How to Open Access Bank Account via Phone now

Access Bank Plc is a Nigerian multinational commercial bank, owned by Access Bank Group. The bank now allows prospective customers to easily open a bank account without stress via their mobile phone. Find out all the requirements and other important details as you read on.

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Recently, Access bank launched a short code that allows her customers pay bills, buy airtime, transfer funds and other transactions, this *901# short code also comes with a feature that allows prospective customers to open a new Access Bank savings account.


How to Open New Access Bank Account via Phone


  • To open the account using your mobile phone, simply dial *901*0#.

  • After dialing the code, you will be prompted to open the account using your BVN – Bank Verification Number or your Personal details. (Dial *565*0# to know your BVN)

  • Choose BVN or Personal details, respond to the remaining prompts correctly then wait for confirmation message containing your Access Bank account number. 

If you have your BVN with you i suggest you choose the BVN otherwise choose Personal details. Use of BVN makes it more easier.

NB: If you choose to use BVN for the account opening, it is better you dial the code on the mobile line that is registered on your BVN profile else you may get an error code stating that the records does not match.

What to do after getting your Account number

Your Access Bank account is ready for use as soon as you complete the process but you need to fully activate the account by going to the nearest Access bank branch with your Passport photograph and valid ID.

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12 thoughts on “How to Open Access Bank Account via Phone now”

  1. Hi Unknown, that means you already have an account with access bank which is already associated with that phone number. However, to be sure, I will advise you go to the nearest Access bank branch to have them look into the issue

  2. What someone who had issues with the bank and was advised to close but can open a new access bank account after wards please am seriously in need of it for my new job and they are requesting for it for easy salary payment

  3. Hi I already have an account with Access bank but I opened another one online but I am yet to go to the bank for it to be regularized. My sister deposited money into the new account. I intend to keep depositing money into the account till December. Going to regularise it will enable me touch the money which I don't want to. Please how long can I stay without regularizing the account? Thanks

  4. Please I need help because I had already open my access account with my MTN number but I misplaced the Sim now I don't know what to do. Please how can I get my details back


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