Every bank in Nigeria has launched its transfer code and Zenith Bank Nigeria Plc is not left out as they’ve also launched their mobile Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD).
The transfer code for Zenith bank is *996# and it has been created to make banking transactions easy for customers.
The development of the Zenith bank transfer code – fondly referred to as Eazybanking – is to complement the efforts of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) efforts to build a cashless economy in Nigeria.
So now you can carry out financial transactions on your mobile phone without going online or having to go to the bank.
Isn’t the convenience of the USSD banking solution amazing?!
You can now securely access your bank account anytime using your mobile phone and the best part is that NO data is required!
With the exception of domiciliary, ZECA and Premium accounts, the transfer code for Zenith bank can be used by all account holders for are free.
Now, you need to know that the zenith bank transaction code can be used to pay DSTV/GOTV subscription, Electric bill etc.
You can also use the code to open a Zenith bank account by simply dialling *966*0# and following the prompt, though you may still have to visit one of their branches before the account can do more things.
Also, the code can be used to buy airtime on your phone and those of your family and friends.
Here’s a breakdown of how to transact with Zenith Bank transfer code:
Zenith Bank Account Opening Process
To open an account with the bank, the Zenith Bank transfer code can be used without stress. Just dial 966*0# and follow the onscreen prompts that pop-up. An account number will be created for you which you will get via SMS.
How To Register Zenith Bank Transfer Code
As a customer, for you to use Zenith Bank USSD code, you need to register. Here are the steps for registration but remember, you must use the phone number that your account is registered with.
First, dial *966*00# with your mobile number. You will get a prompt asking you to enter the last 4 digits of your Debit (ATM) card number.
The next prompt you will receive will display your Account Name and you will be requested to create a 4 digit PIN. Make sure to input a 4-digit PIN that you can remember.
And then there will be another prompt asking you to confirm the 4 digit PIN.
Once the process is successful, you will receive a message that says “ Retrieving your balance “
Now you will receive an SMS containing your account balance.
How To Check Account Balance
You can quickly check for balances on any of your accounts by dialling *966*00# on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts and your balance will be displayed.
The transfer code for Zenith bank can purchase airtime for your registered mobile number and you can also buy airtime for friends and loved ones directly from your account.
To buy airtime for yourself, simply dial *966*amount# on your registered mobile number. This is what I mean, to recharge ₦ 500, dial *966*500# and your line will be recharged instantly and alert for the transaction sent.
For other people, dial *966*Amount*Mobile Number# on your phone. That is if you want to recharge ₦500 on someone else’s phone 08020000000, dial *966*500*08020000000# and the person’s line will be recharged for the said amount.
The transfer code for Zenith bank can also transfer money conveniently for you. To do this, dial *966*Amount*Account Number#. Here is what I mean, to transfer ₦10,000 to this account number 0123056709 for instance, dial *966*10000*0123056709# from the phone number you registered with the Bank, then follow the on-screen prompts.
There is a limit to the amount of money you can transfer if you are using transfer code for Zenith bank. The total Zenith bank daily transfer limit is ₦100,000 (One hundred thousand Naira) while the total transaction limit on the Airtime top-up per day is ₦3,000.00 (Three thousand Naira).
Zenith Bank USSD Code does so many things and does not require an internet connection.
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