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APRIL GIVEAWAYS

April Giveaways

From the 10th to the 28th of April 2017, the first 966 people that buy airtime with *966# Eazybanking between the hours of 6am - 9am and 6pm - 9pm, every weekday will enjoy 20% off their recharge cost.

That means 1,932 people will enjoy airtime purchase discounts on each week day. Simply recharge your phone with *996# on weekdays during the promo and you could be one of them.

Just dial *966*amount*mobilenumber# from your mobile number registered with the bank.

Additionally, on Easter Monday (April 17th) the first 966 people that purchase airtime using the 966# Eazybanking service between the hours of 6am and 9am will be rewarded with 100% bonus airtime.

Want to participate in the *966# April Giveaways but don’t have a Zenith Bank account yet? Just dial *966*0# to open one instantly and visit a Zenith Bank branch to complete the account opening.

Terms and Conditions

You must have registered for the *966# EazyBanking Service to be eligible to participate in the promo. Simply dial *966# from the number on which you receive AlertZ notifications to register today.

Promo period is from 6am to 9am and 6pm to 9pm on all weekdays from April 10th to 28th 2017 excluding Easter Monday (April 17th) when it is only from 6am to 9am.

1,932 people who purchase airtime between 6am - 9am (966 people) and 6pm – 9pm (966 people) using the *966# Eazybanking service on all weekdays within the promo period except on Easter Monday (April 17th) will receive 20% discount on their recharge cost. For example, buy N2,000 airtime and pay only N1,600 airtime.

966 people who purchase airtime between 6am - 9am using the *966# Eazybanking service on Easter Monday (April 17th) will receive 100% bonus airtime on their recharge. For example, buy N2,000 airtime and get N4000 airtime.

The minimum and maximum airtime purchases eligible for the promotion are N100 and N2,000 repectively.

Customers can only win once every day during the period of the promo.

When buying airtime for others, only the phone number receiving the credit can qualify for the promo.

You must have a minimum credit balance of N2.00 to be able to use the *966# EazyBanking Service.

Staff of Zenith Bank are excluded from participating in the promo.

Frequently asked questions

When will the Promo commence?
Promo starts on the 10th of April and ends on the 28th of April 2017

If I buy airtime anytime on any day of the week will I qualify for the bonus airtime?
Promo is active between 6am to 9am and 6pm to 9pm and runs only on weekdays during the promo period. Note that on Easter Monday (April 17th) it is only active from 6am to 9am.

How many people will be rewarded daily?
1932 people will be rewarded each weekday during the promo except on Easter Monday (April 17th) when 966 people will be rewarded.

The minimum airtime purchase eligible for the reward?
N100.00

The maximum airtime purchase eligible for the reward?
N2000.00

How many times can I win?
Once a day for the period of the promo.

If I buy airtime for others will I be rewarded?
Only the phone number receiving the airtime will qualify for the reward.

OPEN ACCOUNT

Opening an account with Zenith Bank just got easier.

Simply dial *966*0# and follow the onscreen prompts. An account number will be created automatically and sent to you via SMS. Account opening forms are NOT required for the signup process. Once you sign up, look out for your ten-digit account number (NUBAN).

CHECK BALANCE

Check your account balance anywhere, anytime.

To check for balances on any of your accounts, all you need to do is simply dial; *966*00# on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts.

BUY AIRTIME

Load airtime and data for self and others.

Simply dial *966*Amount*Mobile Number# on your phone (e.g. *966*1000*0803456789#) to buy airtime.

TRANSFER MONEY

Transfer funds conveniently.

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.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions on USSD Banking

What is USSD Banking?

USSD Banking is a convenient, fast, secure, and affordable way to access your bank account 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through your mobile phone without internet data.

Who can use the USSD Mobile Banking Service?

This Mobile Banking service is available to all individual account holders with any phone that runs on the GSM platform.

What else do I require to enjoy this service?

Apart from a GSM phone, you will need air time. There is no need for an internet connection.

How much does it cost to get USSD Mobile Banking?

The application is absolutely free. However, network charges apply.

