SurePadi - Agent Banking

Provide financial services to customers on behalf of Polaris Bank in your community (serving as an agent under STUDENTHUBNG)

Responsibilities

  1. Introduce SurePadi platform to residents and businesses around you
  2. Build relationships and facilitate agency banking
  3. Conduct and facilitate authorized financial services as listed:
  • Account Opening
  • Funds Deposits
  • Cash Withdrawals
  • Fund Transfer
  • Bill Payments
  • Airtime Vending

SurePadi: Agency Banking

SurePadi is the Agency Banking solution of Polaris Bank Limited. The bank is providing convenient and easy access to banking services through partnerships with existing retail outlets as SurePadi Agents.

Are you interested in becoming a SurePadi Agent?

Who can be a SurePadi Agent?

SurePadi Agent can be any of the following:

  1. Registered Businesses: The Corporates such as Limited liability companies, Sole Proprietorship, Partnerships, Cooperative Societies, Institutions with large retail chain/distribution network, Petrol Filling Stations  and Dealers in FMCG
  2. Unregistered Businesses: Individuals e.g. Supermarkets, Retail outlets, Distributors of mobile network operators, Business centers, boutiques, provision shops, sport viewing centers and so on.

Benefits

  • Financial remuneration
  • Transactions and Fees are processed real-time.
  • Instant settlement of funds to your account
  • Increased customer traffic
  • An avenue to earn additional income
  • Provision of value added services
  • Improved status in the community through brand affiliation with the Bank

Requirements

  • Valid means of identification: Drivers License, National Identity Card, International Passport or Voters card.
  • Utility Bill (Not less than three (3) months from time of presentment)
  • A recent passport photograph

Location

Nationwide

Pay

Commission based per transaction

Follow the following steps to join the project

1.

Complete your registration form

2.

An agent will come to your location to complete the onboarding and KYC requirements

3.

Complete your orientation and training, receive your POS device and start transacting!

FAQs

  • An Agent is an entity that is engaged by a financial/non-financial institution to provide specific financial services on its behalf using the Agent’s premises.
  • Agents are convenient service points near where customers live and work.

The following are the requirements to be an Agent:

  • Registered or unregistered (individual) primary business
  • Primary business must have been in existence for the past 12months
  • A physical location for the primary business
  • Must have adequate and secure premises.
  • A clean criminal record.

Yes, if he/she meets the requirements to be an Agent

Agents can carry out the following services:

  • Token Withdrawal (Polaris Customers only)
  • Card Withdrawal (Other Banks)
  • Inter and Intra Bank Funds Transfer
  • Bills Payment
  • Airtime Top-up
  • Account Opening
  • Account balance inquiry
  • Other bespoke services are coming soon
  • Additional income from carrying out Agent Banking services
  • Branding support from the bank and adequate advertisement to drive footfall to his/her location.  
  • Agent will become more credible and trust worthy in the community.
  • Expanded service offerings and the opportunity to develop deeper relationships with new and existing customers
  • Increased demand for Agents primary business services.

Agents have 2 channels for carrying out transactions:

  • SurePadi Mobile APP
  • Point of Sale(POS) terminal

Yes, a holistic package has been designed to cover both cash at hand and terminal insurance for Agents.