Ecobank transfer code is an easier way to perform banking transactions via SMS or USSD codes without the need for an active internet connection.
Just so you know, ecobank mobile banking via USSD is currently only available in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
For the most part, we tend to use the mobile and internet banking platform from the comfort of our homes, offices or wherever we are. However, there is bond to be network issues from time to time and whenever this happens, online transactions are restricted.
Thanks to bank USSD codes, internet is no longer an issue when it comes to banking on the go. There is also the issue of having to use an Android or iPhone to use the mobile banking platform. That isn’t an issue with the ecobank transfer code.
With Ecobank’s USSD code, you can conduct various transactions like money transfers, airtime purchase, pay bills, check account balance, get mini account statement and more. You get basically almost same service as you would with the mobile or online internet banking platform.
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Ecobank Transfer Code : All You Need To Know
Below is all that you need to know regarding ecobank money transfer code service:
- It is fast and really convenient
- To use this service, the phone number must be registered with your account in the bank. To validate this, make sure you use same number you often get credit/debit alerts from.
- Service is open 24 hours every day. Even at odd hours, you can still perform transactions using the USSD code.
- This service is open to all ecobank account holders
- Service is open to GLO, 9mobile, Airtel, Safaricom and MTN subscribers
How To Register For Ecobank USSD Transfer Service
Out of the box, the use of this service doesn’t work. You will need to register your phone number with your ecobank account. Doing so, you will be asked to create a PIN which will be used for confirming transactions.
To register for ecobank ussd code service, dial *326# using the phone number registered with your account. Follow the onscreen instruction choosing the sign up or register option.
Also check out: Access Bank USSD Codes For Various Transactions and Services
The last 4 or 6 digit numbers on your ATM card will be required for this. Please make sure to use 4 digit PIN you can easily remember when requested. This will be used in validating transactions using the service.
Alternatively, walk into any Ecobank office near you and request to be signed up for the USSD code service. You can also get more information regarding the service from the customer representative. Otherwise, keep reading.
How To Transfer Money With Ecobank Transfer Code To Another Account/Bank
Before being able to conduct transfers, there are a few things to note. This isn’t any different from what we already mentioned.
- Make sure you already registered to use ecobank money transfer service. The information above already covered that.
- You must use the phone number registered with your account.
- Your registered PIN will be required to validate transactions.
Having mentioned those, to transfer money from your ecobank account to any bank account in Nigeria, dial *326# and follow the onscreen instructions. In this case, you should choose the transfer option. You should also choose If you want to transfer money to another ecobank account, or other bank account within the country.
The moment the transfer is complete, you will get an SMS notification (alert) informing you of the transaction. If you signed up an email address in your account, you should equally receive an email to this effect.
Ecobank Airtime Recharge Code – USSD code
To recharge your phone using ecobank USSD code, dial *326*1*amount#. For example, if you want to recharge N1000, dial *326*1*1000# and send.
Please note that you should only dial this code with the phone number registered with your account.
How To Check Ecobank Account Balance On Phone
This process is easy. It still requires using the bank’s USSD code service. To check your ecobank account balance, simply dial *326# and select the account balance option. Your PIN will be required. Input that and after a few seconds, your account balance will be displayed.
That’s it. That’s all you need to know about ecobank ussd transfer code, how to register for the service including how to transfer money using the service. In summary, the official ecobank USSD banking code is *326# in Nigeria. For those in Kenya, dial *335#. Those in Tanzania, dial *150*18# while those in Uganda should dial *235#.