Remittance

Money transfer sending or receiving money across the border is safe, fast and easy!

International Money Transfer Services

With Western Union, MoneyGram, Ria, Small World, Wari & World Remit sending or receiving money across the border is safe, fast and easy! Simply walk into any Union Bank branch and experience our simpler smarter international money transfer service! These products are available to Union Bank account holders and non-account holders alike

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I receive money from abroad?

You can receive money from abroad through any of these Remittance products.

  • Western Union
  • MoneyGram
  • Ria
  • SmallWorld
  • Wari

Can I send money abroad?

You can send money abroad through Western Union or MoneyGram. Visit any Union bank branch to use this service.

How can I receive money sent to me from abroad?

You can receive your funds through any Union bank branch or straight into your account through our Direct-to-Account (D2A) service.

What is the maximum amount I can send or receive?

Union Bank Account Holders

  • You can receive $10,000 (Naira equivalent) per transaction,
  • You can send $1,000 (Naira equivalent) per quarter.

Walk-in customers

  • You can receive $1,000 (Naira equivalent) per transaction,
  • You can send $1,000 (Naira equivalent) per quarter.

What do I need to send or receive money?

MoneyGram

  • BVN
  • Details of the sender/receiver, transaction amount

Western Union, Ria, Small World & Wari

  • Details of the sender/receiver, transaction amount
  • Any of the under listed ID types:
    – NIMC National ID card
    – Drivers License
    – International Passport
    – Permanent Voters Card
    – BVN

What are the benefits of sending/receiving money through Union Bank?

  • Easy international funds transfer without a dollar account.
  • Easy access to funds from any country around the world.
  • No need to source for dollar
  • Simple, secure, and fast