No, you needn’t visit your bank to check your account number if you have forgotten it and you don’t necessarily need an internet-enabled phone either. By simply sending a text message containing a shortcode to a certain number, you can access this self-service check. In this write-up, we will educate you about ways through which you can check your Union Bank account number.
A Brief History of Union Bank
Last year, specifically on the 1st of June, Union Bank of Nigeria celebrated its 100 years of service as a financial institution. It was established as Colonial Bank in 1917 and changed its name to the current one in 1979. The Group Managing Director of the bank is Emeka Emuwa and the Chairman is Cyril A. Odu, with its headquarters being in Lagos. Along with Nigeria, Union Bank operates in Benin, Cotonou, the UK as well as South Africa.
Checking Your Union Bank Account Number
We will now examine different methods that can be used to check it.
How to Check Union Bank Account Number via SMS
We are starting with this method because it is the simplest to use and is readily accessible. To employ this service, send a message containing the word, BAL, to 20123. You will receive a response displaying your account balance, along with your account number.
Note: This method only works on the line you registered with while opening your bank account. And the service is available on MTN, Airtel, 9Mobile and Glo.
How to Check Union Bank Account Number via the Mobile App
This is the mobile app of Union Bank on which users can conduct a number of banking operations including fund transfer, airtime recharge, bill payment, among others. On the dashboard of the app, you can access your account number in the Accounts section. This software can be downloaded here for Android users and here for iOS users.
Via Social Media
You can also check your account number by sending your details such as full name, next of kin, phone number, the branch in which you opened your account, etc. on the page of Union Bank on Facebook and Twitter. Bear in mind that all the information to be supplied here must be exactly the same as the data you provided while opening your bank account.
Via the ATM
You can also check your Union Bank account number in any of the designated centres for automated teller machines nationwide. This service is available 24/7, all year round.
Some of the circumstances that could prompt you to check your Union Bank account number include not being able to remember all the 10 digits accurately or recalling only a few digits in the account number. When any of these scenarios happens, the best thing is to employ any of the methods (especially the first technique as it’s the most straightforward) explained above to check your account number, so as to be sure you don’t send the wrong NUBAN to an individual that may want to transfer money to you.