How to Get a Payoneer Mastercard in Uganda

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Today am going to share with you how I managed to get my Payoneer MasterCard shipped from the UK straight to my address in Uganda.

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Getting a Payoneer MasterCard in Uganda is not a difficult process as long as you follow some of the steps included in this article.

First of all, Payoneer MasterCard account holders can send and receive funds into their bank account, Payoneer e-wallet, or onto a reloadable prepaid MasterCard debit card that can be used online or at points of sale.  Payoneer is a registered Member Service Provider (MSP) of MasterCard Incorporated.

This article is going to show you a step-by-step process of how to register for Payoneer MasterCard and have it shipped to Uganda.

Payoneer MasterCard at some point can also be used to withdraw PayPal money in Uganda. If you need to withdraw PayPal money in Uganda using Payoneer MasterCard, I recommend you read this How To Receive Online Payments In Uganda 

Read also a detailed guide: How to easily apply and get Payoneer MasterCard at your doorsteps.


Why You Should Consider Applying for a Payoneer Card Using Our Referral Link

If you have never used a Payoneer Mastercard before, then you probably didn’t know this.

Payoneer charges a flat fee of 30$ to activate your Payoneer prepaid card upon shipping. However, using our referral link will credit you an inertial bonus deposit of 25$ which you can count on during your card activation.

I think surely that’s awesome.

Requirements for getting a Payoneer MasterCard in Uganda include;

  • A valid email account
  • A government-issued ID ( this may be a national ID or passport ID )
  • A shipping or P.O. Box address you have access to.
  • A bank account
  • Phone number

If you’ve all the above, then you’re set to continue.

How to apply and register for Payoneer MasterCard in Uganda.

Step 1: Sign Up using the link below (you’ll receive a 25$ bonus using my referral link ) Select Sign up and continue.

Sign Up for Payoneer Mastercard and get 25$ bonus

Payoneer mastercard Uganda

Fill in your details of the First name, Last name, email address, and Date of birth & continue to the next step. Remember the email address will always be used as your account username.

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Step 2: You must enter your full street address. since most places in Uganda don’t have these addresses enter a valid P.O. Box address. This address will be used for shipping your Payoneer card from MasterCard. An example of a post address includes “P.O Box 200, Kampala “.

Enter your phone number which will be used for future verification.

Payoneer mastercard Uganda

Step 3: In the next step, Enter your password. Remember your password should contain at least 7 characters and include at least one Latin alphabetic ( a-z ) and at least 1 numeric character (0-9). An example is something like “ugtechmag1994”

Next, select a security question that you can’t forget to answer since you may be asked to verify this security answer for account verification or to reset your password.

Enter your details for your national ID  or passport in the following fields.

Payoneer mastercard Uganda

Step 4: In the last step of Registration, You have to supply Payoneer with your bank account details to allow them to always deposit your money to your bank account during the withdrawal process.

Enter the full name of the official bank account holder ( Latin characters only, no symbols allowed e.g Equity limited Uganda ) .

Next, enter the account name e.g Ug Tech Mag, and account number e.g 10000000000000

Lastly, fill in your bank’s swift/BIC code e.g. EQBLUGKA. If you don’t have a clue about what this means you can call your bank customer care for this information. Below are some of the swift codes of some banks in Uganda.

Swift Codes for some banks in Uganda

Bank name                                    Swift (BIC) code

Bank of Africa                                        AFRIUGKA

Bank of Baroda (Uganda) Ltd                                BARBUGKA

Bank of India                                        BKIDUGKA

Barclays Bank Uganda                                BARCUGKX

Cairo International Bank                                CAIEUGKA

Centenary Bank Ltd                                    CERBUGKA

Citibank Uganda Ltd                                    CITIUGKA

Crane Bank                                        CRANUGKA

DFCU Bank                                        DFCUUGKA

Diamond Trust Bank                                    DTKEUGKA

Ecobank                                        ECOCUGKA

Equity Bank                                        EQBLUGKA

Fina Bank                                        FBAKUGKA

Housing Finance Bank                                HFINUGKA

KCB Bank Uganda                                    KCBLUGKA

Orient Bank                                        ORINUGKA

Stanbic Bank Uganda                                    SBICUGKX

Standard Chartered Bank                                SCBLUGKA

Tropical Bank                                        TROAUGKA

United Bank for Africa (UBA)                                UNAFUGKA

FINANCE TRUST BANK LTD                            FTBLUGKA

NC BANK UGANDA LIMITED                            NINCUGKA

Next, read through the terms and conditions plus fees charge policy and select agree to all of them by selecting the radio buttons and submit.

Payoneer MasterCard will send you a confirmation email to your mailbox confirming that they have received your application.

Payoneer takes a maximum period of 3 days to approve your request. Once the request is approved, your Payoneer card is shipped to your address using mail between 14-21 days depending on your location.

I received my Payoneer card 21 days from the approval date.

Payoneer mastercard Uganda

Important points to note :

  • Payoneer cards are completely free of charge.
  • The approval process takes a maximum period of 3 days.
  • If you use my referral link you’ll get 25$ on activating your account.
  • Your Payoneer account is activated by entering your card number in the account.
  • You can’t receive or send money before activating your account.
  • Payoneer ships your card to the address you gave them.
  • You can withdraw money from any ATM supported by MasterCard in Uganda

What next? I’ve received my Payoneer MasterCard.

Open the envelope and carefully pull out the MasterCard from the paper to which it is attached. Keep the Payoneer document safe because it has instructions for what to do if your card gets lost or damaged.

Now, login to your Payoneer account, and navigate to My Account >> Activate Card.

Enter your MasterCard number and enter a new 4-digit PIN code that you will use to withdraw cash from your local ATM.

Keep this Pin-Code saved on your computer or write it down On paper and put it in your safe. You can change the pin code anytime by logging into your account.

What is the fee for activating a Payoneer MasterCard?

Payoneer charges a yearly maintenance fee of $30. To activate your card, you’ll need to load some funds into your account.

However, If you signed up using our link above you’ll get $25 which can help settle part of the maintenance fee.


Hope you have enjoyed this!

Let me know what you think in the comment section below and if you need a private chat, you can reach me via my email [email protected]

I will be glad to help.