How to register, transfer money, buy airtime and check account balance with first bank ussd code
Do you have a a first bank account and want to know How to register, transfer money, buy airtime and check account balance with first bank ussd code? alright search no more, you’re definitely in the right place, how to do those things have being made very easy and straightforward for you with this post, keep reading to find out.
First bank Nigeria is one of the largest financial institutions in Nigeria with over 15 million customers in Nigeria. They’ve consistently built great relationships with their customers, provided one of the best financial services possible and remained committed in providing seamless banking transactions in a convenient, easy and secured manner using the first bank ussd service for quick banking.
This first bank quick/mobile banking as the name implies is offline service that enable you to perform banking transactions quickly using just your mobile phone. This literally means that you can transfer or send money from your first bank account to another bank, buy airtime or recharge your line, check your account balance, pay utility bills without having to go the bank or move an inch.
It has being made easy and convenient irrespective of your phone or location, you can perform any of these transaction anytime, anywhere. Whether you’re in a remote part of the country or using a “Nokia Torch” phone so far your sim card is in the phone and there’s network you’re good to go.
Without wasting any more time let’s quickly see how you can register for first bank mobile banking, transfer money, buy airtime and check account balance with first bank ussd code.
First bank ussd code to register, check balance and buy airtime
In order to perform any of the quick or mobile banking transactions you must first register your phone number for the first bank quick/mobile banking. The phone number you’ll use for this registration must be the phone number you used to open your first bank account.
Recall when you were opening your first bank account, the phone number you filled in the account form, the one you receive alerts with? yes that’s the phone number I’m talking about. That’s the phone number/sim card you’ll use to register and perform the first bank transactions, you can’t register with another other one except that phone number you used to open your first bank account.
If you have the sim card of that phone number inserted in your phone then go ahead to register and activate it for the first bank quick/mobile banking by following this simple step below.
How to register for first bank mobile banking
The first bank ussd code to register for the mobile banking is;
Once you dial that, you’ll be shown a list of masked debit(atm) card numbers that are linked to your first bank account, that’s if you have more than one first bank account you opened with that phone number.
If that is the case then select the debit(atm) card number for the account you want to be using for the quick/mobile banking in your phone.
After you select, then enter the 4-digit security pin of that particular debit(atm) card you selected.
Once you enter it you’ll be asked to create a new 4-digit security pin, this is the pin you’ll be using for any quick/mobile banking transaction you make. You can create a pin different from your atm pin (recommended) that you can easily remember but difficult for others or you can use the same pin of your atm.
After entering the new pin press send and that’s it! you have successfully registered and activated your phone number for the first bank quick/mobile banking, you can now go ahead to transfer money, buy airtime for your self and others, check your first bank account balance etc.
Performing this transactions are very easy and straightforward, see how to do them below. You must use the sim card of the phone number you used to open that first bank account which you have registered/activated above.
How to transfer from first bank to other bank
The first bank ussd code to send or transfer money from your account to any bank is;
Amount: How much money you want to transfer to the person
Account Number: The account number of the person you want to send the money to.
After dialing that code you’ll be shown a list of Nigerian banks and be prompted to select the beneficiary bank – The bank of the person you want to send/transfer the money to.
Next is to confirm the details of the person you want to transfer the money to, the details includes the name of the person and the amount you want to send. if they are both correct, confirm and press next.
Last step is to enter your 4-digit security pin – this is that new security pin you created when registering for first bank quick/mobile banking.
That’s it! you’ve successfully transferred money to another person using just your phone, all thanks to first bank quick/mobile banking. Shortly after that you’ll receive a debit alert and the person you sent the money to will receive a credit alert.
Note: Your daily transfer limit is N100,000 meaning you can’t transfer more than N100,000 in a day, once you get to that limit in a day you won’t be able to transfer again until the next day.
How to buy airtime from first bank
With first bank ussd code for recharge you can buy airtime for your line or for another person, instead of going out to buy from stores you can do that with your phone at your own comfort.
The code to buy airtime and recharge your own line is; *894*Amount# and press send. Example: If you want to buy 200 naira airtime just dial; *894*200# and your line will be credited with 200 naira airtime instantly.
How to recharge another person’s line using first bank ussd code
You can also buy airtime for your family, friends and loved ones using first bank ussd code, regardless of where they are. To recharge another person’s line just dial;
*894*Amount*Receiver’s Phone number#
Example: If you want to buy 100 naira airtime for 08123456789 just dial; *894*100*08123456789#, enter your 4-digit pin and press send and their line will be credited with 100 naira airtime instantly. This airtime amount will be deducted from your first bank account balance.
Note: You can’t buy more than N10,000 airtime in a day, either for yourself or for other people, once you reach this limit you won’t be able to buy another airtime until the next day.
How to check account balance in first bank
No need of going to the bank or stressing yourself over the atm to check your first bank account balance, you can easily do that with your phone anywhere anytime, just dial; *894*00#, enter your 4-digit security pin and press send, you’ll have your account balance displayed to you instantly, charges apply.
Now transferring money to any bank, buying airtime, check account balance, paying bills etc have now being made easier with the First bank transaction code. Hope this post was helpful to you, don’t forget to share to your family and friends using the share buttons on this post.