Since the invention of Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) codes introduced by Nigerian banks in collaboration with mobile networks banks such as FCMB, First Bank and now UBA Bank are being used more than ever for simple bank transactions for more convince for Customers from the comfort of their homes, offices simple bank transactions such as transferring money, buying airtime and checking bank balance can now be done.

These bank services offered by these shortcodes vary and not all banks have fully joined this new bank service especially in mobile banking that does not require an internet-enabled smartphone or a mobile application.

Mobile Application is recommended in most cases especially if you use a smartphone as it provides more security, information and prevents mistakes as shortcodes will still be used because it’s much faster and easier and those not require internet connection.

CODE TO CHECK UBA ACCOUNT BALANCE WITHOUT INTERNET

United Bank for Africa (UBA) customers now have a Simple USSD code to access its various banking services, although the code can be used to perform banking transactions such as link your BVN to your account, open account, Buy airtime credit to your phone and also display your Bank Account balance, carry out ATM cardless withdrawal and pay for your flight ticket.

Please note that users of this code will be required to enter a 4 digit PIN which restricts access from other users of your phone. Use 4 digits you can easily remember, or contact UBA customer care centre for a PIN reset in case of forgotten PIN.

– To check your UBA Bank Account Balance start by dialling the Short Code, Dial *919*00# from your mobile device registered with the account.

CODE TO BUY AIRTIME FROM UBA ACCOUNT.

To Buy Airtime directly from your UBA Bank account, from the registered line on your account Dial *919*Amount#  or *919*phone number*amount# to buy for someone else.

TO LINK YOUR BVN TO YOUR ACCOUNT

From the registered line on your account dial *919*6# then follow the prompt instruction displayed.

CODE TO TRANSFER MONEY FROM UBA

From the registered line on your account dial *919*3*account number*amount# then send

 

CODE TO LOAD UBA PREPAID CARD

From the registered line on your account dial *919*32# then send

 

CODE TO TRANSFER FROM UBA TO OTHER BANKS

From the registered line on your account *919*4*account number*amount# then send

 

CODE TO PAY BILLS FROM UBA

From the registered line on your account dial *919*5# then send

 

CODE FOR ATM CARD LESS WITHDRAWAL FROM UBA

From the registered line on your account dial *919*30*Amount#

 

CODE FOR AIRLINE TICKET MENU FROM UBA

From the registered line on your account dial *919*12# then send

For specific Airlines

Africa World Airline: Dial *919*12*394# then send

Egypt Air: Dial *919*12*077# then Send

Ethiopian Airline: Dial *919*12*071# then send

Lufthansa: Dial *919*12*220# then send

Computer Click recommends the UBA Mobile Application – Download for money transfers because it is much easier to complete any transaction.