Access Bank USSD Code 2022/2023 [Balance, Transfer, Airtime, etc]

Looking for the Access Bank USSD code? Whether as a new or old customer, it is necessary you know some essential USSD codes for Access Bank if not all.

In the case of new customers or old customers that are not use to mobile banking, some of the questions usually asked are; What is Access Bank USSD code for transfer, what code can I use to buy airtime from Access Bank, what is the Access Bank USSD code for checking balance, and so on.

If you’re among those looking for answers to any of these questions or other related queries, then stick to this post for you’ll not only see the Access Bank USSD code here, but I will also show you how to register it, how to activate it and how to use the Access Bank USSD code for any transactions on your Access account.

Are you ready to know those simple Access Bank mobile banking codes? Then, let’s get started!

About Access Bank USSD Code

Access Bank USSD code is a unique short code, and/or set of codes that are designed by Access Bank to make banking super easy for its customers.

This USSD code has made banking seamless as you can perform various transactions on your phone without the need to visit a physical Access Bank branch. In other words, it is called Access Bank mobile banking.

USSD code is common amongst Nigerian banks as it doesn’t only make banking seamless, but it also gets more loyal customers for banks, and Access Bank is not an exemption. If you’re in a rural area where it is hard for you to get to a physical bank branch since there’s no one close, the best way to bank is using the USSD code.

The cool thing is that you can perform almost any and every banking transaction with the USSD code for Access Bank. That leads us to the features of Access Bank mobile banking.

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Features of Access Bank USSD Code

The following are what the Access Bank USSD code can help you with.

  • Airtime and data purchase
  • Checking account balance
  • Money transfer to other Access Bank accounts and other banks
  • Bill payments
  • ATM cardless withdrawals
  • Blocking ATM cards
  • Opening an account
  • Deactivating your account
  • Betting account funding, and lots more (keep reading to discover them and their codes).

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Access Bank USSD Code Requirements

Before knowing and using the Access Bank USSD code, here are some requirements that need to be met.

  • You must be or are about to be an Access Bank customer
  • You must have an identity card
  • A mobile device on which the code will be entered is required.

Once all those requirements are met, you can now use the USSD code for Access Bank.

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Access Bank USSD Code

The Access Bank USSD code is *901#.

This code is the general USSD code for every mobile banking transaction including transfers, withdrawals, airtime, and data purchase, paying bills, checking account balance, opening an account, blocking of ATM card, and so on.

Once the code is dialed, a menu containing all the listed features and others will be displayed on your screen which you can then follow the prompts to use any of them.

However, dialing the code and following the long step to activate or use any of those features takes a lot of time. Thanks to the Access Bank direct USSD short codes you can now perform a specific transaction with just one code.

Below is a table that contains all the Access Bank short codes for all transactions.

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List of Access Bank USSD Code

TransactionsCode to Dial
Check Balance*901*5#
Transfer to Access Bank Account*901*1*Amount* Account Number#
Transfer to Other Banks*901*2*Amount*Account Number#
Airtime Top Up Self*901*Amount#
Airtime Top Up Others*901*Amount*Phone Number#
Data Purchase*901*8#
Pay Bills*901*3#
Retrieve BVN*565*0#
Hotlist ATM Card*901*11#
Account Opening*901*0#
Deactivate Account*901*911#

How to Activate Access Bank USSD Code

While all the USSD codes for Access Bank are being provided above, you’ll need to register and activate the general Access USSD code *901# before you can gain full access to the Access Bank mobile banking features.

You can register and activate the Access Bank USSD code without an ATM card by simply dialing *901# following the instructions that pop up on your screen to get the pin to activate all of your mobile banking features.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to activate the USSD code for Access Bank.

  • Open the dialer app on your phone. Using the line/sim/phone number you opened your Access Bank Bank account with, dial *901#
  • Accept the Access Bank mobile banking terms (charges) by selecting “Accept
  • Select option the “Transfer” option
  • Enter the last 6 digits on your Access Bank debit (ATM) card.
  • You’ll be prompted to enter your date of birth if you don’t have an ATM card
  • Enter your Access Bank account number
  • Create your Access Bank mobile banking PIN (4 digits pin which will be used to authorize transactions)
  • Enter and confirm the pin again to complete your USSD registration.

Once you’ve registered and activated the Access Bank USSD code, you can now perform any transactions using the general code, as well as the short codes.

