The First bank 894 is a quick, convenient, secure and easy way to perform your banking transactions (transfer money, check balance, buy airtime, pay bills and lots more) anytime and anywhere, using any type of phone without need for internet connectivity or data.

Once you have a FirstBank account with a linked debit card, a phone number profiled for SMS alert and a mobile phone, you are just one dial away from enjoying the unbeatable 894 experience.

Simply dial *894*0# to get started!!

The short codes below offer instant access to each service stated. Customers can also dial *894# and get access to Quick Banking services in a menu-based layout without having to dial the codes. When dialed, two options are displayed for the customer to choose from:

  • Quick Banking- Follow prompts to access the listed services for FirstBank account holders ONLY.
  • Firstmonie- For electronic wallet- based transactions. This product is available to both account holders and non-account holders.
s/nServiceQuick CodeExample/ Remark
1Transfer Money (To any bank
in Nigeria)
*894*Amount*Account Number#*894*50000*1234567890#. To transfer N50,000 to account number 1234567890 in any bank in Nigeria.
2Airtime Recharge –for self*894*Amount#*894*500#. To recharge N500 airtime on your mobile number registered with FirstBank.
3Airtime Recharge –for others*894*Amount*Phone Number#*894*500*080XXXXX123#. To recharge N500 airtime for phone number 080XXXXX123.
4Balance Enquiry*894*00#To check the real time balances on all your FirstBank accounts
5Register/ Create PIN/ Reset PIN*894*0#To register as a new user, create or reset your 5-digit PIN.
6Mini-statement*894*AccountNumber#*894*1234567890#. To receive a summary transaction statement of up to your last 5 transactions via SMS