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How to register for banks in Nigeria transfer ussd code & change PIN and pay Bills

Last Updated on June 24, 2024 by admin

The bank Mobile phone USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) allows customers to perform their banking transactions effortlessly as part of its financial inclusion drive .The service is available to Airtel,9mobil, GLO and MTN subscribers.

Banking transactions can now be performed on the go irrespective of location or time as there is no worry of internet connectivity or a token device, but only a Personal Identification Number (PIN) is needed to authenticate transactions.

This product provides banking services such as airtime recharge, transfers, bill payments and even making payments on POS terminals and more to customers from any mobile device without data or internet connection. This service is secure, reliable and provides a seamless banking experience to customers.

You can also generate a pay-code and PIN for cardless withdrawal transactions,check Account Number, Balances, and BVN on the go.This post will be centered on how to pay bills such as electricity gotv and Dstv bills and reset your ussd PIN when you can’t remember it.

Requirements to register for UBA USSD Service

To register for UBA USSD service (Magic Banking), you need to meet the following requirements:

  • UBA Account: You must have an active UBA bank account.
  • Linked Phone Number: The mobile phone number you want to use for UBA USSD service must be linked to your UBA account.
  • Active SMS Alert: You must have activated SMS alerts on your UBA account.

If you meet these requirements, you can easily register for UBA Magic Banking

 

How to register/Enroll for UBA USSD (Magic Banking)?

To register for UBA ussd code follow the steps below;
1. Dial *919#.
2. Select option “1” to register.
3. Choose between registering with your UBA account or prepaid card.
4. Enter your UBA 10-digit account number or prepaid card number, depending on your choice.
5.Choose a secure 4-digit PIN that is easy for you to remember but hard for others to guess.
6. Then Confirm your PIN.

How to Pay bills from UBA mobile banking code-

UBA offers two main methods for paying bills using mobile banking codes:

1. USSD Magic Banking:

  • Dial: *919*5#
  • Select biller: Choose the category of the bill you want to pay (e.g., electricity, cable TV, internet).
  • Enter details: Input the required information like account number or customer ID.
  • Confirm payment: Verify the details and authorize the transaction with your PIN.

2. LEO, UBA’s Chatbot:

  • Chat with LEO: Open your messaging app and chat with LEO on WhatsApp (+234 903 000 2455) or Facebook Messenger.
  • Request bill payment: Tell LEO you want to pay a bill and provide the necessary details.
  • Follow instructions: LEO will guide you through the payment process.

 

How to register for First City Monument Bank

To register for First City Monument Bank (FCMB) *329# USSD banking, you have two options:

1. If you already have an FCMB account:

  • Dial *329# on your mobile phone.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to register using your account number and create your transaction PIN.

2. If you don’t have an FCMB account:

    • Dial *329# on your mobile phone.
    • Follow the instructions to open an FCMB Easy Account using your phone number. No documents are required for this type of account.

How to reset PIN or reset/create FCMB transaction code

You can reset your PIN or create/reset your FCMB transaction code using the USSD code *329*0#.

Here’s a breakdown of the process:

  1. Dial *329*0# on your mobile phone.
  2. Choose the option:
    • Select “Reset PIN” if you want to reset your PIN.
    • Select “Create/Reset code” if you want to create or reset your transaction code.
  3. Follow the Prompts:
    • If you chose to reset your PIN, you will be asked to enter your account number and date of birth.
    • If you chose to create/reset your transaction code, you will be asked to select your ATM card (if you have multiple cards) and enter your ATM card PIN. Then, you will be prompted to create a new 4-digit transaction code.

How to pay bills from FCMB

FCMB offers several ways to pay bills through their banking platform:

*1. USSD Banking (329#):

  • Dial *329# from your registered phone number.
  • Select the “Bill Payment” option.
  • Choose the type of bill you want to pay (e.g., electricity, cable TV, internet).
  • Enter the required details such as your account ID, meter number, or smartcard number.
  • Confirm the amount and authorize the payment using your transaction PIN.

You can also Read: How to transfer money from all Nigeria banks using mobile ussd code

 

How to Register: To register for FirstBank USSD

To register for FirstBank USSD (*894#), you have two options depending on whether you already have an account:

Option 1: For Existing FirstBank Customers with a Debit Card

  1. Dial 8940# on your mobile phone (linked to your FirstBank account).
  2. Select “Register.”
  3. Choose your debit card: A list of masked debit cards linked to your account will be displayed. Select your preferred card.
  4. Create a PIN: You’ll be prompted to create a 5-digit PIN for your USSD transactions.
  5. Confirm PIN: Re-enter your new PIN to confirm.

Option 2: For New FirstBank Customers or Those Without a Debit Card

  1. Open a FirstBank Account: If you don’t have one, you’ll need to open an account first. You can do this online, at a branch, or through their agents.
  2. Get a Debit Card: Ensure your account is linked to a debit card.
  3. Profile Your Phone Number: Make sure your phone number is registered with FirstBank and activated for SMS alerts.
  4. Follow Option 1 Steps: Once your account is set up with a debit card and SMS alerts, you can follow the steps in Option 1 to register for USSD banking.

