Leading Commercial Bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has taken another major leap in the retail and mobile banking segments of the Nigerian financial services industry.
It recently launched a new product called FCMB Easy Account. Described as accessible banking to all, a significant and value-added feature of this product is that the telephone numbers of the customers, without the first digit, serve as their respective account numbers. The Account is an enhanced version of its *329# USSD mobile banking platform.
What Is FCMB Easy Account
In a statement, the Bank explained that FCMB Easy Account has been designed to make banking accessible to all Nigerians and will help to achieve the laudable goal of financial inclusion for most Nigerians as set by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
It is a product open to all, particularly to meet the needs of low-income earners and the unbanked segment of the society. It enables the account holders have access to convenient and secured financial services, irrespective of their locations.
The Bank stated that the self-service, stress-free and secured Easy Account, is available on all GSM networks in Nigeria. It enables everyone in any location in Nigeria (rural, urban or remote) open an Easy account and carry out banking transactions on their mobile phones, even if there are no banks physically located at the area.
How To Open FCMB Easy Account
FCMB Easy Account can be opened in just 2 simple Steps.
- Dial *329# from your mobile phones
- Follow the instructions.
Documentations such as passport photograph, utility bill and BVN are not required. Internet service availability which is a major constraint to mobile banking service access is not required for Easy Account, as the account operates on the USSD platform.
How to pay money into your FCMB Easy account
- Pay cash into your account at any FCMB branch or Agent Banking location
- Transfer money from another Bank account
- Select FCMB Easy Account from the list of Banks
- Enter your phone number without the first zero, for instance 812345678
How to withdraw money from your FCMB Easy account
- Use your debit card at any ATM or POS
- Withdraw cash from any FCMB branch
- Transfer money to any FCMB Agent or agent. Receive the money from the agent.
With a clear understanding of its market and environment, FCMB is well positioned to continue to create value by delivering exceptional services, while enhancing the growth and achievement of the personal and business aspirations of its customers.
Dial *329# to get started! And enjoy all the services you will get on the banking hall right on your mobile device.
For more information about FCMB Easy Account, visit www.fcmb.com/easy-account.