Since December 2022, it has been tough for many Nigerians who use their debit cards to purchase products on the internet because the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has barred the use of the Naira debit card.
As a result, Nigerian banks have urged their customers who transact with their Naira card on the internet to open a Dollar account. By creating a Dollar account with any bank in the country, you can easily get access to a Dollar debit card which can be used for international transactions with no stress. Opening a dollar account is as easy as opening a normal Naira account. You will probably need your NIN, Driver’s License, National Identity Card, or International Passport.
But if you don’t want to create a new dollar account, don’t worry. In this article, I will share with you how you can get a Dollar account without having to create a new one. There are many third-party platforms that offer dollar accounts, one of which is the popular money app bank Kuda. However, in this post, I will advocate for a direct Dollar Card generator platform as the best alternative. It is important to note that using these platforms costs more than using regular bank dollar cards.
The best third-party dollar card generator I recommend is Bitnob.
Before you can get the card, you will first need to create a Bitnob account. An official from the platform will verify your identity by requesting your National Identification Number (NIN) and Bank Verification Number (BVN). After your account is verified, you can generate your dollar account within a few minutes. However, there is a $1 charge to obtain their virtual card.
What I don’t like about Bitnob is the fact that it uses the parallel market rate to charge, so by using this platform, you will be paying more. Another aspect I don’t li