How to block your Access Bank ATM card

Do you want to know how to block your Access Bank ATM card? Have you lost your debit card? Never worry because all the details you need are right here.


This article will show you the code to block your bank ATM card in Nigeria right on your mobile phone without visiting the branch. So many people in Nigeria have become victims of theft, and tensions due to an uneasy environment and criminal activities. However, Criminal elements as well as yahoo yahoo fraudsters target ATMs and USSD transfer PINs. This is to hack and manipulate people’s accounts to enrich themselves.

These issues are contemporary hence, account holders must be careful and smart. So, the good news is that you can actually block that very ATM and secure your account. However, it can be done by visiting any bank branch or blocking the ATM right from the comfort of your home. This can be done in less than 20 seconds if you act fast.


Nevertheless, ensure you provide or meet the following criteria

  • Ensure you are the rightful owner of the said account
  • Provide accurate bank account details such as the account number, date of birth, place where the account was opened, etc.
  • Make sure you have a good reason for blocking the ATM card. This is because the bank customer care officials will ask you in order to proceed with the blockage.

How to block your Access Bank ATM card

There are available alternatives to blocking your ATM card. Below are the ways to do so, especially for Access Bank customers.

  • The first is to call the number 07002255222377.(Toll-free) This is for those who lost their Access Bank Debit Card.
  • you can block your ATM card by using Access Bank updated mobile app. Enter your details such as your USERNAME and PASSWORD.
  • Dial *901*911# This USSD code allows customers to deactivate their USSD profile only for Access Bank customers. The USSD code is easy and convenient and customers can deactivate right from their homes. Again customers can access or deactivate their Access bank using an alternative phone number.
  • To report any suspected fraud case, it is important to call 01-2701005 or send an email to [email protected].

Can I later unblock my account?

The answer is YES. You can do this by visiting any Access bank branch. Ensure you meet or consult a customer care agent with the correct account details. However, the bank will activate your account within 24 hours.

I hope that you now know how to block your Access Bank ATM card. For inquiries and observations, kindly make your comments in the section below.

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