When GTBank launched the 737 initiative, Her customers did not really understand its potentialities and what it is capable of. Years on, the 737 initiative has seen that customers transact smarter, faster and easier.
What is GTB 737 about?
It is a highly effective USSD code (*737# in full) that offers you full access to your GTB account(s) at your comfort zone or on the go.
The *737# empowers GTBank customers to easily perform third party transfers to other GTBank accounts and to other bank accounts in Nigeria with relative ease through their mobile phones, by merely dialing USSD quick code *737# with details of the amount and account number (NUBAN) of the beneficiary.
The 737 GTBank transfer service was launched to build on the success of the Bank’s One Click Top, as much as allow GTB customers send immediate cash transfers directly from their cell phones, regardless of its sophistication or phone model, internet enabled or not.
Why use *737#?
- 737 is super easy to use.
- It does not require the internet or data.
- Transactions done are instant.
- It can be used on any phone.
- It’s a convenient way to send money
- *737*transfer is available 24/7
- The entire transaction process takes about 10 seconds
- With *737*transfer, you can transfer to other Nigerian banks
Note: The service does not work without airtime as the USSD deducts from your airtime for every transaction.
Features of *737#
- Daily transaction limit of N1,000,000
|100 – 500,000||737 PIN/Hardware Token Only|
|500,001-1,000,000||Hardware Token Only|
- Works with phone numbers registered with GTBank
- Subject to phone network signal
- Money is deducted directly from your GTBank account
- Transactions require the last four digit of your Naira MasterCard (Debit card)
- A one-off indemnity is required for transactions above ₦100,000.
How To Transfer Cash From GTBank to GTBank accounts using *737#
When transferring between GTBank accounts, the process is much more straightforward. Just follow the steps below:
Step 1: Dial *737*1*Amount of cash to be sent*beneficiary’s NUBAN or account number# e.g. *737*1*5000*0123456789# from the mobile number registered with the bank.
Step 2: Enter the last 4 digits of your GTBank Naira MasterCard to authenticate the transaction.
Step 3: Wait for the transaction to be completed.
What is NUBAN?
NUBAN, in full, is Nigeria Uniform Bank Account Number. It is a 10-digit Bank Account numbering system, used for all personal bank accounts.
How To Transfer Cash From GTBank to Other Banks using *737#
On the way to transfer cash from your GTB account to other banks, the method is somewhat the same with how to transfer between one GTB account to another. Although the seeming difference between both is that a bank fee charge of sixty-five Naira (N65) would be charged upon completing your transaction. This is termed as operational cost or transfer charge.
To transfer cash from your GTBank account to other banks using the *737# feature, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Simply dial *737*2*amount of cash to be sent*beneficiary NUBAN or account number# from the mobile number registered with the bank.
Step 2: Select recipient’s bank (FBN, Entry, Zenith, UBA & DBN) on the next interface using a number as directed.
Step 3: Enter the last 4 digits of your GTBank Naira MasterCard (your debit card number is a 16-digit card right above your name on the card. It could either be engraved or written in black ink).
Step 4: Wait for the transaction to be completed.
You should receive a debit alert as soon as the transfer is successful.
Normally, the account name of the beneficiary or receiver of the money will be shown on the display screen of your mobile device. This is before you enter the last 4 digits of your debit card.
The essence of having the beneficiary’s name on the screen is to make sure that you are sending the cash to the right individual. Safe to say a way of making sure you are not sending your hard earned cash to just anybody.
For those using the same cell phone number for both their savings and current account, your current account might be debited.