How to block Access bank and UBA ATM Card / when account is compromise

How to block or Deactivate Access bank and UBA ATM Card and Account

Last Updated on October 18, 2023 by admin

Here is the details on how to block or Deactivate  your access bank and UBA account and ATM card.We have explained all in this guide the details of mobile banking.

The Digital transactions, are making financial inclusion easier to achieve as banking sectors are coming up with new ways to provide products and services to it’s customers using Ussd code, mobile and internet banking.

Bank depositors are search for easy ways to protect and secure their account, many are searching for how they can block their account transaction whenever their bank account is compromise

Most of the victims miss out on these important steps on how they can block their ATM card or account from the comfort of their home

You can also read: How to secure and protect your bank accounts from hackers and fraudsters

This post is designed for UBA and access bank depositor searching for how to BLOCK CARD and FREEZE ACCOUNT safeguard the investments and savings of customers.

This self-service enables customers to deactivate their accounts using any alternative phone number, giving account holders full autonomy to safeguard their funds before official reports are directed to the Bank.

Though, if you want to avoid fraud on your bank account don’t give out your Internet Banking login, card details, PIN and codes or token device to any person either on phone call or email.

How to block Access Bank account/ATM card

Access Bank has remained committed to educating its customers, informing and protecting them from fraudsters. The Bank has created dedicated pages on its official website that constantly update customers on the schemes fraudsters employ to defraud them.

Always ignore any message demanding personal or bank details. Access Bank will never ask for your BVN, full card PAN, PIN, mobile app activation code, OTP or password as it is readily available to the Bank via its database

Read: How to check Access Bank account balance and Statement of account

I} Using Access bank ussd code to stop transaction

To deactivate a USSD profile by access bank Nigeria  simply dial *901*911# from any phone, input the registered phone number for the account you want to blacklist and your USSD profile will be deactivated and blacklisted automatically.”

II} Using Access bank Mobile App to stop transaction

To stop transaction for you bank account whenever you account is compromise to avoid fraud on your account kindly follow the steps below.

1. Open the app – Navigate to Cards & Cheques – Manage Cards – Block (Choose account to block) – Enter PIN/Token – Block Card.

III} Using Access bank email and Phone number

To report any suspected fraud case to Access Bank , customers are advised to call 01-2701005 or send an email to

You may like to read: How to Block Gtbank and Zenith Bank ATM Debit Card in case of fraud

How to block UBA ATM card and Freeze Account

United bank of Africa has introduce banking at finger tip which enable depositors carry out financial transaction from their comfort zone without visiting the banking hall. this include money transfer, check account balance, get mini account statement, buy airtime and pay for bills  with out stress.

Freeze UBA Account

To freeze or hotlink  your bank account via your UBA bank kindly follow the steps below.

Send FREEZE ACCOUNT to Leo  also you can also dial  your Country USSD Code  For Nigeria customers kindly dial *919*9#  to freeze your account

Read: UBA ussd code: How to register, Transfer money & buy Airtime and book for flight

Block UBA ATM Card

To block your ATM card is a straight foward method all you need do is to :Send BLOCK CARD  as followed

  1. Leo on Facebook and WhatsApp and block your card.
    2. Dial your Country USSD Code e.g *919*10*# (in Nigeria), follow the prompt and block your card.
    3.  On Mobile Banking, choose the self-service option from the menu and block your card.

You can get details of whatsapp and facebook from their online portal:

You can also contact Uba via the following details: Toll Free lines: +234-8000888888 & +234-8000888889 : WhatsApp Messages only: +234-9062834807 & +234-9062833874

Hope this post is helpful on how to block your debit card when your bank account is comprise

Source: UBA  and Access bank

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