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10 Nigerian Fintech Companies that Offer Virtual Dollar Cards

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In recent years, the Nigerian financial technology (fintech) industry has experienced tremendous growth, revolutionizing the way we handle financial transactions. One particular area where Nigerian fintech companies have made significant impacts is in providing card services, especially virtual dollar card services.

Virtual dollar cards are a type of prepaid card that allows users to make online payments in US dollars. They are issued by Nigerian fintech companies and can be used to purchase goods and services from international websites and merchants. These cards are especially valuable for individuals and businesses involved in international transactions, online shopping, or those seeking a convenient way to access foreign currency.

In a country like Nigeria, where there are strict regulations on international transactions, Nigerian fintech companies have stepped in to offer virtual dollar cards, which provide a convenient and affordable way for Nigerians to make international payments. In this article, we will outline 10 Nigerian Fintech companies that offer Dollar card.

  1. 1App

1App is a Nigerian fintech company that provides financial services to hundreds of thousands of users. The company recently launched its Dollar card, which provides a convenient way to make online payment in US Dollars. 1App dollar card is linked to your 1app account, and you can fund it with Naira or USD.

1app virtual dollar card offers a number of benefits, including: best foreign exchange rates, low transaction fees, instant card activation, easy to use app, and it can be used to pay for a variety of things online, including subscriptions services like Netflix, Spotify, and Apple Music; online shopping on stores like Amazon, eBay, and AliExpress; travel expenses, digital services, and any website or app that accepts Mastercard or Visa dollar cards.

1App Dollar card is available on https://1app.online

  1. ALAT by Wema Bank

The ALAT Virtual Dollar Card is a convenient prepaid card designed for making online payments in US dollars. It functions as a digital card generated within the ALAT app and is loaded with dollars obtained by converting funds from your ALAT Naira account. This virtual card enables you to shop for goods and services across a wide range of websites and applications that accept both Mastercard and Visa dollar cards.

With ALAT virtual card, you can make online payments without being affected by fluctuating exchange rates, set spending limits for your card, and easily track your spending. The card can be created on the ALAT app.

  1. Payday

Payday Virtual Dollar Card is the brainchild of Payday app. It is a digital Mastercard that allows you to make online payments in dollars. The virtual card can be created on the Payday app and is funded with dollars converted from your Payday Naira account. Payday Dollar card allows a maximum balance of $120,000, and has a validity period of 5 years.

  1. Chippercash

Chipper Cash is a mobile money transfer and payments app that was founded in 2014, and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. The company enables it’s users to create a virtual card to facilitate online payments. Although, there is no limit on the total withdrawal on the card, the maximum daily withdrawal on the Chipper virtual dollar card is $1,000. The card has a validity period of 5 years, and you can top up your card using your ChipperCash Naira account or by transferring funds from another bank account.

  1. Bitsika

Bitsika is a mobile money app that allows you to send and receive money, buy airtime, and pay bills in Ghana, Nigeria, and selected African countries. The company offers a virtual dollar card that is linked to your Bitsika account and allows you to make online payments in dollars.

Bitsika virtual card has a maximum balance of $10,000, and a validity period of 5 years. It should be noted that the card can be gotten on the Bitsika app.

  1. Carbon

Formerly known as a digital lender, Carbon has successfully transformed itself into one of the leading digital banks in Nigeria, and offers a wide array of financial services, enabling users to conduct various payments and transactions.

Carbon users can use Carbon virtual dollar cards to facilitate payments on international online trading platforms and offline channels that accept virtual dollar cards.

  1. Fundall

Fundall, a Nigerian company, offers a virtual dollar card solution that allows users to make payments online. On the Fundall app, you can generate a Fundall virtual dollar card effortlessly, and the initial creation of the card is free of charge. A noteworthy advantage of Fundall is its ability to generate multiple virtual dollar cards, facilitating one-time payments for ongoing transactions.

To begin utilizing the virtual card, you only need to fund it with a minimum amount as low as $5 (equivalent in Nigerian Naira). This ensures a hassle-free start to using the virtual card for your payment needs.

  1. Wallets Africa

Wallets Africa is a versatile platform that offers both virtual and physical cards in both Nigerian Naira and US Dollar denominations. The Wallets Africa virtual dollar card ensures a secure and protected user experience. Additionally, there is a monthly maintenance fee of $1 associated with the card. Per foreign transactions, the platform charges a token, accompanied by a 2% fee for funding your virtual card from an external account.

  1. Kuda

Kuda Virtual Dollar Card is a prepaid card that allows you to make online payments in dollars. It is a digital card that is created on the Kuda app and is funded with dollars converted from your Kuda Naira account. The card can be used to purchase goods and services on all websites and applications that accept Mastercard or Visa dollar cards.

You can top up your card using your Kuda Naira account or by transferring funds from another bank account. Kuda virtual dollar card also has a 5 year validity period.

  1. Changera

Changera offers a range of products and services, including virtual dollar cards. With a Changera virtual dollar card, customers gain the convenience of making online payments across global trading platforms.

As a Changera user, you have the flexibility to choose from a range of card models. Even users on the free plan can create virtual dollar cards to facilitate payments for various transactions.

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