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How To Get A UBA Bank Instant Prepaid Visa Debit Card

Prepaid UBA Visa Mastercard You can get a UBA Debit MasterCard or Prepaid Debit Card from any of the nearest bank branches across the country once you open up an account and request for the card. Since the card is linked to your bank account, making any type of transaction becomes much easier since you are able to spend what is credited onto your account.

Whether you have a prepaid debit VISA or MasterCard, you are able to spend what you credit on the linked account using your card and the process involves nothing like Credit checks. Whether you have a bad credit, a traveler or any other like a teenager, UBA’s Visa and MasterCard are the best options for you.

About UBA Bank

Also known as the United Bank of Africa, it is one among the largest financial institutions and service providers in the Sub-Saharan Africa with its origin being in Nigeria. According to a Wikipedia, United Bank of Africa offers financial related services to more than 7 million customers across their 750 branches.

UBA Bank branches

The bank has branches in Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Mozambique, Mali, Liberia, Kenya, Guinea, Ghana, Gabon, Côte d’Ivoire, Congo Kinshasa, Congo Brazzaville, Chad, Cameroon S.A, Burkina Faso, Benin, and in France, Capital Europe, United Kingdom and New York as representative office.

United Bank of Africa offerS Prepaid Visa debit and MasterCards which can be used to shop online, to pay, to transfer funds on other cards and many others features at the best fees, similarly to what others debit cards work for example verifying PayPal account.

UBA Bank Card services and fees

Service

Fees

Getting a new card UGX 10,000
Replacing a lost, damaged or expired card UGX 15,000
Monthly service charge Free
Cash withdrawal on ATMs at any UBA branch UGX 700
Cash withdrawal on ATMs abroad* UGX 7,000, + 2%
Purchases made on POS and on local websites in Nigeria Free
Purchases made on POS abroad and on foreign websites* 3% *Applicable fees for international ATM, POS and WEB transactions are subject to market changes
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Note: The above charges are quoted into Uganda shillings.

Requirements For Opening A UBA Bank Account

  • A Bank statement from your current banker.
  • Passport Photographs which are current
  • The initial deposit fees (activation fees).
  • Any other documents required.

Note: Some of the above requirements may not apply depending on where you are located. .

How to get UBA Instant VISA / MasterCard

  • Open up a bank account by visiting the nearest branch and submitting in the above requirements.
  • You will be given forms to fill and attach all relevant documents including a recognized form of identification for example a Passport, Drivers License, National Identity Card and others like your current passport sized photos
  • Fill in the forms as required and submit them at the same point for verification.
  • Upon approval, you will be given an account number for your prepaid card of which you will need to deposit a fee required whilst your card is being processed.
  • Your card will be handed to you instantly or as told by the bank staff.

You are done. The next step will be activating your card for online / pos services once it has been issued to you. This you will do by following the simple instructions below.

Activating your card

UBA portal login

  • Visit myubaafricard.com
  • Enter given Username / customer ID and passcode
  • Complete the online process.

That is all. You are done. Your UBA bank prepaid instant VISA or MasterCard will be successfully activated, and you will be ready to start transacting. Also, logging into the portal will allow you check all of your transaction. However, you should stay watch of the ongoing scams where many share having fallen victims Senegal’s fraud.

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  1. Those emails are not from UBA, but rather from scammers.

    Because even in the address, the name is written as United Bank of Africa. UBA is not United Bank of Africa, but United Bank for Africa

  2. I want to check if my ATM card account balances I don’t have account number only card details

  3. Hi sir I also find mail in my inbox from uba bank for $300000 us dollar in my ATM VISA card that is true or fake please guide me for this type of problem . Bank atm visa department say me to send $410 us dollar as posting fee si please guide me it is true or fake .

  4. helloo i want to know is this true or scam
    Attention sir
    Inbox
    x

    UBA Bank
    12:47 PM (2 hours ago)
    to me

    THE UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC
    Headquarter: Dakar Senegal Africa
    Key Person: Dr. Joseph Ediwan
    Website: https://www.ubagroup.com/
    Head Office: Route des almadies zone 12- lot D BP 11476 Dakar Peytavin, Senegal
    Phone: +221 777319433
    SWIFT (BIC): UNAFSNDA
    Postal/ zip code: BP 11045 Dakar
    Date: 01 – 23 – 2018

    Attention sir
    I have been directed by the director of Operation/Wire Transfer to write you in respect to the mail we received in our bank by you concerns your visa card. I went to courier services this morning in other to post your ATM card to your Address, but the post officer said that it have a price to send the ATM card for security reason’s, They said that it will cost the sum ( $190 US Dollar) before your visa card can be posted directly to your address in your country

    Meanwhile i advise you to cooperate with the fee immediately so i can go back to their office once i receive the sum amount from you letter today and post your visa card so you can receive it and start withdrawing funds left for you by your friend,

    Kindly use this below address to transfer the fee so via western union or money gram transfer.