 

How to register and Create Gtbank Transaction PIN

To register for GTBank *737# and create a transaction PIN, follow these steps:

  • Dial *737# from the phone number linked to your GTBank account.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to complete registration. You’ll receive your 10-digit NUBAN account number via SMS.

2. Create Your Transaction PIN:

  • Dial *737*5# from your phone.
  • Enter the last 6 digits of your GTBank debit card.
  • Create and confirm your 4-digit PIN.

Gtbank Bills payment

  • Pay Bills: Dial *737*Bill Type Code*Amount# from your registered phone number (e.g., 737501000# for DSTV subscription).
  • Pay Profiled Merchants: Dial *737*35*AmountMerchant Code# (obtain the merchant code from the
  • merchant).

 

Register for FCMB USSD CODE:

TO Register or enroll for fidelity bank ussd

  • Dial *770# on your mobile phone.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to select “Bill Payments.”
  • Choose the biller and enter the required information to complete the payment.

 

How to pay bills from Fidelity Bank

to pay for any kind of bills either betting, Dstv, Gotv or Electricity bills from your fidelity bank dial *770*CODE*SMART CARD NUMBER*AMOUNT#
Example: From your phone, dial *770*1099*41234567890*12000# to pay for a ₦12000 DStv plan

How to change fidelity bank ussd PIN

To change your Fidelity Bank USSD PIN, you can use their dedicated USSD code:

  1. Dial *770*00# on your mobile phone.
  2. Follow the on-screen prompts: You will be guided through the process of changing your PIN. This usually involves entering your old PIN and then your new PIN twice for confirmation.

 

How to Sign Up or register for Polaris Bank ussd:

To register or enroll for polaris bank ussd code dial *833# from your Polaris Bank registered line then folow the onscreen message and enter any 4 digit number to be used as PIN

How to Pay Bills from Polari bankF(*833*2)

: To pay bills, Renew your DSTV, Gotv subscription, pay your electricity bills and fund your Bet9ja account from Polaris bank dial *833*2# from your mobile phone, select your preferred account to pay with.

Change or Reset Polaris Bank USSD PIN:

To reset or change your polaris bank ussd code Dial *833# then Select option 9 and then Select option 1 for Polaris bank PIN change then Enter your new preferred PIN in the ‘New PIN’ field

 

How to register for sterling bank ussd

  • *Dial 822# from your registered phone number.
  • Select “1” for registration.
  • Enter your 10-digit account number.
  • Provide the details of your debit card as requested. (This usually includes your card number and expiration date)
  • Create a 4-digit PIN. This PIN will be used to authorize your transactions.
  • Re-enter your PIN to confirm.

How do I pay bills from sterling bank using ussd *822#

To pay bills such as Pay your DSTV, electricity, subscriptions and many more from Sterling bank using USSD CODE dial *822*BillerCode*UniqueCode*Amount# or *simply *822*2# to see different billers.

How do I reset sterling bank ussd PIN

– To reset or change Sterling bank ussd code simply dial dial *822#, select Pin Reset whenever your Pinis compromises or when you forgot it.

 

How to register for wema bank ussd

To register for Wema Bank USSD banking (*945#), you need to have an active Wema Bank account. If you don’t have one, you’ll need to open an account first.

Here’s how to register for *945# if you already have a Wema Bank account:

  1. Dial 9455# from your registered mobile number.
  2. Follow the on-screen prompts: You will be asked to input your account number and date of birth.
  3. Create a 4-digit PIN: Choose a PIN that is easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess.
  4. Confirm your PIN: Re-enter your PIN to confirm.

Once you have completed these steps, you will receive a confirmation message indicating successful registration. You can now access Wema Bank’s USSD banking services using the code *945#.

Change Reset wema bank ussd PIN

To change wema bank ussd PIN simply dial *945*00# and follow the onscreen message

How to pay for bills from wema bank

To pay for your Gotv, Dstv, Electricity bills via Wema bank dial *945# and follow the prompt message to select bills payment and select your prefer bills to pay.

Also read: How to check bank account balance, view statement and open account in All Nigeria Banks

How to register for Unity Bank ussd

To register for Unity Bank USSD (*7799#)

  • Dial *7799# from your registered mobile phone.
  • Follow the Prompts: You will be guided through the registration process. You’ll need to select your debit card or input your account number and create a four-digit PIN for authentication.
  • Activation: Once you’ve completed the steps, your Unity Bank USSD code will be activated. You will receive a confirmation message.

How to pay bills fromUnity bank

to pay for Gotv, Dstv and Electricity from your unity bank using your phone number that is link to your account dial *7799# , the follow the prompt message to choose your prefer billers

How to Block unity bank account 

To block or hotlink tour unity bank account dial *7799*9*phone number# to block your account.

 How to register for Union Bank ussd

To register for Union Bank USSD banking (*826#), you can follow these simple steps:

  1. *Dial 826# from your registered mobile number.
  2. Select “1” to activate UnionMobile.
  3. Follow the on-screen options: You’ll be guided through the registration process, which may involve entering your account number or debit card details and creating a PIN.

