Send a bank transfer to GTBank in Nigeria

What is GTBank?

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Guaranty Trust Bank, also known as GTBank or GTB Nigerian multinational, is a financial institution that offers a number of personal and business banking services. Its personal banking service offers bank accounts, cards, mobile banking and internet banking, among other things. Its head office is in Victoria Island Lagos. And it has branches in many other African countries including Ghana and Kenya.


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How to send a bank transfer to GTBank in Nigeria

You can instantly, securely and conveniently send a bank transfer to GTBank in Nigeria with WorldRemit’s online service. Here’s how:

Simply use the calculator on this page and then:

  • Select Nigeria as the country you want to send to
  • Select bank deposit as your payment service
  • Select your payout network - in this case GTBank
  • Enter the amount you want to send – our low fees and exchange rate will be clearly shown

How to send a bank transfer to GTBank in Nigeria

Then, you'll be directed to another page to:

  • Create an account if you don't have one (you will be asked for your address, email, phone number)
  • Enter your recipient's details – choose from a list of people you've already sent to, or add a new person by entering their bank details, full name, phone number, address, and email (optional)
  • Pay. Choose how you want to pay – bank account, debit/credit card, SOFORT, INTERAC, POLI or iDEAL (web) – then confirm the amount.

Your funds should be instantly available. Plus, you and your recipient will be alerted by SMS and email when the money is available.

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What is a NUBAN number? 

NUBAN stands for Nigeria Uniform Bank Account Number. It’s a 10-digit Bank account numbering system first created in 2011. The Nuban account number is quite common today, even though the traditional longer account numbering structures still exist.

How to find your GTBank NUBAN account number

There are three easy ways to do this without having to visit a GTBank branch:

  1. SMS
  • Send ‘My Account’ to 08076665555. (Don’t include apostrophes when keying number in)
  • You’ll receive an SMS containing your Nigerian Uniform Bank Account Number (NUBAN), which is usually ten digits.
  • Please note that the message must be sent from the phone number you have linked with your GTB account.
  1. USSD code
  • To use the USSD code, popularly known as magic banking, all you need to do is dial *737*6*1#.
  • You’ll then receive a message containing your GTB NUBAN account number.
  • Please note that the message must be sent from the phone number you have linked with your GTB account.

How to find your GTBank NUBAN account number

  1. Using GTBank online or mobile banking service:
  • Make sure you first activate your account, or mobile banking, or internet banking.
  • With the mobile banking app, all you have to do is log in, and your NUBAN account number will be displayed on the screen.
  • If you login to the internet banking website using your credentials, you’ll see your 10-digit NUBAN account number will be displayed on one side of the screen.

How else can you send transfers to Nigeria with WorldRemit?

You have a choice of ways to make a transfer to your friends and family in Nigeria. As well as sending to GTBank accounts, you can also send bank transfers to all major Nigerian banks – over 20 in all.

Plus, you can send money for instant cash pickup and send at an airtime top up.


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