Zenith Bank Transfer Code: How To Make Transactions Using The Code
Zenith bank transfer code has been launched. It is a mobile USSD banking solution created to make banking transactions with Zenith Bank easy and effortless for customers. The USSD of the bank is *996#.
It is fondly referred to as Eazybanking solution by the bank. The development of the Zenith bank transfer code is to complement the efforts of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) efforts to build a cashless economy in Nigeria.
The idea is that you can carry out financial transactions on any mobile phone without going online or having to go to the bank. That is the implication or reality of the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD).
The convenience provided by this USSD banking solution is amazing. It is also an easy, fast and secure way to access your bank account anytime and at any day using the mobile phone. No data is required.
The services of Zenith bank transfer code can be used by all individual account holders with any type of phone with Nigeria network access. The 15 retail accounts are free and eligible to use this service except domiciliary, ZECA and Premium accounts.
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Everything you Need To Know About Zenith Bank Transfer Code
The process of opening an account
For those that are not Zenith Bank customers or customers who want to open another account with the bank, you can actually do that with the Zenith Bank transfer code without stress.
This is what you need to do. Dial 966*0# and follow through the onscreen prompts that will pop up. An account number will be created for you which you will get via SMS. This helps you avoid all the unnecessary bureaucracy and inconveniences you pass through at the bank.
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We want to assume you are a Zenith Bank customer or you want to help a Zenith Bank customer. For you to use that Zenith Bank transfer code, you will have to register. Below are the steps for registration but remember, you are expected to use the phone number that your account is registered with.
- First of all, simply dial *966*00# with your mobile number where you do receive your alert.
- You will get a prompt requesting that you to enter the last 4 digits of your Debit (ATM) card number. Please enter the pin.
- The next prompt you will get will display your Account Name and you will tell you to create a 4 digit PIN. Please it is advisable to put 4-digit PIN that you can easily remember but that will be difficult for anyone to guess right. This is for security purposes.
- Next, you will get another prompt to confirm the 4 digit PIN. Please reenter the PIN.
- If the process is successful, you will get a message “ Retrieving your balance “
- At this juncture, you will then receive an SMS containing your account balance.
How To Check Account Balance
From anywhere at any point in time, you can quickly and easily check your account balance to know how much you have left.
To check for balances on any of your accounts, you are expected to dial; *966*00# on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts and your balance will be revealed to you.
With the Zenith Bank transfer code, you can purchase airtime for your registered mobile number on which you get alert and you can recharge for friends and loved ones directly from your account.
To recharge for yourself, simply dial *966*amount# on your registered mobile number. For instance, if you want to recharge N1000 on your line, all you need to do is to simply dial *966*1000# and it will be recharged instantly while you also get alerts for the transaction.
To recharge for other people, simply dial *966*Amount*Mobile Number# on your phone. For example, if you want to recharge N1000 on 08030000000, simply dial *966*1000*08030000000# and the person will be recharged while you also get transaction notification.
The Zenith Bank transfer code can also enable you to transfer money conveniently. To do this, simply dial *966*Amount*Account Number#. If you want to transfer N1000 to the account number 1234567890, dial *966*1000*1234567890# from the phone number you registered with Zenith Bank, then follow the on-screen prompts. The money will be sent to the person immediately.
There is a limit to the amount of money to be transferred if you are using the Zenith Bank transfer code. The cumulative money transfer limit is set at N100,000 (One hundred thousand Naira) per day while the cumulative transaction limit on the Airtime top-up part is set at N3,000.00 (Three thousand Naira) per day.
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