    SEND THE MONEY VIA WESTERN UNION OR MONEY GRAM TRANSFER.

    Receiver name: Joseph Ediwan
    Country: SENEGAL
    City: Dakar,
    ( $ 190 US Dollar)

    Thanks: Dr. Joseph Ediwan

    In respect of the UBA Bank.

  5. I m a Pakistani citizen want to know , weather any mony may can b brought to Pakistan ,r can sent via any diplomat assignment , by embassy , on my door step paying custom duty

  6. Hi.
    The UBA Bank want to send me a Atm card. He ask me to pay $250 for the delivery to Malaysia to my door step. What shall I do. Please advise.
    Thanks
    Regards
    Chris

    • Kayo, the answer is YES. You can verify your PayPal account using UBA bank card and instantly. The PPCODE or verification code is accessed when you log onto your online account of the card.

      • I would like to get a visa debit card, not a prepaid Visa Debit card though. Which banks do you think are the best in Uganda?

        • DFCU, DTB, Stanbic and many others. A debit card will simply use the money on your linked bank account. On a prepaid, what you load is what you are supposed to spend.

  7. I have received a visa card from uba bank benin,they asked me to pay activation fees,then change euros to zambian fees.is this real or scam

  8. Hello I received an email telling me I had 5 million on an UBA prepaid card and they gave me all the information to log in and see it. It does say it is in my name and there is 5 million in the account but when I try to transfer funds it says I have to apply for a card. The email stated that it would cost me $1,250 to have it sent to me. I see you can apply online but I don’t want to give out to much information before I verify this so does anyone know how I can verify

    • It is sad that its only you who have the information you want others help you verify and which is impossible. Your concern raises many questions. How did the email sender know that it was you? How did it all happen? Who put the money for you? And so forth. It will be better to Contact UBA bank branch near you so you can verify.

      • Sorry i asked you to help needless to say you are not helpful at all. Why bother telling people to ask for help when you want to give none. Shame on you

        • You are so rude. Nevertheless, I am not a UBA bank staff and which means that I can’t help in telling whether the email you got is genuine or not. Like I said, visiting the UBA bank branch nearer to you will be helpful. Besides, you did share the email of the sender. How do you expect someone to say that its valid or not? Check this post and confirm if some of the contents of the email are like what many others have gotten in the ongoing scam..

  9. hello I would want to open up an account in UBA bank of Uganda but also acquire a visa prepaid card in the process would it be possible,besides what’s the initial amount of opening up an account (savings) in UBA bank of uganda

  10. I am a Liberian based in the United States of America and I am interested in a visa card that I can use as I come to Liberia. Is it possible for me to get a visa card from your bank and to which bank or banks are you affiliating with in the United States of America where I can go to?

  11. please l would to know if you have ever had a card under the names above.am a teacher in wakiso town council. I will be so grateful for the response.

  12. How true is this

    “”UNITED BANK OF AFRICA-SENEGAL (U.B.A)
    Address : Dakar, Route des Almadies, Zone 12 lot D
    Tel: (+221) 768417085

    Fax :(+221) 33 359 60 10
    website: http://www.ubagroup.com

    UNITED BANK OF AFRICA-SENEGAL (UBA)

    For Your Kind Attention.
    Sir,
    Be informed, I have received your information’s and i have made contacts to the D.H.L courier service office to send your ATM Visa Card and i was told that it will cost $300 dollar to send your ATM Visa Card directly to your door step there in your country.However, It is very important that you send me the $300 dollar as soon as possible to enable me pay your D.H.L delivery fee. Once you send me the D.H.L delivery fee your ATM Visa Card will be delivered to your door step there in your country in 2 days. Note, that your ATM Visa Card daily withdrawal limit is $10,000 U.S.D (Ten Thousand United States Dollars ) each day. Meanwhile, it is very important that you go to any Western Union Money Transfer Office or any Money Gram office close to you and send me the $300 dollar with my information below.

