Are you looking for how to block your GTBank ATM card? If your response is yes, then you are on the right page. In this article, I will walk you through all the ways in which you can actualise this in step-by-step guides.
As people get more attached to using the internet, carrying physical cash has reduced drastically, as we now use electronic device to carry out our day-to-day activities.
Banks in Nigeria have made it easier for their customers to send money to their loved ones without having to visit their branches.
Also, they have created multiple means to utilise one’s fund without having to go to their branches to obtain or deposit it. Banks now have Automated Teller Machine, ATM, at different locations, and if customers does not want to vitist the spot to use it, they can easily utilise the Point of Sale, POS, to either withdraw or make payment.
However, as much as banks have made it easier for their customers to utilize their ATM Card to gain access to their funds going through hassle, it’s also important to know that it must not be misplaced or stolen.
Every ATM Card comes with unique informationas which means a particular ATM card can not be issued to more than one person.
Guaranteed Trust Bank has made series of options available for their customers to hotlist their card if stolen. You can block your ATM card by contacting GTBank’s GTConnect, by dialling a USSD code, and through the bank’s mobile app, or internet banking.
Block GTBank ATM With GTConnect
GTConnect simply means reaching out to GT customer service.
Note: If you are going to be blocking your ATM Card through the GTConnect, you must have your 10 digits account number ready, as it will be required to verify your ownership. The customer service will also ask you to clarify other identities, such as your name, date of birth, or mother’s name.
To contact GTConnect dial: 01448000, 070048266328, 08029002900, 08039003900, or 737 to speak with a Customer Service representative.
How to Block GTBank ATM Card with USSD Code
To block your GTBank using USSD code, dial *737*51*74#. You should dial this code from the phone number that is linked with your bank account. Follow the prompt and your ATM card will be blocked. As a result, it will become impossible for you or anyone else to use your card.
You will be charged a little fee to carry out this service.
How to block GTBank ATM Card on Mobile App
With GT Mobile App, you can do several things, sush as sending of money to another GTBank customers or other banks, payment of energy bills, checking of account balance. With it, you can also block your ATM card if stolen. GT has two mobile apps, the GTBank and the GTWorld app.
The GTWorld mobile app comes with more features and it can be used to hotlist your GTBank ATM card by doinG this.
- Install the GTWorld app from your device play store.
- Log in with your credentials
- Click menu, and navigate to “Self Service”.
- Click on the “Block your card” option and follow the prompts.
- That’s all.
How to block GTBank ATM Card from Internet Banking
Using the internet banking to block is another method in which an ATM card can be blocked, and just like the GTWorld the process is similar only that you would not be installing any app. Follow the following stops to holist your card.
- Go to GTBsnk official website: www.gtbank.com
- Sign in with your credentials
- From the menu, click on cards
- Select the card number and the reason for the hotlist
- Provide the required secret answer, and token
- Submit the request, and you will be notified when your ATM card is blocked
- That’s all.
In additional, GTBank has also made it easy to block your ATM card,in case you don’t have internet or enough airtime, by just sending an SMS ‘Debit cards’ to +234-1-4480027, or text ‘Credit cards’ to +234-1-4480027 You can also send a text message with the words “HOTLIST + your account number” to 08076665555.
This service will automatically lock your account while your ATM will be blocked.
It’s important to know that once you perform this service, you won’t able to use the ATM Card to either make payment or withdraw fund again. So make sure you you only utilise these methods when you intend to block your ATM card.