How To Get International Money Order In Nigeria

This article is about how to get your international money order done in Nigeria. International money order is a process that enables small payments to be sent to someone in another country. This in essence ensures that money is transferred abroad to a recipient known as the payee, with the guarantee that they get their money without any issues whatsoever and it is a very trusted process which ensures that valid means of identification is thoroughly scrutinized in order to establish with certainty that the one being paid is the actual owner of the account being funded electronically.

How To Get International Money Order In Nigeria

If you are in Nigeria and you want to send or receive payments to and from abroad, it is very important that you look for a trusted financial institution, in this case, a bank where you can go to get your international money order in the country done. For international money order to be done in Nigeria, most financial institutions partner with top third party global money transfer companies such as Western Union and MoneyGram. Zenith Bank, GTB, UBA and First Bank are some of the trusted banks in Nigeria that can ensure you get your International money order done without any hassle.

TRUSTED CHANNELS THROUGH WHICH YOU CAN GET INTERNATIONALLY MONEY ORDER IN NIGERIA

WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER VIA FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA LIMITED

It is not surprising that the apex bank in Nigeria, First Bank has become very trusted since inception in 1894. This bank is a very trusted financial institution when it comes to Western Union international money orders in Nigeria. One does not necessarily need to hold an account with the bank before they can use the Western Union Money Transfer service. In order for you to place your international money order via First Bank, kindly visit any First Bank branch in the country with details of the receiver’s banks details, location, valid means of  identification and the amount to be sent to the receiver.

MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER VIA UBA

United Bank For Africa (UBA) is a pan African bank headquartered in Nigeria and as far as international money order is concerned in the country, no one does it better than UBA using their MoneyGram service. Whether the transfers are inbound or outbound, the MoneyGram service via UBA is trusted and can take care of interbank transfers in the country too. In order to get this done, you should walk into any UBA branch in Nigeria and request for MoneyGram form for international transfer, fill in the necessary requirements and once that is done, your international money order will be processed.

DOMICILIARY ACCOUNT VIA GTB AND ZENITH BANK

In Nigeria today, international money orders can be processed easily once you have a domiciliary account with trusted banks such as GTB or Zenith Bank. At GTB, you can open a domiciliary account at no cost and fund it with a minimum of $100 for a dollar account while at Zenith Bank, you will be required to fund the account with $1000 to so as to enable your account opening process to be smoothly done.

You can as well open a dorm account for other top world currencies such as Pounds, Euros, Yen, etc., and once this is set up, you will be able to transfer and receive foreign currencies with no difficulties whatsoever, placing your international money orders very smoothly.

In order to make transfers via your domiciliary account, a form will be given to you with the following details to fill out:

  • Recipient’s Account Name
  • Account Number of the Recipient
  • SWIFT Code of the Bank
  • Name of Bank and the Branch
  • Routing Number
  • Amount you are sending
  • Your Bank details

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Maduawuchi Obialo

Maduawuchi Obialo is the founder of Nigerian Guide and an Editor at Nigerian Infopedia. He is a professional Web Content Developer and a Biochemist.

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