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Polaris Bank Recharge Code: How To Buy Airtime With *833#

Since you are here then I believe you want to learn how to use Polaris Bank recharge code to top-up airtime for yourself and others.

You can load airtime on your line or the line of your friends/family directly from your Polaris bank account using USSD codes.

Without a doubt, using a simple USSD code to recharge from your Polaris bank account is much easier and faster. It saves you from all the hassles of visiting an ATM stance or a recharge card seller to top-up airtime.

Nevertheless to be able to use this service you have to register/activate the mobile banking by dialing *833# on your phone and following the on-screen instructions. But make sure you do that from the line you used in registering for your Polaris bank account.

Related: Polaris Bank Code: How To Register And Send Money With *833#

How to top-up airtime using Polaris Bank Recharge code

As stated earlier you can easily buy airtime from your bank account for yourself and others to do that follow the guide below:

  1. To recharge for yourself, dial *833*AMOUNT# from your phone line registered with Polaris Bank. For instance to recharge 1000, dial *833*1000#;
  2. To recharge for someone else or a number not linked to your Polaris Bank account, dial *833*AMOUNT*PHONE NUMBER# (e.g. *833*500*08012345678#).

Note: when you recharge for others you will be prompted to enter your PIN or the last 4 digits on your ATM card number to authenticate the transaction.

Recharge charges & limits


All Polaris bank smart code transactions require that you have at least ₦10 in your phone balance.

Therefore every 20 seconds, you spend on USSD mobile banking, you will be charged ₦1 only.

So if you want to avoid too much charge, make sure your phone service provider signal is strong.


The daily limit is set at ₦5,000 only; while the maximum amount you can recharge in a month is ₦20,000.

Other points to note about Polaris Bank recharge code

  • You can load credit on all the network types in Nigeria, such as MTN, GLO, 9Mobile, and Airtel.
  • An internet connection is not required to perform top-up transactions. Nevertheless, you must make sure the service provider signal you are using is strong enough.
  • This service is available 24/7, therefore, you can use it any time of the day even midnight hours.
  • Every Polaris bank recharge code transaction is non-fundable therefore you must cross-check the phone number and the amount you have enter. This will prevent you from making mistakes.
  • This service works on several mobile devices such as android, iOS, Blackberry, or Java.

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I am Anthony Stephen, an information blogger and the Chief Editor of InfotipsNG. My sole aim of creating this blog is to give Nigerians and other people all over the world well-researched information.

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