How to Open an Access Bank Account Online
If you’re interested in opening an Access Bank account online in Nigeria, then you’ve come to the right place.
This guide will walk you through the account opening process and provide you with all the necessary information to get started.
Whether you want to open an account using the bank’s website or the mobile app, we’ve got you covered.
Let’s get started!
Access Bank: An Overview
Access Bank is a commercial bank in Nigeria that is part of the Access Bank Group.
The financial conglomerate has a presence in over 6 African countries and the UK, and its headquarters are located in Lagos, Nigeria.
With Access Bank, you can open an account by contacting the Access Bank contact centre, accessing the bank’s website, or visiting one of its bank branches.
Opening an Access Bank Account Online
Gone are the days when you had to physically go to a bank branch to open an account.
Now, you can open an account from anywhere in Nigeria using your mobile phone or any internet-enabled device.
Below are the steps to open an Access Bank account online:
Step 1: Download the Access Bank Mobile App
If you don’t have the Access Bank mobile app on your smartphone, you can download it on the Google Play Store or Apple Store by searching for “Access Bank PLC.”
Step 2: Register Your Account
After successfully installing the app, open it and click on “Register.”
Enter your mobile phone number and click on “Continue.” You’ll instantly receive an authentication code via SMS on your phone.
Enter the code into the app, select “Savings Account” or your preferred account type, and input your first name, last name, and date of birth.
Choose your gender and click on “Next.”
Step 3: Provide Your Personal Information
Enter your mobile number, valid email address, and government-issued ID number.
Select your city of residence and click on “Continue.”
Next, enter the name of your next of kin, their phone number, and your relationship with them.
Choose your preferred Access Bank branch, and click on “Create Account” to complete the process.
Access Bank Account Opening Requirements
To open a savings account with Access Bank online, you need the following requirements:
– Access mobile bank app
– Email address
– Mobile phone number
– Next of kin
– Phone number of your next of kin
– Active internet connection
Opening an Access Bank Account with USSD Code
Another quick and easy way to open an Access Bank account is by using the USSD code.
This method doesn’t require an internet connection, and all you need is any mobile phone and a working SIM card.
Here are the steps to follow:
Step 1: Dial the Access Bank Account Opening Code
Dial the Access Bank account opening code *901*0# on your phone and follow the on-screen instructions.
Step 2: Provide Your Personal Information
Enter your first name, last name, and follow the prompts on the screen to provide your personal information.
You’ll need to provide a valid email address, phone number, date of birth, home address, and BVN.
Step 3: Receive Your Account Number
After completing the registration process, your Access Bank account number will be sent to you immediately via SMS.
You can then visit any Access Bank branch to update and validate your information at your convenience.
What is the Code to Open an Access Bank Account?
The code to open an Access Bank account is *901*0#.
Can I Open an Access Bank Account Online?
Yes, you can open an Access Bank account online via the Access Bank website.