How to transfer money from uba using five methods

Reading this post gives you an insight on how to transfer money from uba to other banks or another uba account using five different methods.

These methods includes the popular ussd code, internet banking, mobile app, automated teller machine, and the bank transfer.

Few years back, we’re stucked with just only one method of money transfer and which is using the automated teller machine.

But right now, we have lot’s of options to choose from.

Lot’s of people prefer the ussd code as it can be used offline without requiring internet service like the mobile app and online banking.

You’ll will learn the five available options to transfer money from uba to other banks or still other uba accounts.

Key Takeaways 


  • You have five different options to select from, in order to transfer money from your uba account
  • Mobile ussd code doesn’t require data bundle or internet connection before you can use it to transfer money from your account
  • Internet banking and mobile app requires internet connection before you can use it to transfer money from your account
  • Currently, money transfer in uba attracts a fee of N15 cause of the pandemic and lockdown
  • You need to register your account it you’re to use ussd code, internet banking and mobile app
  • You have to create a PIN for the transfer
  • You must have your naira debit card 💳 before you register your account
  • Mobile ussd code, internet banking and mobile app are 24/7 available to you

How to transfer money from uba

how to transfer money from uba to other banks

First i will start with the popular ussd code which helps you to transfer money from uba using your mobile phone.

No internet or data bundle required for it.

1. Using the uba Ussd code

You can call it Uba  transfer code or ussd code, they are the same.

This is a three digit numbers which enables a customer to transfer money or use other banking services.

Uba *919# ussd code is mostly used to transfer money or buy airtime, but it has lots of benefits derived from it.

As we are mainly concerned on how to transfer money from uba, it is what i’m going to discuss here.

How to use the *919# ussd code to transfer money from your bank account to other banks.

First you must use your sim card which you used in opening your bank account and also receive uba alerts.

You can use your smartphone or java phone or any device that has sim slot and keyboard.

To Register for uba ussd code 

On your mobile phone, dial *919*0#. Next on the screen states “welcome to uba magic banking” and select 1 to sign up for uba magic banking.

You’ll be presented with two options and they are;

  • Account with pin
  • Prepaid with pin

If you have a prepaid account then select the second option if not, select the first option which is account with pin. 

You’ll be asked to type in your ten digit uba account number, simply do that.

This is followed by typing the last four digit on your uba naira debit card (atm card).

Skip the referral ID by typing 1.

Next is to type in your preferred ussd code four digit pin. 

Kindly type in a four digit pin numbers of your choice and that will be your ussd code pin for any transaction.

Having registered your account for the uba ussd code, you can finally transfer money using the *919# code.

How to transfer money from uba to other bank? 

To send money from uba to other bank, simply dial *919*4# or *919*4*account number*amount#.

For Example: You want to transfer N50,000 to Ibikun zenith bank account. All you have to do is to dial *919*0123456789*50000#.

After that you’ve to type in the pin you created for the ussd transaction and tap on the send button.

You’ll see a message that you’ve successfully sent N50,000 to Ibikun zenith bank account and you can as well save it as a beneficiary.

The maximum amount of money you can send to someone using the *919# ussd code is one hundred thousand naira using your naira debit card  and pin number.

2. How to transfer money from uba using Internet Banking

Internet banking is one of the secured form of having your banking service 24/7 available.

Because it is secured and trusted, a bank customer can transfer up to five million naira through the internet banking.

Using internet banking to transfer money from uba to other bank or another uba account requires you to first register for uba internet banking.

Right nor you don’t have to go to the bank to do so, you can do that inside your house using your android phone or ios smartphone.

Simply go through this link and register your account for uba internet banking.

That’s a good development from uba as some banks like zenith still require their customers to go to the bank to register for internet banking.

Having registered your account, login to your internet banking page and you’ll see your dashboard.

To transfer money from uba account using internet banking, simply click on menu and you’ll see TRANSFER.

Tap on it and it will take you to another window where you’ll select it it is uba bank or other banks.

From there use the onscreen instructions to proceed with the money transfer.

Be it to another uba account or other banks.

Note You’ll also create a PIN for internet banking, both to login and also for transfer.

To finish every transaction be it money transfer, buying of airtime or paying of bills, you need to finalize it using the pin number.

Using the internet banking, you can send up to five million naira using a hardware token for both current and savings account.

3. Transfer money using the uba Mobile App

The third option on how to transfer money from uba is through the bank mobile app.

Download Uba mobile app for android

Download Uba mobile app for ios

After downloading and installing the mobile app on your smartphone, open the application to get started by registering your account.

Click on the sign up button by typing in your login details, you’ll be given up to four options to select from. They include;

  • Naira debit card
  • Prepaid card
  • *919# pin
  • Using a secure pass

However, i recommend that you use your naira debit card to register on the uba mobile app or maybe *919# ussd code pin if you have one.

You’re required to type in your account number, followed by first six digit of your atm card and also last four digit of your atm card.

Next is your atm pin number and tap on validate.

After validating your information, you’ll be required to type in your mobile app pin and you’re good to go.

To transfer money from uba to other banks or another uba account, tap on the menu and click on transfer.

From there follow up using the onscreen instruction to send money from your uba account.

United bank for Africa mobile app give you the opportunity to send up to three million naira (3,000,000) per day.

4. Using the automated teller machine

The fourth option on how to transfer money from uba is through automated teller machine (atm).

This is one of the old methods of sending money to another bank account, though it is limited to one hundred and fifty thousand naira per day.

To use the atm, simply insert your card, followed by typing in your pin number.

Select transfer money or send money depending on the bank atm setup.

Type in the recipient bank account number followed by the various financial recipient bank.

Select your bank account type if it is savings or current account, and lastly the amount you want to transfer.

All the informations will display on the screen, confirm it and tap on proceed.

That’s it, you’ve successfully transferred money from your uba account using the atm.

5. Using Bank Transfer

This is the last option on how to transfer money from uba, requires that you go to the bank to send money.

Please i’m not talking about money deposit, but rather transfer. Just go to the bank and head over to the transfer section.

The bank will request your account details, recipient account number and bank, and finally the amount you want to send to the recipient.

It doesn’t take more than thirty seconds to send money using the bank transfer, unless there’s a poor network of which makes it to take lots of time.

How to transfer money from uba.

Using the bank money transfer gives you an opportunity to transfer up to ten million naira in a day, and which is not possible using the other four methods or options above.

For me, i always prefer using internet banking and mobile app as it gives me the opportunity to transfer up to five million naira right inside my house and at my convenient time.

How to transfer money from uba.

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