.How to pay bills from Union bank

To pay for bills or change union bank ussd PIN dial *826# and follow message on the screen to either change your pin or buy airtime, transfer money and pay for bills

 

How to register for Zenith Bank ussd

To register for Zenith bank ussd code dial *966# with the phone number linked to your Zenith bank account then Input your last 6 digits on your ATM card and set your preferred choice of 4 digits number as your PIN

How to Pay bills from zenith bank

:- To Pay bills such as DStv, PHCN Bills, Dstv with Zenith bank ussd code Dial *966*7*amount*customer ID#. while to Pay others Zenith Billers Dial *966*6*Biller Code*Amount# on your mobile phone and follow the on screen prompts

How to reset Zenith bank PIN:

To change or reset zenith bank ussd PIN simply dial *966*60# to reset your PIN whenever it’s compromised or if you can’t remember it again

How do I register for stanbic  USSD Banking:

To register for Stanbic IBTC USSD banking (*909#), follow these steps:

  1. Dial 90911*1# on your mobile phone (linked to your Stanbic IBTC account).
  2. Create or Change PIN: Follow the prompts to create or change your PIN. You’ll need your Stanbic IBTC debit card details for verification.

How to change or reset Stanbic IBTC Bank USSD PIN:

To change or reset Stanbic IBTC Bank USSD PIN Dial *909*11*1# to create or change your PIN

 

 

How to register keystone Bank ussd

To register for Keystone Bank USSD (*7111#), follow these steps:

  1. Dial* 7111# on your mobile phone linked to your Keystone Bank account.
  2. Select “Register.”
  3. Enter your Account Number.
  4. Input your Year of Birth.
  5. Create your Transaction Pin.

Once you have completed these steps, the registration process is finished and you’ll receive a confirmation message.

How to reset Keystone Bank  ussd PIN

  • Dial *7111*0# from your registered phone number.
  • Select the option to reset your PIN.
  • Follow the prompts, which usually involve entering your account number and date of birth for verification.
  • Create a new PIN and confirm it.

Keystone bank Bills Payment:

To pay for Bills from keystone bank Dial *7111# on your registered phone number;
Select ‘Other services’; then Select ‘Bills Payment’ on the next page to make payment for a biller.

 

H0w to register for Access Bank ussd

To register for Access Bank USSD banking (*901#), you have two options:

Option 1: For Existing Access Bank Account Holders

  1. *Dial *901# on your mobile phone (linked to your Access Bank account).
  2. Select any service: You can choose any service from the menu, like “Transfer.”
  3. Enter account number: Input your Access Bank account number.
  4. Enter date of birth: Provide your date of birth in the format DDMMYYYY (e.g., 01011990).
  5. Create PIN: Create a 4-digit PIN.
  6. Confirm PIN: Re-enter the PIN to confirm.

Option 2: For New Access Bank Account Holders or Those Without a Debit Card

  1. Dial *901# on your mobile phone.
  2. Enter date of birth: Provide your date of birth in the format DDMMYYYY (e.g., 01011990).
  3. Create PIN: Create a 4-digit PIN.
  4. Confirm PIN: Re-enter the PIN to confirm

How to reset or change Access Bank USSD PIN?

There are two main ways to reset or change your Access Bank USSD PIN:

Method 1: Using USSD Code

  1. Dial *901# on your mobile phone.
  2. Select option 4 for “Other Services.”
  3. Select option 5 for “Reset PIN.”
  4. Enter your date of birth in the format DDMMYYYY (e.g., 01011990).
  5. Create a new PIN and confirm it.

 

How to pay bills from Access Bank

  • *Dial *901# on your registered phone number.
  • Select “Pay Bills”: Follow the on-screen prompts to choose the bill type and provider.
  • Enter Details: Input the required information.
  • Confirm & Pay: Verify the details and authorize the payment using your PIN.

 

How to register for EcoBank ussd

Ecobank offers USSD mobile banking (*326#) to both existing and non-Ecobank customers. The registration process differs slightly for each group:

For Existing Ecobank Customers (Not on Ecobank Mobile App):

  1. *Dial 326# on your mobile phone (it can be a smartphone or a feature phone).
  2. Select option 3: “Attach Mobile Number to Account.”
  3. Follow the Prompts: You will be guided through the process of linking your phone number to your Ecobank account.

For Non-Ecobank Customers:

  1. *Dial 326# on your mobile phone.
  2. Select option 1: “Open Xpress Account.”
  3. Follow the Prompts: You will be guided through the process of opening an Ecobank Xpress account, which does not require any documentation and can be done entirely through USSD.

How to pay bills from Ecobank

  • Dial *326# on your mobile phone.
  • Follow the menu options to select “Bills.”
  • Choose the bill type and provider.
  • Enter the required details and confirm the payment.

How to reset Ecobank ussd

  • Dial *326# on your mobile phone (use the number registered with your Ecobank account).
  • Select option 1, “My Account.”
  • Then, select option 4, “Pin reset with OTP.”
  • You will receive a one-time password (OTP) via SMS.
  • Enter the OTP and select a new four-digit PIN.
  • Confirm your new PIN and press send

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