Does Skrill work in Ghana?
Does Skrill work in Ghana?
Short Answer: Yes, Skrill works in Ghana. You can create a Skrill Ghana account in minutes with ease. There are even more fascinating aspects of Skrill. Unlike payment portals such as PayPal where Ghanaians are still struggling with. Skrill makes things simpler, easier and flexible. In fact, you can do all your Skrill money withdrawals to MTN mobile wallets in Ghana.
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Skrill, formerly known as Moneybrokers is a digital wallet with no boundaries.
Skrill is a service from Paysafe, a leading global provider of payment solutions.
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In March 2016, there was a collaboration between MTN Ghana and Skrill. This collaboration made it easy for Skrill customers to move money directly into MTN Mobile Money accounts in Ghana.
This can be done in any currency via the Skrill International Transfer (Skrill IT) service.
MTN Mobile Money customers can then cash out funds at any time at an MTN Mobile Money agent in Ghana.
Skrill on its website talks about how the platform makes users feel good in 3 simple ways:
Send and receive money, store cards, link bank accounts and pay conveniently anytime and anywhere with your email address and password.
Your security is a priority. We always keep your payments and personal information safe, and our anti-fraud team protects every transaction.
It’s easy for Skrill wallet holders to send and receive money – you just need an email address. And with fees of only 1.45%, more money arrives.
How does Skrill work?
Skrill Ghana tip#1: CREATE ACCOUNT
It takes just a few minutes to create a Skrill wallet or account and bring all your payment details together in one place.
You have the opportunity to choose from 40 currencies.
Skrill Ghana tip#2: MAKE PAYMENTS
Skrill helps its users to stay in control of their funds with a simple, secure and quick payment methods.
The user-friendly interface helps you maneuver your way through stored cards and your account balance.
Skrill Ghana tip#3: WITHDRAW FUNDS
If you have enough funds in your Skrill wallet and you want to withdraw, Skrill makes moving yours funds easier.
You can either move your funds from Skrill to your bank account instantly or make ATM withdrawals.
What is Skrill payment methods?
Skrill payment methods are basically Skrill deposit methods used to load your Skrill account with funds for transactions.
Skrill has 2 main deposit methods:
- Bank Deposits
- Credit/Debit Cards Deposits
With a bank account, Skrill customers can fund their Skrill account with bank transfers. This deposit option is available for all countries. You can also make local bank transfers without incurring cross border charges. However, bank transfers must originate from a bank account held in your name.
According to Skrill support, local and international bank transfers take 2 to 5 business days (excluding weekends and national holidays).
Credit/Debit Card Deposits
Just like any payment provider, Skrill utilizes Credit and debit card deposits. One should be aware that many card deposits are instant but comes with charges and that your first deposit may require identity verification.
According to Skrill support, they supports popular international and local card types: AMEX, VISA, Mastercard®, JCB, Diners, Maestro*, Laser*, Carte Bleue*, CartaSi*, Postepay*, though some have limited availability, depending on your country of residence.
Card deposits should originate from a credit or debit card that is not a virtual or prepaid type, and the Skrill account holder must be the cardholder. You can also deposit with paysafecard in some countries where it exist.
Other country specific local deposit options are also available. For more information, please consult our Consumer Fees page or visit ‘Deposit’ in your Skrill account.
NB: Skrill is not able to accept personal checks or money orders. We also cannot accept payments in cash.
Sending Money to Ghana through Skrill – Step by step
Send funds to anyone in Ghana with an email address.
2. RECEIVE & WITHDRAW
Once the funds are received, the recipient in Ghana can then add their MTN mobile wallet to their Skrill account and withdraw the funds to it instantly.
Once the funds arrive in the MTN mobile wallet, an SMS is sent to the MTN mobile number in Ghana.
Benefits of using Skrill in Ghana
- SEND money to anyone in Ghana with just an email address and they can withdraw to their MTN mobile wallet in Ghana.
- WITHDRAW from your Skrill account in cedi to your MTN mobile wallet.
- TRANSFER FUNDS TO GHANA WITH SKRILL & MTN
- Send funds in cedi to a mobile wallet in Ghana.
- Skrill have made it easy to receive or withdraw money in Ghana. Whether you’re sending money to friends and family or want to pay someone in Ghana in cedi, send with Skrill.
- The person receiving the funds needs to have an MTN account.
Alternatives to Skrill in Ghana
So Skrill helps you make simple, secure and quick online global payments – from international money transfers to betting, trading, shopping and gaming. Integrating with SkrillIt makes it easy to add Skrill to your checkout. There can be several simple and quite complicated alternatives to using Skrill in Ghana.
Lets look at a few here:
Payoneer in Ghana is a cross-border payments platform that empowers businesses, online sellers and freelancers to pay and get paid globally as easily as they do locally.
This payment platform is a New York based fund transfer service. With over 13 years of experience you’re assured that its legitimacy.
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PayPal in Ghana like anywhere else allows you to send and receive money from almost anyone and anywhere with a few simple clicks.
Stripe is an online payments system that offers payment transfer capabilities along with credit card processing and other features for internet commerce.
Will be talking about and will help you create a Stripe account in the near future. Stay with me on this blog for more on this.
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