In this article, I will show you the full list of Zenith Bank USSD codes that you can use for any transaction in Zenith bank.
The general USSD code for Zenith bank.
Basically, the general USSD code for Zenith bank is *966#. You can use this code, to access your account and use all the services provided by Zenith Bank.
When you dial *966#, you will be able to access all of Zenith bank’s financial services which ranges from changing your pin to blocking your card, checking your account balance, requesting a loan from Zenith bank, and much more.
You can also use the Zenith bank self-service USSD code to perform the following transactions:
- Opening a Zenith Bank account.
- Reactivating Your Zenith Bank Account.
- Transfering of Funds.
- Buying Data & Airtime.
- Checking Your Zenith Bank Account Balance.
- Creating an OTP (One-Time Password).
- Updating your BVN
- Applying for loan
- Creating a Transaction PIN.
- Using a POS for transactions.
- Creating Internet Banking Login Details.
- Paying of utility Bills.
- Blocking of ATM card.
- Deactivating your Zenith bank account.
You can also carry out any of these transactions by going to any zenith bank branch near you. You can also check out the full list of all Nigerian banks and their USSD codes.
Opening a Zenith Bank account.
To open a Zenith Bank account, you can simply dial *966*0# on any network and phone (Nokia Torchlight, Android, or iPhone). If you are opening the account for yourself, press ‘1’ , and if you are opening for someone else press ‘2’.
Once you follow the above instructions, your account number will be automatically generated and sent to you via SMS. You don’t need to have airtime, data, form, or a passport to open an account using this method. Plus, it’s easier to link this account with your BVN.
Reactivating Your Zenith Bank Account.
To reactivate your Zenith bank account, simply dial *966*0# on the phone number you used to register with Zenith Bank. Press 5 and enter your Bank verification number (BVN) and your Zenith Bank Account will be reactivated instantly. (Note that you will be charged at least N100 airtime for this process to be completed).
Transfering of Funds.
You can also use the Zenith Bank USSD code to transfer up to N1,000,000 daily. All you need to do is dial *966*1*Amount*ZENITH BANK Account Number# to transfer to a ZENITH BANK Account.
And if you want to transfer to other bank account number, then use *966*2*Amount*Other Banks Account Number#.
Make sure you are using the phone number you registered with ZENITH BANK, and also follow the on-screen prompts to enter your pin and confirm the transaction.
This service is a convenient and easy way to send/receive money; it takes less than 10 seconds to process and is available 24/7.
Remember to dial *966*Amount*Account Number# (e.g. *966*1000*1234567890#) from the phone number you registered with Zenith Bank, then follow the on-screen prompts.
Buying Data & Airtime.
For airtime and data top-up, you can dial the USSD code *966*Airtime Amount# to purchase airtime for yourself or *966*Airtime Amount*Recipient’s number# to send airtime to your family member, friend or third party.
For instance, if you want to buy N500 airtime for someone, simply dial *966*500*08012345678#
Checking Your Zenith Bank Account Balance.
If you want to check your Zenith bank account balance, simply dial *966*00# on your Zenith Bank registered phone number. Then follow the on-screen prompts to complete the transaction.
(Note that you will be charged N10 for this service).
Updating your BVN
To update your BVN (Bank Verification Number) simply dial *966*BVN# using the number you used to open your Zenith Bank account.
Applying for loan
If you want to apply for a loan in Zenith bank, simply dial *966# on your ZENITH BANK phone number, answer all the related questions, and if you meet the requirements, you will be rewarded wit the loan.
Creating a Transaction PIN.
To complete every transaction in Zenith Bank using your mobile phone, you will need a ZENITH BANK Transaction 4-digit PIN. Simply dial *966*5# and enter the pin to create a ZENITH BANK 4-digit Transaction PIN.
Using a POS for transaction.
To use a POS for transaction, simply dial *966*000# and enter your POS Reference code.
Paying of utility Bills.
You can use the following USSD codes in Zenith bank to pay your utility bills:
*966*7*Amount*Customer ID# – use this USSD code to pay your DStv, GOTv, and PHCN bills, on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts.
*966*6*Biller code*Amount# – Use this USSD code to pay other Zenith Billers, on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts.
N/B: Customer ID is your smartcard number for a cable subscription and meter number for electricity bill payments.
Blocking of ATM card.
If your ATM card was stolen or tampered with and you want to block it instantly, simply dial *966*60# on your mobile number and select option 6.
Deactivating your Zenith bank account.
If you want to deactivate your Zenith bank account, simply dial; *966*911# from your mobile phone.
Enter your account mobile number which is the number linked with your account. Press “1” to continue and instantly block your Zenith Bank account.
To however unblock your account, you will have to visit any Zenith Bank branch.
Creating Internet Banking Login Details.
If you want to create an internet banking login detail, you can also use *966*6*5# to Internet Banking Login.
Or set up your ZENITH BANK Internet Banking Portal for Individuals and or internet banking portal for businesses to set up your Internet Banking Login Details.
You can also download the ZENITH BANK mobile app on Google Play to use for your transactions.