How to Open Paytm Account in Nigeria

Paytm has become the largest mobile money service provided in indian. Right now it has expnaded products and services; no more just to download app for rechange payment, payment of bills, etc.

Everyone have always see Paytm as a mobile payments and commerce platform pay seamlessly at several places like taxi and autos, petrol pumps, grocery shops, restaurants, online recharges, utility bill payments, book movie or travel tickets, coffee shops, multiplexes, parking, pharmacies, hospitals, and kirana shops among others.

That was the starting point of wallet.

Right now, has an e-Store for easy shopping. Not only that, from paytm shopping site “” users can actually shop on eBay ecommerce plaform.

provides diffeent serviices like Bank account opening; curent account, savings account, fix deposit acct, etc. that you see on – Including ability to transfer and receive money from people with the same “Paytm”.

But that isn’t the point, right? You want to know how you can Open Paytm Account in Nigeria.

Friquent Questions About Opening Paytm Account in Nigeria

Is Paytm only for Indians ?

Yes, for now, their services only serve for Indians or if you are a Nigeria living in Indian then you can also use the Paytm Mobile service.

The fact is that you need to have an Indian Phone number in order to use this. So, the options for you are;
– either in the country (or someone to help there), or
– sign up for Virtual Foreign Phone number service (not for free) or
– Use other alternative apps that support your task you want and that allows Nigeria.

What other Paytm alternative should I use?

It all depends on what you want to achieve on your mobile payment platform. Otherwise, we have lots of services that do the same job as Paytm for Nigerians, which includes;
QuickTeller – send and receive money within Nigeria, also recharge your phone, buy data, pay bills, etc. Learn more here.
– TransferWise – send money with and outside Nigeria, Learn more here.
– or others you can get more farmilar with like your Bank app, etc.

Can I download the App and sign up from Mobile?

once you do not have access it simply means you can use it on any device. Expect using any of the options listed above.

take for instance you succeeded to download the Mobile Paytm App on your phone, your Mobile phone number is the first required information to fill during the registration.

The phone number Starts from +91

Where can I get the virtual Phone number?

There are lots of platform to get a virtual phone number of any country you want. But we have listed the once we believe are the best and you can check it out HERE.

Monally, the purpose of virtural phone numbers are for business people offering customer service via phone calling and SMS. So the coustomer don’t have to wait for a long time before he reaaches the customer servicer of that country.

In Conclusion

To answer the question of the question “can I Open Paytm Account in Nigeria”? In a nutshall it is a “No” if you’re to follow the official way which is highly the recommded procedure of using the Paytm service.

But only you have bear any cost of taking the risk to follow other options like getting an Indian virtual phone number. The best practice is using the alternative.


  1. I have invested $50 into the investment platform but I haven’t been paid. Is more than 10days I started the investment

    • Am still waiting

  2. I can’t sign up on Paytm cause my Country code isn’t there

    • You have to wait for your country to be listed among the eligible countries to use the Paytm service.

      There are other options you could also explore, that include;
      – using a family or friend’s details whos current location (country) is eligible
      – more coming soon…

  3. This is an interesting app I have ever seen

    • How can I open an account with paymt

    • If I use a friend number in the country, how can I get paid in Nigeria

  4. I find it difficult to create my own account on paytm App

  5. Thanks again


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