894

894 is a quick, convenient, secure and easy way to perform your banking transactions (transfer money, check balance, buy airtime, pay bills and lots more) anytime and anywhere, using any type of phone without data.

Once you have a FirstBank account and a phone, you are just one dial away from enjoying the unbeatable 894 experience.

Simply dial *894*0# to get started now!


Your *894# Quick codes

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Service

Quick Code

Example/ Remark

1

Transfer Money (To any bank
in Nigeria)

*894*Amount*Account Number#

*894*50000*1234567890#. To transfer N50,000 to account number 1234567890 in any bank in Nigeria.

2

Airtime Recharge –for self

*894*Amount#

*894*500#. To recharge N500 airtime on your mobile number registered with FirstBank.

3

Airtime Recharge –for others

*894*Amount*Phone Number#

*894*500*080XXXXX123#. To recharge N500 airtime for phone number 080XXXXX123.

4

Balance Enquiry

*894*00#

To check the balances on all your FirstBank accounts

5

Register/ Create PIN/ Reset PIN

*894*0#

To register as a new user, create or reset your 5-digit PIN.


Benefits
  • Quick, Simple, Convenient, Easy
  • Secure and reliable - Transactions are authenticated using your Personal Identification Number (PIN)
  • Available round-the-clock (24/7) and on-the-go
  • Money is deducted directly from your bank account
  • You recieve instant alert for all transactions
  • You receive the exact value of airtime purchased using the code (zero-rated)



Features
  • Service is available to subscribers of ALL GSM Network providers-MTN,Airtel,Glo and Etisalat
  • All services can be performed using ANY type of phone (feature and smart phones)
  • The number being used to access the service must be the number registered with FirstBank
  • Money is deducted directly from your bank account
  • Allows you select the account you want to transact on if you have more than one accoun in the bank


User Enrolment Process

If you have an existing FirstBank debit card(s) linked to your account(s):

  • Simply dial *894*0#
    • A list of masked debit card numbers linked to your account is displayed
  • Select your preferred debit card
  • Enter the 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) for the selected debit card
  • Create a new 5-digit PIN
  • Your number is now LIVE on the FirstBank USSD Quick Banking Service

If you do not have a FirstBank debit Card

  • Simply dial; *894*0#
  • Provide your 10-digit FirstBank account number
  • Create a new 5-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN)
  • Your number is now LIVE on the FirstBank USSD Quick Banking Service

Load airtime for your phone or for Family and Friends

Running out of airtime should not be an option for you, family or friends. With FirstBank’s 894, you can load airtime on your phone or that of your loved ones instantly and on the go.

How to recharge your phone with airtime


Airtime Recharge for Self

  • Dial *894*Amount# (For example, to recharge N1,000 airtime for yourself, dial *894*1000#)
  • Your accounts are displayed for selection, (if you have more than one account with FirstBank)
  • Select the account you want to pay from
  • Transaction is completed


Airtime Recharge for Others

  • Dial *894*Amount*Phone number# (For example dial *894*1000*080XXXXX123# to recharge N1,000 airtime for 080XXXXX123)
  • Enter your 5-Digit PIN
  • Your accounts are displayed for selection, (if you have more than one account with FirstBank)
  • Select the account you want to pay from
  • Transaction is processed and completed.


Benefits

  • It is quick,simple,convenient, and easy
  • Airtime can be recharged anywhere, anytime(24/7) and on the go
  • It takes less than 10 seconds to complete the transaction
  • phone number is instantly recharged with airtime upon successful completion of the process
  • Transact without Airtime on your phones with your MTN and Airtel lines
  • No BANk charges on Airtime recharge


Features

  • Minimum airtime recharge amount per transaction
  • Maximum airtime recharge amount is N10,000
  • Daily recharge limit is N10,000
  • Recharge amounts above N3,000 daily require PIN input
  • All airtime recharge transaction for others require PIN input
  • Recieve instant transaction alerts

Check your account balance anywhere, anytime

Monitoring the balance of your accounts is now easier and more convenient. You can check the balance of all your accounts anytime, anywhere. No need for Internet, ATM, or visiting a branch


How to check your account balance

  • Simply dial *894*00#
  • You will receive an SMS notification showing the balances on all your accounts


Benefits

  • It is quick, simple, convenient, and easy
  • All account balances are sent in the SMS
  • Transaction takes not more than 10 seconds to complete
  • Works on all types of GSM mobile phone


Features

  • Instant system response with account balance
  • No limit to the number of times you can check your balances in a day
  • Instant transaction alerts

Transfer money securely to any Nigerian bank

Transfers just got easier users of all mobile devices!

Send money instantly and securely to ANY bank account in Nigeria without data on all feature and smart phones


How to transfer money to any bank account in Nigeria

  • Dial *894*Amount*Account Number# (For example -  Dial *894*5000*1234567890# to send N5,000 to account number 1234567890)
  • Select the bank you are Transferring to
  • Confirm beneficiary’s name, amount, and enter your 5-digit PIN
  • Your accounts are displayed for selection, (if you have more than one account with FirstBank)
  • Select account to you want to Transfer from
  • Transaction is processed and completed


Benefits

  • It is the fastest , most convenient
  • Money can be transferred anywhere, anytime(24/7) and on-the-go
  • Works on all types of GSM mobile phone handsets
  • Transaction takes not more than 10-15 seconds to complete
  • Beneficiary's account name and number are always displaced for your confirmation before completing the transfer
  • Funds are instantly sent and the beneficiary receives the money instantly
  • There is no minimum single transaction amount
  • Maximum single transaction amount is N100,000


Features

  • There is no minimum single transaction amount
  • Maximum single transaction amount is N100,000
  • Daily transfer limit is N100,000
  • All fund transfer transactions require PIN
  • Instant transaction alerts
  • With 894, you can transfer money within FirstBank and to other Nigerian banks

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is 894?

894 is a quick, convenient, secure and easy way to perform your banking transactions (Transfer Money, Check Balance, Buy Airtime, Pay Bills and lots more) anytime and anywhere, using any type of phone without internet (data).

Who can use this service?

All Individual account holders with phone numbers enrolled on the Bank’s SMS alert platform. Joint, corporate, and multiple signatory accounts are not eligible for this service.

What services are available on 894?

You can transfer money, buy airtime for yourself and others, check your account balances, make purchases, pay your bills, open accounts, and lots more.

Can I use the service on more than one of my accounts?

Yes, you can.

How do I enroll for 894 services?

If you have an existing FirstBank debit card(s) linked to your account(s):

  • Simply dial *894*0#
    • A list of masked debit card numbers linked to your account is displayed
  • Select your preferred debit card
  • Enter the 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) for the selected debit card
  • Create a new 5-digit PIN
  • Your number is now LIVE on the FirstBank USSD Quick Banking Service

If you do not have a FirstBank debit Card

  • Simply dial; *894*0#
  • Provide your 10-digit FirstBank account number
  • Create a new 5-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN)
  • Your number is now LIVE on the FirstBank USSD Quick Banking Service

Is this service available on all mobile networks?

Yes, all subscribers of Airtel, MTN, Globacom and Etisalat networks can use and enjoy the services.

How secure is the 894 Mobile Banking?

894 is secure as it requires registration and PIN authentication on all your banking transactions.

Who do I contact for support or enquiries?

Please call 0700FIRSTCONTACT (0700-34778-2668228), or email firstcontact@firstbanknigeria.com. You may also visit the nearest FirstBank branch.