How to block fcmb ATM Card and account-

How to block fcmb ATM Card and account- Losing your First City Monument Bank (FCMB) ATM card can be a stressful experience, but taking swift action to block your card and account can prevent unauthorized transactions and protect your finances.

Understanding the importance of promptly blocking your card and taking necessary precautions can help prevent potential financial losses and protect your account security.

In this article, we will explore  the step-by-step process to block your card, how to contact FCMB for assistance, and essential measures to secure your account post-blocking.

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How to Block FCMB Bank Account/ATM Card  by Chat with our WhatsApp live agent

You can block your FCMB Bank Account or ATM Card by chatting with the FCMB WhatsApp Live Agent. Here’s how:

 1. Save one of the following FCMB WhatsApp numbers to your phone:

    • 09099999814
    •  09099999815.
  1.  Open WhatsApp and start a new chat with the saved FCMB number.

  2.  Inform the agent that you want to block your account or ATM card.

  3.  The agent may request some information to verify your identity, such as your account number or card details.

  4. Once verified, the agent will process your request and confirm that your account or card has been blocked.

This method provides a convenient way to block your FCMB account or ATM card from the comfort of your own home, without needing to visit a branch or call customer service.

Read: How to register for FCMB internet banking and mobile app

How to Block FCMB Bank Account/ATM Card  Using USSD Code:

You can block your FCMB Bank account or ATM card with USSD codes:

    • Dial *329*911# from your registered mobile number.
    • Select option 2 to block your bank account.
    • Select 1 for USSD Account.
    • Enter your account number.
    • Confirm the details and enter your 4-digit USSD PIN to complete the process.

How to Block FCMB Bank Account/ATM Card with  Interactive Voice Response (IVR)?

FCMB offers the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) service to block your debit cards (MasterCard and Verve). Here’s how to use it:

  1. Dial the IVR Number: Call any of the following numbers:

    •  07003290000,
    • 02012798800,
    • 02012272800
  2. Follow the Voice Prompts:

    • Listen carefully to the menu options.
    • Select the option for “Block debit cards.”
    • Follow the subsequent instructions to complete the blocking process.

Important Notes:

  • The IVR system might require you to enter your card details or account number for verification.
  • Make sure you have your card and account details readily available before calling.
  • Blocking your card through IVR is a temporary measure. If your card is lost or stolen, it’s crucial to contact FCMB customer care for further assistance and to request a new card.

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How to Block FCMB Bank Account/ATM Card  by Visiting an FCMB Branch:

To block your FCMB Bank account or ATM card by visiting an FCMB branch, follow these steps:

  1. Find the nearest FCMB branch to your location. You can use the branch locator on the FCMB website or mobile app.
  2.  Go to the branch during working hours.
  3.  Inform the representative that you want to block your account or ATM card.
  4.  Present a valid means of identification, such as your driver’s license, international passport, or national ID card.
  5. The representative will ask for your account number or card number to verify your ownership.
  6.  Explain the reason for blocking your account or card (e.g., lost, stolen, or suspected fraudulent activity).
  7. The representative will process your request and confirm that your account or card has been blocked. You may be given a reference number for your records.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I block my FCMB account online or through the mobile app?

A: Currently, FCMB does not offer the option to block your account directly through their online banking platform or mobile app. However, you can temporarily freeze your card through the app or use the other channels mentioned above.

Q: What should I do if I suspect fraudulent activity on my FCMB account or card?

A: If you suspect any unauthorized transactions, immediately block your card using one of the methods above and contact FCMB customer care Number (07003290000) or send an email to customersolutions@fcmb.com.to report the issue.

Q: Will I be charged for blocking my FCMB ATM card or account?

A: No, FCMB does not charge customers for blocking their ATM cards or accounts.

Q: Can I unblock my FCMB ATM card after it has been blocked?

A: If you have temporarily frozen your card, you can unfreeze by contacting FCMB customer care for assistance or visit branch.

Q: How long does it take to block an FCMB ATM card or account?

A: Blocking your card or account is usually instantaneous, but it may take a bit longer depending on the chosen method and the bank’s processing time.

Conclusion

Blocking your FCMB ATM card and account is a crucial step to take in the event of loss, theft, or unauthorized activity. By contacting the bank’s customer service hotline, providing your account details, and following the necessary procedures, you can effectively block your card and protect your funds. Stay vigilant and monitor your account regularly to ensure the security of your finances.

Meet Ogbeide Frank, popularly known as perere, a blogger who loves writing about finance and Tech. He studied Business administration at the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma and Mobile Communication at Orange College Malaysia .Frank have worked as a banker and consultant in variety of Nigeria agencies

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