How to transfer money to FCMB Bank in Nigeria

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First City Monument Bank in Nigeria, also known as FCMB, is a full-service banking group that offers a comprehensive range of retail, corporate and investment banking services. It has well over 300 branches in all 36 states of Nigeria, making it the country’s 7th largest bank by branch network. FCMB also has a branch in the UK.

WorldRemit makes it easy to send money to any branch of FCMB – money that can be collected in cash within minutes of the transfer being made. So, although it might be too far to visit family and friends in Nigeria, it’s never too far to support them.

Make an FCMB money transfer

At WorldRemit, you can make an international money transfer to any branch of FCMB in Nigeria. Using an online money transfer company like WorldRemit helps you take advantage of the most competitive exchange rates and unbeatable transfer speeds. In fact, you can send money for cash pickup to FCMB from 50 countries around the world. The cash will be ready to collect from any branch of FCMB bank, usually within minutes. You can also send bank transfers to FCMB accounts and the money will be available instantly.

How do you send money for a cash pickup to the FCMB bank?

Making an FCMB online money transfer with WorldRemit is easy. All you need to do is:

  1. Select the ‘Cash Pickup’ service in the ‘Send to’ box at the top of this page
  2. Set the payout-network to ‘FCMB branches’
  3. Enter the amount you want to send
  4. Choose an existing recipient or enter the details of someone you’ve not sent to before
  5. Pay online
  6. You and your recipient will receive SMS and email notification when the cash is sent and collected

What does your recipient need to collect the cash from an FCMB bank in Nigeria?

They must have one form of valid ID. This can be a Nigerian passport, a Nigerian driver’s licence or another form of government issued ID. They must also quote the 8-digit transaction number that we’ll send you when the cash is ready to collect. After giving the FCMB branch the 8-digit transaction number, your recipient will then be sent a 7-digit code to their mobile phone, which they must also provide. 

What’s the fastest way to send money to Nigeria?

Sending money for cash pickup is the quickest way to make an online money transfer to Nigeria. Funds are usually available within just a few minutes. Although in some cases we may require additional information, in which case we’ll email you first.   

What’s the maximum amount you can send for a cash pickup at FCMB bank?

There’s a maximum limit of 1,000,000 Nigerian Naira (NGN) per transfer, although the limit may be lower depending on the country you make the transfer from and the payment method.


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