What is the Capitec USSD code for airtime? Of all the benefits of mobile banking, perhaps the greatest is the ability to buy airtime quickly and easily via USSD. To access the Capitec mobile banking facility, you need to first get registered. Registration happens at any Capitec branch. Once registered, you can start buying airtime from your phone via USSD.
What’s the Capitec mobile banking airtime USSD?
The Capitec USSD code for airtime is *130*3279#. You need to dial this number from the SIM for which you are registered for Capitec mobile banking. It won’t work from any other number. Once you have dialed this USSD code, you can buy airtime in various denominations. You can also buy data and SMS bundles.
What else can you do on Cellphone banking with Capitec
That’s the Capitec USSD code for buying airtime. But buying airtime is not the only thing that you can do when registered for cellphone banking. The following are some of the activities that you can carry out once registered on your phone;
- You buy and retrieve electricity tokens
- View your balances
- Transfer money
- Disable your card in case of theft
- Send account details via SMS or email
- Request that a statement be emailed to you
- Send money to friends and family
Who can use the Capitec USSD code for airtime
So, who can use the Capitec USSD code to buy airtime? Can anybody buy airtime using this code? Well, you need to be a Capitec customer, obviously.
You also need to be registered for mobile banking, as already noted. Once that is done, you can start toping up your airtime this way.
Which networks are covered?
The good news is that all the mobile networks in South Africa are covered. You can buy airtime for Telkom, Vodacom, MTN and Cell C using Capitec mobile banking.
Do I pay anything when I dial the Capitec USSD to buy airtime
The good news is that you don’t have to pay anything when you buy airtime from your phone using the Capitec USSD code.
What type of cellphones have this feature?
The really great thing about mobile banking is that it’s available on any phone. That includes on feature phones. Many people have those old phones that do nothing else but phone.
So, cellphone banking is great in this regard. You don’t need to have internet to access it. It’s accessible via USSD from anywhere in South Africa.
Anyway, if you have further questions, feel free to post them on our Banking South Africa forum.