First Bank mobile Transfer: How to register for ussd, transfer money, Buy airtime, check account balance and Pay bills

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, mostly known as First Bank, has always been at the top of their game when providing quality services to their customers and with the continuous evolution of the banking system, have come up with a seamless and secure way to access all banking services.

With the introduction of the First Bank USSD code *894#, customers can conveniently perform daily transactions and other banking services such as buying of airtime, checking account balance, paying of utility bills and many more at any point in time.

The *894# banking service can be used on any mobile device such as iPhone, Android, Windows, Java,  BlackBerry and even the popular torchlight phones. It is also available on all networks ( MTN, GLO, Airtel and 9mobile) and does not require any form of internet connection or data as all the USSD services would be delivered directly to the customer’s phone number linked to their First Bank account.

Whether you are a savings or current account holder, these services are completely at your disposal and with the following steps, you can activate the *894# USSD code on your phone.

  1. Simple dial *894*0# using the phone number linked to your First Bank account.
  2. Then type in the 4 digit PIN of your debit card.
  3. Create a 5 digit PIN which would be used to validate all your transactions.
  4. Once these steps are completed, your phone number would be automatically registered to use the *894# banking services.
  • HOW TO BUY AIRTIME FROM FIRST BANK

With the help of *894# USSD code, First Bank customers can now enjoy the benefit of buying airtime on their phones and that of their loved ones. The following steps below will guide you on how to purchase airtime for yourself and also for a 3rd party.

  1. Dial *894# using the phone number linked to your bank account
  2. Follow the on-screen process
  3. Click on send and wait for a few minutes
  4. A successful message will be sent to you from First Bank once your phone number has been recharged.

Or you can dial *894*The amount#. For example *894*2000#.

To purchase airtime for your family, friends and loved ones,

  1. Dial *894# using the phone number linked to your bank account
  2. Follow the on-screen process to purchase airtime for 3rd party
  3. Click on send and wait for a few minutes
  4. A successful message will be sent to you from First Bank once the 3rd party’s phone number has been recharged.

Or you can dial *894*The amount*Phone number#. For example *894*2000*08023452345#.

Also note that First Bank has placed a limit to which every customer can buy airtime in a day.  Once you reach the maximum amount of 3,000 naira, First Bank would restrict you from getting anymore airtime from your account till the following day.

  • HOW TO TRANSFER MONEY FROM FIRST BANK TO OTHER BANKS

The First Bank USSD transfer code provides a platform where account holders (both savings and current) can easily send and transfer funds using their account from the comfort of their home without having to queue long hours at the bank. With their mobile phone being their mobile branch, First Bank customers can now access and use these banking services anywhere and anytime.

Below is a step by step guide on how to transfer money from your First Bank account

  1. Dial *894# using the phone number linked to your First Bank account.
  2. Select mobile transfer option
  3. Type in the amount you want to send
  4. Enter the recipient’s account number
  5. Choose the bank to which you want to transfer to
  6. Then enter your 5 digit PIN to validate the transaction and click send.

Once successful, you will receive an SMS text from First Bank and the recipient’s account will be credited with the amount you transferred.

You can also go through the short process by dialing *894*The Amount*AccountNumber# e.g *894*20000*5544223355#, then follow the on-screen process and input your 5 digit PIN to validate the transaction.

  • HOW TO CHECK FIRST BANK ACCOUNT BALANCE

With the help of the *894# USSD code, First Bank offers mobile banking services that helps customers keep tabs on their account balance through their phone without having to go to the bank or ATM. By using the USSD code *894#,  customers can easily know when they are reaching the First Bank account limit and stay updated on their account status.

Follow the process below to check your account balance with First Bank

  1. Dial *894*00# using the phone number linked to their First Bank account.
  2. Input your 5 digit PIN and click on send
  3. Wait for a few minutes and an SMS text will be sent to your phone from First Bank stating your account balance.

For more information about the *894# mobile banking services, please do not hesitate to call 0700FIRSTCONTACT (0700-34778-2668228), 01-4485500, 0708-062-5000

Or send an email to

ebusiness-services@firstbanknigeria.com,

FinancialInclusion@firstbanknigeria.com,

Firstcontact@firstbanknigeria.com

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