Access Bank plc, commonly known as Access Bank, is a Nigerian multinational commercial bank, owned by Access Bank Group. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria, the national banking regulator.
Originally a corporate bank, they expanded into personal and business banking in 2012. Access Bank and Diamond Bank merged on April 1, 2019.
In conclusion of its merger with Diamond Bank, Access Bank unveiled its new logo, signalling the commencement of a new enlarged banking entity. The bank employs more than 28,000 people in 2021.
After the merger, with more than 42 million of customers, Access Bank plc became the largest bank in Africa by customer base, and the largest bank in Nigeria by asset.
As the world is evolving around the Nigerian banking sector, more and more banks are putting up new and better and easy ways of making things comfortable for their customers.
Access bank isn’t left out as they have also put up new features of making things simple and easier for their customers.
Some of these features includes a USSD Code to making transfers, an online application App etc.
By bringing up these better and improved ways they tend to reach out to more customers and satisfy their needs and desires.
Access bank has therefore put up methods customers can easily recharge their phones with airtime without making use of internet connection or their online mobile App.
This code can be used with any type of phone type especially with torch lights phones. The official USSD Code for Access bank is *901#
How to Buy Airtime From Access Bank Account with USSD Code
Good news! Did you know that before now (i.e before the implementation policy in 2021) an additional fee of #6.98k is usually charged and deducted by your network provider anytime you want to make transaction with the *901#.
Not to worry because this charge does not apply to airtime and data purchase anymore. therefore to buy airtime from access bank dial *901#.
To Recharge Personal Line
To recharge airtime from your access account directly using USSD code Dial *901*Amount (e.g:*901*1000#) on your phone and wait for next message which pops up on your phone stating if your transaction was successful or not.
To Recharge Airtime For Family, Friends & others
To purchase airtime directly from your access bank account to your friends, family and others Dial *901*Amount*number#.
Also remember that you will be asked to input your 901 PIN in order to contribute your transaction.
NOTE: This particular service is available to only MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile subscribers
Only your Phone number registered with ACCESBANK can be used for this service.