Eligible Accounts on USSD Banking

All 15 retails account are eligible except domiciliary, ZECA and Premium (Gold and Platinum) accounts.

What is AlertZ?

AlertZ is the transaction notification that Zenith Bank sends to a customer’s mobile number registered with the bank.

How do I register for USSD Banking?

  1. Simply dial *966*00# with your AlertZ number
  2. You will be prompted to enter the last 4 digits of your Debit (ATM) card number.
  3. The next page will display your Account Name and you will be prompted to create a 4 digit PIN
  4. Confirm the 4 digit PIN
  5. If successful, you will get a message “ Retrieving your balance “
  6. You will receive an SMS with the balances on all your accounts

What is PIN?

PIN stands for Personal Identification Number. It is created at the point of registration and is used for authenticating transactions.

Which cards can I use to register?

Debit cards (MasterCard or Visa)

How secure is USSD Mobile Banking?

The Zenith USSD Banking is secure as it requires registration and PIN authentication on all your banking transactions.

Do I need to visit a Zenith Bank branch to register for USSD banking?

No, registration is done with your GSM phone as long as you have a Zenith Bank debit card.

Are there any limits on USSD banking transactions?

  • Cumulative transfer limit is N100,000 (One hundred thousand Naira) daily
  • Cumulative transaction limit on Airtime top-up is N3,000.00 (Three thousand Naira) daily.

Does USSD Banking work on Visafone networks?

No, it only works on GSM networks (Airtel, Glo, Etisalat and MTN)

User Guide

Step by Step Guide on USSD Mobile Banking

Non-Smart Phone

Balance Enquiry :

  1. Dial *966*00#
  2. The short code must be sent using your AlertZ number which must be a GSM phone.
  3. For first time service, you will be prompted to register by entering the last 4 digits of your Debit Card (MasterCard or Visa)
  4. Create 4 digit PIN
  5. Confirm PIN
  6. You will see a message “Retrieving balance. You will receive an SMSshortly”
  7. Customer then gets an SMS with balances on his account (Savings and Current)

Transfers:

  1. Dial *966*amount*account number#
  2. Select beneficiary bank by entering the corresponding number
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing beneficiary name, bank and the amount. You will be prompted to enter your 4 digit PIN
  4. If successful, the following message will be displayed “You have successfully transferred “amount” to “beneficiary account no”. Your new balance is “amount.”

Buy Airtime for any mobile number :

  1. Dial *966*amount*mobile number#
  2. Select network to which the number belongs by entering the corresponding number
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing the mobile number and the amount. Enter your 4 digit PIN to confirm
  4. If successful, the following message will be displayed: You have successfully purchased airtime of “amount” for “mobile number”

Bills Payment:

  1. Dial *966*7*amount*smartcard number#
  2. Select a particular biller by entering the corresponding number
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing biller name, reference number and the amount. Enter your 4 digit PIN
  4. If successful, the following message will be displayed: You have successfully paid “biller” with “amount” Your new balance is “amount”

Account Opening:

  1. Dial *966*0#
  2. You will be asked for your First and Last name
  3. Create 4 digit PIN
  4. Confirm PIN
  5. If successful, you will get a message thanking you for choosing Zenith bank.
  6. An SMS will be sent immediately with your new account number

Smart Phone - IOS (iPhone)

 Balance Enquiry

  1. Dial *966*00#
  2. The short code must be sent using your AlertZ number
  3. For first time service, you will be prompted to register by entering the last 4 digits of your Debit Card (MasterCard or Visa)
  4. Create 4 digit PIN
  5. Confirm PIN
  6. You will see a message “Retrieving balance. You will receive an SMS shortly.’ Then you click on DISMISS.
  7. Customer then gets an SMS with balances on his accounts (Savings and Current)

Transfers

  1. Dial *966*amount*account number#
  2. Select beneficiary bank by entering a corresponding number
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing beneficiary name, bank and the amount. Enter your 4 digit PIN
  4. If successful, the following message will be displayed “You have successfully transferred “amount” to “beneficiary account no”. Your new balance is “amount”

Buy Airtime for any mobile number :

