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UBA transfer code (USSD to send money to UBA and other banks)

If you are a UBA Bank customer seeking convenient ways to perform banking transactions via USSD, this article provides comprehensive guidance on utilizing the UBA Bank transfer code (*919#). The UBA Bank USSD code offers users access to a range of banking services, eliminating the need for an internet connection or physical branch visits.

This code is accessible at any time, making it a versatile solution, particularly beneficial for individuals in rural areas without access to online banking technology. The UBA Bank mobile banking code empowers users to seamlessly conduct transactions on various mobile devices, ensuring financial inclusivity even in remote locations.

UBA Bank USSD Code and UBA Bank transfer code

First and foremost, before you can use the UBA Bank code on your mobile device, you would need to register and activate the USSD feature on your network/number, it isn’t that complex if you follow the steps am about to give, but first, before we can proceed, you must make sure you have your UBA Bank debit card, an active account, a mobile phone and a mobile number linked to your UBA Bank account.

How to setup UBA Bank tranfer code

  • Launch your dialer and type *919#, ensure you are doing this on the line your tender it’s a number to the bank when opening an account.
  • After this, a menu pop up, select Create pin.
  • You would be asked for your BVN (Bank Verification number) and then your UBA Bank account number. 
  • You would be required to input your debit card pin, alongside the four or six digits of the card number.
  • Lastly, You would be required to create a strong 4 or 5 digits pin. 
  • Once you confirm the above, you are done, and receiveyou would recieve a text message that your registration is successful.

 After this, you can now start using the eco bank transfer code (*919#) to carry out various banking transactions.

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USSD to send money to UBA and other banks

*919*3*account number*amount# 

The above code lets you transfer funds from your UBA Bank account to another UBA Bank account instantly, without the need for branches approaching any of their branch.

Assuming you want to transfer money from your UBA Bank account to another UBA Bank account, let’s say the account number is “1234567890” and you want to transfer “5000”, all you need to do is just launch up your dialer and type *919*3*1234567890*5000#.

SEE ALSO: Ecobank Transfer Code and Ecobank Ussd Code For Transfers, Check Account Balance, Purchase Airtime and Data, Borrow Loans

*919*4*account number*amount#

This code is used for sending money from your UBA Bank account to third parties banks, as soon as this is dialed, you would be required to input your transfer code, then choose the bank you are sending to, among the list displayed.

Sending money to another bank other than the eco bank has been made easy, let’s say the destination bank account number is “1444444444” and the amount you want to transfer is 5000 naira, you just need to dial *919*4*1444444444*5000#

Other UBA Bank USSD codes and their functions

UBA Bank has several kinds of transfer/USSD codes one can use, when conducting a particular type of transaction, for instance, if you want to check your account balance, there is a code you can punch onto your dialer, which would take you directly to the page where your account balance can be seen, without the need of dialing *919# and navigating through several menus. Below is a complete list of UBA Bank’s shortcode and their functions;

*919*00# (Check balance)

This code is used to check your UBA Bank account balance, after dialing the code, you wAould be also required to input your transfer pin, to authorize the process.


This code is used for topping up your airtime directly from the eco bank, i.e. it allows you to conveniently buy airtime directly from your bank, without the need of stepping out of your comfort zone, to buy from a vendor.

For instance, let’s say you want to recharge 100naira, from your UBA Bank account, what you would only need to do is to launch your dialer and input this code *919*100#, After following all the necessary prompts, and your airtime would be topped up.

*919*Phone Number* Amount#

The above code allows you to buy airtime for others, using your UBA Bank account, to prevent unauthorized access, you might need to enter your transfer pin, to complete the process.

Let’s say you want to buy 50 airtime, for a friend, family or whatsoever, whose mobile number is “08012345678” You just need to launch your dial *919*08012345678*50*#, follow the necessary prompt, then the transaction would be completed.


Why is my UBA USSD code not working?

If your UBA USSD code isn’t functioning, it may be due to a temporary system outage. Patience is advised, and trying again later is recommended, as the entire UBA banking system might be experiencing downtime.

How can I get UBA secure pass code?

After logging in, select “I’d like to request a Secure Pass.” If using your internet banking user ID, answer the security question to complete the request. Provide the answer and click “Ok.”

Which UBA app can I use to transfer?

Use the UBA Mobile App for transfers. Transfer to your loved ones using the app and receive up to 5GB data.

What is my user ID for UBA Secure Pass?

On the Internet Banking Home Page, click “forgot your USER ID.” Enter your account number, submit, and the USER ID will be sent to your registered email address.

What is the USSD code for UBA account number?

To check your UBA account number using USSD, dial *919# on your phone’s call log bar and follow the onscreen instructions. You will receive a notification showing your UBA account number.

What is the maximum transfer on the UBA app?

The maximum transfer limit on the UBA app is initially 200k with a PIN and 1m with a secure pass. To raise the limit to 5 million, users can complete the e-indemnity process within the app, providing an option for increased transaction flexibility.

Can someone withdraw money from my account with my BVN?

No, someone cannot withdraw money from your account with your BVN. The BVN is not a payment instrument or account number, preventing unauthorized access to your account. It serves as a security measure, ensuring the safety of your financial transactions.

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