Firstbank FirstMonie : All You Need to Know

Firstbank FirstMonie All You Need to Know

Firstbank FirstMonie is Nigeria’s premier and most valuable banking brand, and largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customers with active accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services.

The Bank has international presence and support through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank in the Republic of Congo, Ghana, The Gambia, Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Senegal, as well as its Representative branches in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.

First Bank Mobile Banking

Since its establishment in 1894, FirstBank has consistently built loyal relationships with its customers focusing on the fundamentals of good corporate governance, strong liquidity, optimized risk assessment and management and leadership. Over the years, the Bank has led the financing of private investment in infrastructure development in the Nigerian  economy by playing important roles in the Federal Government’s privatisation and commercialisation schemes. With its global reach, FirstBank provides its prospective investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities that are available in Nigeria, an internationally competitive world-class brand and a credible financial partner.

FirstBank has been named “Most Valuable Bank Brand in Nigeria” a feat it has won five times in a row – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 – by the globally renowned “The Banker Magazine” of the Financial Times Group; and “Most Innovative Bank in Africa” in the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards 2014. Recently, for the fifth consecutive time, the Bank clinched the “Best Retail Bank in Nigeria” award by The Asian Banker.


What is FirstBank FirstMonie

All Banks are introducing easier ways for customers to use their services. Make payments for goods or services purchased, make cash withdrawals and transfer money at anytime.

With the First Bank Mobile Banking services you are able to send and receive money from your phone. Mobile Money services has been launched by Mobile Networks such as MTN and Banks in Nigeria such as GTBank, UBA and now First Bank

First Bank Nigeria PLC Mobile Money service is called FIRSTMONIE which was recently launched. Here’s all you need to know, how to get registered, Fund your account, Transfer and receive money.

What is FirstBank FirstMonie?

Firstmonie is the Mobile Banking service by First Bank Plc which can be used to send and receive money, buy airtime and pay bills. All this can be done with the aid of a mobile phone without visiting your nearest  bank branch.


Benefits Of FirstBank FirstMonie

– Access your account in real time,

– Check account balance in real time,

– Make transfers locally or internationally in real time.

– Convert foreign currency to local currency.


– Pay utility bills such as ( PHCN, Telecommunication, cable Tv,

– Request, stop and confirm cheques.

– Book airline tickets for flights

How to Register for FirstBank FirstMonie

You can register for First Bank FirstMonie in two ways:


1. Dial *894# from and Airtel, Glo, Or Etisalat Line and Follow the prompt (MTN Subscribers should register using the second method).

2. Visit https://www.firstmonie.com/imobile from a Mobile phone or PC browser. Register for FirstMonie

You will be asked to create a 5 Digits Security PIN after registration for WAP and USSD

How to Fund your FirstMonie Mobile Account

Your FirstMonie account will have a 0 Naira  balance in your account after successful registration, to start sending money, purchasing etc, you will need to fund your account. Here’s how:


Funding account from a FirstMonie Agent: A FirstMonie agent near you can accept cash and send to your firstmonie account, you simply provide your phone number and amount you wish to load.

You will receive an SMS confirmation and receipt of transaction after completion.

Funding You FirstMonie Account Via ATM.  

Go to a FirstBank ATM, Insert your card, PIN and select the SEND MONEY option.

Select “TO MOBILE PHONE” option and enter your first money phone number you wish to fund.


Enter amount and confirm.

Fund FirstMonie From Your First bank Account

This is the easiest way because it allows direct transfer of money from a FirstBank account. You will need to first link your firstbank account with your Firstmonie account to make this possible.

Visit a FirstBank branch and fill out an application form to link your FirstBank and Firstmonie accounts.

After doing this, Dial *894# and select ‘firstBank Services’ Menu >> “Load Money from bank” option


FirstMonie mobile service is FREE, but there’s a limit to the amount you can transfer per transactions daily.

The Maximum Individual and Daily transfer limitations apply to the 3 different types of FirstMonie mobile accounts.

FirstMonie Classic – Maximum Individual transaction of 3000 Naira and Daily limit of 30,000 Naira is applicable.

FirstMonie Gold – Maximum Individual transaction of 10,000 Naira and daily limit of 100,000 Naira is applicable.


FirstMonie Platinum – Maximum individual transaction 100,000 Naira and daily limit of 1,000,000 Naira is applicable.

To upgrade your account from the default (Classic) provide your ID or other identification documents to a FirstMonie Agent near you.

FirstMonie is on twitter @FirstMonie – Tweet your questions to them, they’ll respond. You can also call 0700FIRSTMONIE (070037477866643)  or email [email protected] for any inquiries whatsoever.

The short code Number to dial is *894#


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