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Recharge your prepaid card

What amount can be recharged on the card ?

You can load a minimum amount of 5000F and up to 2 000 000 CFAF on your card. Card
Price 9 500 CFAF incl. VAT
Maximum amount allowed 2 000 000 CFAF
Daily withdrawals 400 000 CFAF
or the equivalent in local currencies
Daily ceiling on withdrawals 1 600 000 CFAF
or the equivalent in international currencies
Authorized amount per paiement 2 000 000 CFAF
Daily ceiling on all paiements 2 000 000 FCFA
or the equivalent in international currencies

What are the fees for recharging your card ?

The top up fee is comprised of 2% of the amount to be charged with an additional 1000 CFAF minimum outside of the NSIA Bank network and a fee of 2,2% of the amount to be charged with an additional 1250 CFAF within the NSIA Bank network.

What are the different limitations regarding the card ?

By recharging your card multiple times does not allow you to exceed the daily amount that you can withdraw. You cannot for example reach the allowed amount and try to to top up the same day your card to try to get over the daily limit.

N.B 24 hours need to have passed between the the last authorized withdrawal and the following withdrawal if you have attained the daily amount allowed. The 24 hours are calculated based on the local time where the card was used ( same if the authorized amount has been attained). Top up fees through wire transfer are 3,5% and it can take up to 4 days for the wire to be processed although generally it takes about 24 hours.

After recharging my card, when are the funds available on my card ?

The funds are available immediately after you have recharged your card.

What happens if my card is not recharged for a couple of months ?

The card does not require regular top ups although monthly fees are deducted even if your card has been inactive. These fees will be taken once you recharge your card.

Who is the card meant for?

The card is meant for everyone including:

Can I transfer money using my card ?

Yes, it is possible to transfer money from an prepaid card to another card or a Crystal card from NSIA Bank.
You can also send money to another person’s card, even if they are abroad thanks to a top up or a card transfer.

Can I change the card beneficiary ?

Once the card is activated you cannot change the card beneficiary.