Are you looking for how to block your UBA ATM Card? Or, do you just want to know how to get this done in case of necessity? Don’t worry, you are on the right page, in this article, I will guide you through all the possible ways to block your card.
Blocking ATM card is as important as keeping your property safe, and you should not hesitate to do so once you notice that your ATM is missing or stolen.
Every ATM card has its own uniqueness and can not be issued to more than one customer. Banks issue two types of ATM cards — a debit, @nd a credit card
The purpose of a debit card is for the bank customers to use it whenever they intend to withdraw money from their accounts as long as it doesn’t go over the available balance. While a credit card is meant to be used whenever a customer is seeking to make online payments. But in Nigeria, you are likely to be issued a single ATM card which does the works of credit and debit at the same.
However, it is important to know how to block UBA ATM card. Because, many people often misplace their cards, if you ever find yourself in this situation, the best ways to secure your money is by acting fast and block the ATM card in order to stop potential unauthorized transaction.
There are three means in which you can block your UBA ATM card, and in this article, I will guide you through all the methods,
Blocking UBA ATM Card with USSD
One of the fastest means to block your card, is by using the UBA designated USSD code, but it is important to know that this process will only work, if your bank account is link with the phone number you will be using to dial the USSD code.
To block your UBA ATM Card, dial *919*10# from the phone number linked to your bank account.
Block UBA ATM Card on Mobile App
Unlike, the USSD Code method, this process will require you to have already registered with UBA mobile banking. Download UBA Mobile App from your device play store (Google Play for Android and Apple Store for iPhone users). Now follow the following steps.
After you have logged in, navigate to the Self-Service tab and click on Block Card.
Block UBA ATM Card Using Leo ‘WhatsApp or Facebook’
This is the final method you can utilise whenever you believe your cards need to be blocked.
To use this method, send BLOCK CARD to UBA on any of their Chat with Leo page. Make sure your account details is with you before you contact leo.
Always keep your ATM card private, and only give it out to people you trust. Also, if you are using your card for online transaction, make sure the website is secured. Do not tell anyone the details on your card, such as the card number, its expiring date and other personal informations.
If you need additional information you can contact UBA on 01-2808822, 07002255822 or send an email to [email protected].