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*894# FirstBank USSD Code: How to Activate FirstBank USSD Code

What is First Bank of Nigeria Transfer Code? What are the USSD Codes for First Bank Transfer?

If you are a FirstBank customer and you have ever asked any of these questions, this article will provide an all-encompassing rundown of the First Bank of Nigeria transfer code, including an explanation of why the USSD codes are important and can come in handy.

Before we get started, let’s quickly look at the general meaning of USSD codes.

USSD codes explained

USSD codes allows mobile network subscribers that are without smartphone or data or internet connection to use mobile banking through code. USSD is similar to Short Message Service (SMS) but difference between the two is that with USSD, users interact directly from their mobile phones by making their own selections from different menu provided by their network providers unlike SMS message that they only send message and wait for response to be replied as SMS.

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One unique feature of USSD is that during USSD session, the USSD message create real-time connection (interactive session). What this means is that USSD enables two-way communication of information, as long as the communication line remains open. And so both questions and answers happen almost the same time. In terms of banking, USSD performs the same function, but in this instance allows you, the bank customer, to directly communicate with your bank account without you having to go to the bank.

Usually, USSD codes start with an ‘*’ and end with an ‘#’, depending on the setup. Nigerian banks use these quick codes to bring banking services such as transfers, data purchases, balance checks, bills payments, etc. closer to their customers via their phone.

Now that you fully undersatnd what a USSD code is, let’s now go into FirstBank USSD Code which is *894#

What is FirstBank Transfer code (USSD Code)

The First Bank Transfer Code is *894#. It is a quick, convenient, secure and easy way to perform your banking transactions (transfer money, check balance, buy airtime, pay bills and lots more) anytime and anywhere, using any type of phone without need for internet connectivity or data.

Once you have a FirstBank account with a linked debit card, a phone number profiled for SMS alert and a mobile phone, you are just one dial away from enjoying the unbeatable 894 experience.

Simply dial 8940# to get started!

First bank customers can also dial *894# and get access to Quick Banking services in a menu-based layout without having to dial the codes.

When dialed, two options are displayed for the customer to choose from:

Quick Banking- Follow prompts to access the listed services for FirstBank account holders ONLY.

Firstmonie– For electronic wallet- based transactions. This product is available to both account holders and non-account holders.

Things To Know About FirstBank USSD Transfer Code

  • This service is open to MTN, Glo, 9mobile, and Airtel subscribers.
  • The USSD code is only open to FirstBank account holders.
  • To use this service, you must have an active phone number registered in your bank account.
  • This service is available 24 hours every day. Meaning, even at really odd hours, you can still use this service.

How to Activate First Bank *894# USSD Code

There are three (3) simple steps you will need to take to successfully register and activate the FirstBank *894# USSD code service.

Step 1: Dial *8940#, a list of masked debit cards linked to your account is displayed.

Step 2: Select your preferred debit card and enter the 4-digit PIN for the selected debit card.

Step 3: Create a new 5-digit PIN and the confirm your PIN to complete the activation process.

Your number is now LIVE on the FirstBank USSD Quick Banking Service.

FirstBank USSD Codes and all You Can Achieve with It

Account ManagementUSSD Code
Account balance *894*00#
Account opening *894*0#
Mini-Statement*894Account Number#
Airtime RechargeUSSD Code
Airtime Recharge for Self*894Amout#
Airtime Recharge for Others*894Amount*Phone Number#
Deactivate Your Mobile Number*894911#
TransferUSSD Code
For Transfer*894Amount*Account Number#

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