Send instant bank deposits and airtime top up
The fast, simple way to send money to friends and family in Nigeria
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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 NigeriaInstant 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
- Enterprise Bank
- Fidelity Bank
- First Bank
- Heritage Bank
- Jaiz Bank
- Keystone Bank
- Mainstreet Bank
- Polaris Bank (formerly Skye Bank)
- Sterling Bank
- Union Bank
- Unity Bank
- WEMA Bank
- Zenith Bank and many more!
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 NigeriaInstant 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:
- 9mobile (formerly Etisalat)
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.