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Access Bank, Visa partner to facilitate B2B cross-border payments

Access Bank and Visa seek to foster payments in Nigeria and West Africa

Access Bank has partnered with Visa, a world leader in digital payments, to enhance the efficiency of cross-border business-to-business payments for the Bank’s corporate, commercial and SME customers by adopting the Visa B2B Connect platform to send and receive payments to and from 110 countries worldwide.

Access Bank Announcement|Source: Independent Newspaper

Visa B2B Connect is a payment platform allowing Access Bank’s business customers to send money faster, efficiently, and securely from Nigeria to multiple global markets, facilitating seamless business operations.

This partnership signifies Access Bank’s commitment to digital innovation and top-notch services to SMEs and large corporate clients. The collaboration will also enhance customer experience and develop commerce across various trading corridors by providing businesses with cross-border payment services that are cost-effective, efficient, reliable, and secure. Commenting on its latest partnership with Visa, Access Bank Managing Director Victor Etuokwu said,

“The partnership with Visa brings innovation to the forefront and provides our clients with the latest technology advancements to meet their changing needs. Access Bank’s Visa B2B Connect enrolment will help strengthen businesses in Nigeria by delivering fast, transparent, and secure payment services. The Bank’s participation in the Visa B2B Connect platform contributes to technology modernisation and service excellence, enhancing Access Bank’s partnership with businesses in Nigeria.”

Ultimately, by adopting the Visa B2B Connect, Access Bank will be able to support businesses and boost their efficiency in Nigeria and across West Africa while promoting innovation and digital inclusion.