How to block your ATM card should be the first priority If your Debit card is Stolen or you have lost it.
Losing a card is no joke. It is scary to lose your card and not knowing what someone else, who got hold of it can do with it and you will be worried about your money!
In such an emergency situation, running into the bank and request to block your ATM card may be a task too late especially if it falls on a weekend) to prevent your money from being stolen and your account being emptied. In order to prevent any fraudulent actions on your lost or stolen card, you must think of how to block it!
To block your ATM card with code if stolen or lost, It is important however, to note that you need to know your bank account number with other private information that may be requested by your bank in other to ensure you are the true owner of the bank account you are making demands on.
Some Useful Codes
Here are some useful codes:
- To check your BVN – *565*0#
- National Identification Number (NIN) – *346#
- NHF registration/number – *219#.
Steps To Block Your ATM Card With Code If Stolen
Here are codes of some banks that could be used to block your bank ATM in necessary situations
How To Block UBA ATM
For UBA, dial *919*10# from the bank account registered
How To Block Fidelity Bank ATM
For Fidelity Bank dial *770911# from the mobile line linked to your account
How To Block Stanbic IBTC Bank ATM
For IBTC Bank dial *909# from the mobile line linked to your account and select my bank and select service request then select block card.
How To Block Zenith Bank ATM
For Zenith Bank dial *966*911#
How To Block First Bank ATM
For First Bank send Block to 30012 via text message
How To Block Union Bank ATM
For Union Bank send BLOCK CARD NUBAN to 20123
How To Block Keystone Bank ATM
For Keystone Bank call 23470020003000
How To Block Sterling Bank ATM
For Sterling Bank call 070078378464
How To Block GT Bank ATM
For GT Bank *73751*10#
How To Block Eco Bank ATM
For Eco Bank text STOP ATM your account Number to 0806326226
How To Block FCMB Bank ATM
For FCMB Bank call + 2342798800
How To Block Access Bank ATM
For Access call +23412802500
How To Block Wema Bank ATM
For Wema Bank call 08039003700
How To Block Polaris Bank ATM
For Polaris call +2341270850
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