SMS Banking

Now, your banking matters are just an SMS away. Make reloads and bill payments, check your bank account balance, mini statements & exchange rates, pay your utility bills and transfer funds, with this SMS service from Hutch

How to activate this service

Step 1
Visit your nearest Commercial Bank Branch

Step 2
Ask for an e-load registration form, fill in your details and submit it to the bank counter

Step 3
You will receive a secret PIN number via registered post to your home address within two working days from the bank

Call Commercial Bank on 011 2 353482 for more details.

How to use this service

To make a Hutch reload or Postpaid bill payment
Send YOUR PIN (space) rs (space) amount you wish to pay to 8823
Eg: 1234 rs100

To check your bank account balance
Send YOUR PIN (space) BE (space) 01 to 8823 (01 represents the number of accounts linked)

To check your mini statement
Send YOUR PIN (space) MS (space) 01 to 8823 (01 represents the number of accounts linked)

To check the exchange rate
Send YOUR PIN (space) RT (space) USD to 8823

To check your Master Card balance
Send YOUR PIN (space) MB (space) 01 to 8823 (01 represents the number of accounts linked)

To transfer funds between own accounts
Send YOUR PIN (space) TF (space) 01 (space) 02 to 8823 (01 from account, 02 to account)

To change your PIN
Send YOUR PIN (space) PC (space) NEW PIN to 8823

For 072 Customers

Hutch together with Seylan Bank offer Hutch 072 customers Mobile Banking service which enables account / credit card holders the opportunity to carry out a variety of banking functions by sending an SMS to 3040 through their mobile phone.

How can Etisalat customer benefit?

Instead of wasting time in parking vehicles, in traffic and queues, Hutch 072 customers can now receive an array of benefits while managing their money from the mobile phone from any part of country. All you need to do is simply register for SMS Banking and enter a hassle free world of convenience with the following services.

Services and Features
Given below are some of the services and features offered by Seylan Bank’s SMS Banking service.

  • Balance Inquiry
  • Fund Transferring
  • Mini Statement
  • Utility Bill payments
  • Last 5 Credit / Debit transactions
  • Today’s Clearing
  • Uncleared Cheques
  • Returned Cheques
  • Cheque Book Requisition
  • VISA Card Balance
  • VISA Card next / last payment details
  • Exchange Rates
  • Change of PIN

Service Codes at a glance

Un-Cleared ChequesUC
Mini StatementMS
Exchange RatesER
VISA Card BalanceVB
VISA Credit Card Next Payment DetailsPD
VISA Credit Card Last Payment DetailsLP
Cheque Book RequestCB
Last 5 Credit TransactionsCR
Last 5 Debit TransactionsDR
PIN ChangePC
Fund TransfersFT
Utility PaymentsUP
Re-load (Top-up)TP
Re-load (Other)TO

How to use the service

Eg:
1) Balance Inquiry
Format: PIN <space> BE <space> A/C Code
Eg: 1234 BE 01
Send the message to 3040

2) VISA Credit Card Balance
Format: PIN <space> VB <space> C/C Code
Eg: 1234 BE 01
Send the message to 3040

Frequently Asked Questions

1.) Who is entitled to this service?
All Hutch 072 customers who have a Seylan bank account

2.) How can I get Mobile banking service?
Hand over your mobile banking application to your branch or directly mail to eBanking Centre. Once the application is processed you will receive a PIN which is required to access the system would be sent via a sms.

3.) How much customers are charged?
Rs. 2 + tax per sms

4.) What is the Hotline to get more information?
0112008888

Banking services will be on your hand at the touch of a button – without you having to stop or getting down from your car,
even at your nearest bank or ATM.

Mobile Banking is for the people who need banking services ‘on the go’ #8823# helps you to keep track of your finances and a host of other services.

The Essentials
All you need is an Account at Commercial Bank and an Hutch 072 connection

What you get?
Easy and convenient
Once registered, customer can enjoy the below services from his mobile.

Charges
Rs. 2 + tax per USSD session

What you get?
Easy and convenient
Once registered, customer can enjoy the below services from his mobile.

Frequently Asked Questions

1.) Who is entitled to this service?
All Hutch 072 customers who have a commercial bank account.

2.) How can I get USSD banking service?
Hand over your mobile banking application to your branch or directly mail to eBanking Centre. Once the application is processed you will receive a PIN which is required to access the system would be sent via a sms.

3.) What are the services that I can operate through this?
a. Balance Enquiry (All commercial bank Accounts)
b. Credit card enquiries and transactions
c. Mini statements
d. Hutch 072 bill payment and reload
e. Utility Bill Payments eg: CEB, Water bills etc.
f. Exchange rates
g. Fund transfers (own and nominated)- including other banks
h. PIN change

4.) How do I use USSD banking facility?

