In this post, i will share with you some of the ways which money can be sent/received online in Cameroon.
Western union allows you receive payments through a credit card from the following countries;
Australia, Austria,Belgium ,Canada,Denmark,Estonia,Finland,France,Germany,Greece,Ireland.Italy, Luxembourg,Netherlands,Ne Zealand,Norway,Poland,Portugal,Spain,Sweden,Switzerland,United Kingdom, and United states.
In order to receive money, the sender needs to know your name
For the moment Cameroonians cannot receive money on their phones via western union.
One of the easiest way to do online transfers with your credit card is by using, money gram money gram permits you to send/receive money in a wide range of countries . You can receive money in person or in your bank account.Sender must have a bank account or credit crad in order to do online payments.
Even though Afrikpay does not actually allow payment from non-Afrikapay subscribers, if you trust your client, you can request his/her Afrik pay account. Once you access his account, select recharge with Visa ,master car etc and enter the required details.
You can receive world remit payments in Cameroon through bank accounts or at any agent/pick up location. You can also receive mobile money or airtime with world remit. You can tell your client/family/friend to pay you with credit card using world remit.
Small world is another online platform very similar o world remit that allows you to receive payment in Cameroon. This payment method can be received through express union one of the best money transfer companies in Cameroon.You can either opt in to pick up your cash in person or receive the payment directly in your bank account.
For the moment. these are the main methods by which money can be sent to Cameroon online. Pay pal transfers cannot be done to Cameroon. Other sites that offer money transfer to Cameroon include RIA money transfer , azimo.com,exchnage4free.com ,MoneyLineUK and Emoneysende
If you don't want to receive money from these sites, you can consider receiving the money in digital form such as STP, perfect money,bitcoins and others. Note that you will need to create and verify your account, in order to make better and successful transactions. Once you have the money in your account, you can do withdrawal or sell to those who need to use them online.
It still seem challenging though given the rates and other inconveniences. MTN mobile money can be a great way forward if they start accepting online payments as they have done in countries like Benin,Uganda,Liberia,Ivory Coast,Rwanda and Zambia. While waiting for better ways. let us make sure we do safe transaction online.
have you ever sent money to Cameroon ? which method did you use?