  1. Dial *966*amount*mobile number#
  2. Select network to which the number belongs by entering the corresponding number
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing mobile number and the amount. Enter your 4 digit PIN to confirm
  4. If successful, the following message will be displayed: You have successfully purchased airtime of “amount” for “mobile number”

BillsPayment

  1. Dial *966*7*amount*smartcard number#
  2. You will be asked to enter a number to select a particular biller
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing biller name, reference number and the amount. You will be asked to enter your 4 digit USSD PIN
  4. If successful, a page will be displayed, You have successfully paid “biller” with “amount” Your new balance is “amount”

Account Opening:

  1. Dial *966*0#
  2. You will be asked for your First and Last name
  3. Create 4 digit PIN
  4. Confirm PIN
  5. If successful, you will get a message, thanking you for choosing Zenith Bank
  6. An SMS will be sent immediately with your new account numbers

Android

Balance Enquiry:

  1. Dial *966*00#
  2. The short code must be sent using your Alertz number
  3. For first time service, you will be prompted to register by entering the last 4 digits of your Debit Card (MasterCard or Visa)
  4. Create 4 digit PIN
  5. Confirm PIN
  6. You will see a message, Welcome to eaZymoney service. Click on OK then you get a message “Retrieving balance. You will receive an SMS shortly”
  7. Customer then gets an SMS with the balances on his accounts (Current and Savings

Transfers

  1. Dial *966*amount*account number#
  2. Select beneficiary bank by entering the corresponding number
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing beneficiary name, bank and the amount. You will be asked to enter your 4 digit USSD PIN
  4. If successful, a page will be displayed “You have successfully transferred “amount” to “beneficiary account no”. Your new balance is “amount”

Buy Airtime for any mobile number

  1. Dial *966*amount*mobile number#
  2. Select the network the number belongs to
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed: You have successfully purchased airtime of “amount” for “mobile number”

Bills Payment

  1. Dial *966*7*amount*smartcard number#
  2. You will be asked to enter a number to select a particular biller
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing biller name, reference number and the amount. Enter your 4digit PIN to confirm.
  4. If successful, the following message will be displayed: Your new balance is “amount”

Account Opening

  1. Dial *966*0#
  2. You will be asked for your First and Last name
  3. Create 4 digit PIN
  4. Confirm PIN
  5. If successful, you will be get a message, thanking you for choosing Zenith Bank
  6. An SMS will be sent immediately with your new account number

Blackberry / Window Phones

Balance Enquiry

  1. Dial *966*00#
  2. The short code must be sent using your Alertz number
  3. For first time service, you will be prompted to register by entering the last 4digits of your Debit Card (MasterCard or Visa)
  4. Create 4 digit PIN
  5. Confirm PIN
  6. You will see a message “Retrieving balance. You will receive an SMS shortly”
  7. Customer then gets an SMS with balances on his account

Transfers

  1. Dial *966*amount*account number#
  2. Select beneficiary bank by entering the corresponding number
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing beneficiary name, bank and the amount. Enter your 4 digit PIN
  4. If successful, the following message will be displayed “you have successfully transferred “amount” to “beneficiary account no”. Your new balance is “amount”

Buy Airtime for any mobile number:

  1. Dial *966*amount*mobile number#
  2. Select network the number belongs to
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing mobile number and the amount. You will be asked to enter your 4digit USSD PIN o confirm
  4. If successful, the following message will be displayed: “You have successfully purchased airtime of “amount” for “mobile number”

Bills Payment

  1. Dial *966*7*amount*smartcard number#
  2. You will be asked to enter a number to select a particular biller
  3. After selection, a confirmation page will be displayed showing biller name, reference number and the amount, you will be asked to enter your 4digit USSD PIN
  4. If successful, a page will be displayed: You have successfully paid “biller” with “amount” Your new balance is “amount”

Account Opening

  1. Dial *966*0#

  2. You will be asked for your First and Last name

  3. Create 4 digit PIN

  4. Confirm PIN

  5. If successful, you will get a message, thanking you for choosing Zenith bank.