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        Western Union Money TransferSM Service

        Send Money from an Agent location

        When you need to send money fast, count on the Western Union Money TransferSM service. It’s a convenient and easy way to transfer money.


        After approval, your money arrives in minutes.

        Your receivers can pick up the money right away (depending on the hours their Agent location is open).

        Send money around the world.


        Send money from an Agent Location
        Send money anytime, anywhere from one of our thousands of Western Union Agent locations around the world.


        Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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        Restrictions and Special Notes


        Sending from Nigeria:


        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 (not outside Nigeria).



        Receiving in Nigeria:


        Transactions above $10,000 US dollars or local equivalent must be reported to Central Bank of Nigeria.

        Receivers must present correct Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN).

        Receivers must present a valid ID.

        Pay without ID on the Test Question alone is forbidden in Nigeria.

        US dollar payments in Nigeria are available at no charge to the receiver:

        First Bank of Nigeria (all locations)

        Standard Trust Bank (all locations)

        Zenith Bank (all locations)

        Wema Bank (all locations)

        Oceanic Bank (limited locations)

        Ecobank (limited locations)

        Intercontinental Bank (limited locations)

        AllStates Trust Bank (limited locations)

        Guarantee Trust Bank (limited locations)

        NBM Bank (limited locations)

        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.

        For additional details on locations or cities offering US dollar payouts please contact:

        First Bank at +234 1 266 4247 or 264 04 98

        Oceanic Bank at +234 1 270 5036

        Standard Trust Bank at +234 1 461 6645

        Ecobank at +234 1 818 55 49 or 270 13 21

        Intercontinental Bank at +234 1 262 29 63 or 262 30 14

        AllStates Trust Bank at +234 1 461 84 56 or 461 84 26

        Zenith Bank at +234 1 270 07 41 or 270 07 42

        Guarantee Trust Bank at +234 1 262 26 80 or 480 43 98

        NBM Bank at +234 1 270 49 79

        WEMA Bank at +234 1 461 32 78

        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

        Yenegoa



        General Information:


        Money transfers sent to Nigeria must include a Test Question.





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