Zenith Bank Internet Banking: Get Started, Transfer Funds, Get Token etc

Zenith Bank Internet Banking

One of the best features of top banks in Nigeria is their “Internet or Online Banking” that makes it easy for their customers to make transaction without any headache of queueing in banking halls.

Today, let talk about the Zenith Bank Internet banking platform.

Like most online banking platforms, you can do so many things with this platform such as buying airtime/data, transfers, request for debit cards and much more.

Other banking services can be carried out 24 hours a day and 7 days a week without any interruption using your phone or PC, this increases the ease of carrying out transactions as stated earlier.

N.B. The tips below is for individual account holders, the methods are quite similar, but the requirements are different.

I’ll be sharing how you can do all these below.

How to Register For the Zenith bank Internet Banking Platform

Like any internet services, before you can get to use the Zenith online banking platform you will need to register first.

The following steps can be perfectly guide you:

  • Visit https://www.zenithbank.com/internetbankingform.pdf to get the registration form
  • Print and fill out the form (internet banking)
  • After filling, submit the form via email to the email address provided.
  • After this, you will receive a confirmation email when the form has been received.
  • After that, a link will be sent in which you can use in logging in.

You’d be given access code, username and password for logging into the platform.

Lest I forget, if you have been asking…

How can I get my Zenith Bank Token?

Well, you’ll need to take the procedure aligned above in order to have your Zenith bank token. In the form you want to fill (Download here >>> https://www.zenithbank.com/internetbankingform.pdf), check on “Request Token” and finally send to the provided email address.

Note that through the processes you can either for Zenith bank internet banking, its token or both.

Also, you can fill the form and decided to submit it in the nearest Zenith bank’s branch in your area as this will be processed immediately rather than waiting for their response through email.

But since you decided not to stress yourself queueing up, it’s also cool if you get everything done with your smartphone or PC.

How much can I get Zenith bank Token?

To be frank with you, Zenith bank token costs N3,500.

If that’s beyond your budget, don’t panic as it’s not compulsory (but recommended).

Although some banks make it mandatory to have a token before carrying out internet banking

Now, after registering for the internet banking service, the next thing is to activate it right away! Below is how to do that:

Activating & Login to Zenith Bank Internet Banking Service

After receiving your login details you’d be required to change the default password to your preferred password.

After this you can login and begin carrying out various transactions on the Zenith Bank online banking platform.

Alternatively, you can also login with your account number and token (if purchased).

Once you’re logged in, you’d see your dashboard which should show BVN, account number, last credit and debit transactions for the month, mini statement.

One thing that impress me about Zenith bank’s online banking service is that, for security measure, if the system detects inactivity for 2 to 4 minutes, you’d be automatically logged out.

When logging in with your token, you’d be required to input a 6-digit code which you’ll need to generate each time you need to login.

To generate a token, you’ll need to press the button on the token device.

There’s another option; signing in with pin+token.

If you choose this option, you’ll require a 10-digit code. The first four digits would be your pin while the last six is the code generated from the token device. If your pin is 0123 and token 456789, your code would be – 0123456789.

Things you can perform on Zenith bank Internet banking platform

Some of the things you can do on the Zenith online platform includes;

  1. Local and international transfers
  2. Replacement, card summary activating and deactivating
  3. Bill payments
  4. Buy airtime and data
  5. Update BVN details
  6. Change transfer limit
  7. Book flights and hotels
  8. Account summary
  9. Request for account statement

How to Buy Airtime Using Zenith bank Internet banking platform

Airtime is an integral part of our daily lives, but sometimes, due to various factors like uncertainties and emergencies we may find it difficult to purchase airtime.

Just like other banking firms, Zenith bank gives you the option to purchase airtime through their online banking platform.

How can you do this?

STEP 1. Visit the Zenith bank website www.zenithbank.com.

STEP 2. For smartphone users, click on “Personal” to login to your account.

STEP 3. Login into your account using your internet banking login details

STEP 4. To login, enter your account number and pin or token (or both depending your chosen option).

STEP 5. After successful login, click on the top left corner to reveal the hidden options

STEP 6. From the list of options displayed, select “Airtime Topup”.

STEP 7. Fill your required fields and click on submit to purchase the airtime.

BUYING DATA ON THE ZENITH BANK INTERNET PLATFORM

This days we say – DATA IS LIFE!

Data drives almost every sector of our lives and you also get the option to buy data (which some banks don’t support). It’s pretty much the same procedure for purchasing airtime.

STEP 1. Visit the Zenith bank website www.zenithbank.com.

STEP 2. For smartphone users, click on “Personal” to login to your account.

STEP 3. Login into your account using your internet banking login details

STEP 4. To login, enter your account number and pin or token (or both depending your chosen option).

STEP 5. After successful login, click on the top left corner to reveal the hidden options

STEP 6. From the list of options displayed, select “Data Bundle Topup”.

STEP 7. Fill your required fields and click on submit to purchase the airtime.

How to Transfers Money On Zenith bank Internet Banking

STEP 1. Visit the Zenith bank website www.zenithbank.com.

STEP 2. For smartphone users, click on “Personal” to login to your account.

STEP 3. Login into your account using your internet banking login details

STEP 4. To login, enter your account number and pin or token (or both depending your chosen option).

STEP 5. After successful login, click on the top left corner to reveal the hidden options

STEP 6. From the list of options displayed, select “Transfer”

STEP 7. Choose the account to debit from and fill out other areas.

STEP 8. Click submit and wait for processing. If successful you’d be notified.

But let me remind you that there are couple of ways you can send and receive funds using the internet banking feature. This is so in order to make transactions more available and easier.

But what are the types of transfer on Zenith bank internet banking app?

There are various types of transfer using the Zenith bank internet banking which includes;

  • InterSwitch Transfers – which you to make electronic transfers amongs various accounts across Nigeria using the InterSwitch platform. It’s a very fast service!
  • NIP (NIBSS Instant Payment) Transfers – with this option you can make very fast transfers among Nigerian banks. This option is instantaneous to the beneficiary. This is the fastest mode of transfer!
  • NEFT (National Electronic Fund Transfer) Transfers – some transfers will take time to validate, this form of transfer takes 24 hours to validate. Proof of payment can be sent to the beneficiary beforehand.
  • Dom to Dom Transfer – This is a form of transfer made among Zenith domiciliary account holders. The transfer must be in the same currency as that in the account. This implies that, if the currency is in Dollars, the transfer must be in Dollars. This is very useful especially for those who are becoming freelancer in Nigeria.
  • Foreign currency Transfers – with this transfer method, you can transfer currency to any account in the world. Your transfer limit is (ten thousand dollars equivalent of any currency). This requires hardware token.
  • Invisible Remittance – this is basically payment for services such as; school fees, technical fees, dividends, airline tickets, loan payments, judgement debt. It is usually paid by SWIFT or foreign draft.

For any personal problem you need to be solved, please contact the Zenith bank customer care immediately as they are in the best position to help.

And note that I’m not a staff at Zenith bank but a blogger trying to help other people solve the queries i’m capable of solving. Don’t share your personal banking details as you’ll be doing that at your own risk.

How to Contact Zenith Bank Customer Care?

Email: zenithdirect@zenithbank.com
Phone: +234-1-2787000, 0700ZENITHBANK
Head Office Branch: Plot 84, Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island
Lagos, Nigeria

So this is all about Zenith bank Internet banking.

Our lives has been made simple by these online services. You should take advantage of this to advantage in other enjoy all the features and benefits that comes with it.

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