How to Activate Zenith Bank USSD Code without ATM

How to Activate Zenith Bank USSD Code for Transfer, Account Balance, Bet9ja, Airtime & Loan

Last Updated on January 9, 2023

The Zenith bank USSD code is *966# and it can be used to Open a Zenith bank Account, Buy Airtime for yourself and others, Transfer Funds, Check your Account Balance, BVN Update, and Pay bills etc.

However, to be able to use the Zenith bank Nigeria USSD code, you need to activate the Zenith bank USSD code and link it to your Zenith bank account.

After activating the Zenith bank USSD code, you can go ahead to perform banking transactions through your mobile phone by just dialling codes.

To Activate Zenith bank USSD Code on the phone number linked to your Zenith bank account will require a few steps. If you own a Zenith bank account, then you are a step away from activating the USSD code for Zenith bank.

See: How to Register & Activate Zenith Bank Internet Banking

Requirements to Activate Zenith Bank USSD Code

If you want to register and activate the USSD code for Zenith bank, here are the steps to take:

  • An active Zenith bank account number.
  • A Mobile phone and a phone number linked to your Zenith bank account (You’ll use this number to carry out USSD transactions)

Now if you have met the requirements above, let’s move on to how you can activate the Zenith bank USSD code.

Read: How to Use The Zenith Bank Quick Loan Code

How to Activate Zenith bank USSD Code (Step-by-Step)

Follow these steps to activate Zenith bank USSD Code:

  • Dial the USSD code for Zenith bank;  *996#, using the phone number linked to your bank account.
  • Follow the instructions displayed on the phone screen and continue with the Zenith Bank USSD code activation.
  • Next, add your Zenith bank account number.
  • Then input four(4) digit secret PIN and complete the registration and activation on your phone.

Now that you have activated the USSD code for Zenith bank Nigeria on your handset. You can go ahead and use the Zenith bank EazyBanking (*966#).

Which is a convenient, fast, secure, and affordable way to perform banking transactions on your Zenith bank account through your mobile phone without the need for internet data.

All Zenith Bank USSD Code

Zenith Bank Transaction TypeUSSD Code
USSD Code to Open Zenith Bank Account*966*0#
Code to Check Zenith bank Account Balance *966*00#
Airtime Code for Zenith Bank*966*Amount*Mobile Number#
Transfer Code for Zenith Bank*966*Amount*Account Number#
Zenith bank BVN Update*966* Your BVN#
Pay bills (DSTv and PHCN) *966*7*Amount*Customer ID#
Pay Zenith Billers *966*6*Biller code*Amount#
Reset Zenith Bank USSD Password & PIN *966*60#
Deactivate Mobile Banking Profile *966*20*0#
Deactivate Zenith Bank Account *966*911#
USSD Code to Block Zenith ATM Card *966*60#
Code for Zenith Bank Other Self Service *966*60#
USSD Code for Zenith Bank Loan*966*11#

Also See: USSD Codes for Loans in Nigeria

Zenith Bank USSD Code for Transfer

To transfer money from Zenith bank using the Zenith bank Transfer code, just Dial *966*Amount*Account Number# (e.g. *966*1000*2034477891#) from the phone number linked to your Zenith bank account and follow the instructions displayed.

Zenith Bank USSD Code for Account Balance

The USSD code to check Zenith bank account balance is *966*00# from the phone number linked to your Zenith bank account and follow the instructions displayed.

Zenith Bank USSD Code for Bet9ja

To fund your Betja account with USSD code from Zenith bank, follow these steps:

  • Dial 966*6*2389# from the phone number linked to your Zenith bank account.
  • Then input your Bet9ja User IDNext
  • Then enter the amount you want to fund your Bet9ja account with
  • Next, Confirm your account details and authorize the transaction with your USSD pin
  • If successful, your Bet9ja account will be credited with the funds and a notification message sent to you.

Zenith Bank USSD Code for Airtime

The code for Zenith bank airtime recharge is  *966*Amount*Mobile Number#. Make sure you’re dialling the code from the phone number linked to your Zenith bank account.

Zenith Bank USSD Code for Loan

The Zenith bank loan code is *966*11#. Don’t forget to dial the code from the phone number linked to your Zenith bank account.

See: Zenith Bank Loan: How to get Loan from Zenith Bank

USSD Code to Check Zenith Bank Account Number

To Check your Zenith bank account balance using code; just dial *966*00# with the phone number linked to your Zenith bank account.

Then enter your Zenith bank USSD Code PIN or the last four(4) digits number of your ATM card and Press the “Send” button/Option. After which you’ll receive an SMS notification with your Zenith bank account number.

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