How to Become an MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) Agent in Nigeria

Just last month, MTN launched Mobile Money transfer services in Nigeria and some of you might be wondering how to become MTN MoMo Agent. This article covers how to become one.

You can use MTN Mobile Money to send and receive money, top-up MTN airtime, pay bills (DStv, MTN Postpaid, School fees and more), buy & pay for insurance, pay employee salaries, pay for airline tickets and other goods and services.

MTN MoMo Agent in Nigeria

What is MTN MoMo?

MTN MoMo is a wallet provided by MTN that enables you to: Send and receive money, pay bills, buy airtime and receive bonuses, pay tuition fee and pay good at the supermarket.

Who Are MoMo Agents?

It is important for you to know that MoMo Agents are retail outlets right next to you in your neighborhood rendering agency financial services to all customers (banked and unbanked).

As a MoMo Agent, the services you perform includes: Opening of Accounts, Cash withdrawal, Cash deposit, bills payments, money transfer and more across Nigeria.

Requirements to be MTN MoMo Agent

>>You Must:

  • Have an existing business or willing to invest in agency business
  • Have a Brick & Mortar/Immovable retail shop e.g. Pharmacy Pop & Mom Shop located in high foot traffic
  • Viable means of identification (National ID, Driver’s License, International passport or Voters card)
  • Readiness to provide 1 passport photograph.
  • Capability to provide a Working Capital of N20,000 and above.

>> You will be required to also fill the MOMO Authentication Question form. Visit the closest MTN office to your location to pick up the form, fill and submit

>>After which you’ll be contacted by MTN on the next step if you are qualified.

What’ Next After Application?

After you have applied, please note that the documentation processing will take some time. However, this is what you should note;

  • MTNs’ only mode of communication to applicants is through the phone and email
  • Applicants then shall be put under scrutiny. This is to confirm the adherence of applicants to the rules regarding requirements
  • Presenting fake details and/or documentation will only lead to MTN rejecting your application.
  • If you have been successfully vetted and cleared, you will be informed of the status of your application via Email or phone.
  • It may take roughly 15 – 20 working days for a successful application to be processed.
  • Successful applicants will be informed of the status of their application via Email or phone. Read more

As an MTN MoMo Agent, you receive different commission that act as the source of profit for your business.

Let us know in comment if you are already an agent.

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      • Thanks for your time and consideration, this issue is very important to me and I will try to fill this form.
        As I am now a part of MTN Sims Registration Agent.

  1. I’m already into it in Ghana, but will like to relocate to Nigeria to run it there. it is a cool business and would like to start as soon as possible please.

  2. I’m mono agent presently but what I want from you is that ( mono agents sim registration centre ) because I need to work hard together with you.


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