Payment Gateways You can Use in Opencart in Nigeria

Do you want to own an online store like Konga or Jumia, if yes, you can achieve that with the use of many popular eCommerce software such as Opencart, WooCommerce or Magento.

Opencart is a powerful FREE eCommerce platform that allow users like you to create your online store (storefront) in minutes even without any knowledge of webdesign.

It’s very simple to install and it comes with ready made themes you can use to build your store front with few clicks.

Opencart have order management system as well as multiple payment gateways built in it to allow your buyers to pay money to you directly online when they may purchase.

For now, Opencart supports about 44 payment gateways. including the popular Pay Pal and others. The problem we have in Nigeria is that, for now, most of these popular payment gateways do not allow we (Nigerians) to accept payment on our storefront. A typical example is Pay Pal. They only allow one-way transaction in Nigeria. We can send money with out Pay Pal account but we cannot receive money. Same for many other payment gateways. This has brought a lot of deficiency in business productivity in  Nigeria.

Fortunately among the 44 payment gateways supported by opencart, there are few ones that accept Nigerian and you can use them to accept payment if you are creating a storefront with Opencart Software.

Here are the Payment Gateways you can Use in Opencart in Nigeria

1. 2Checkout

2. Cash on Delivery (Used by most Online Shops in Nigeria)

3. GlobalPay

4. Payza

5 Paypoint


These are the top 5 popular payment gateways you should use if you want to build your online store using Opencart system.

Advantage of Allowing Buyers to Pay Online

When you allow users enjoy the convenience of paying online and they receive the delivery at the comfort of thier home, you will sell more. So, try those payment gateways and see how they can improve your online business.

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