How to transfer money to Polaris Bank, Nigeria

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Polaris Bank, Nigeria

Polaris Bank is one of the largest banks in Nigeria with more than 350 branches across the country. It also operates in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Angola, the Gambia, the Republic of Guinea and Equatorial Guinea.

  • Transfer direct to accounts with Polaris Bank from more than 50 countries globally
  • The funds will usually be credited within minutes

Make a bank transfer to Polaris Bank, Nigeria

A bank transfer is a simple and secure way of transferring money to an account with Polaris Bank from thousands of miles away. With WorldRemit, you can send money to personal and business accounts with Polaris Bank to make payments and support loved ones living and working in Nigeria.

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How to transfer money to Polaris Bank in Nigeria

You can complete your Polaris Bank money transfer 24/7 using any device. All you need to do is:

  • Select the ‘Bank Transfer’ service in the calculator at the top of this page and click ‘Continue’
  • Choose your payout-network depending on whether you want to send to a personal or business account
  • Tap in how much you want to send
  • You’ll be asked to sign in or create an account if you haven’t already
  • Select a recipient you’ve sent to before or add the details of someone new
  • Choose how you want to pay – bank account, debit/credit card, SOFORT, INTERAC, POLI or iDEAL – and pay online
  • The funds will usually be credited to your recipient’s account within minutes.

You’ll both be alerted by SMS and email when the money is available

What currencies can you send to Polaris Bank accounts?

The only currency you can send to accounts with Polaris Bank is the Nigerian Naira (NGN). We will convert your currency, including US Dollars (USD), Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP) and more, before the transfer is made.

What’s the maximum limit for Polaris Bank money transfers?

The limit for transfers to accounts with Polaris bank is NGN7,000,000 per day. However, lower limits may apply depending on the country you make the transfer from and your payment type.

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

With WorldRemit there are several fast, secure and low-cost ways to send money to Nigeria, all of which are instant:

  • Bank transfer – Transfer money to personal and business accounts with all the major banks in Nigeria.
  • Cash pickup – Send money that can be collected in cash from a huge number of pickup locations across the country.
  • Airtime top up – Top up your loved ones' prepaid mobile phones, so you can stay in touch.
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