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How to Increase Transfer Limit Using Polaris Bank Mobile App and USSD Code *833*1#

How to Increase Transfer Limit on Polaris Bank Mobile App and USSD Code

Read through this article to learn all the step-by-step guides on how to Increase the Transfer Limit on Polaris Bank Mobile App and see how to use USSD code for all your banking transactions. The daily transaction limit on Polaris bank is N50,000. Before we proceed, check for all your business Invoices.

You can increase the Transfer limit on Polaris bank mobile App to N1, 000,000 (one million Naira) and N7,000,000, depending on the country you are making the transaction from. The USSD code to transfer money with Polaris bank is *833*Amount*AccountNumber#. You can also use *833*1#.




In recent times, banking and money/ finance management have quite been easier with the development and advancement of technology. You do not have to carry large sums of money around whenever you want to pay for a good purchased or for a service rendered. You can easily transfer the required sum of money from your bank account to the receivers’ bank account using your mobile phone.


However, the ability to transfer money and also purchase things virtually also came with an increased probability of individuals being defrauded. Individuals can easily get defrauded when they purchase goods online from fake e-commerce sites thereby giving out access to their bank credentials. Fraudsters can get access to the individual’s bank account through this means and steal from the individual.

As a way to control the possibility of individuals being defrauded of their hard-earned resources and money, banks have come up with the idea of a transfer limit. This idea does not totally curb the possibility of the occurrence of this incident, but it actually gives the individual/ bank account owner an opportunity to block his/ her bank account once they notice any transaction that is going on without their prior notice.

Despite the fact that banks brought it up with the good intention of making their customer’s accounts more secure, some customers are not so happy with it. This is because such individuals run businesses that require to make daily transactions that are way above the daily transfer limit set by the bank for customers.

So, most banks have made it possible for the transfer limit they have set for customers to be adjustable. Hence customers can reset the transfer limit to suit their daily transactions. Polaris Bank is one of the commercial banks in Nigeria that have joined the league of mobile banking.

How to Increase Transfer Limit on Polaris Bank Mobile App and USSD Code

USSD Codes to Transfer Money on Polaris Bank

To transfer money with banks nowadays, you must not be physically available at their branch office but you can do it from anywhere, from your home, church, school, ETC. Transferring money from one account to another virtually must also not be done using the bank’s mobile banking app.

You can also use the bank’s USSD code to transfer money when you run out of data to use the mobile banking app, whenever there is a poor internet connection so that customers are unable to use the mobile app, or whenever customers feel like it.

The USSD code was also developed for customers whose devices do not support the bank’s mobile app. This makes virtual banking services available for all, both for the poor and also for the rich. The USSD code to transfer money with Polaris bank is 833Amount*AccountNumber#. You can also use *833*1#.

Note: The second USSD number can be used as it would bring up a sort of guide that would ensure you transfer money without mistakes. On the other hand, there is an increased probability of either sending money to the wrong account or over sending money while using the first USSD number. Again, the first one can be used because it is easier to use.


How to set up Polaris Bank USSD Code Services

  1. Using the phone number linked to your bank account, dial *833#.
  2. Follow the instructions that appear and enter Polaris your account number.
  3. Enter your preferred four-digit PIN.

How to Check Polaris Bank Account Balance Using USSD Code

  1. Dial 8336#
  2. Follow the instructions.


Polaris Bank USSD Code to Purchase Data and Airtime

The use of USSD code in banking is quite extensive and can also be used for airtime top-ups, and for data purchase.

  1. Dial 833Amount*phonenumber#
  2. Select Account (select which of your accounts to deduct the top-up money from, if you have multiple accounts connected to one phone number).
  3. Select the network.
  4. Enter your PIN to authenticate the purchase.

How to Increase Transfer Limit on Polaris Bank Mobile App and USSD Code


Increase Transfer Limit on Polaris Bank Mobile App

Formerly known as Skye bank, Polaris bank is a bank located in Nigeria, West Africa which is licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria. The bank boasts of millions of customers who are quite happy with the services of the popular financial institution.

Just like every other bank, Polaris bank has its own banking app that helps it to provide better service to customers.
Customers can transfer money, customize their accounts and do certain things with the bank’s mobile banking app.
The daily transaction limit on the app is #1, 000,000 (one million Naira). Polaris mobile banking app is available for download at the Google Play store and also at the IOS app store.

To increase the transfer limit on Polaris bank mobile App, just click on the banking App and log in.

  • Click on Transfer
  • Click the Icon where you will see ‘increase transfer limit’.
  • Choose the amount you want to increase your limit to and save.
  • That is all.

How to Download Polaris Mobile App on Google Play Store

  1. Open up Google Play Store on your android device
  2. Click on the search box at the top of the page.
  3. Search for Polaris bank, or Polaris Mobile Banking app
  4. Click on the app and click on download.


The Polaris mobile app has quite a lot of features that make the app quite enjoyable for users. Those features include:

  • Fingerprint security (for customers with compatible devices)
  • Self-service option for increasing or decreasing transfer limit.
  • Reset/ Change PIN (This can be found under profile settings).
  • 24-hour customer service support via live chat.
  • ATM/ Branch locator.
  • Auto-enrollment of linked accounts of the same customer
  • Buy Airtime for self, family, and friends.
  • Pay for TV subscriptions.
  • Pay electricity bills.

How to set up an Account on Polaris Mobile App (For existing/old Polaris bank customers)

  1. Download the app from either Google Play Store or IOS mobile store.
  2. Open up the app and click on sign up.
  3. Accept the terms and conditions.
  4. Enter your account number, GSM number, e-mail.
  5. Enter a PIN and Password of your choice.
  6. An activation code would be sent to your mobile number which is already registered with the bank.
  7. Enter the activation number.
  8. You can then create security questions that would be used in case you forget your password or PIN.

How to Increase Transfer Limit on Polaris Bank Mobile App and USSD Code