Union Bank USSD transfer code and to check account balance 2023

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With the Union Bank USSD code, customers can perform different types of banking transactions using any working mobile phone which doesn’t necessarily have to be connected to the internet.

This process of using USSD codes for banking transactions is called USSD banking, which is now very popular in Nigeria because of the ease it provides people who can perform transactions whenever and wherever they are.

What is Union Bank USSD Code? The Union Bank USSD code is *826#. Once registered and activated, this code can be used to access a range of services, including:

  1. Opening an account
  2. Checking your account balance
  3. Transferring money to other Union Bank accounts
  4. Transferring money to other banks in Nigeria
  5. Recharging your phone
  6. Paying bills
  7. Buying airtime for yourself or others
  8. Checking your BVN

How to Activate the Union Bank Transfer Code on Your Mobile Phone

If you’re going to use the Union Bank transfer code, then you need to first activate the Union Bank USSD code on your phone number which is linked to your Union Bank account number.

However for this to happen, you need an active Union bank account, a Union bank debit/credit card linked to the account, and the phone number linked to your Union bank account needs to be active as well.

Here’s how to activate the Union bank transfer code:

  • Dial the Union Bank USSD code*826# on your phone using the phone number linked to your union bank account
  • Next, you’ll get a pop-up dialogue requesting for your Union bank account number.
  • Enter your 10-digit Union bank account number into the space provided
  • Next, enter the last 6 digits of your Union Bank debit/credit card
  • Finally, enter your 4-digit Union bank transfer PIN to authorize the activation
  • That’s it! You’ve successfully activated the Union bank transfer code on your mobile phone.

Union Bank USSD Codes 2023 (Complete List)

TransactionsUSSD Codes
Check Balance*826*4#
Transfer to Union Bank Account*826*1*Amount*Account Number#
Transfer to Other Banks*826*2*Amount*Account Number#
Airtime Recharge for Self*826*Amount#
Airtime Top Up Others*826*Amount*Phone Number#
Buy Data*826*9#
Pay Bills*826# > select bill payments
Retrieve BVN*565*0#
Request Loan*826*41#
Request ATM card*826*21#
Hotlist ATM Card*826*21#
Account Opening*826#
Deactivate Account Phone Number *826*6*Phone Number#
Increase Account Limit*826*8#
Locate a Union Bank Branch*826*19#
Data Capture After Register*826*3*Account Number#
Pay Merchant826*22*Merchantcode*Amount#
Unblock ATM Card*826*21#

Union Bank Transfer Code

The Union Bank Transfer Code is *826# and to use the USSD code, you will need to have a mobile phone with a SIM card registered with Union Bank, and already activated. Once you have these, follow these simple steps:

  1. Dial *826# on your mobile phone.
  2. Select the option that corresponds to the service you want to access.
  3. Follow the prompts to enter the required information, such as your account number and PIN.
  4. Confirm the transaction by entering your PIN again.
  5. Wait for a confirmation message from Union Bank, which will be sent to your phone number.

As we mentioned earlier Union Bank has a transfer code for sending money to another Union bank account as well as to other Nigerian bank accounts.

The Union bank transfer code to other banks in Nigeria is *826*1*Amount*Recipient’s Account No#. For example, you’ll dial *826*2*8000*0011234567#and then enter your transfer PIN to authorise the fund transfer after confirming the recipient’s account details are correct.

How to transfer money to another Union Bank account

This money transfer service is absolutely free, and these are the steps to follow.

  1. Take your phone and go directly to the call app
  2. Proceed to dial *826*1*Amount*Recipient’s Account No#
  3. An example, you can dial *826*1*15000*2567378290#

How to transfer money to other bank accounts

It is important to note that transferring funds to other bank accounts attracts a service fee. Here are the steps to go about it.

  1. Go to the call app on your phone.
  2. Dial *826*2*Amount*Recipient’s Account no#
  3. For example, dial USSD code *826*2*15000*8970078867#
  4. Upon dialling the code, authorize the transaction by putting your money transfer PIN.
  5. Make sure you confirm the recipient’s account details that will display on the screen.
  6. The money will be transferred to the other person immediately.
  7. A message will be sent to you letting you know that your transaction was successful.

How to Check Account Balance via the Union Bank Transfer Code

To check your Union bank account balance, dial *826*4# using the phone number linked to your Union bank account. Then you will need to provide your Union Bank 4-digit transfer PIN to authorize the transaction. Then your account balance will be displayed on the screen and the balance will also be sent to you via SMS.

Union Bank Code for Buying Airtime

*826*Amount# is the Union Bank code to buy airtime for yourself (SIM linked with your Union Bank account). While *826*Amount*Phone Number# is the code to buy airtime for other numbers/sims.

E.g if you want to recharge N5000 for yourself, simply dial *826*5000# and your line will be credited with an N5000 recharge card. If you want to recharge another line 0909999910 (your other lines or for friends and/or family) with N5000, just dial, *826*400*09099999910#, then enter your PIN to authorize the transaction.

Union Bank USSD Code to Block ATM Card

*826*21# is the USSD code to block your Union Bank ATM debit card. After dialling, select the “Hotlist Card” option.

USSD Union Bank Code to Block Account

*826*911# is the USSD code on Union Bank for deactivating your account. Just dial the code and follow the screen option.

USSD code to check Your Union Bank account number

To check your Union Bank account number on your phone, dial 8264# using the phone number linked to your account, then enter your USSD PIN to reveal your 10 digits account number. Afterwards, you’ll receive a notification message from Union Bank containing your account details including account number, and balance.

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