How to buy Airtime and Data from Wema Bank

Buying airtime has become a seamless process, allowing us to recharge our phones. If you’re a Wema Bank customer wondering how to buy airtime from your bank account, you’ve come to the right place

With the  introdution of wema bank Unstructured supplementary service data known as USSD can now buy airtime, transfer money and carry out other banking activities without visiting the banking hall

In this blog, we will guide you through the step-by-step process, ensuring you can top-up your airtime with ease.

How to buy Airtime, Data from wema bank

To buy airtime from Wema Bank, you can follow these steps:

1. ussd code


Airtime (Others)

For airtime recharge (others), use *945*phonenumber*amount#
Example: Let assume you want to buy N500 airtime for your dad phone number 08055553115
Just dial *945* 08055553115*500# Then enter your Pin for authorization

Airtime (Self)

For airtime recharge (self), use *945*amount#
Example: Let assume you want to buy N1000 airtime for yourself with phone number 08055553115
Just dial *945* 1000# Then enter your Pin for authorization


For airtime/data top-up, use *945*9#

2. Using  mobile app

1. Ensure you have an active account with Wema Bank. If you do not have an account, you will need to open one.

2. Download and install the Wema Alat Banking app on your smartphone. This app is available for both Android and iOS devices.

3. Launch the app and log in using your account details.

4. Once logged in, navigate to the Airtime Recharge or Buy Airtime option. This option is usually located on the main menu or in the Transactions section.

5. Select the mobile network provider you want to buy airtime for (e.g., MTN, Glo, Airtel, or 9Mobile).

6. Enter the phone number for which you want to purchase airtime.

7. Enter the amount of airtime you wish to buy.

8. Confirm the details of your purchase and proceed to make the payment. You may be required to enter your transaction PIN or provide other authentication details.

9. After the transaction is successful, the airtime will be loaded onto the specified phone number.

Remember to ensure that you have sufficient funds in your account to cover the cost of the airtime purchase.