How long will it take for my money to arrive in Nigeria? In more than 90% of cases, transfers sent to Nigeria using WorldRemit are ready in minutes. This means that funds have been sent to our local partner and are ready for collection by your recipient, or to be credited into their bank account or mobile wallet.
How long does it take to receive money through WorldRemit?
How long will it take for the money to arrive? In most cases, transfers sent using WorldRemit arrive within minutes. You will see the expected delivery time before you make payment. We aim to complete transfers within the suggested time, but some transfers may take longer depending on how the money is being received.
How long does it take to receive money from WorldRemit in Nigeria?
Transfer money to Nigeria almost instantly using our bank transfer service. Over 90% of our bank transfers to Nigeria arrive in less than 10 minutes!
How long does world remit take to reflect?
When will funds be credited to bank accounts in Nigeria? It will take up to 1 hour for your bank transfer to arrive. We may need more information from you before we can process the transfer, to follow mandatory regulatory requirements.
Why is WorldRemit taking so long?
If your transfer is taking longer than you expect, it could be due to one of the following reasons: We may have asked you to provide additional information or documentation. You can check this by seeing if you have an email from us, or by checking your transfer status.
What do I need to receive money from WorldRemit?
How to receive a cash pickup transfer in Nigeria
- Ensure your sender uses your name as it appears on your ID and Bank Verification Number.
- Both you and your sender will receive a WorldRemit reference number and PIN after your sender completes the transaction on the WorldRemit app or website.
What’s the limit on WorldRemit?
You can send a maximum of $9,000 in 24 hours and $5,000 per transaction for debit, credit, or prepaid cards. You can submit a maximum of $9,000 in Apple Pay payments within 24 hours and send a maximum of $300 per transaction. WorldRemit lists all fees and exchange rates before you execute each transaction.
What is the best way to send money to Nigeria?
If you want to send money to a bank account in Nigeria, we recommend using a specialist currency provider. If you’re transferring under $300 or equivalent, your best options include WorldRemit, TransferWise, Xoom or MoneyGram.
How many times can you send money on WorldRemit a day?
A maximum of GHS 2,400 per transfer. A maximum of GHS 8,000 per 30 days.
Is it illegal to send money to Nigeria?
Yes. Following November 2020 decision by the central bank, money transfer operators sending money into Nigeria were heavily restricted and only permitted to issue remittances to the country in US dollars. Since then, only a small number of operators are authorised to handle transfers to Nigeria.
How do I track a world remit transfer?
You can also check the ‘My Transactions’ section on your WorldRemit account to view your past transaction.
- Website: See ‘Transfers in progress’ at the top of the page. Select a transaction to view its status.
- App: See ‘Transfers in progress’ at the top of the ‘Activity’ page. Select a transaction to view its status.
How much does WorldRemit charge to send money?
The transfer fee can range from $3.99 to $24.99 depending on various factors such as the currency, country, amount, and delivery option. WorldRemit offers exchange rates that are much better than what banks offer.
How many business days does an international wire transfer take?
An international wire transfer, on average, can take anywhere between one to five business days for funds to arrive in the recipient’s account.
How do you check if money has been transferred?
Yes. If your transfer isn’t delivered within the window you were promised, you can request a trace on your transaction using the bank’s SWIFT code. A SWIFT code is an ID that banks use when sending wire transfers. With this number, your bank can determine whether the deposit is on hold or in progress.