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Remita Payment: How to Login, Register, and Generate Code

Online transactions have become interestingly easy these days, thanks to the intervention of Remita platform through which payment and collection can be processed. Coupled with the adoption of Remita by the Federal Government as its primary payment gateway through which the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy will fulfil its purpose, the platform has played a key role in modernizing the Nigerian e-payment industry.

Using this platform, individuals as well as private, including public organizations like the Multinationals, Educational Institutions, SMEs, Government Agencies, Corporate organizations, NGOs, Hospitals & Health Institutions, Resident Associations, Utility Companies, Religious Organizations, State Governments, etc. can now easily process outward and inward payments electronically.

As a result of this, the Central Bank of Nigeria acting on behalf of the Federal Government accepts payments and funds collections via this multi-device e-platform. Remita works hand-in-hand with other types of Biller Platforms and also enables funds payments and receipt across different banks on its platform. The use of Remita gives you a hassle-free experience in all your online transactions as you don’t necessarily have to visit any banking hall before you can complete your online deal; you can access the platform from the comforts of your home or any other location of choice.

Steps to Register on Remita

Personal Profile Registration

  • From the official website, hit the “Sign Up” button.
  • Select the “Sign Up” link for personal profile registration.
  • Enter the required details and then hit the “Proceed”
  • You will receive an OTP (one-time password) on the number you gave earlier.
  • Enter the OTP and login to your email address to retrieve your user ID.
  • You can then login to change your password.
  • Finally, add your account details and then hit “Proceed”.

Corporate Profile Registration

  • From the official website, hit the “Sign Up” button.
  • Select the “Sign Up” link for corporate profile registration.
  • Enter the required complete corporate details.
  • A unique Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) will be assigned upon completion of the application form.
  • Your login credentials will be provided and you can then go ahead and get accustomed to the platform. Although, payment cannot be initiated until your bank finalizes the registration process from their end.
  • Finally, print and sign a copy of the application form and present it to your bank.

Steps to Make Payment Online Using Remita

Remita Payment
Remita: An online service for seamless transactions
  • Visit the official website, hit the “Pay A Federal Government Agency” option.
  • Enter the “Beneficiary’s Name” in the space provided. This is the name of the receiving institution to which the payment is made.
  • Select the “Name of Service/Purpose” for payment available in the drop-down options.
  • Type in the “Description” for your payment. An example: I am paying for FIRS annual Tax Fees.
  • Under the “Amount to Pay”, enter the amount you are paying.
  • Enter your full name under the box provided for “Payer’s Full Name”.
  • Type in your “Full Email Address” and then enter your “Phone Number” in the boxes provided.
  • Next is the “Security Captcha”, enter the characters provided on the image into the box.
  • Finally, click “Proceed to Payment”.

Steps to Generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR)

After making payment, you will be required to generate your unique RRR code upon completion of the above steps and therefore redirected to the RRR Invoice Page for payment options.

Remita Payment Options

  1. Internet Banking: This allows you to transfer funds directly from your personal or business bank account to the beneficiary’s bank account using the “Remita Powered” transfer. You only need to click on your bank name from the list of banks shown under the “Pay with Internet banking” column, and then go ahead to make payment.
  2. Cards or Wallets: You can process your payments online using bank ATM cards. Select your preferred card from either “MasterCard, Visa, or Verve”. Also, you can make payment on this platform through the e-Wallet services such as PocketMoni.
  3. Bank Branch: Pay at any bank branches by simply printing out a copy of the transaction receipt or just copy the RRR code and then take it down to your preferred bank to make the payment.

With the Remita payment platform, completing online transactions has become remarkable smooth and convenient.

Tijani Mustapha
Tijani Mustapha
Tijani Mustapha Adedeji is a Senior Tech Writer on Techblet. He has a strong flair for gadgets and tech-related developments around the globe. Deji, based in Lagos, Nigeria, is an avid reader, who loves meeting people.


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