Zenith Bank Recharge Code and How to Use it

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In this guide, you’ll learn how to use the Zenith Bank recharge code.

Zenith Bank, formally established in May 1990 and commenced banking operations in July of the same year, is one of the best banks in Nigeria.

Zenith Bank has a USSD code, which makes it easy to do transactions such as transferring money, recharging your line or another person’s line and paying bills just by dialing a code and without having to use the Internet.

In this post, I’ll show you the Zenith Bank transaction code and how to use it to load airtime on your own line or someone else’s line.

Let’s go.

Zenith Bank Transaction Code

As stated earlier, Zenith Bank USSD code is *966#. Therefore, Zenith Bank recharge code is *966#.

Please note that you can only do this with the line linked with your account. That’s is, the line you used in registering for your account.

Recharging with the Zenith Bank recharge code *966#

To recharge for yourself or for someone else, dial *966*Amount*Phone Number# and enter your PIN in the next screen after which you press send.

Example: *966*100*08012345678# to recharge #100 on 08012345678.

Note: you need to have airtime on your line to be able to use this service

How to Register for Zenith Bank Code

To be able to use the Zenith Bank recharge code, you need to register your line. Here’s a guide if you haven’t:

1. Simply dial *966*00# with your line associated with your account

2. You will be prompted to enter the last 4 digits of your Debit (ATM) card number

3. The next page will display your Account Name and you will be prompted to create a 4-digit PIN

4. Confirm the 4-digit PIN by entering it again

5. If successful, you will get a message “retrieving your balance”

6. You will receive an SMS with the balances on all your accounts


  • Zenith Bank transfer and recharge code is *966#
  • Dial *966*Amount*Phone Number# to recharge another line that is not your line

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