Western Union

moving money for better

Send and receive money from over 200 locations worldwide

Western Union is an international money transfer service, which enables individuals to send and receive money worldwide. With a network in over 200 countries, Western Union controls 20% of all remittance transactions.


  • Competitive rates and fees
  • Fast and reliable
  • Easy and convenient
  • Receive money in Naira


  • It is affordable, easy and convenient to receive money.
  • Customers pay no charges when receiving their money.
  • Beneficiaries are at liberty to collect their monies in their preferred currency (naira or dollars).

Requirements to Receive money

Customers can receive money either at a UBA Branch or directly into their UBA Account

At Branch:

  • The Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN)
  • Acceptable means of identification (International Passport or Driver’s License)
  • Expected Amount
  • The receiver’s name, address and phone number
  • Sender’s name and country
  • Test Question and Answer where applicable.

Direct to Account:

  • Sender to select ‘Direct to Account/Bank’ option and input receiver’s UBA Account.
  • Money is transferred directly to your account

Requirements to Send money

  • Sender’s name, Phone number, address
  • The receiver's name, number and country
  • Amount to be sent (in Naira)
  • Sender's valid means of identification (International Passport, Nigeria’s Driver’s License, INEC Permanent Voter’s Card, NIMC Identity Card (Slip can be used but must be verified) or BVN)
  • Test Question and Answer where applicable
  • A maximum send limit of 1,000USD Naira equivalent per customer per quarter, as stipulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria.