Send money to Nigeria

Transfer your money to Nigeria with Western Union. It’s fast, easy and convenient. Send NGN from EUR to a bank account for a fee1 of €0.

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    We encrypt your transfers

    We are committed to keeping your data secure

    Convenient ways to send and receive money

    Our reliable service gives you peace of mind, no matter how you choose to send money to Nigeria — online, in person or via the app.

    Register and send money to Nigeria today

    Accessible agent locations

    From Lagos to Ibadan, your loved ones can pick up money in cash in various locations by visiting their nearest agent location.

    Track your money transfers in real time

    Check the status of your money transfer from Italy to Nigeria at any time by using the MTCN (money transfer control number).

    Simplified frequent money transfers

    Simplify frequent money transfers — save your receiver’s details so you’re ready the next time you send money to Nigeria again.

    Pay the way you like

    Pay online using your bank account, credit3/debit card or cash at an agent location.

    Reasons to choose Western Union

    In our 150 years of experience, we’ve helped millions of people send money around the world. Here are some reasons for our success:

    Convenience — Pay however suits you best

    Pay for your money transfer to Nigeria online, via our app or in person at a Western Union agent location.

    Maximum commitment to security

    We’re committed to offering you reliable services: our encryption and fraud prevention systems protect your money transfers.

    Ease and convenience

    Send money the way that’s convenient for you: online, with our app, or in person at an agent location.

    Worldwide reach

    With Western Union, you can transfer money from Italy to over 200 countries and territories around the world.

    Send money to Nigeria straight from the app, with just a few taps

    Send money to Nigeria anytime and from anywhere.

    Check transfer fees41 and exchange rates1 in advance.

    Track your money transfers in real time.

    Send money to loved ones again with ease.

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    Rating as of 21 August, 2023.

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    Pay how you like

    Via bank transfer

    Via Sofort payment service

    With your credit3 or debit card

    Via Apple Pay® from our app

    In cash at an agent location

    More information about sending money to Nigeria

    Ready to send money to Nigeria?

    Need more information? Visit our FAQ section below or, if you’re ready, start transferring money to Nigeria today.

    Make your friends and family happy in those special moments

    Want to give a present to your best friend who is getting married? Want to help your parents fulfill a big dream of theirs for their anniversary? Surprise your loved ones by sending them your best wishes with a Western Union money transfer.

    FAQ about transferring money to Nigeria

    How do I send money to Nigeria?

    With Western Union, you decide — you can transfer money to Nigeria from one of agent locations in Italy, or on the Western Union website or app, from wherever and whenever you want.

    How much money can you send to Nigeria?

    You can send up to €5000 from Italy to Nigeria.

    If you only send money online from time to time, you can transfer up to €1000 without having to verify your identity. If you do this regularly through our website, we are required to verify your identity. Once we have verified your identity, the sending limit will go up to €5000.

    How much does a money transfer to Nigeria cost?

    The fee1 for sending money to Nigeria depends on the EUR to NGN exchange rate1 and which payment method you choose. When you transfer money to a bank account, you pay a fixed fee1 of €0. You can check our prices on the calculator at the top of the page.

    How do I send money to Nigeria online?

    Follow the normal process — log in or register and click “Send Now.” Choose Nigeria as your destination and the amount you want to send. You’ll be given information on typical money transfer times between Italy and Nigeria. Pay by bank transfer, credit3/debit card, Apple Pay or Sofort.

    Share the MTCN with your receiver so you can both track the money sent.

    Have a question or need help?

    Visit the FAQ section or contact us. Our customer service team is always on hand to help.

    1 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transfer service, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Transfer fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel and location based on a number of factors. Transfer fees and exchange rates subject to change without notice.

    2 Funds may be delayed or specific services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location opening hours, differences in time zones or the selection of options for delayed sending. Additional restrictions may apply. See online Terms and Conditions for details.

    3 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or another payment method.