Are you looking for how to register for GTB internet banking online without going to the bank?
In this article, we will show you how to register for GTB internet banking from the comfort of your home.
You can read the article from beginning to end; while you will learn a few new facts. You can also use the table of content below to skip to where you want to start reading from.
- 1 What is GTB Internet Banking?
- 2 Features of GTB Internet Banking
- 3 How to Register for GTB Internet Banking
What is GTB Internet Banking?
GTB is the short form for Guaranty Trust Bank. While this bank has over …. in the world, it’s headquarters is situated in Lagos, Nigeria.
The Guaranty trust bank internet banking platform allows users to perform basic to advance banking transactions online.
GTBank, as it is popularly called, is one of the first banks in Nigeria to introduce internet banking to Nigeria.
its website, gtbank.com is the 17th most visited website in Nigeria according to Alexa.
Relbank estimates that GTBank has over 8 million retail customers. Most of the GTBank’s customers are young Nigerians who would rather use the GTB internet banking platform than going to the bank for every transaction
If you are an internet savvy user, Guaranty trust bank is where you should be banking.
Features of GTB Internet Banking
There are many things you can do through the GTB online banking platform. We will explain some of the best features here and also show you how to do them.
This is the most important feature obviously. Instead of going to the counter to send money, GTBank customers can login to internet banking and send money to any bank account in Nigeria.
The process is quite simply.
Print/Send Statement of Account
A statement of account is a document that shows all your banking transactions within a specific period of time.
Most times, statement of accounts are requested by loan companies, embassies or organizations.
On the GTB internet banking platform, customers can view their statement of account or securely send it to any third party they wish to send it to.
Block Debit Cards
If your Guaranty trust bank debit card has been compromised or stollen, you can easily login to the GTB online banking platform and block your card.
Immediately your block your card, the card will become useless and all the money in your account cannot be withdrawn.
The first thing you should do when your card has been stolen is to find an internet enabled device and block your card from being used.
Request for a New Card
Before now, if you GTBank debit card get’s missing, you must go to the bank to request for a new one.
With the GTBank internet banking platform, you can do it online within a few clicks.
Once your card is ready, GTBank will send you a notification via email to come and pick up your new card.
Solve Dispense Errors
Were you debited while using the ATM without getting your cash? You do not have to run to the branch again.
You can open a dispute via the GTB internet banking platform; GTBank will refund the money to your account balance after some checks have been made.
Remita is the official payment partner to the Federal government of Nigeria. You can use this payment platform to pay for school fees in government owned institutions, NAFDAC, NIMC and other government parastatals.
A lot of customers prefer to make these payments via a bank they already trust.
Remita payments can be made via the GTB internet banking platform with ease.
A convenient charge of 100 Naira will be deducted per transaction.
Airline Ticket Payments
You can book for flights via the GTB online banking platform without going to a travel agency to do it for you or calling the airline company to help you book by phone.
Booking flights via the GTB online banking platform is much easier compared to when you book on the airline’s website.
You can book the following airlines via the GTB internet banking;
- Etihad Airways.
- Ethiopian Airways.
- Kenya Airways.
- Qatar Airways.
- Lufthansa Airways.
- Med-View Airlines.
- Turkish Airlines.
- Delta Airlines.
- Wakanow Bookings.
- British Airways.
If the tickets are booked between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, you will get the tickets the same day.
Create a GT-target account
A GT-Target account is an extra account designed to help customers save to a specific goal.
If you want to save for your house rent, wedding, vacation, etc, you can create a GT-Target account via the GTB internet banking platform.
GTBank also pays more interest for monies saved in the GT-target account.
Create a GTBank Dormiciliary account Online
This is another interesting thing that you can do with the GTB online banking platform.
You can open either a dollar, pound or Euro domiciliary account.
Once this account is successfully opened, you can send and receive money in these currencies.
Disable SMS Alerts
Guaranty trust bank and other banks in Nigeria charge customers for receiving notifications like debit and credit alerts via SMS. If you do a lot of transactions daily, your SMS charges can go as high as 2,000 Naira at the end of the month.
This is a small amount of money but it can be used to do other things like a Netflix subscription instead of paying it to the bank.
if you receive email notifications frequently, you can decide to turn off SMS notifications from the GTB internet banking without going to the banking hall.
How to Register for GTB Internet Banking
There are two ways to register for the GTB internet banking platform without going to the banking hall; the first way is via the GTBank website or through the GTworld mobile app.
While writing this article, there is a glitch with the internet banking registration link.
We will only show you how to register through the mobile app. Once the link is fixed, we will add the procedure to this article.
How to Register for GTB Internet Banking Via Mobile App
Follow the details below to register for the GTBank online banking via the mobile app;
Step 2: Open the app and click on “Sign in GTWorld”.
Step 3: Click on Sign up
Step 4: Click on “Get Online Banking Details”
Step 5: To continue in this step, you must have a debit card (ATM card) or GTBank Token device.
For this tutorial, we will be using the card option since a lot of customers do not have the token device.
Select the card option.
Step 6: Enter your account number, the last six digits of your ATM card and your ATM card pin.
Step 7: Click on “Get OTP”
A one time password will be sent to your registered phone number and email. The code is valid for one hour.
Step 8: Once you have gotten the code, enter the OTP code in the space provided and click on submit.
if you followed the guide properly, your login credentials will be sent to your registered email address with the bank.
You will be instructed to change your password immediately you login for the first time.
Now that you have gotten your GTB internet banking details, you can use a password manager like LastPass to store your login details.
If you are using the GTBank website to make transactions, you will need a token to approve transactions.
You can get either get a hardware token for 2,100 Naira from any Guaranty trust bank branch or you can use the USSD code by dialing *737*7# and entering your USSD pin.
However, if you use the mobile app for transactions, you could choose to approve your transactions via finger print, pin or token.
We hope that you have learnt how to register for GTB internet banking without going to the banking halls to do it. You may also want to see our article on how to reset GTB online banking password and how to get a loan from Carbon.
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