Zenith Bank transfer code: How to transfer money to another bank

Zenith Bank transfer code: How to transfer money to another bank

Zenith Bank is one of the leading financial institutions in Nigeria. It aims to provide the best customer experience to all clients. Its services include saving, loan provision, and transferring cash between various bank accounts. If you wish to move money from your account to another bank, you need to know the transfer Zenith Bank codes.

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The Zenith Bank logo. Photo: @Zenithbank
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Moving cash from your Zenith account to another bank is relatively seamless. You can do it using a USSD code, internet banking, or a mobile app. If you prefer the first option, you should know the Zenith Bank transfer code.

List of Zenith Bank codes

Zenith transfer code provides a convenient way to initiate transactions without the need to visit a physical branch. Below is a table of all the USSD codes for Zenith Bank.

FunctionUSSD code
Open account*966*0#
Check balance*966*00#
Buy airtime*966*Amount*Mobile Number#
Transfer money*966*Amount*Account Number#
Pay bills*966*7*Amount*Customer ID# (DStv and PHCN )*966*6*Biller code*Amount# (other Zenith Billers)
Update BVN *966*BVN#
Protect code (Deactivate account)*966*911#
Other self-service*966#
Retrieve card PIN966*60# and select option 4
Block Card*966*60# and select option 6
Manage cardless withdrawal*966*60# and select option 7
Activate Agent *966*66#
Perform USSD on POS*966*000#
USSD account to debit*966*60# and select option 8

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How do I use USSD for Zenith Bank?

Have you been looking for the code to transfer money from Zenith Bank to another financial institution?

The transfer code for Zenith Bank is *966#. For the transaction to go through, the number you use should be linked to your account. To complete the transaction, dial *966*amount*account number#. Next, follow the prompts.

Note: If, for any reason, you feel there are illegal transactions being conducted on your account or the security of your account is threatened, dial the Zenith USSD code *966*911#.

This Zenith Bank code blocks unauthorised transactions. It also protects the account holder’s funds in case of mobile phone, ATM Card or hardware token loss or account details compromised.

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Zenith transfer code. Photo: pexels.com, @Rodnaeproductions
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How to transfer money from Zenith Bank using the Internet option

To use this option, you should have signed up for Internet banking services. You must also have hard token hardware.

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The hard token is a small device used to generate unique codes every time you want to make a transfer. Follow the steps below to share money via the Internet option.

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Click "Internet Banking" and log into your account using your account number, password or pin, and token.
  3. Once you are logged in, go to the transfer option segment and select transfer to other accounts.
  4. Enter all the required details on the page interface. Check the details to ascertain you have entered the correct ones.
  5. Press the button on your hardware token to generate a code which you will enter in the box provided for the token on the page.
  6. Cross-check everything, then click "Proceed" to complete the transaction.

How to transfer using the Zenith Bank mobile app

An alternative option is using the Zenith Mobile App. To use it, follow the steps below.

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  1. Visit the PlayStore, AppStore, or BlackBerry World and download the app. Install it.
  2. Log into your account.
  3. Go to the transfer option segment and select transfer to other bank accounts.
  4. Enter all the required details on the page interface.
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the transaction.


The above code for the Zenith Bank transfer will help you complete your transactions. If you need to contact the bank for additional information, use the details below.

  • Telephone: 234-1-2787000
  • WhatsApp: +234 704 000 4422
  • Email: zenithdirect@zenithbank.com
  • Instagram: @zenithbankplc
  • Twitter: @ZenithBank

What are the transaction charges?

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How to transfer money from Zenith Bank. Photo: pexels.com, @ivan-samkov
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Transferring money to accounts in other financial institutions will attract a transaction charge. Transfers to financial institutions outside Nigeria use a different platform and may attract extra charges from local transfers.

How can I check my Zenith Bank account balance?

You can check your bank balance by simply dialling *966*00# and following the prompts. You can also use the mobile app to check your account balance.

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How much can I transfer with the Zenith Bank USSD code?

You can transfer up to the equivalent of ten thousand American dollars to any account in the world. This strictly applies to foreign currency transfers.

What is the Zenith Bank code for the transfer of money?

The code to use is *966# from using the mobile number linked to your account. Alternatively, you can use the Zenith Bank app or via internet banking.

Who owns Zenith Bank?

Jim Ovia is the founder and chairman of Zenith Bank Plc. The financial institution is listed on the London Stock Exchange and the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Which countries have Zenith Bank?

The Zenith Group has its Head Office in Nigeria and subsidiaries in Ghana, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, the United Kingdom (UK), and United Arab Emirates (UAE). It also has Representative Offices in South Africa and the People's Republic of China.

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Can Zenith Bank receive money from abroad?

You can receive money in your Zenith account from abroad using Sendwave.

You can transfer cash from your account to another financial institution using the Zenith Bank code. The process is pretty simple, and you can complete it in a short period.

DISCLAIMER: This article is not sponsored by any third party. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional advice or help and should not be relied on to make decisions of any kind. Any action you take upon the information presented in this article is strictly at your own risk and responsibility.

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