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All Nigerian Bank USSD Transfer Codes & How to use them

This post is about Nigerian Banks and their list of USSD Money Transfer Codes, such as UBA mobile money transfer, Wema bank mobile money transfer, Access bank mobile money transfer, Zenith bank money transfer, Eco bank mobile money transfer, First bank money transfer, Skye bank mobile money transfer, FCMB money transfer code, GTBank Transfer code and Unity bank transfer Code

Through the Nigerian Bank’s USSD money transfer Codes, one can transfer money easily to friends and relatives without having to queue at the bank’s ATM.

Yes, technology has made life so easy, and we just need to embrace it.

In this post, I will show you all Nigerian bank USSD money transfer Codes and how to transfer money from one Nigerian bank to another using the code

 All Nigerian Bank Transfer codes

In order for you to transfer money from one bank in Nigeria to another, you must use the phone number you registered when you just opened your bank account.

In this post, you will see all the Nigerian Bank USSD Money Transfer Codes for each Bank.  For some banks, it’s automatic while some will require you to register your number to be able to use the USSD service.

Remember that not all banks offer this service presently but we will give the list of the banks that offer this service.

Below is the list of all  Nigerian bank USSD Money transfer codes and how to use them.

How to transfer money from Wema Bank to another Bank

For those banking with Wema Bank if you want to transfer money to another account all you have to do is to dial *322*035*NUBAN*AMOUNT#. Example *322*035*1234567890*20000#.

How to transfer money from First Bank to another Bank

The Firstbank of Nigeria has different options for transactions like transferring money, paying bills, withdrawing money and making purchases.

  • To transfer money from First Bank to another bank, simply dial *894#, select 1and follow the instructions on your screen
  • Dial *894# and select 2 to withdraw money.
  • Dial *894# and select 3 to make a purchase
  • Dial *894# and select 4 to pay bills.
  • Dial *894# and select 5 to buy airtime.
  • Dial *894# and select 7 to manage the account.

How to transfer money from GTBank to another Bank

GTBank provides two options, that is to transfer money from one GTBank to another GTB bank account and secondly from a GTbank to other banks.

To send money to a GTBank account, dial *737*1*Amount*NUBAN #.E.g. *737*1*5000*1234567890#.

To send money from a GTBank account to other banks dial *737*2*Amount*NUBAN#. Then follow the instructions on the screen to complete the transactions

How to transfer money from Fidelity Bank to another Bank

To transfer money from a Fidelity bank account to another bank account, dial *770*Account number*Amount#. 

Pls know that to use this service, account validation and PIN selection are required by Fidelity bank.

So if it’s your first time doing the transaction you have to create your PIN by dialling *770#, then you enter your NUBAN Account number (Fidelity bank account number), and Select a 4-digit PIN for your account. Once this is done you can then follow the process above.

How to transfer money from Diamond Bank to another Bank

If you have a Diamond bank Y’ello account, to Transfer money to any bank Dial *710*777*ACCOUNT NOAMOUNT*PIN#.

For Diamond Y’ello to Diamond Y’ello Transfers Dial *710*710*PHONE NO*AMOUNT*PIN#.

How to transfer money from Sterling Bank to another Bank

For those banking with the sterling bank, before you can use the bank USSD code you first have to register by dialling *822#, a PIN will be required to perform any transaction so after the registration has been completed you will get your PIN.

With the Sterling bank USSD code, you can,

  • Register / activate your Mobile Money
  • Send money to friends and family
  • Top-up airtime for yourself, friends and family
  • Check your balance

To top-up your airtime you dial *822*Amount#. This must be done with your registered mobile number and the maximum single amount is N2,000.

To top-up for family & friends you dial *822*Amount*Mobile Number#.

Then select your desired service provider either Glo, MTN, Airtel or Etisalat, Maximum amount per transaction is N2, 000.

  • To submit your BVN you dial *822*3*BVN NO#
  • To submit your BVN (for Non-Interest Banking) you dial *822*4*BVN NO#.
  • To get your BVN NO you dial *5650#.
  • To check your account balance you dial *822*6*NUBAN#.
  • To retrieve your account number just dial *822*5#.

How to transfer money from Zenith Bank to another Bank

To transfer money if you are using Zenith bank dial *966*AMOUNT*NUBAN# (e.g. *966*1000*1234567890#) from the phone number you registered with Zenith Bank.

Once this is done, follow the on-screen prompts. You can also perform other transactions like opening an account, checking your account balance and buying airtime through the Nigerian bank USSD codes. It’s very useful not just for transfer only.

  • To open an account you dial *966*0# and follow the onscreen notification.
  • To check your account balance dial; *966*0*0# on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen notification.
  • To buy airtime for yourself or for your friends and family you dial *966*Amount*Mobile Number# (e.g. *966*1000*0803456789#) to buy airtime.

How to transfer money from FCMB to another Bank

For customers of FCMByou need to dial *389*214#, after dialling an FCMB welcome message will appear with these options.

  • 1-Activate with card
  • 2-Activate with Account
  • 3-Activate with Mwallet

You are required to select option 2 by typing 2 and pressing send, after that, a message will appear telling you to add your account number to the service.

You will then receive a congratulatory message telling you that you have successfully synchronized. For you to perform any transaction you will have to generate your PIN which will be sent to your phone, to do that you need to call the contact centre on 01-2798800 or visit any FCMB branch.

For security purposes it is required to change your PIN to do that you dial *389*214# and then select security, under security, you will select change PIN then put in your default PIN given to you after that you enter your new four digits PIN when prompted.

After all these steps have been completed you can start using and enjoying FCMB Mobile service.

Please note that you can always Dial *389*214# for subsequent access to FCMB Mobile service.

How to transfer money from Ecobank to another Bank

For ECOBANK customers you have nothing to worry about because with the ECOBANK USSD code you can also perform basic transactions like:

  • Make instant transfers
  • Check balances
  • Pay bills
  • Read mini-statements
  • Buy airtime

To get started you dial*326#. 

How to transfer money from Unity Bank to another Bank

For those banking with Unity Bank, you can perform your normal banking transaction like transferring money to other banks. To get started you dial *389*215#

How to transfer money from Skye Bank to another Bank

Skye Bank USSD mobile banking gives you a secure and fast way to transfer funds to Skye bank accounts and to other bank accounts. Skye Bank USSD mobile banking allows you to make bill payments, check account balances, transfer funds etc. To get started you dial *833#

So these steps and codes we have listed above are ways one can easily transfer money from one bank to another through the use of Nigerian bank’s USSD MONEY TRANSFER CODES. If you have any questions feel free to ask and don’t forget to share for others to benefit.

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