How To Start Recharge Card Printing Business In Nigeria

Selling of recharge cards both in wholesale and retail point of view has proven to be very lucrative in Nigeria considering the high demands from the public every day.

In Nigeria, anyone can buy a recharge card at any …..location, and printing the recharge cards yourself will give you an edge to become successful in your business.

Starting Recharge Card Printing Business In Nigeria

Printing recharge cards in Nigeria requires no special training and it is relatively very easy to commence. Every day, many billions of Naira are spent by Nigerians everywhere recharging their phones at various locations.

With the advancement in technology, any person that wants to be involved in this business can now easily start printing recharge vouchers from any part of Nigeria.

As the population of Nigerians that have access to phones increases, so does their purchasing power of recharge cards increases.

The Recharge cards business is categorized as

  • The Dealers

This group of people deals with mobile operators. They are registered with mobile networks companies and you will need some allocated amount of money to start as a dealer.

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You will also be entitled to incentives from the mobile network operators as time goes by. Dealers sell to the wholesalers in large quantities and make money according to their ability to locate turnover wholesalers.

For you to be a dealer you must be willing to invest 14 million to 22 million Naira.

  • The Wholesaler/sub-dealers

These people have no business with the operator but deal directly with the dealers. It is relatively easy to start with the wholesale option as it requires about 70,000-120,000 Naira to start.

You need to know how to market yourself to retailers so that you can be able to turn over and make money.

  • The Retailers/Re-sellers

These categories of people sell to the final consumer and buy directly from the wholesalers. They make about 6 Naira or more for every 100 Naira denominations they sell.

It is about selling high amounts of cards and in a day they make more profits when combined. Their monthly revenues are getting higher and higher because most have reliable and constant customers.

You can start this with about 15,000 Naira.

Retailers also negotiate their way in getting the pos machines to be able to print recharge vouchers.

Printing the Recharge/Voucher cards

  • You can print with your computer with software for that which you can get from the wholesalers or other reliable agents.
  • You can also print the POS machine which is more common and easy to do. All you need to do is to buy the POS machine and you will be directed by the agent on how to register it and start printing your vouchers.
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According to VConnet, these are reliable places you can get the Recharge card printing machine in Nigeria.

  • Follow Investment Limited

3, Ilori Street, Ire Akari Estate, Oshodi Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • B And C Communication Solution Limited

229, Suite B5, Idimu Ikotun Road, Glory Shopping Complex, Ikotun, Alimosho, Lagos,

  • Promise Computer

10, Otigba Street, Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • CCCMIS Limited

41, Osuma Street, Maitama, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.

  • Eagle Wings Ventures

21, Khana Street, D Line, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria.

  • Skytex Training Center

5, Toyin Street, Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Vicky Investment

Alleluya Estate. Ring Road, Osogbo, Osun, Nigeria


  • Rayz And Chiz Links

90, Ogumnu Abali Road, Phalga Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria.

  • T And Y Investment

50, Okitipupa Road, Ore, Okitipupa, Ondo, Nigeria.

  • Game-Lite

2, Amina Castle Road, Malete, Moro, Kwara, Nigeria.

  • Franca Communication

3, Nnakwe Close, Abakpa Nike, Enugu East, Enugu, Nigeria.

  • O.B Communication International Limited

81, Zik Avenue Awka, Awka, Awka South, Anambra, Nigeria.

  • Henry Printing Services And Precious Publisher

16, Onumonu /Osuji Street, Owerri, Owerri Municipal, Imo, Nigeria.

  • Airtel Owned Shops

45, IBB Way, Calabar, Calabar Municipal, Cross River, Nigeria.

  • Airtel Owned Shops

Plot 6, Ebeano Estate, Independence Layout, Enugu North, Enugu, Nigeria

  • MTN Nigeria Communications Limited

58, Old Market Road, Oduakpu, Onitsha South, Anambra, Nigeria.

  • Airtel Owned Shops
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360, Nnebisi Road, Asaba, Delta, Nigeria.

  • Airtel Owned Shop

154B, Okigwe Road, Aba North, Abia, Nigeria.


For you to be very successful in this business, You must know how best to market your business. It is very important because it will enable you to sell off quickly and turn it over.

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