GTbank account opening (How to open GTbank account online)

GTbank account opening (How to open GTbank account online)

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Back in the days, opening a bank account used to be very stressful, you had to visit the nearest bank branch with all the required documents and fill a very bulky account opening form.

This process usually takes hours to complete and can sometimes be frustrating as simple problems like forgetting a particular document or maybe you meet a long queue of people can mean you don’t get to own a bank account that day.

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GTbank is one of the leading banks in Nigeria, and they have made it possible for you to open a bank account from the comfort of your home without needing to visit the bank. You can open a GTbank account online without visiting the bank or needing a long list of documents.

In this blogpost, I am going to show you how to open a GTbank account online using any of the two methods:

  1. How to open a GTbank account using USSD code 737.
  2. How to open a GTbank account online on the website.

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How to open a GTbank account using USSD code 737

With GTbank USSD code 737, you can now own a bank account using your mobile phone from your home, it doesn’t even need to be a smartphone, you can use any mobile phone to open a GTbank account. Cool right?

With 737, you don’t need to wait on long queues or fill any of those long account opening forms, you can open a GTbank account in just 5 minutes.

To open a GTbank account using 737, Dial *737*0#, follow the on-screen prompts to open a GTbank account.

Once you sign up, your 10-digit account number will automatically be created and sent to your phone via SMS.

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Opening an account on your mobile phone, you can only deposit a maximum of 50, 000 naira per transaction and you are also entitled to a maximum account balance of 300, 000 naira. You can also decide to upgrade your account later.

You can also use your phone number as your account number to carry out simple transactions like withdrawing cash without the use of an ATM (cardless withdrawal).

What you can do with your GTbank account?

With a GTbank account, you can do the following:

  1. Deposit any amount of money to your account and let it accrue interest over a long period of time.
  2. Dial *737# to buy airtime for yourself or recharge your friends. To recharge for yourself, dial *737*Amount# from the phone number you registered your GTbank account with, to recharge for others, dial *737*Amount*Phone number*#.
  3. Transfer money to other GTbank account or other banks. To transfer to GTbank account, dial *737*1*Amount*Account number#, to transfer to other banks, Dial *737*2*Amount*Account number#.
  4. Pay bills and fees
  5. Data and cable subscription.
  6. Book flights and hotels.

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How to open a GTbank account online on the website?

You can also open a GTbank account online on the GTbank official website, GTbank has a special account opening form, it is called Account opening web engine.

To open a GTbank account on the GTbank website, you will need to follow the below step by step instructions:

NOTE: All the data you provide must be valid.

  1. Visit the following address https://ao.gtbank.com/aowe/start
  2. Select one of either “personal account” or “business account”. If you click “business account”, you will need personal documents like bills, ID card, driver’s license etc. If you click “personal account”, you will be redirected to a new page”.
  3. Select one of either “Open a new account” or “Open an additional account”. Whatever type you choose, GTbank will automatically update the application form.
  4. You will need to validate your bank verification number (BVN) by inputting the code, but if you don’t yet have a BVN, type 0 (Zero) and click validate.
  5. Add personal details to your application, such as FULL NAME, MOBILE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS etc. and click CONTINUE.

That’s it, your GTbank account will be created.

Benefits of owning a GTbank account

  1. One time visit for authentication and BVN linking.
  2. Save money on a daily, weekly or monthly basis at an annual interest rate of 3.9%.
  3. Deposit and withdraw money at GTbank branches or GTexpress locations.

Types of GTbank accounts

GTbank offers a wide range of account types that suits each individual or company needs, the different types are:

  1. Savings account
  2. Current account
  3. GTcrea8 E savers account
  4. Smart kids save
  5. SKS Teens account.
  6. GTmax

Required documents for opening a GTbank account

Individual account

  1. Acceptable means of ID e.g. National ID card, drivers’ license etc.
  2. Two duly completed and suitable reference forms.
  3. Copy of utility bills issued in the last 3 months.
  4. Copy of current resident’s permit for non-national signatories.

GTsavers account

  1. Passport of authorized signatories.
  2. Copy of government issued ID card e.g. National ID card, driver’s license etc.
  3. Copy of utility bills issued in the last 3 months.
  4. Copy of current resident’s permit for non-national signatories.

SKS savings account

  1. One passport photographs each of the parents and the kid.
  2. A copy of the child’s birth certificate.
  3. Copy of parents valid means of ID
  4. Copy of utility bills issued in the last 3 months.

Individual domiciliary account

  1. Passport photographs of authorized signatories.
  2. Copies of acceptable means of ID
  3. Two duly completed and suitable reference forms.
  4. Copy of utility bills issued in the last 3 months.

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Conclusion

I hope you now know how to open GTbank account online, you can choose any of the methods stated above to do this.

You can use the 737 method, if you have no access to internet, and the account opening web engine if you have internet access.

If you have any questions, you can leave them below in the comment section and I will tend to them as soon as I possibly can.

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