Africash

A fast and secure way to send and receive money across Africa.

AfriCash

Our Money transfers service allows account and non-account holders send and receive money from all UBA locations in Africa. 

 

Features

  • Convenient: Send and receive money at any UBA branch across Africa.
  • Speed: Funds are instantly credited to the beneficiary’s account
  • Non-restrictive: The service is available to both account and non-account holders.
  • Cancellation/Refund: Customers can cancel, modify and request refunds for unpaid transfers

To Send Money

  • Visit any UBA office or sub-agent location, complete the Africash ‘Send Form’ and submit with 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 Code. Send the PIN code and transfer details to the beneficiary.

To Receive Money

  • Visit any UBA branch with a valid means of identification and PIN Code provided by the Sender.
  • Complete the Africash ‘Receive Form’ to collect cash.
  • Sender your UBA account number to the sender to receive money directly into your account
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Charges

Africash fees are competitive and reflect market realities in each country. Prevailing market exchange rates are applied on each transfer.

Transfer requirements

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

Account holders:

  • – Bank Verification Number (BVN) or
  • – Current/Savings Accounts with UBA.

Non-account holders without BVN:

  • – International Passport
  • – Driver’s License
  • – National Identity Card.
  • – Voter’s ID Card.
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Africash transfer limits vary from country to country. However, there is no limit for receive transfers.

FAQs

Africash is a secure electronic payment service that allows your send and receive money from the 20 countries UBA operates in. See country list

  • Benin Republic
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Chad
  • Congo Brazzaville
  • Congo DRC
  • Cote D’Iviore
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • – It is an easy, secure and fast way t send money across Africa
  • – The service’ charges are affordable
  • – Funds transferred can be collected in cash or paid directly into a UBA account

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

The service can be used to send and receive money across UBA locations in Africa. Simply visit any UBA branch or agent locations across Africa and ask to send money with Africash

The sender bears the cost and the charges are affordable.

Yes, the Africash service is secure. Beneficiaries need to present the following in order to access transfers;

  • – PIN code
  • – Test Question & Answer
  • – Valid means of identification in line with regulatory provisions in each country

Transfer limits vary per country

To get a new PIN, the sender will need to go branch where transaction was initiated to request another PIN

Yes, senders can request to modify, cancel or get a refund on unprocessed transactions only.

Yes, beneficiary details can be changed as long as the transfer has not been processed simply visit the branch the transaction was initiated to complete and submit a modification form.

Yes, Africash offers instant credit to beneficiary’s account. The sender simply selects the direct to bank option and includes the beneficiary’s UBA account number

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

No, Africash sub-agents are available in Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Senegal, and Tanzania

 

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. 

Features

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