The zenith bank mobile code is used mostly to transfer funds from bank to bank so it is widely referred to as zenith bank transfer code, though it can be used for various operations. Since we are talking about sending money, let’s concentrate on the code to transfer money.
Banking has been made easier for all account holders since the introduction of Eazy Banking by zenith bank. The EazyBanking system involves the use of a simple USSD to carry out banking operations with any mobile phone.
Zenith Bank Transfer Code
The code to transfer money from zenith bank is *966*Amount*Receiver’s Nuban Account Number#. If you are to send 5000 Naira to 1234567890, you will have to dial *966*5000*1234567890# and complete the transaction with your 4 digits PIN.
Getting Started with Zenith Bank 966
Zenith Bank Eazy Banking ussd code (*966#) is one fast and secure means of sending money any time and any day. You carry out transactions at your convenience and you will not be needing the internet or the web for anything.
Using the code is free but you will need to have airtime in your phone as certain network charges may apply, your network provider will charge you. All the bank’s account holder can make use of the *966# code, and it works with all major GSM networks in Nigeria (Airtel, Glo, 9mobile, MTN) and any GSM device.
To use the code, you must have an active debit card (MasterCard or Visa) of the bank, it will not work for Verve cards.
In getting started, the first thing you have to do is to register for the EazyBanking platform. It’s very simple, just follow the guide below.
- Dial *966*00# from the phone number you used in opening your account
- You will be asked to provide the last 4 digits of your ATM card. Input it in the box and send
- Create and Confirm your 4-digits pin (make sure you a combination you can easily remember)
To know if your registration was successful, you will receive an SMS containing your account balance. The 4 digit pin you created is very important and should not be forgotten as it will be required in all your transactions.
Well, now that you have registered for the service, you can go ahead and use the code to send funds. To do this, simply.
- Dial *966# from your registered number also known as alertz number
- Select “5” for Transfers
- Enter the amount you want to transfer
- Then, enter the receiver’s account number
- Choose the receiver’s bank; Reply with “1” if it’s same Zenith bank and “2” if it’s other banks. Select the Bank from the list.
- Confirm the details and input your 4 digit pin
With a successful completion of the transaction, your recipient will be credited with the amount you transferred and of course, you will be debited. It’s very fast and simple. You can skip the first 4 steps by directly dialing *966*amount*account number# as explained above.
Daily Transfer Limit
On the Zenith Eazy Banking, the maximum amount you can transfer is 100,000 Naira. However, you can easily increase the limit to more than 1,000,000 (1 million Naira) by getting yourself a Token at any branch of the bank.
If you are transferring to Zenith Bank, the service is free. If you are transferring to other banks, you are charged N10 – N50 which will be deducted from your bank account.
Also, you might be charged between 2 – 5 Naira by service provider to use the code on their network.
Other Features of Zenith 966 Mobile Code
That’s it for money transfer but that is not all you can do with the Zenith Bank Mobile EazyBanking Code. What else can you do?
Yep, the zenith bank mobile banking code can be used to purchase airtime directly from your bank account. All you need to do is
Dial *966# and select “4” for Airtime or Dial *966*amount*mobile number# >>> Choose the mobile network >>> If successful, you will receive a confirmation that you have successfully purchased airtime, very easy.
Bills here refer to your TV subscriptions (DSTV, GOTV), you can pay for them conveniently from your house with the *966# code. To do so.
- Dial *966*7*amount*smartcard number#
- Select your biller from the list by replying with the number
- Confirm the details you entered and enter your 4 digit pin
That is all. If successful, you will receive a confirmation displaying your current account balance with the subscription amount being deducted.
Check your Account Balance
To check your zenith bank account balance, simply Dial *966*0#. You’ll receive an SMS containing your account balance and a 15 NGN service fee will be deducted from your bank account.
I hope this article has done justice to all question regarding the money transfer code of zenith bank. The 966 mobile ussd code has made banking easier and simpler and it can be used anytime of the day.
If you encounter any problems with using the code, contact zenith bank customer care via telephone on 234-1-2787000, 2927000, 4647000. Do not hesitate to drop a comment if you have a question.