How to Block FirstBank ATM Card

How to Block FirstBank ATM Card

Last Updated on January 18, 2023

Learn how to block FirstBank ATM Card in Nigeria.

If your FirstBank ATM Card has been lost or stolen, you can block your FirstBank ATM Card by dialling 07080625000, 014485500, 0700-FIRSTCONTACT.

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Once you block your Firstbank ATM Card, all transfer or debit transactions will be restricted on the ATM card. So no one will be able to withdraw money or make any payments using that ATM Card.

You can also block your Firstbank ATM card by logging on to First Bank Internet Banking, SMS, calling a First bank contact agent or by visiting any First bank branch near you.

How to Block FirstBank ATM Card Using FirstContact

If your ATM Card has been stolen or lost, you can immediately dial First contact on 07080625000, 014485500, 0700-FIRSTCONTACT. Follow the prompt and Select Option 2 to block the card.

Alternatively, you can just talk to a FirstContact agent who will hwlp you block your First bank card by asking you some pertinent questions.

How to Block FirstBank ATM Card Using SMS

If you don’t have access to an internet-enabled phone and for some reason, you cannot reach FirstContact, then you can use the SMS method to block your FirstBank ATM Card using the phone number linked to your First bank account by:

Sending an SMS with “BLOCK” to 300125.

Your FirstBank ATM card will be blocked and deprived of making payments and withdrawals within 24 hours

How to Block FirstBank ATM Card Using FirstOnline

You can block your Firstbank ATM card online by using First Bank’s internet banking platform called FirstOnline. You can also use it to block your account as well.

Here’s how to block your First bank ATM Card using these steps:

  • Visit the FirstBank Nigeria Intternet Banking and sign in
  • Navigate to the “Option” menu and Select “Card Services” from the drop down list
  • Next, Select your card type (Debit or credit)
  • Then click on the “Hotlist Card” option
  • Finally follow the next commands to complete the proccess of blocking your First bank ATM card

How to Block First Bank ATM Card on Mobile App

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To block your FirstBank ATM card using the First bank mobile app follow these steps:

  • Open the FirstBank Nigeria mobile app and sign in
  • Navigate to the “Option” menu and Select “Card Services” from the drop down list
  • Next, Select your card type (Debit or credit)
  • Then click on the “Hotlist Card” option
  • Finally follow the next commands to complete the proccess of blocking your First bank ATM card

Also See: How to Block First Bank Account

How to Unblock my First Bank Account in Nigeria

To unblock your First bank account, call 0700FIRSTCONTACT (0700-4778-2668228), or email [email protected] You can also visit the nearest First Bank branch.

How to Block First Bank Account

You can block your firstbank account by sending an SMS with “BLOCK” to 30012 using the phone number registered with your First bank account.

You can also quickly visit the nearest First Bank branch to block your First bank account or Call the First Bank Nigeria customer care numbers; +234 1 905 2326, +234 708 062 5000, +234 1 448 5500.

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