How To Withdraw Money From ATM Using Fingerprint In Nigeria

Fingerprint withdrawal

I know you must be wondering if its possible to use fingerprint to make withdrawal from you account using ATM i will be answering this and walking through the steps to achieve this.

Yes its very possible to make withdrawal using your fingerprint at ATM in Nigeria but currently supported by GTB and Zenith only for now, you need just your phone number and fingerprint to make withdrawal it can also be called a form of cardless withdrawal.

Fingerprint Supported Banks

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB): Most GTB automated teller machines currently support fingerprint withdrawal accross Nigeria to make it easier to access your funds incase you are not with you are not with your atm card.

Zenith Bank Plc: Zenith also started using fingerprint withdrawal recently accross Nigeria to ease walking around with you card and easy access to funds.

FCMB: You can now withdraw cash using your fingerprints on any of the selected FCMB ATMs below. This is more secured and removes the need to carry your debit card around anymore.

How it works

  • Go to the ATM and initiate the Cardless menu
  • Select fingerprint withdrawal option
  • Input Account Number (NUBAN)
  • Place your right thumb on the fingerprint scanner for 7secs and press “proceed.”
  • Input amount to withdraw
  • Withdraw your cash

Uses Of Fingerprint Withdrawal

  1. It is the most convenient way to access ATM cash.
  2. It is a Card-less Withdrawal (GTRescue)
  3. ATM card or PIN is not required.

In case you are reading about this the first time, fingerprint withdrawal is already available on GTB ATM, Access Bank ATM and a few other banks across the country.

Step by step guide on how to use fingerprint withdrawal

Step 1: Locate any ATM close to you with Thumbprint Hardware attached,

Step 2: Press the “Enter” button on the ATM

Step 3: Select the “FingerPrint Withdrawal” option

Step 4: Input the “Phone Number” you receive an alert with and click on “Proceed”.

Step 5: Place your right thumb on the hardware thumbprint for 5 to 10 seconds.

Step 6: Remove your finger and click on “Proceed”.

Step 7: Enter the “Amount” and press the “Enter button” to proceed

Step 8: take your cash and the transaction completed.

That’s how to withdraw money from ATM using the fingerprint option at GTB, Access, FCMB, ATM locations that has the feature.


The fingerprint withdrawal features is a very amazing feature as it gives user access to urgent funds incase you did not step out with your ATM card is you misplaced your ATM card and you need to make withdrawal so its a very amzing feature

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