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The MTN Homeland service allows you to send money to MTN Mobile Money customers in Africa at a low cost and with quick delivery, you can now provide for your family.

Money transfers and airtime top-ups to Africa and the rest of the world are made simple, quick, and secure through MTN Homeland.

You can also send money to MTN Mobile Money users in Africa at a low cost and with quick delivery.

Additionally, it is possible to add airtime in MTN-supported nations.

No matter what time of day it is, you can transfer money within minutes using MTN Homeland. There are over 80 million mobile money wallets in 14 countries, as well as 500,000 MTN Mobile Money Agents in Africa. 

MTN Homeland is the most cost-effective way to send money, displaying all prices upfront and never charging exorbitant fees.

MTN Homeland supports fast money transfers 

With this app, you can receive money from Europe directly to your MTN mobile money account. 

If you are in Europe, you can send money directly to MTN mobile money accounts in African countries such as Benin, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Liberia, Malawi, Madagascar, Mozambique, Niger, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia.

While you can make Airtime top ups to MTN networks in countries like Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Yemen, and Zambia.

Registering for MTN Homeland 

To register for MTN Homeland, you must provide a valid mobile phone number and a valid email address, as well as your name, date of birth, and address. 

Your ID type and basic identity information will be used for verification purposes following your first transaction.

After registering, you can send one transaction (either Send Money or Airtime) before MTN Homeland authenticates your account and allow you to continue using the service. 

Once your account has been validated, you can use the service continuously. As a regulated money transfer service, MTN Homeland must authenticate each customer’s identification.

If your submission is in order, the verification procedure can take up to an hour. MTN Homeland may contact you to ask some additional questions. Once your account has been validated and enabled, a confirmation email will be sent to you.

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The cost of using MTN’s Homeland

The cost of sending money with MTN Homeland is between £2 and £4, depending on the quantity transferred. There is no transfer fee for sending airtime; you merely pay the value of the airtime.

Prior to account verification, you can send transactions of up to £10. You can send up to £1,000 per transaction after verification. MTN Homeland money transfers can only be delivered to MTN MoMo subscribers.

MTN Homeland presently accepts only Visa, Maestro Visa, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, and MasterCard credit and debit cards.

For each Money Transfer or Airtime transfer you make, you will receive two emails. The first email verifies that a transaction was successfully initiated and that the payment is being handled. 

The second email certifies the delivery of the transaction to the receiver.

Typically, MTN Homeland’s exchange rates fall between the market average and the rates supplied by banks.

Once a transfer has been delivered, it cannot be cancelled, reclaimed, or refunded. Therefore, it is essential to confirm that the cell phone number given is accurate.

Under Activity, you may view your latest ten transactions. Tap on any transaction to reveal additional information. 

With MTN Homeland, your information is secure

Your personal information is protected in accordance with the 2018 UK Data Protection Act, the General Data Protection Regulation, and international legal requirements.

MTN Homeland does not save private card information. Your sensitive card information is securely held by MTN Homeland’s card processing provider.

Before you may send money to a receiver, they must have an MTN MoMo account. MTN Homeland transfers the funds to the MTN MoMo account of the receiver.

Recipients are not required to register with MTN Homeland. However, recipients in the destination countries must have an MTN MoMo account.

The recipient can use the funds to make purchases wherever Mobile Money is accepted as soon as the transaction is complete. If the recipient prefers cash, they can withdraw cash from their local MTN MoMo agent.

MTN Homeland will credit the recipient’s account with the transferred monies, together with a withdrawal fee. 

If the recipient wishes to withdraw cash from their MTN MoMo account in the destination country, they will incur a withdrawal fee.

How MTN Homeland works

  1. Register: The only requirements are a smartphone, debit or credit card, and UK residency.
  2. Select Send Money or Airtime Recharge: You can transfer funds to Mobile Money accounts and add airtime to MTN numbers.
  3. Enter your recipient’s information: Simply select the country of destination and enter the mobile phone number of the recipient.
  4. Transfer funds fast and easily: The money will reach its recipient in a matter of seconds.

MTN Homeland provides real-time email updates to reassure you that your funds have arrived, as well as SMS delivery confirmation for your receiver.