  • Dial #8823#
  • Select the service
  • Bill payment, topup, fund transfer etc
  • Enter PIN number
  • Do the transaction

5.) How much customers are charged?
Commercial bank will charge a one-off registration fee of Rs.250/-
Rs. 2 + tax per session ONLY.
Eg: if you do three transactions during a one session( eg: bill payment, fund transfer and balance check), you will be charged ONLY Rs. 2 + tax.

6.) How will the PIN be sent?
Via SMS.

7.) How to obtain assistance/ Clarifications?
Customer Support Hotline : 0727353353
Email – ebanking@combank.net
Postbox – eBanking Centre, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, 15 1/1, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardinar Mawatha, Colombo 2.

8.) What procedure should I follow to get a new PIN?
Commercial Bank needs a written request to re-set your PIN. You may forward that via fax or email or you could hand it over to the nearest branch.
Email – ebanking@combank.net
Fax – 0112430730

9.) Can a customer register for the service at any Hutch outlet?
No

10.) Can I pay my Hutch 072 postpaid bill through this?
Yes, Under the TOPUP menu, you can do this.

11.) Can I reload my Hutch 072 mobile using this service?
Yes, Under the TOPUP menu, you can do this.

12.) Will there be a service charge to pay my Hutch 072 bills?
No. There is no service charge.

13.) What are the other payments that I can do through this?
All utility payments. E.g.: Electricity bills for both CEB and LECO, Water bills etc.

Hutch together with Standard Chartered Bank provide all Savings and Current account holders to operate selected banking services over their mobile phone by simply sending an SMS to 2480, and getting immediate banking services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Credit cardholders can now receive free SMS alerts.

How can Hutch 072 customer benefit?

Hutch 072 customers holding a Savings or Current Account with Standard Chartered Bank
Instead of wasting time in rush hour traffic and queues, you can now receive an array of benefits while managing your money at the push of a button anytime, anywhere. All you need to do is simply register for SMS Banking and enter a hassle free world of convenience with the following services.

  • Utility payments
  • Check account balance
  • Mini statement
  • Funds transfer
  • Foreign exchange enquiry (four major currencies)
  • Cheque book request
  • PIN change
  • SMS alerts
  • Statement request

Credit cardholders
Hutch 072 customer who has credit card from standard chartered bank will receive the following alerts

  • Minimum payment due date and amount
  • Large transactions
  • Change of contact details
  • Payment due reminders
  • Overseas transactions
  • Other credit card related alerts

How does it work?

  • Simply type a specific message (with your preferred service) along with your assigned PIN number and send to the short code indicated below: The Standard Chartered assigned short code is 2480

How to get register?

  • Call Standard Chartered Bank’s 24 hour Contact Center on 2480480 or 2480444 and register today.

HNB partnered with Hutch, brings you the latest innovation in electronic banking services with HNB Mobile Banking. Now you can make transactions with HNB anytime and anywhere in the island, conveniently via your mobile phone. It’s as simple and easy, as dialing #462#.

Services offered through HNB Mobile Banking:

1. Balance Inquiry
2. Mini Statement
3. Bill Payments
4. Self-fund Transfer
5. Any HNB Fund Transfer
6. Chequebook Request
7. Cheque Status Inquiry
8. Change Password

Benefits of Mobile Banking

1. Total control of your money anytime, anywhere
2. The most advanced security precautions keep your account details and money safe
3. Simple to use
4. Fastest access to your accounts, saving your valuable time

Charges
Rs. 2 + tax per USSD session

How can I register for Mobile Banking with HNB?

  • All HNB customers who have an Hutch 072 connection are eligible to register for HNB Mobile Banking.
  • Visit your nearest HNB branch and request for the mobile banking application form. If you are an existing customer of HNB, download and complete the application form given below.
  • Hand over your completed mobile banking application to your branch. Once the application is processed you will receive an SMS with the pin which is required to access the service.

Now all Hutch 072 customers who have People’s Bank accounts can do their banking operations by dialing the USSD code #488# from anywhere at any time, island wide.

Services offered through People’s Bank Mobile Banking:

  • Balance/ Enquiry
  • Credit card enquiries and transactions
  • Mini statements
  • Status of deposited cheques
  • Stop payments
  • Products and rates
  • Fund transfers (own and nominated)- including other banks
  • Remittances
  • Mobile top-up
  • Bill payments and bookings
  • Order supplies- statements/ cheque books etc
  • PIN change

Benefits of Mobile Banking

  • Total control of your money anytime, anywhere
  • The most advanced security precautions keep your account details and money safe
  • Simple to use
  • Fastest access to your accounts, saving your valuable time

 

How can I register for Mobile Banking with People’s Bank?

  • All People’s Bank customers who have an Hutch 072 connection are eligible to register for People’s Bank Mobile Banking. Just dial #488# to access the service.