Driving Payment Innovation across Africa

Interswitch is Nigeria’s leading technology-driven digital payments company, helping to shape the payments ecosystem across the growing e-commerce sector in Africa.


Our vision is to make payments a seamless part of everyday life in Africa.


Our mission is to create transaction solutions that enable individuals and communities to prosper across Africa.


Our purpose is to inspire Africa to greatness through innovation, value creation, and excellence.



Interswitch’s broad network and robust payments platform have been instrumental to the development of the Nigerian payments ecosystem and provide Interswitch with credibility to expand across Africa.​

Today, Interswitch is a leading player with critical mass in Africa’s rapidly developing financial ecosystem and is active across the payments value chain, providing a full suite of omni-channel payment solutions. ​

Our Core Values

Our success is built firmly on our commitment to our core values.




Customer Success


Individual and
Team Efficiency


Ethical Conduct

Our journey to sustained impact

2002 - 2007

Transaction processing and switching technology infrastructure

Established Nigeria's first transaction and switching infrastructure, paving the way for payment acceptance across the country.

2008 - 2012

Integrating Payments and
pioneering Africa's largest card scheme

Bridged the divide between consumers, institutions, and merchants with innovative payment solutions such as Verve, the largest domestic card scheme in Africa with 100% payment acceptance in Nigeria and acceptance in over 185 countries globally.

2013 - 2017

Expanding capabilities and geographic footprint

Broadened the payment ecosystem across Nigeria and beyond, with easily accessible digital solutions catering to the modern consumer.

2018 and beyond

Digital payments and commerce

Developing innovative solutions to drive seamless payment technology for the 21st century, actively supporting Africa's journey towards a cashless future.


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