A debit card is a plastic payment card that can be used as a replacement instead of spending cash when making purchases. It can also be used to withdraw cash from ATM points.
REASONS TO BLOCK AN ATM CARD
There are quite a number of reasons as to why one will need to block their atm card and here are a few:
- If the ATM card was stolen.
- If the ATM card was missing.
- If the ATM card was used for a transaction not done by the owner.
In this article, we will be discussing various ways you can block your UBA ATM card.
HOW TO BLOCK UBA CARD WITH USSD CODE
If your UBA ATM card is missing or was stolen, just dial *919*10# using the mobile number that is linked to your UBA account number and your ATM card will be blocked automatically.
Once this process has being initiated, all transfer or debit card transactions will be restricted on the ATM card. The card becomes useless as no one will be able to make a withdrawal or use the card for any payments.
If you lost your lost along side with your debit card, you can still block the card by entering the USSD code from someone else’s device. However, you will have to go through a through identify verification process that makes the process more demanding than blocking it from your number.
To go through this process, firstly, you will have to enter your 10-digit NUBAN BA account number to connect your account. Then you will have to verify that you are the real owner of the account before you can proceed with the block.
HOW TO BLOCK UBA CARD USING WHATSAPPP AND FACEBOOK
Supposing you were not able to make use of the USSD code to block your ATM card, then you can make use of UBA Chat Banking (Leo) via Whatsapp or Facebook.
To block your UBA ATM card using UBA LEO; send BLOCK CARD to Leo on whatsapp or facebook.
HOW TO GET STARTED WITH UBA LEO
- You can either visit this website ubagroup.com/leo or simply go to your facebook messenger or whatsapp and search for “UBA Chat Banking”.
You can get chating with Leo to experience a whole new world of banking solutions without visiting the bank.
HOW TO BLOCK UBA ATM CARD ONLINE
You can make usr of UBA’s internet banking platform to block your UBA ATM card online. You can also use it as well to block your account. Here’s how to go about blocking your UBA ATM.
- Visit the UBA internet banking platform.
- Log in using your User-Id and password.
- Select the self-service option, then click on BLOCK CARD to disable your UBA ATM CARD.
- Finally, confirm the card disable request.
HOW TO BLOCK UBA ATM CARD ON MOBILE BANKING APP
You can block your UBA ATM card on the UBA mobile banking app by following these steps:
- Firstly, you will need to download and install the UBA MOBILE APP on your smartphone.
- To download the app, visit google play store or iOS plays tore.
- Log in to the mobile app and navigate to self-service section.
- Then click on BLOCK CARD to deactivate your UBA ATM Card.
- Finally, confirm the card disable request.
HOW TO BLOCK UBA ACCOUNT WITH CODE
You can also block your UBA account with USSD Code by dialing *919*9# by making use of the phone number that is linked to your UBA account.
You can also block your account by using UBA’s chat banking (UBA LEO). Just send FREEZE ACCOUNT to Leo on Whatsapp or Facebook.
Your UBA account will be restricted from transfers and all debit transactions.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the code to block UBA ATM Card?
The USSD code for blocking a UBA ATM Card is *919*10#. For simplicity, consider entering this USSD code only from the number connected to your UBA account.
Can I unblock my UBA ATM Card?
Yes, it is possible to unblock your ATM card online as long as your bank provides the same service. Most banks have dedicated internet banking and mobile banking channels that provides such banking services online.
Can a bank block your ATM Card?
Yes, banks can block your ATM cards for security purposes for fear of data breaches. They can also block it if they are to send the new ATM cards to existing and active cardholders.
Can you still transfer money if your card is blocked?
No, it is not possible to transfer money via you ATM Card if you have blocked it. However, you can still make use of your account details to transfer money.
When you lose your card, the first thing you should do is to block it from working. Otherwise, you stand the chance of losing every dime on your account, since anyone can easily use your card for unauthorized transactions.
We believe we have being able to guide you on how to block your UBA ATM card using various means and procedures explained above. As long as you follow the procedures, you will be able to block any compromised , stolen or missing UBA ATM Card in few minutes and your money will be safe.
If you have any questions or something you are not clear about, simply leave a comment in the comment session.