’s phone that can be used to buy data and talk-time. You’ll both receive confirmation by SMS and email when the amount has been transferred. You can add airtime to a Nigerian mobile from a PC, tablet or smartphone, wherever you are in the world.

The airtime top-up will be added to the recipient’s phone immediately so they can make calls and send texts. All you need is the recipient’s phone number and our industry-leading technology does the rest, keeping your information secure and guaranteeing the airtime arrives safely every single time.

What currency does Nigeria use?

Nigeria’s currency is the Naira, it uses the sign ₦ and the currency code of Nigeria is NGN.

When you want to make a money transfer to Nigeria, your money has to be changed into the local Nigerian currency so it can be accepted by the Nigerian banks. We show our low fees and the Nigeria exchange rate you will receive upfront, so you can be sure you’re getting a good deal. For example, if you want to send money to Nigeria from the UK, we’ll show you exactly how many Nigerian Naira you’ll receive for each pound before you commit.

The exchange rates we offer are often the most competitive rates you will find on the market to make sure more Nigerian Naira ends up in the recipient's account!

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.

A better way to send money

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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