Western Union Nigeria: How to Use the Service in Nigeria


Western Union Nigeria: How to Use the Service in Nigeria Western Union Nigeria: How to Use the Service in Nigeria

Western union is a medium through which you can transfer money or receive money from a foreign account. Initially western union was not used in Nigeria to transfer money to foreign accounts, but you can now receive and send money all over the world through WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER from Nigeria. Its a fast and secured means if sending money to other countries. Western union agents are located in various bank locations in Nigeria.

How to transfer money from Nigeria to other countries using WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER

To transfer money to a foreign account you need receivers location, identification and cash.

Visit a western union agents location which is mostly a bank.

Complete Form Complete the To Send Money form using printed, capital letters.

Present ID and Payment to the Agent Clerk

Collect Receipt

Receive pick up money

Transactions above $10,000 US dollars or local equivalent must be reported to Central Bank of Nigeria.
Sending transactions is only allowed within the country

How to receive Money through Western Union money transfer in Nigeria

To receive money through Western union money transfer to Nigeria send correct western union transfer number to the sender.

The receiver must come to the western union agents location with a valid identification card. In Nigeria its forbidden to pay a costumer without a valid I.d card.

U.S. dollar payouts are subject to availability.
If sufficient US currency is not available, payout may be made both in US dollars and Nigerian Naira using Western exchange rate at the time of payment.

In Nigeria, US dollar payment is available in the following cities:
Aba, Abakaliki, Abeokuta, Abuja, Akure
Alaba, Apapa, Asaba, Awka, Benin City
Calabar, Eket, Enugu, Ibadan,Idumagbo
Ikeja, Ilorin, Ilupeju, Jos, Kaduna, Kano
Lagos, Lekki/Ajah, Maiduguri, Mushin
Nnewi, Onitsha, Otta, Owerri, Port Harcourt, Shomolu, Trade Fair, Ughelli
Uyo, Victoria Island
Warri and Yenegoa



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