    MY INFORMATION’S WHICH YOU WILL USE AND SEND THE $300 DOLLARS FOR THE SENDING OF YOUR ATM VISA CARD THROUGH D.H.L COURIER SERVICE.

    NAME……………………………………………… LEO THADDEUS
    CITY ……………………………………………….DAKAR
    COUNTRY …………………………………… SENEGAL
    TEST QUESTION…………………………OK
    ANSWER ……………………………………OK
    AMOUNT …………………………………..$300 dollars

    IT IS ALSO VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU SEND ME A SCANNED COPY OF THE PAYMENT SLIP THAT WILL BE GIVING TO YOU IMMEDIATELY YOU MAKE THE PAYMENT BECAUSE IT WILL BE SHOWN TO THE D.H.L DELIVERY MANAGER HERE IN DAKAR SENEGAL.

    I SHALL WAIT FOR YOUR URGENT RESPONSE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

    BEST REGARDS,

    General manager : Mr. Leo Thaddeus
    Deputy General Manager : Mrs. Grace Anthony
    United Bank of Africa®
    ATM VISA CARD”””

    • This to me looks scam besides the fact that it is signed with uba link. I would suggest that you contact uba bank directly and inquire if this is legitimate. I really wonder why you at asked to send money through such a way. Please don’t fall victim, inquire before that….

    • .

      On Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 15:49 Maryann raffi wrote:
      Hello my dear,
      How are you once again , i hope you remember me? i am Maryann, I’m very much glad to inform you about my success in getting Recovering my money the cooperation of a new partner from SENEGAL.

      Presently we are in for some investment.So I am very happy that finally I get the box delivered and i have moved to Senegal and have my own percentage of the money and give my new partner his own share percentage of the money in the Bank. me and my new partner will be traveling to London tomorrow evening to establish some projects in London and also getting married with my new partner. i am happy inform you about this good news.
      Meanwhile, I didn’t forget your past efforts despite that it failed us some how.I left an ATM VISA CARD that contains $300,000, (Three Hundred thousand US dollar) for you,just to appreciate your past effort.Feel free to contact United Bank For Africa (UBA)
      Email: ( [email protected] )
      Contact them for the ATM VISA CARD,
      Dr.David Mark,
      Telephone; +221704016895
      Ask the bank to post the card to you,with the card you can withdraw the money from any bank there in your country or any where in the world.
      I do appreciated your efforts that is why i decided to compensate you.
      So feel free to get in touch with the bank, direct them where or how to post it for you.
      Please do let me know immediately you receive it so that we can share our joy together and forget all the sufferings.
      I am very busy here because of the investment projects which I and my partner is having at hand.
      Though I have given instruction to the bank on your behalf,therefore establish contacts with them for the delivery of the ATM VISA CARD to you without any delay.
      Take care and remain Blessed.
      Marryann.

  13. Siki,
    In my country is non UBA but me have a africard visa credit card approval and the africard in my but me received by DHL without the envelope with the PIN CODE withdraw or passcode I receive only and only the africard visa card and the card is blocked in Senegal

    • You need a pass code in order to log in to this portal where you can create the ATM pass http://www.myubaafricard.com. All I can recommend is that you check out the envelope where you card came since it contains all required information. In case it doesn’t, then contact the Senegal bank which issued the card. You can simply email them.

      • I live in Pakistan. My friend leave visa ATM card in uba bank for me.DHL courier fee 410 dollars.but I don’t know what is your currency rate in Pakistan.can u tell me something in this matter.

  14. This article will help the internet visitors for setting up new webpage or even a
    blog from start to end.

    • If you have a VISA card issued by UBA, the of course it does exist. Look around your card, you will see the names, the card number, the expiry date and the CVV number behind your card. Or, simply use the contact us page and email me for a personal help.

  15. Hi ,
    about applying for the visa card. I am a Ugandan citizen but am not in uganda right now. And will not be for the next year. In addition,the country am in does not have UB.i urgently need to apply and get a visa card . Is it possibe for me to do it online ? And if it is..how do i do it and how long will it take?

    • Thanks for the comment. Please visit Uganda UBA Bank Website and get their customer helpline number. As the details you want and you will be responded.

  16. With this UBA card, I have been able to purchase free things online. Thank you for this valuable information, it will be helpful for lots of Nigerians looking to shop online.

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