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SMS Banking

Now, your banking matters are just an SMS away. Reload and make 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 customers 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 Cheques UC
Mini Statement MS
Exchange Rates ER
VISA Card Balance VB
VISA Credit Card Next Payment Details PD
VISA Credit Card Last Payment Details LP
Cheque Book Request CB
Last 5 Credit Transactions CR
Last 5 Debit Transactions DR
PIN Change PC
Fund Transfers FT
Last 5 Debit Transactions DR
Utility Payments UP
Re-load (Top-up) TP
Re-load (Other) TO

How to use the service

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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 a 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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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.