6 Legit Ways to Get Dollar Cards with $10,000 Limit
Commercial banks in Nigeria have lowered the spending limit available to customers bearing a Naira debit card to $20.
To buy a laptop that costs $999 from Amazon or AliExpress, you will need a dollar card to make the transaction.
Below are 6 Distinct Ways to Get a Dollar Card.
- Physical Dollar Card
An ATM card linked to a domiciliary account is called a dollar card. It is similar to a naira card. You can open a domiciliary account with any commercial bank in Nigeria and request a dollar card.
With a dollar card, you do have a $10,000 monthly limit. But, you have to fund your domiciliary account first via cash deposit or foreign inflow. You can buy the dollar cash from the bureau de change.
2. Eversend App
Eversend is a multi-currency app for sending money to African countries. It has been downloaded 500k+ times on Google Playstore. It is available on the Apple Store too.
Sign up with a valid email address and phone number.
Verify your account with a government-issued ID (Int’l Passport, Voter’s Card, Driver’s License).
After verification, request a virtual card. The minimum funding for your dollar card is $5 (N2,900).
The card works anywhere in the world, even on cryptocurrency portals.
Their exchange rate fluctuates with the foreign exchange market. The current exchange rate is N579.77 per $1
To fund your card, make a transfer to your given naira account. After that, convert the naira to USD. Then transfer to your card with the USD.
3. Klasha APP
Klasha app is similar to Eversend in every way. Their prominent and probably only selling point is the virtual card service.
It is available on Google Playstore and Apple App Store. Its verification process is the fastest because it accepts NIN and BVN, unlike Eversend.
Their exchange rate also follows the foreign exchange market. The current exchange rate is N585 per $1.
Funding your dollar card is an easy process similar to Eversend. First, fund your naira account. Then buy the dollar to your card.
4. Barter by Flutterwave
Barter is an app by Flutterwave which has also been downloaded 500k+ times on Google Playstore.
Upon signing up, you’ll be given a free naira Visa card. That card only works for local transactions. You have to request a dollar card which costs $2. Barter cards work for subscriptions, shopping, and running ads like Eversend and Klasha cards.
5. UBA Prepaid Card
UBA offers a dollar prepaid card to anyone, customer or not. You neither need a UBA account nor a domiciliary account to get one.
You can subscribe to Netflix, Apple Music, Deezer, and other streaming platforms with your UBA dollar card. It may not work on cryptocurrency websites due to CBN regulations.
You can also load your Personal Travel Allowance (PTA) and Business Travel Allowance (BTA) on this card.
The issuance fee is $3.15, and the annual card convenience fee is $20.
6. Wallet Africa APP
As the name denotes, it’s a mobile wallet for African countries.
You can send money to Ghana, Kenya, Togo, Senegal, etc. Wallet Africa has been downloaded 100k+ times on Google Playstore. It accepts BVN for verification. It offers physical and virtual dollar cards.
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