FirstBank USSD*894# service makes banking services available across all GSM networks, for their numerous customer as the oldest bank in Nigeria.
The service requires no internet service connection and can be used in remote locations across Nigeria. This USSD service is delivered on the customers’ registered phone numbers linked to their FirstBank accounts.
*894# 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 handset or device; iphone, android, blackberry and even simple feature phone famously referred to in Nigerian lingo as ‘kpalasa’.without need for internet connectivity or data.
With *894#, the mobile phone has become a mobile branch and FirstBank customers can activate this service in three steps: dial *894*0#; enter a four digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) linked to the debit card; create a five digit PIN, and the registration is complete.
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Customers can transfer money to FirstBank and other banks in Nigeria; buy airtime for themselves and their loved ones; check account balance on their phones, and do lots more wherever they are. PIN reset on this service requires only a quick dial of *894*0#.
HOW TO BUY AIRTIME AND DATA FROM FIRST BANK
Simply Dial *894*Amount # (eg , *894*09066665555*500#, to buy 500 naira airtime for your mobile number registered with First Bank account.
Buy for Friends and family
To recharge for others, dial *894*Amount*Phone Number# and enter five-digit PIN. FirstBank customers can transfer up to N100,000.00 per day and recharge airtime up to N10,000.00 per day.
How to check First Bank account Balance
The *894# Quick Banking service bouquet is all what you need for the utility bill payment, account balance, payment for goods and services at any retail store in Nigeria, opening of savings account and linking customer BVN to the new accounts.
Please note: only a Personal Identification Number (PIN).
To Transfer money
simply dial *894*Amount*Account Number#; select beneficiary bank; confirm amount, beneficiary name and enter five-digit PIN; then select account to debit.
To generate account mini statement,
Dial *894*Account Number#, and to check account balance, the magic code is *894*00#.