How to use the equity bank Visa Direct service

Visa Direct  is a cost effective, fast, convenient and secure way of transferring money. Equity Bank Visa cardholders can now receive funds domestically and internationally from any Visa sending partners worldwide.

In addition, Equity Bank customers can now send money to any eligible Visa card in Kenya and the rest of Africa.

To receive funds through Visa Direct, all you need to do is to provide the 16-digit Equity Visa card number on the front of your Visa card. Funds will be made available in your account as soon as you complete the transaction.

Currently the countries that can send Visa Direct to Kenya are UAE, Singapore, China, Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Europe and North America will be coming soon. Banks that can send Visa Direct to Kenya*:

  1. UAE: UAE Exchange – Physical outlets
  2. China: ICBC
  3. DBS Bank Singapore
  4. Singapore: Maybank
  5. Singapore Post
  6. Malaysia: UOB
  7. Taiwan: Taishin Bank
  8. Hong Kong: EPSCO