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Three ways to send money with us

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Choose how you’ll send money from Nigeria

Online

Transfers made easy

1. Log in or register
If this is your first transfer, the verification of your profile is done automatically and online.

2. Start your transfer
- Enter the destination country and the amount you’d like to send.
- Choose the payout method: cash or direct to bank based on your receiver’s country.

3. Enter your receiver’s details
- If you’re sending directly to a bank account, you will need your receiver’s bank name, code, and account number 1.
- You can save your receiver’s details for convenient repeat transfers.

4. Pay and send
- Pay for your transfer via Nigeria-issued debit card.
- You’ll get your receipt and a confirmation email with the tracking number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and share it with your receiver only.

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In person

Walk in to send money

1. Visit a Western Union agent location
With over 4,500 locations 2 in Nigeria, it’s easy to find one nearby.

2. Share your details
Provide the agent with your full name and a valid government-issued ID.

3. Share your receiver’s details 3
- Provide the agent with your receiver’s first name and surname, the destination country, and the exact amount you wish to send.
- Choose the payout method: cash or direct to bank based on your receiver’s country.

4. Pay and send
- Pay for your transfer by cash.
- You’ll get your receipt with the tracking number (MTCN). Use it to track your transfer and share it with your receiver only.

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Why transfer money with us?

Send money from Nigeria with us and enjoy all the benefits we have to offer.

It’s quick

Your cash will be ready for collection from an agent location within minutes 4.

It’s convenient

With hundreds of thousands of agent locations in over 200 countries and territories, finding one nearby is easy.

It’s reliable

We’ve been moving money for over 145 years.

Create your profile today to send money online

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Register

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Verify your profile online

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Send money 24/7

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Peace of mind

Track your transfer using your tracking number (MTCN).
You’ll know instantly if the money is on its way or if it’s already available for pickup.

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Need help?

We're always happy to help.

Check out our FAQs or contact our Customer Care team on:

0700-34778-2668228 (toll free phone number)

or send an email to
moneytransferenquiries@firstbanknigeria.com

Go to FAQs

1 Please use care when providing bank account information. Funds will be paid into the bank account corresponding to the account number you provide. The receiver's account must be a local currency payout account.

2 Network data as of 30 June 2019.

3 Please provide your receiver’s name as it appears on the ID they will be presenting to pick up the money.

4 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Send Form for details.