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How to send money to Nigeria from Canada


With WorldRemit you can make fast, secure and low-cost money transfers to Nigeria from Canada. All you need are a few details from your loved ones to support them from thousands of miles away.

How can I send money from Canada to Nigeria

Make a Canada to Nigeria money transfer in minutes

How do you want to send?

Transfer money to your recipient using our cash pickup or bank transfer service or send an airtime top up to add credit to their mobile phones.

Who are you sending to?

Enter the details of a new recipient in Nigeria or pick from a list of people you’ve sent to before.

How are you paying?

Pay for your transfer using debit, credit or prepaid cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay or Interac. Find out the transfer limits for each payment type

What’s the best way to send money from Canada to Nigeria?

Send money to Nigeria from Canada using our bank transfer, cash pickup or airtime top up service.

  • Cash pickup – Use our  cash pickup service to send money from Canada to Nigeria – money that your recipient can collect in cash from any branch of  FCMB BankFidelity BankAccess BankZenith Bank and Polaris Bank. The cash will usually be ready to collect within minutes.
  • Bank transfer – Send a bank transfer from your Canadian account to the checking or savings accounts of loved ones in Nigeria. Transfer money to accounts with Zenith Bank, UBA, First Bank, Polaris Bank, GT Bank and Access Bank and the funds will be credited instantly.
  • Airtime top up – Stay in touch with your loved ones in Nigeria by sending an  airtime top up direct to their mobile phone. You can top up prepaid phones on the Etisalat, GLO, Visafone, MTN and Airtel networks and the airtime will be available immediately.

What is a BVN number?

If you use our bank deposit service to transfer money from Canada to Nigeria, you’ll be asked to enter your recipient’s BVN number. This is an identification code that’s used in Nigeria to prevent fraud and reduce illegal banking transactions. Find out more about what a BVN number is and how your recipient can get one.

Make the most of our app

Download our WorldRemit app for iOS and Android to send money from Canada to Nigeria. You’ll enjoy super-low fees and bank-beating exchange rates on all transfers and be able to support your loved ones 24/7, wherever you are.


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It was easier tan I supposed. Good experience. Besides that, I made another additional sending, bye mistake, and WorldRemit helped me to cancel it.
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