ARCA was founded in 2016, with a clear vision to become Africa's premier payment services platform, fostering Financial inclusion and innovation & actively shaping the future of Financial Services, throughout the region.
At ARCA, we recognize that technologies used by banks and market infrastructures, are changing. However, a more fundamental shift is also required, to realize the benefits of the Digital Disruptors. Arca aspires to assume the role of a key Change Catalyst, by combining digital innovation with deep Financial Services expertise and thorough processes.
To create a feature rich, Financial solutions & Services ecosystem, delivered through an open & flexible digital platform, through the use of cutting edge technologies.
The ARCA system empowers Banks, Financial institutions, Developers & SMEs to seamlessly connect and create solutions for their customers.
Our immediate focus is in providing payment services, which serve as the cornerstone of any financial network, with plans to expand our offering to include accounts aggregation & additional value added services.
ARCA founded (2016)
Provisional license by CBN
Review by CBN
Full License awarded by CBN
Initial partners connected
First live transaction
Compliance & Regulation
ARCA Payments is fully regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria