How to block Gtbank account in Nigeria

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Last Updated on December 15, 2023 by admin

In this present days, we depend  on our banks to handle our financial transaction  offering convenience, security, and peace of mind. However, there may be situations where blocking your bank account becomes necessary.

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you needed to block your GTBank account? Maybe you lost your ATM card, or you suspect fraudulent activities on your account. Whatever the reason may be. If you’re a GTBank customer who want to temporarily freeze  account due to financial difficulties. Whatever the reason, knowing the motive behind blocking will help you make the right decision.

Without going to the bank, you can block your GTBank account in Nigeria with the USSD code and other online methods. Such as when the phone (or ATM debit card) is stolen or missing

You can block your gtbank account on Airtel, Mtn, Glo and 9 mobile networks. Or, deactivate it online by using the mobile app or internet banking instantly. You can do these without stress; without visiting a GTBank branch.


How to Block GTBank Account from Another Phone

Here is how to block GTBank account from another phone number:

  1. Dial *737*51*74# on another phone number.
  2. Enter the phone number linked to your GTBank account.
  3. Enter your 4-digit USSD PIN.

This GTBank code will stops unauthorised transactions such as withdrawing your money.


How to Block GTBank Account on Mobile App

Here is how to Block GTBank Account online with mobile app:

  • Open GTWorld mobile app
  • Select Settings to & Help in the Menu
  • Next, select the Help option.
  • Select Unlock Account
  • Scroll down to the account hotlist request
  • Select the Account number you want to block
  • Enter the reason for hotlisting the account
  • Enter your Account’s secret answer and password/token and click continue and click submit.

How to block Gtbank account with Self Service Portal

GTBank Self Service Portal provides you with a platform to access and execute the following services (from any location):

  • Account Reactivation
  • Status Of Bill Payment
  • NRN Card & Token request
  • Account Blocking& Unblocking
  • Account Opening
  • Reference Upload/Confirmation
  • Account Upgrade
  • Card Delivery(Nigeria)
  • Dispense Error
  • Status of NIP Transfer


Please select the service you would like to access below:
1. Service type-select block /unblock account
2.Enter your GTBank account number (NUBAN)
3.Enter your BVN Number
4Then submit form

Once done your gtbank account will be blocked

You can also use this method to unblock your account as well.



Blocking your GTBank account doesn’t have to be a daunting task anymore. By following the steps above, you can now tackle this process with confidence and ease.

Remember to always keep your banking information secure and never share personal details with strangers. GTBank’s customer care team is always there to provide support and resolve any concerns you may have. So, rest assured knowing that your financial well-being is in safe hands


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