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Uba Bumper Account – What is UBA Bumper Account in Nigeria?

 UBA bumper account is not a mystery that can’t be understood as many may believe it so. Are you interested in having the full information about the Uba bumper account?

Then you are at the right place. In this guide, you will find all the answers to your questions.

What is a UBA bumper account in Nigeria?

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) on the 28th of January, 2020 launched one of its new innovations called the UBA bumper account

UBA bumper account is an innovation that requires the user to save a minimum of #5,000 (Five Thousand Naira) monthly to qualify for the draws and get rewarded. 

This account is aimed at improving the lives of UBA customers through the cash rewards offered to them. 

There are monthly draws that allow qualified persons to win #100,000 (Hundred Thousand Naira) and a chance to win between #500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Thousand Naira) and #2,000,000 (Two Million Naira). 

How to Open a Bumper Account

If you want to open a UBA bumper account, follow the steps below:

  • Dial *919*20# from the phone number you want to be linked to your account. 
  • Follow the prompt by selecting the UBA bumper account
  • Input your required details to complete the registration process. 


If you have an account already with UBA, you can migrate your saving account to a bumper account by dialing *919*20#


Requirements for Opening UBA Bumper Account

To open a UBA bumper account, you will need the following:

  • An account opening form
  • An opening account of #6,500 (Six Thousand  Five Hundred Naira)
  • A passport photograph
  • A valid means of identification e.g National ID, Voter’s Card, Drivers License, International Passport, etc.
  • Utility bill (Not older than 3 months)


Frequently Asked Questions

Who can open a UBA Bumper Account?

Answer – Anybody can open a UBA bumper account as long as you have the requirements.

Can I get a debit card on my bumper account?

Answer – Yes, you can request and get a debit card on your UBA bumper account.

Can a foreigner open a UBA bumper account?

Answer – A foreigner can open a bumper but  must reside in Nigeria 

What qualifies an individual for the UBA bumper account faffle draw?

Answer – A UBA bumper account and a minimum of #5,000 naira as account balance.

What are the prizes to be won?

Answer – There are cash prizes attached to both monthly and quarterly draws.


Final Note

UBA bumper account is targeted at improving the lives of interested persons and it is open to everyone as long as you have met the requirements.

All you need to open a UBA bumper account is to dial *919*20*1# if you want to migrate your savings account to a bumper account and learn more about UBA Africard.

To open afresh, you need to pick up an account opening form, a valid means of identification, utility bill. Even as a foreigner, you are eligible to open a UBA bumper but such an individual must be residing in Nigeria. 


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