If you’ve forgotten your account number, or you need to send your NUBAN account number to someone fast…then, here are the fastest method to check bank account number in Nigeria.
Today, we will list all available USSD codes and other fatest methods for checking account balance for all Nigerian banks that offer the service currently.
How to check your Bank account balance on Guaranty Trust Bank [GTBank]
To check your Gtbank account balance follow the steps below:
Dail *737*6*1# from your phone. Make sure you are dialing from your registered mobile number linked to your GTBank account.
You will get back an instruction to enter the last four digit of your ATM card number.
Your GTBank account balance will be displayed on your phone with your account number.
First Bank USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Simply Dialing *894*00# on your phone.
You must be registered with First bank mobile by dialing *894#.
Access Bank USSD Code to Check Bank Account Balance
Simply dial *901*5# on your Access Bank registered phone number.
You will be prompted to provide the last four digits of your BVN.
Your account balance is immediately generated after this has been provided
Access Bank USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Dial *901*00# on your phone.
Sterling Bank USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Dial *822*6*account number# using the number you registered with the bank, e. *822*6*1234567890# on your phone.
Fidelity Bank USSD Code to Check Bank Account Balance
Simply Dial *770# on your phone using the number you registered with the bank.
EcoBank USSD Code to Check Account Balance on Phone
Ecobank customers can check their account balance by Dialling *326*0# on your phone using the number registered with your account.
Wema Bank USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Dial *945*0#. This code should only be used with the phone number registered with the bank
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) USSD Code to Check Account Balance on Phone
You can check your account balance by dialing *329*00# on your phone using the number registered with your account.
Union Bank USSD Code to Check Account Balance on Phone
Dial 389038# or *826# on your mobile phone. Follow the on-screen command and start using Union bank mobile USSD banking.
Or Send SMS/text message BAL to 20123. Your account balance will be sent your number as SMS
Keystone Bank USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Dial *7111*1# (MTN, AIRTEL & Etisalat subscribers), 085082# (GLO subscribers only) on your phone.
If you have not registered, then Follow the on screen command to register. Enter an account number, Choose a 4-digit pin and confirm.
United Bank for Africa (UBA) USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Dial *7799# on your phone using number registered with your account. Enter your 4-digit PIN when prompted; your balance will be displayed on your phone.
Zenith Bank USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Dial *966*00# from your phone and follow the on-screen command. Choose the balance menu to see your balance.
Stanbic IBTC USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Dial *909# from your phone number registered with the bank
Select 1 “My Bank”.
Select 1 for Balance Enquiry.
If you have not used the service before you will be prompted to set transaction pin in the first instance.
Unity Bank USSD Code to Check Account Balance
Dial *7799# on your phone, you are prompted to enter your 4-digit PIN. It has to be a number registered with your account like all banks.
Polaris Bank USSD Code to Check Bank Account Balance on Phone
Dial *833# from your phone and follow the on-screen command. Choose the balance menu to see your balance.
Jaiz Bank USSD Code to Check Bank Account Balance on Phone
For Jaiz bank customers you will be required to send SMS to 08055555700 using the format “BALANCE ACCTNO PIN”. For example BALANCE 0123456789 1234
To change your PIN Send SMS “CHANGEPIN OLDPIN NEWPIN” For example CHANGEPIN 0000 1234
How To Check Bank Account Number Via Internet banking
Those who engage in internet banking can check bank account number online by simply logging into their online banking platform.
I already have a post containing a verified link to all bank’s website. Click to check it out.
How To Check Your Bank Account Number Through Instant Alerts
When opening your bank account, I want to believe you must have checked or tick the option to get alerts (either by SMS or Email), most banks don’t reveal bank accounts via this method.
In fact, what you see is something like what you have below.
This **** in between the account number is there for security reasons though.
However, if you use email notifications, there are chances that you might get your account number displayed when you get a credit, debit or account statement alerts.
How To Know Your Account Number Through Direct Mail
This one is for the first-timers. If you’re just opening an account from the very beginning… your bank account number will most likely be sent to you via email.
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For first time corporate customers: they can get their account numbers during the validation process (where they validate or confirm their bank accounts). The validation letter can also be picked up from your bank branch.
For existing customer: you can contact these banks through their customer care email service. Each of these banks has an email address you can reach them with. So, to get your acc no.
How to Know Your Bank Account Number In Branch
Finally, as last resort, the best way to check bank account number is to visit the nearest bank branch.
This is arguably the most reliable because you’re there in person.
Proceed to the customer care unit and ask to check your 10 digit account number for you. Simple as ABC!
There are no special ways of checking your account number (maybe with a USSD code) easily except for the SMS method explained above. Although, the social media method also beat time if you’re good with social media.
Here’s my advice for you: If you’ve gotten your account number, all you have to do is, draft or save it in a secure location where you can easily access it anytime.
As for me, I normally write down important items (such as account numbers, phone numbers, usernames, passwords, important notes etc) on my Google Keep. This application allows you to save things using Google online cloud space, which means you can always get them back even when you misplaced your device.
I hope this article is helpful?
If you’ve used another easier method of checking your account number without visiting the bank which wasn’t listed above, don’t hesitate to drop how you did that, someone else where might find it helpful.