A fast and secure payment service for money transfers across African countries


Sending money across Africa is a breeze with Africash. The fast and secure electronic payment service allows you send and receive money from all UBA locations across Africa.



  • Convenient: Monies can be sent or received from a wide network of UBA business offices and agent locations across Africa.
  • Speed: Funds are instantly credited to the beneficiary’s account from the send country.
  • Non-restrictive: It is open to both account and non-account holders.
  • Cancellation/Refund: Customers can request for cancellation, modification and refund of unpaid transfers.

To Send Money

  • Visit any UBA office or sub-agent location and complete the Africash ‘Send Form’.
  • Complete the send form and submit a valid form of Identification to the teller for processing.
  • For account transfers- The beneficiary’s account is credited instantly.
  • For cash collection service – The sender will be issued a transaction receipt and collection PIN Card. (Communicate the PIN code and transfer details to the beneficiary.

To Receive Money

  • Visit any UBA office in the destination country with a valid means of identification.
  • Africash collection PIN
  • Complete the Africash ‘Receive Form’.


Africash pricing reflects the market realities in each country of operation however, prices remain competitive. On the average, the price is 1% or less of the Principal. Prevailing market exchange rate is applied in every transfer.


Terms & Conditions

The following are acceptable means of identification in line with the UBA policy and regulatory guidelines:

  1. – Bank Verification Number (BVN) or
  2. – Current/Savings Accounts with UBA
    1. – International Passport
    2. – Driver’s License
    3. – National Identity Card
    4. – Voter’s ID Cards

Transfer Limit:

Africash transfer limits vary from country to country. However, there is no limit for receive transfers.



Africash is a secure electronic payment service that allows intra and inter-country money transfer across Africa.

  • – It is easy, secure and fast
  • – Affordable charges
  • – Cash collection and account transfer options.
  • – Cancellation and refund of unpaid transfers.

Africash is online real-time. The beneficiary gets money instantly

Please visit any UBA branches and our agent locations across Africa.

The sender bears the cost and the charges are relatively affordable

PIN code, Test Question & Answer, and a valid means of identification in line with regulatory provisions in each country.

  1. Yes, limit varies from country to country in line with the country’s regulation.

Sender goes to the branch where transaction was initiated to request for another card

Yes, Sender can request for modification, cancellation and refund on transfer amount for unpaid transactions only

Yes, Sender goes to the branch where transaction was initiated to complete AfriCash modification form at no cost.

The product is available to UBA account holders and non-account holders.


UBA Africash

UBA Africash is an efficient payment system by which the customers of UBA can send and receive money across all branches of UBA Group in Africa. A fast and secure payment service for money transfers across African countries. 


  • Send and transfer from a wide network of UBA branches and agent locations
  • Transfers are done instantly