How to send money to Niger
Find out how to make a money transfer to Niger at the lowest cost with these 4 steps
1. See if the CFA franc mid-market rate is at your advantage
Even though the currency market is fluctuating, it can help you save money to stay on top of it in order to maximize how many you will get for your money. Follow the exchange rate and transfer your money when you can get a good exchange rate.
2. Compare 8 companies sending money to Niger to find the best provider.
There are many services offering money transfer services to Niger, such as TransferWise, Western Union, MoneyGram, OFX, Xendpay. Picking the best service from the available options is the best way to save on costs.
3. Pick the best option for your specific needs
Decide if you’re looking for the money transfer company with the most competitive pricing, the faster transfer time, best reviews, or a combination of these factors.
It is also interesting to consider the pay-in/out methods. Most of the time you'll find money transfer services giving you the option to pay by bank transfer, other providers will also accept debit and credit cards. In Niger, you can decide if your want the amount in XOF to be transferred to your recipient's account or received in cash (from an agent location).
4. Sign up and start your transfer with the provider you selected
Visit the money transfer provider's website to complete the sign-up process (you normally have to give documents to prove your identity), and set upyour transaction.