How to Register for UBA ussd code and Reset/change PIN

Last Updated on July 1, 2024 by admin

To register for UBA ussd or reset and change PIN for transactions is simple and straightforward , you just need to understand the basic steps to guide you through. There are two registration options to enroll  for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data which include either enrolling with Prepaid Card

To register, dial *919# to see the Main Menu and select your desired option. If the user is not yet registered, she/he would be presented with registration options above. as a new user, enrollment is free. However, you will be charged N6.98 per USSD session for subsequent transactions as an existing user.

You can only register with either your bank account or your prepaid card. You cannot have both registered on the same profile. The transfer code works on all phone types, it is available to MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile subscribers.

Benefits of UBA ussd code

The UBA USSD code (*919#) offers numerous benefits to its users:

  1. Convenience & Accessibility:

  • Available 24/7: You can perform transactions anytime, anywhere, without visiting a bank branch or needing an internet connection.
  • Works on any phone: The service is accessible on any mobile phone, including basic feature phones and smartphones.
  • No data required: You don’t need data or an internet connection to use the *919# service.
  1. Speed and Efficiency:

  • Instant transactions: Many transactions, such as airtime top-up, fund transfers, and bill payments, are processed instantly.
  • Quick and easy to use: The USSD code menu is intuitive and user-friendly, making transactions quick and simple.
  • Reduced turnaround time: The service eliminates the need to wait in long queues at the bank, saving you valuable time.
  1. Financial Management:

  • Check account balance: You can easily check your account balance at any time, providing better control over your finances.
  • Transfer funds: Quickly transfer money to other UBA accounts or other banks within Nigeria.
  • Pay bills: Conveniently pay for various bills, such as electricity, cable TV, internet, and more.
  • Buy airtime and data: Recharge your phone or purchase data bundles directly from your bank account.
  • Manage cards: Block and unblock your UBA debit cards in case of loss or theft.
  • Open an account: Open a UBA account directly from your phone without visiting a branch.
  1. Security:

  • PIN protected: All transactions are secured with your unique PIN, ensuring that your account information is safe.
  1. Additional Features:

  • Get mini statements: View your recent transaction history for better financial tracking.
  • Link BVN: Link your Bank Verification Number (BVN) to your account for enhanced security.
  • Mobile Banking Registration: Register for UBA Mobile Banking directly through *919#.

Requirement to register for uba ussd

To register for UBA USSD (*919#), you need:

  1. An active UBA account: You must have an existing account with United Bank for Africa (UBA).

  2. A registered mobile phone number: The phone number linked to your UBA account is essential for using the *919# service.

  3. A UBA debit card (optional): While not mandatory, having your UBA debit card can simplify the registration process.

How to register or activate UBA USSD code

  1. To register or activate United bank of Africa ussd code  simply Dial  mobile banking code *919#.
  2. Select option “1” to register.
  3. Choose between registering with your account or prepaid card.
  4. Enter your  10-digit account number or prepaid card number
  5. Enter a 4-digit PIN
  6. Confirm your PIN.


How to Reset/change UBA PIN

To reset UBA ussd pin kindly follow the steps below:

1Dial *919# from registered phone number
2. Enter 8
3.Select 6 from the screen
4. Enter 4 for PIN Reset
5. Press 1 for PIN reset using your uba account
6 press 2 for PIN reset using debit card
7 Enter your 4 old digit PIN
8 Enter your 4 new digit PIN
9. Once done your PIN will be change



Whenever you can’t remember you PIN or when your PIN is compromised and you fell like changing it just Dial *919# and select ‘PIN Setup’ to change/reset your PIN

For enquiries Please contact our 24/7 Customer Fulfilment Center (, 234-700 2255-822

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the UBA USSD code?

A: The UBA USSD code is *919#.

Q: What services can I access using *919#?

A: You can access a variety of banking services, including: * Account balance inquiry * Funds transfer (to UBA and other banks) * Airtime recharge (self and others) * Bill payments * Generating a token * Opening an account * Linking BVN

Q: Do I need a smartphone to use *919#?

A: No, it works on any phone.

Q: Is there a charge for using *919#?

A: Most transactions are free, but some may incur charges.

PIN-Related Questions:

Q: How do I create or change my *919# PIN?

A: Dial *919# and select “PIN Setup” to change or reset your PIN.

Q: I forgot my PIN. How can I reset it?

A: Dial *919# and select “PIN Setup” to reset your PIN. You can also reset it via the UBA mobile app or by visiting a branch.

Q: Can I use my UBA Mobile/Internet Banking PIN for *919#?

A: No, the *919# PIN is different from your other UBA PINs.

Transaction-Related Questions:

Q: What are the transaction limits on *919#?

A: The limits vary depending on your account type and transaction. Generally, the maximum daily limit is ₦20,000 with PIN and ₦1 million with a token.

Q: How do I transfer funds using 919#?

A:Dial *919*3*account number*amount# from the phone number you registered with UBA, then follow the simple steps

Q; How to send money to other bank from UBA

Dial *919*4*account number*amount# from the phone number you registered with UBA

Q: How do I buy airtime?

A: Dial *919*Amount# for self or* 919*Phone Number*Amount# for others.


Q: What if I get an error message when using *919#?

A: Ensure you have sufficient funds and are entering the correct PIN or details. If the issue persists, contact UBA customer care.

Q: Can I use *919# while roaming?

A: Yes, but standard roaming charges may apply



You can make use of United bank of Africa mobile banking code to Open a UBA account, transfer funds, buy airtime for yourself, family & friends, pay your You bills, pay for your flights and check your account balance all on your mobile phone by dialing *919# and follow the onscreen message.

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