Zenith bank ussd code*966#:How to transfer money,create PIN and buy recharge card

Last Updated on October 18, 2023 by admin

The demand for cashless payments, over cash and the rapid rise in smartphone penetration across emerging economies has given birth to mobile and internet banking as most financial institution are searching for easy way of carryout transaction that involved fund transfer, hotel booking, bills payment block bank account and many more.

Zenith bank has unveiled their ussd code known as  *966# EazyBanking. This service  is convenient, fast, secure, and affordable way to access your bank account 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through your mobile phone without internet data provide the number is register to your account.

customers can now transfer money, pay for utility bills, like GOTV, DSTV subscription as well pay for electricity bill.You can also buy recharge card and check account balance with your small feature phone to Android phone, without visiting any nearest Zenith bank branch.

How to create Zenith ussd PIN Code for transfer and other transaction

1.To register for *966#, Simply dial *966*00# with your register Mobile number.

2. Enter the last 4 digits of your Debit (ATM) card number.

3.. Create and Confirm the 4 digit PIN

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How to transfer from Zenith Bank

Zenith bank customers can transfer fund from their account with their mobile phone that is link to their bank account after registering for ussd code , mobile app or online banking.

To transfer simply Dial *966* Amount * Account No# (Send Money/Transfer)

(e.g. *966*5000*1236667877#) from the phone number you registered with Zenith Bank, then follow the on-screen prompts

Perform transaction above N100k via USSD

To perform transactions above N100,000.  zenith bank customers  will have to  dial *966*60# and then select option to sign indemnity. this enable account holder to transfer money above N100k.

How to Pay Bills

To pay for bills like Gotv, Dstv simply Zenith bank account holder should  dial; *966*7*Amount*Customer ID# on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts. Always remember to put your secured PIN code to authorize the transaction.


Most time we run out call card or data we often fine it difficult to buy airtime from the vendor close to .If you fine yourself in such situation don’t panic because zenith bank ussd now enable customers to buy airtime from their comfort zone  via ussd code, mobile app or  online banking

To buy airtime for self using ussd code simply :dial *966*Amount#

To buy airtime for others  : Simply dial *966*Amount*Mobile Number# on your phone (e.g. *966*1000*0803488789#) to buy airtime.

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To check for balances on any of your accounts, all you need to do is simply dial; *966*00# on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts.


Simply dial the USSD *966*0# and follow the onscreen prompts. An account number will be created automatically and sent to you via SMS. Account opening forms are NOT required for the signup process. Once you sign up, look out for your ten-digit account number (NUBAN)


Zenith bank customers can easily update their BVN to their bank account especially when the account is open online or when their account hasn’t been updated with bank verification number. All they need do is  dial *966*BVN# to update your Bank Verification Number (BVN) using the number associated with your Zenith Bank account.

USSD Password and PIN reset

If you couldn’t remember  your ussd pin and demand for reset,don’t stress yourself by visiting the banking hall- this can be done anywhere and any place from comfort zone. all they need to do is  Simply dial; *966*60# on your mobile phone link to your bank account and follow the on-screen prompts.

Deactivate USSD

Zenith bank customers can easily deactivate their ussd code registration  by  dialing  *966*20*0# on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts.

Block Zenith bank Card

If you have lost the Zenith bank ATM/ debit card or your card has been stolen, then without wasting any time- You don’t have to call bank, because Calling to the customer service or visiting the banking hall  is also another headache,block it on your own by Dial *966*60# and select option 6.

Manage cardless withdrawal

You could visit an ATM, just to find out you didn’t even hold your card with you; or you might need to withdraw money as a matter of urgency, but you just can’t find your card; or you might get caught in a situation where you really need cash.

To create and cancel a cardless withdrawal code, simply dial *966*60# and select the option 7.

Perform USSD on POS

USSD on PoS will enable customers pay for their goods and services via POS terminals in merchant locations or on ecommerce websites without the use of cards.  pleased be informed that you  can now make your POS transactions without physically touching the POS machine or even using your Zenith bank debit card.

To perform USSD on POS Transaction simply dial *966*000# and enter your POS Reference code.

How to stop payment from your account

To stop further payment should case of stolen card or scam

Dial *966*911#


Send a mail to ebusinessmarketing@zenithbank.com or contact our Zenith Direct team using the Zenith Bank Automated Voice Banking Service on +234 1 2787000

Source: Zenith Bank

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