How To Open/Benefits of UBA Connect - UBA Official

If you're an existing or a prospective UBA customer, you may find this package very perfect for you if you travel around African countries.


You don't have to worry about making transactions, in the local currencies of the countries visited.


With UBA Connect, UBA's customers can make cash withdrawals, deposits, and transfers at any UBA branch across Africa.


Though similar to Zenith Bank Diaspora Banking, which serves beyond the African continent, UBA Connect is only limited to about 20 African countries. 


While introducing the service, on its official Twitter page, the management said


Bank Without Borders!

With UBA Connect, you have no worries about foreign currency or spending limits when you travel across Africa. Deposit, transfer, or make withdrawals at any branch in 20 African countries.

Available to account and non-account holders. #AfricasGlobalBank


UBA Connect is a feature of UBA accounts that allows customers to make withdrawals, deposits, and transfers from their accounts at any UBA location across Africa.



Transactions would be conducted in the local currency of any country a customer is in. However, customers who want to make foreign currency withdrawals can only do so if they have corresponding domiciliary accounts


UBA Connect is not a separate account but a package opened to any UBA account holder. Hence, to take advantage of this package, you just have to be a UBA customer. UBA Connect is a feature of your existing UBA account. As long as you have a UBA account, you can access the service across 20 African countries

Benefits and Features of UBA Connect

  1. Withdraw cash in local currencies within Africa
  2. Easy transfers to UBA accounts across African countries
  3. Deposit cash into your account at any UBA location in Africa
  4. Competitive exchange rates across Africa
  5. Available to account and non-account holders
  6. Service is available at all UBA Locations in 20 African countries


Transaction fees are competitive and will be reflective of the market realities across all processing countries. Transaction limits vary and are in line with regulatory provisions in any country


UBA Connect can only be accessed in a country other than your home country. For example, a Ghanaian can use UBA Connect in Liberia, Kenya or any other country apart from Ghana.

How the UBA Connect Works

  1. Visit any UBA location in Africa
  2. Complete a UBA Connect Send, Receive or Transfer form at the branch
  3. Provide valid identification (International passport with valid visa or migration stamp in the case of ECOWAS member countries)

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