US bank account opening from Nigeria
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Whatever reasons you might want to open a US account for, this post will show you how.
Who can open a US Bank account
Nigerian citizens and resident can open a foreign account from Nigeria, also people who hold a US resident permit can open a verified US account either in their home country or country of residence.
Properties of a US Bank account
- Bank account number from a ACH savings account
- Prepaid Master card
Benefits of opening a US bank account here in Nigeria is listed above but just to add a little, there are some payments you receive from a US company that requires only US resident, but because you have an account in United states you can receive those payment. Examples of US online business that requires only residents are:
- Online Survey
- Casino games Online
- Football/ Basketball online betting sites etc
Required documents to open a US account
- Government issued ID card (National ID, International passport, Voters card), not students ID
- Recent passport photograph
- Utility bill if the need is required at the moment.
Applying for a US bank account you need to make use of PAYONEER.They are the institution in charge of helping international applicants facilitate the entire account opening process all you need do is:
- Start by opening your US account by signing up here
- After filling the required details, click on submit
- The next task to do is uploading your means of identification when the need arises
Features of US account opening from Nigeria
- The obvious, having a real US bank account
- Online banking from the comfort of your home
- Access to to make mass payments from your online portal, all you need do is request them of this service and they would help you make your payments to all your staff or contacts provided you supply them their account details and amount of each persons on the payroll. And the total value in cash would be debited from your bank account and your recipients credited within minutes.
- Ability to request for payments from an company anywhere in the world, all you need do is request for the service on your online banking dashboard and your banks customer care through Payoneer would process the documentations for you.
- Transfer funds from your account to other account holders.
- With your prepaid debit MasterCard you can withdraw your funds in any ATM machines nation wide all in Naira.
- You can use your US dollar MasterCard to pay for goods or services online.
- You can also make use of your card for P.O.S services.
- You can also make use of the ATM machine services like Quickteller, Funds transfer, airtime recharge etc. but all would be debited in Naira, account balance would be shown in Naira too
How to request for your mastercard
- The free shipping method
- The paid shipping method (DHL)
The free shipping method
How would I know when my Payoneer card had been shipped to me and how long does it take?
After seven (7) days of order start checking your payoneer account, on your dashboard you would see Activate card in your dashboard, that means your card has arrived. If the postal agents don’t call you or deliver it to your designated address, peaceably walk to the post office close to you ( the one you made use of their postal code o) and ask them you want to pick up your item. And after a few questions and probably verification, they would sought out your card and hand it over to you.
The paid shipping method (DHL)
How do I request for my payoneer prepaid card using the paid shipping method?
Ans: you would need to Google the phrase: Payoneer customer care, then the link of there customer care services would be listed, click on the preferred one and you would be prompted to login. Once you are login see the screenshot below and follow the prompt.
|Paoneer customer care portal|
Once you are done then another TAB would pop up, that’s the place where you would have yourself placed in a queue, once its your turn to be attended to, ask the representative you would want him/her to request a card for you to be shipped with DHL.
Remember you would be charged $40 and they may require you to have a balance in your account if you have requested unsuccessfully before thrice.
If you need help setting up your Payoneer account, we can be of help
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