Saturday, 26 March 2016

Use FirstBank FirsteConnect to Receive Payments on your Website

First Bank Nigeria has introduced a payment solution services that will enable merchants and retailers receive payments on their websites. The FirsteConnect is a multi-platform internet payment solution rolled out by First Bank Nigeria Ltd and their aim is to assist Merchants and Retailers accept payments for goods and services on their websites from internet users irrespective of their geographical location and time.

FirsteConnect payment platform

Just like the GTBank virtual prepaid master card that guarantees safe online payment, the FirstBank FirsteConnect services receives payments from internet users.

This is quite a welcome development from one of the best and reputable Banks in Nigeria. With the difficulty most Nigerian Internet Marketers face in receiving payment from their product and services online, FirsteConnect internet payment system will be a long lasting solution.

Features of FirsteConnect Payment System:

==> Accepts payments from all card types (MasterCard, Visa and Verve cards.)
==> Real-time transaction reporting
==> Transaction settlement in Naira and USD (based on customer preference)


==> Implementation cost: N150,000
==> Merchant Service Charge (MSC) for Domestic transactions: 1.5% - cap of N2,000.00
==> Merchant Service Charge (MSC) for International transactions:- 4% (no cap).

So How Do I Start Using Them?

Just go to any First Bank branch close to you and request for the form. Or you can use the contact form on First Bank official website.

Must Read: How to buy airtime via First Bank Top up service.

If you sell products and services on your website to Nigerians, then you should give it a try. If you can't afford the implementation cost, you should try Neteller, Skrill, Paypal, VoguePay etc.

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