Access Bank USSD Transfer Code

The Access Bank USSD code to transfer money from Access Bank to Access Bank is *901*1*Amount*Account Number#. To transfer money from Access Bank to other banks using the Access Bank USSD code, simply dial *901*2*Amount*Account Number#, select the bank, and enter your PIN to authorize the transfer.

e.g if you want to send N2000 to 01111111111 (Access Bank account number) simply dial *901*1*2000*01111111111#. If you want to transfer N2000 to 1000000000 (other banks <First Bank>), just dial *901*2*2000*1000000000#, select the option for First Bank, then enter your PIN.

Access Bank USSD Code for Checking Balance

You can check your Access Bank account balance by simply dialing *901*5#, then entering your PIN, and the money you have left in your Access bank account will be displayed on your screen.

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Access Bank USSD Code for Buying Airtime

The Access Bank USSD code to buy airtime for yourself (SIM linked with your Access Bank account) is *901*amount#. To buy airtime for other numbers/sims, dial *901*Amount*Phone Number#.

E.g if you want to recharge 500 for yourself, simply dial *901*500# and your line will be credited with a ₦500 recharge card. If you want to recharge another line 07010000000 (your other lines or for friends and/or family) with ₦500, just dial, *901*500*07010000000#, then enter your PIN to authorize the transaction.

Access Bank USSD Code for Buying Data

The Access Bank USSD code to buy data from your account to any phone number whether yours or for other people is *901*8#, then follow the prompts.

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Access Bank USSD Code for Withdrawal

The USSD code for Access Bank careless withdrawal is *903#. After dialing the code, select “Money Withdrawal” and follow the prompts.

Access Bank USSD Code for Opening an Account

The USSD code for Access Bank account opening is *901*0#, accept the mobile banking terms and continue to follow the prompts to create an account with Access Bank.

Access Bank USSD Code for Bill Payments

The Access Bank USSD code to pay bills is *901*3#, then select the biller, and follow the prompts.

Access Bank USSD Code to Get Account Statement

The Access Bank USSD code to get a statement of account is *901# and reply with 4, then follow the screen instructions.

Access Bank BVN USSD Code

To retrieve your Access USSD code using the USSD code on Access Bank, simply dial *565*0#, and follow the screen instructions.

Access Bank USSD Code to Block ATM Card

The USSD code to block your Access Bank ATM debit card is *901*11#.

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USSD Access Bank USSD Code to Block Account

The USSD code for deactivating your account is *901*911#. Just dial the code and follow the screen option.

Access Bank USSD Code Not Working? Here’s How to Fix it

If you’re a new or old Access Bank Bank account holder, and you’ve been trying the USSD mobile banking code for Access Bank and it’s not working, here are some causes and how to fix them.

  • Bad Network Connection: when there is no or bad network coverage either from your end (mobile network providers) or from the bank’s network, you may get an error message after dialing the Access Bank USSD to perform any transactions. To fix this, you’ll need to wait for some time and try again.
  • You’re Not Yet Registered or Haven’t Activated the USSD Code: If you haven’t registered and activated the Access Bank USSD code with the phone number you registered your account with, the Access Bank USSD code may not work. To fix this, make sure you activate the Access Bank USSD code on your line.
  • You’re Dialing the USSD code on an unlinked/wrong phone number: If the SIM you registered your account number with is not used to dial the code, it may not work. To fix this, make sure you’re using the correct line.

USSD Code for Access Bank – FAQs

What is the new USSD code for Access bank?

The new USSD code for Access bank is *901#. This code can be used to perform any mobile banking transactions on a registered number.

How can I get USSD code for Access Bank?

The USSD code for Access Bank mobile banking is *901#.

How do I find my USSD Access Bank account number?

You can get your Access Bank account number using USSD code by dialing *901#, then selecting option 4, and your account number will show up on your screen or be sent to you via SMS.

How do I set up Access Bank mobile banking?

You can at up your Access Bank USSD mobile banking by simply dialing *901# using the phone number/line registered with your Access Bank bank account, select Accept, select Transfer, and follow the prompts.

How can I activate Access Bank mobile banking without ATM?

You can activate the Access Bank mobile banking without an ATM by dialing *901#, select “Transfer”, enter your date of birth, and continue.

How can I check my Access Bank details?

You can check your Access Bank details by simply dialing *901#, then selecting option 4, and your Access Bank Bank details including account balance, and account statement will be displayed on your screen.

What is the Access Diamond USSD code?

*901# is the Access diamond USSD code to perform any transactions.

Conclusion

Without a doubt, the fastest and easiest way to carry out any banking transactions is by using the USSD code. This is because you don’t have to visit a bank branch or even use data for carrying out any of these transactions.

With this simple but in-depth post about the Access USSD code, I believe you’ve known how to activate the Access Bank USSD code, and how to use it for various transactions.

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