How to register for Sterling Bank Mobile Transfer{ussd} transfer money, buy airtime, check account balance and block account

This product is tailored to provide you services you need and deserve. Your time is precious to Sterling Bank hence the consideration to allow you fulfill your dreams instead of putting you through the drudge of getting to the banking Hall.

The introduction of the short code is to make banking easy for you and within your reach at all times. The *822# has cut the stress of long queues etc.

It is also important to know that you can do a lot with the Telocos such as MTN, AIRTEL, GLO or 9 Mobile line. With any of these Telecos you can still enjoy these services and more even outside the country when you ROAM your registered number.

As seamless as this service may be it use to be cost free, except lately that a token is charged for each transaction, but even at that, it is best way to enjoy simple and easy banking anywhere and at anytime

What you require to own a Sterling Bank sort code it

To enjoy this service with sterling bank you must have the following :-
o A phone (any phone)
o A mobile number registered with the bank when opening the account
o Network (any network provider in Nigeria e.g MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, 9 MOBILE etc)
o A Sterling IBTC Bank account

How to register Sterling Bank short code (USSD)

Registering your mobile number is very important, it enables you to use the USSD to do many transaction on the go. Follow the simple steps bellow to get registered.

1. To register Dial *822# on your phone number registered with sterling Bank
2. Next, follow the onscreen guidance to complete the activation process.
3. Reply with 1 for registration.
4. Note you have to add the bank account you want to link (enter your 10 digits account number).
5. Enter the details of your debit card requested
6. Then, set up your 4 digit PIN for the activation
7. Re- enter the 4 digits PIN for confirmation.

Features of the sterling bank mobile banking short code

. It is fast and safe
. It works on all phones
. You can access your account time with the code
. You don’t need to visit the ATM or Banking Hall to carry out Transactions
. Make instant transfers
. Check balance
. Pay bills
. Easy, simple, fast and convenient
. Does not require data or internet services

How to transfer money from a sterling bank short code (USSD)

It is important to know how to transfer money via your mobile USSD, as easy and flexible, it is as well fast to get through by using the following;
Sterling bank – to – sterling bank

o Dial *822# on your phone number registered to your bank
o A PIN is required to complete transaction
o After registering, dial *822*5*amount*account number# to transfer money.
Sterling bank to other banks
o Dial *822# via the registered phone number and follow the prompt
o A PIN will be required to complete the transaction
o Dial *822*5*amount*account number#

How to buy recharge card with sterling bank short code

The USSD short has got a lot of features to help you solve one or two issues especially purchasing airtime on the go with your Sterling bank USSD short code to get this-

Simply dial *909#amount#
Example: *909*500#

How to buy recharge card for a third (3rd) party
*822*amount to purchase*the recipients’ mobile number#


How to check account balance with sterling bank short code

Within a minute of less you can find out about your account balance with just a dial, via your Sterling Bank USSD code.
 Simply dial *909*1*2# and your account number will be displayed.

Advantage of sterling bank short code

 It is very simple to operate
 It is fast to operate, in just 2 minutes you’re done.
 It is convenient to operate
 It is available 24 hours, 7 days.
 It is safe
 It cut out the stress and save you the long hours queues
 The code is not a time waster
 It’s a very fast and secure process to send money, pay bills, top-up airtime and conduct all processes that the SATERLING Bank Mobile banking Application can do.

How to block your sterling bank account with your USSD

When you sense that your  sterling bank account has been compromised by fraudulent people it is only advisable to block your  bank account/ATM card, and when you lose your ATM card for the safety of your funds.

Just dial *822*911# a screen prompt will appear, you follow the screen prompt to block your sterling account. You can as well reach the front fraud desk

How To Check Sterling Bank Account Balance

For you to check your sterling bank account balance, you must have activated sterling bank mobile banking on your device. This must be done with the phone number linked to your sterling bank account.

Follow the steps below to check your sterling bank account balance. Here are codes to check sterling bank account balance.


1. To check your Sterling bank account balance, dial *822*6# or dial *822# and then 6 when the network shows you a list of options.
2. Next, enter the last 4 digits of your mastercard number or your USSD banking PIN to confirm your request.


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