The GTBank SMS banking service allows our customers operate selected banking services through their mobile phones via SMS messaging. You can keep a watch on your bank account with our round the clock SMS banking service.

SMS Banking Steps

  1. For Airtime Purchase: Send “Network Amount (NUBAN Account Number’) to 08076665555 E.g MXX 1000 0123456789 to 08076665555
  2. For Balance Enquiry: Send “Balance (NUBAN Account Number).” to 0807666555 E.g Balance 0123456789 to 08076665555
  3. For Account Number Confirmation – Send ‘My Account’ to 08076665555 E.g My Account to 08076665555
  4. For GeNS subscription: Send “Gens (NUBAN Account Number)” to 08076665555 E.g Gens 0123456789 to 08076665555
  5. For Internet Banking Password Reset – Send ibank (NUBAN Account Number) to 08076665555 E.g iBank 0123456789 to 08076665555
  6. To block your lost, stolen or compromised card - Send 'HOTLIST ( NUBAN Account Number) to 08076665555 E.g HOTLIST to 08076665555

Please note the following

  • Use your telephone number that is registered with the bank
  • Any request sent with the wrong format or from the wrong mobile number will return with error messages.
  • NUBAN - Nigerian Uniform Bank Account Number and is usually in ten digit


With GTBank SMS Banking, you can:

  • Check your account balances on the go
  • Request for Account Number Confirmation
  • Subscribe to GeNS
  • Balance Enquiry
  • Purchase Airtime Reset Internet Banking Password


  • Safety: Safe and secure means of banking transactions
  • Convenience: No more queues in confirming account balances
  • Accessibility: This service can be accessed from anywhere in the world.