How to register for Polaris Bank ussd code: Transfer,Buy Airtime and Check Account Balance

Last Updated on April 17, 2024 by admin

Banking has become more convenient and accessible than ever before. Polaris Bank is no exception, providing its customers with a hassle-free way to perform basic banking transactions through mobile banking.

Polaris bank has introduced a smart banking solution that will help you carry out banking service from any location using any kind of phone. The service can be used for Account Opening, Bills Payments, Funds Transfers, Hotlist Cards, Check Balance and so much more financial activities from your comfort zone even at home or office.

If you are wondering how to transfer money, check account balance and buy airtime , you’re not alone.In this article we’ll be answering these questions and more in this guide.

In this article, we will explore how Polaris Bank empowers its customers to buy airtime, transfer money, and check account balance using mobile banking technology.

 

How to register For Polaris bank ussd code?

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to register for the Polaris Bank USSD code (*833#):

Requirements:

  • Mobile phone number: Must be the number linked to your Polaris Bank account.
  • Active Polaris Bank account: You need an existing account with Polaris Bank.

Registration Process:

  1. *Dial *833#: From the phone number linked to your Polaris Bank account
  2. Follow the Prompts: The system will provide a series of instructions.
  3.  Carefully input your 10-digit Polaris Bank account number (NUBAN).
  4. Create a PIN: Choose a unique 4-digit PIN to secure your transactions. Remember this PIN as you’ll need it to use the USSD code.
  5. Confirmation: You should receive a confirmation message indicating successful registration. Your account balance might be displayed.

 

How To Transfer Money from Polaris Bank

we will explain two methods for transferring money from your Polaris Bank account:

*Method 1: Using Polaris Bank USSD Code (833#)

Requirements:

  • You must be registered for the Polaris Bank USSD code service (see previous explanation on how to register).
  • The recipient’s bank account number must be readily available.

Steps:

  1. *Dial *833#: From your registered mobile phone number.
  2. Select option 3 to Transfer Funds:
  3. Select the bank of the account you want to transfer to
  4. Verify the account Name
  5. Select which of your accounts you want to transfer from
  6. Enter your PIN to complete the transaction

 

Method 2: Using Polaris Bank Mobile App

Requirements:

  • Download and install the Polaris Bank Mobile App on your smartphone from the app store (Android or iOS).
  • Enroll for the Mobile App service using your Polaris Bank account details.
  • Have the recipient’s bank account information ready.

Steps:

  1. Open the Polaris Bank Mobile App
  2. Login using your Mobile App username and password.
  3. Select Transfers  within the app’s menu.
  4. Choose the Polaris Bank account you want to transfer money from.
  5. Add Recipient:
  6. Enter Details: Input the recipient’s bank name, account number (NUBAN), and any other required information.
  7. Enter Amount: Specify the amount of money you intend to transfer.
  8. Verify and Transfer: Review the transfer details and confirm the transaction. You might need to enter a security PIN or password for verification.
  9. Confirmation: You should receive a notification confirming a successful transfe

 

How to Buy Airtime from Polaris bank

Here are the ways to buy airtime from your Polaris Bank account:

Method 1: Using the Polaris Bank USSD Code (833#)

Self Top-up

  • Dial *833*AMOUNT# from your phone line registered with Polaris Bank and your line is instantly recharged
  1. Third Party Top-up
    • Dial *833*AMOUNT*PHONENUMBER# (e.g. *833*100*08001234567#)
    • Select account
    • Select network
    • Select Account to Debit
    • Enter Pin
    • You can also buy Airtime by following the steps below
    • Dial *833#
    • Select option 8 on the menu (Airtime top-up) click on send
    • Select option 2 for third party
    • Select the account to debit
    • Select receiver’s network
    • Enter receiver’s phone number
    • Enter airtime amount
    • Enter pin (this should be PolarisMobile PIN for PolarisMobile users)

Method 2: Using the Polaris Bank Mobile App

  1. Open the Polaris Bank Mobile App: Launch the app and log in with your credentials.
  2. Locate Airtime Recharge: Find the “Airtime Recharge”, “Airtime Top-up” or a similarly named section within the app.
  3. For Yourself or Others?: Choose between recharging your own number or someone else’s.
  4. Select Account: Choose the Polaris Bank account you want to use for the payment.
  5. Enter Amount and Phone Number: Enter the airtime amount and the correct phone number for the recharge.
  6. Confirm and Authorize: Review the details and confirm with your app PIN or password.

 

How to Check Polaris bank Account Balance

Here are the primary ways to check your Polaris Bank account balance:

*1. Using the Polaris Bank USSD Code (833#)

  1. *Dial *833*6# on your mobile phone and follow the on-screen prompts From your registered phone number
  2. Select “Balance Enquiry”: Choose the option for “Balance Enquiry” or a similar choice.
  3. Choose Account (if needed): If you have multiple accounts, select the specific Polaris Bank account you want to check.
  4. Enter Your PIN: Enter your 4-digit USSD PIN to confirm the request.
  5. Balance Displayed: Your account balance will be shown on the screen.

2. Through the Polaris Bank Mobile App

  1. Open the App: Launch the Polaris Bank mobile app on your device and log in.
  2. Account Dashboard: Your main account balance is usually displayed directly on your dashboard after logging in.
  3. Detailed View: You can get a more detailed view of your account balance, transaction history, and other information by navigating to the specific account section of the app.

3. Online Banking:

  1. Visit Polaris Bank Website: Go to the official Polaris Bank website
  2. Login to internet banking: Access your online banking account.
  3. View Balance: Your account balance should be prominently displayed in your online banking dashboard.

4. Other Methods

  • ATMs: Use a Polaris Bank ATM or other bank ATMs, insert your card, and select “Balance Inquiry”.

 

 

How to pay bills

You can easily pay for electricity bills, Renew your DSTV subscription and many more via your polaris bank ussd code.

  • Steps to take
    • Dial *833*2#
    • Select which of your Polaris Bank Accounts you would like to use to make the payment
    • Select the biller you would like to pay
    • Follow the prompts
    • Enter the amount
    • Enter your PIN (Please use your PolarisMobile PIN if you are a PolarisMobile user or enter the 4 digit PIN created during your registration for *833# registration)

 

How to Open an Account

Account opening forms are NOT required for the signup process. Once you sign up, look out for your ten-digit account number (NUBAN).

Steps to take

  • Dial *833# and select option 1 or Dial *833*1# from your mobile phone
  • Follow the prompts to enter your: First name | Last name | Date of Birth | Address
  • Once completed, you will receive an SMS notification immediately advising you of your new Polaris Bank Account Number and next steps required if any.

 

How to Block your Polaris bank ATM Card

To block your Polaris bank ATM Card account kindly dial *833*4*registered mobile line# from any mobile line and follow the on-screen prompts to quickly block your debit card.

 

How to Change  Polaris bank ussd PIN

  • Follow the steps below:

    • Dial *833# from your phone line registered with Polaris Bank
    • Select option 9 or * on the menu (other services) click on send
    • Select option 1 for change pin
    • Select the account number you would like to change pin for
    • Enter your current pin or default pin (where a PIN reset has been done) in the ‘OLD PIN” field and send
    • Enter your new preferred Pin in the ‘New Pin’ field
    • Re-Enter your new preferred PIN to confirm
    • Your PIN has been successfully changed

 

Source: Polaris Bank

Meet Ogbeide Frank, popularly known as perere, a blogger who loves writing about finance and Tech. He studied Business administration at the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma and Mobile Communication at Orange College Malaysia .Frank have worked as a banker and consultant in variety of Nigeria agencies

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