How To Open A GTBank Account Online – Faqontech

How to Open a GTBank Account Online

by Ayorinde Ayodeji

This tutorial will show you how to open a GTBank account online easily and start enjoying banking services.

Have you already heard about the GTBank online account opening?

GTBank has a special online platform for opening an account using your gadget. It is called Account Opening Web Engine (GTBank Online Account Opening).

Guaranty Trust Bank plc also known as GTBank or simply GTB is a Nigerian multinational financial institution, that offers Online/Internet Banking, Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking, and Asset Management services, with its head office in Victoria Island, Lagos.

There is a GTBank online account opening option now and this is no surprise as the bank is arguably the best in Nigeria. 

GTBank online account opening web engine is part of GTBank’s efforts to make all things easy with its customer base and make itself the number one bank in the country.

Type of Accounts on GTBank Online Account Opening Engine

  • Current Account
  • Saving Account
  • GT Max Account
  • GT Crea8 e-savers Account
  • E-Account
  • Seniors Account
  • Smart Kids Save Account
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Documents Needed on GTBank Online Account Opening Engine

During the registration for the new account, you may need to scan and upload some of the documents below:

  • Colored passport photographs
  • Regulatory ID (Driver’s License, National ID card, International passport or Voters Card)
  • Utility bill for the past 3 months

How to open GTBank account online?

Step #1. Visit GTBank account opening portal using https://ao.gtbank.com/aowe/start

Note: You can do that using either your mobile phone or your computer. But the view is much better when you visit the portal using a computer.

Step #2. Choose whether you wish to open a personal account or a business account.

If you’re opening an additional account, you may not need to provide too much information; just your previous NUBAN and your BVN will be sufficient for the engine to extract other information about you.

NUBAN is an acronym that stands for Nigeria Uniform Bank Account Number. It is a 10-digit Bank account numbering system. 

But if you’re opening an account with GTBank for the very first time, then you need to choose the open new account.

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Thereafter, you’ll be asked to indicate if you’re opening the account for yourself or for your child/ward.

Choose GTBank account type to open

If you’re interested in opening an account for your Kid, GTB has only one account type available: Smart Kids Save (SKS).

If you are, however, interested in opening an account for yourself, then there are four options available. They are:

  • Current
  • GTCrea8 eSavers
  • Savings (Tier 1)
  • Savings (Tier 2/Tier3)

In the event that you’re not certain about the account type you wish to open, then you might have to visit customer service or contact GTBank customer care online to get a clearer picture on how each of them works.

After choosing your account type, enter your BVN to validate the account. In a case whereby you don’t have a BVN, enter 0 in the space provided on the site.

If, prior to now, you had an account with another bank and a BVN, then your BVN will be used to extract certain information regarding your account so you don’t have to enter them manually.

You might have to provide the following information to complete your account opening request:

  • Full name (Surname, First name, Middle name).
  • Mobile number
  • Email Address
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Conclusion on opening an GTB account

Following any of the steps above, you will receive your account number without going to the bank; however, you may not be able to withdraw your funds from that account until you visit the bank to request for a debit card.

There’s so much you can do with your GTB account. One your account opening process is done, you can purchase airtime, pay utility bills and complete all manner of transactions from it.

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