How to Block Access Bank ATM Debit Card with USSD Code & Others
There are different ways to block your Access Bank ATM debit card in Nigeria whether it is stolen or you misplaced it.
You can block your Access Bank ATM debit card through a USSD code, SMS, or mobile app, from another phone or by dialling a dedicated number. You simply choose the option that suits you.
Therefore, find out in this post how to use any of these options and other helpful topics
How to Block Access Bank ATM Debit Card with USSD Code
A quick way to block Access Bank Debit card is by dialling the code *901*11# and following the on-screen prompts. When you enter this USSD code with the phone number linked to your Access bank account, you would also need to enter your USSD PIN. If the information is correct, Access bank will block your ATM card immediately.
How to Block Access Bank ATM Card on Mobile App
Through the Access Bank app, you can easily block your ATM card whether it is stolen or misplaced.
Here is how to block Access Bank ATM debit card on the mobile app:
- Open the Access Bank Mobile App.
- Click on the Menu and select Cards and Cheques.
- Select Cards.
- Select Manage Cards.
- Then, choose your Account.
- Enter your PIN.
- Lastly, block your ATM debit card.
Note that you can unblock your Access bank ATM debit card on the Access mobile app. Simply, go through the unblock process, but this time, choose to unblock your Access debit card at the last stage.
How to Block Access Bank ATM card Through Phone Call
The Access bank customer care number is 07003000000 which you can call on your phone to block your ATM debit card quickly. This phone number including other customer care channels is available 24/7 for issues relating to cards and transactions.
How to Block Access Bank ATM card with Another Phone
Sometimes the reason why you want to block your ATM card is that you lost personal belongings such as your phone. Therefore, a quick response would be to deactivate your ATM debit card from someone else’s phone.
To block your Access Bank ATM debit card from another phone, call the Access Bank customer care number. Dial any of these numbers: 07003000000, 01-2802500, 01-2712005-7 to speak to a customer service operator who will help you to block your card.
Other Ways to Block Access Bank ATM card Online & Offline
You could also block your Access Bank ATM card online through social media pages. Send a message to Access bank on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and a customer care representative will assist you with how to block your ATM debit card.
Another way to block your Access ATM card is through WhatsApp Banking which works like a short message service (SMS) or chats with someone. The Access bank Whatsapp number is +2349090901901 which you can store on your phone and message anytime for enquiry and complaints. With this phone number, you can contact Access to block your ATM card.
Lastly, you can immediately visit any Access bank branch to block your ATM card. Go to the customer service unit of the branch and you will get a form to deactivate your debit card. In addition, you can request and get a new Access bank ATM card on the spot.
How to Block Access Bank Account
Apart from blocking your Access Bank debit card, you could also block your bank account temporarily if you suspect your account is not safe. An example is if you lost your debit card, phone and other sensitive information. Hence, blocking your Access bank account will prevent someone from withdrawing money from it through any means until you resolve the issue.
To block your Access Bank account, dial *901*911#. Enter this USSD code, follow the on-screen prompts and enter your PIN. Following the process will deactivate First bank USSD mobile banking on your phone (Mtn, Glo, Airtel or 9 Mobile). This is useful if, for instance, your ATM card is stolen, your account is compromised or does not need this service anymore.
Can I temporarily block my Access Bank ATM card?
You can temporarily block your Access bank ATM debit card and unblock it later if, for instance, you find or recover it.
An easy way to temporarily block your Access bank ATM card is by using the Access mobile app. With this mobile app, you can easily block and unblock your debit card.
Read: How to Activate Access Bank USSD Code without ATM Card
In summary, if you have lost or misplaced your Access Bank ATM card, it is important to block it as soon as possible either through the USSD code, mobile app or by contacting customer care online or offline.
I hope you find this information helpful.
Therefore, try it and let me know your experience by leaving a message in the comment section below.
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