Reactivate Your GTBank Account

It's time to rekindle your relationship with Guaranty Trust Bank. Here's why you should reactivate your GTBank Account and How.

Guaranty Trust Bank is like an old friend who has been with you from the very beginning and holds exciting memories of your little beginnings. Therefore, it is important that you rekindle your relationship with this old friend of yours by reactivating your GTBank account.

If you haven’t carried out any transaction on your GTBank account in the past three (3) months, you have been away for so long and your account is classified as inactive. In the same light, if you haven’t used your GTBank account over a period of one (1) year, it becomes dormant.

What’s the status of your GTBank account?

Active, inactive or dormant? You can check the status of your account HERE.

However, if your account is inactive or dormant, you need to reactivate it as soon as possible and enjoy the best banking experience from anywhere in the world.

Why you should reactive your GTBank account

GTBank offers simple banking for everyone through its multiple in-branch offices located across Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda and in the United Kingdom, as well as through various e-channels such as GTWorld, GTBank App, 737 Banking and internet banking.

With your GTBank account, you can receive international transfers from over 210 countries in the world without going to the Bank and also have 24/7 access to your funds as well as the Bank’s customer care services through GTConnect and Social media chats/direct messaging. Not forgetting that you can also use your GTBank Naira/Dollar Mastercard in any ATM in the world.

How to activate your inactive GTBank account
Simply make a deposit, withdrawal, transfer or POS transaction on the inactive account and it will be reactivated automatically.

How to activate your dormant GTBank account
Kindly download the dormant account reactivation form HERE and submit the completed form at any of our branches or to the email:, alongside the following documents.

For Individual Account Holders

  • Recent utility bill issued within the last 3 months (if your address has changed)
  • Valid means of identification (International passport, Driver’s license, Permanent Voter’s Card or National ID card).

For Corporate Account Holders (Sole Proprietorship)

  • A duly filled dormant corporate account reactivation form or Reactivation letter signed by authorized account signatory.
  • Valid regulatory ID card of authorized signatory

For Corporate Account Holders (Limited Liability Companies)

  • A duly filled dormant corporate account reactivation form or Board resolution signed by two directors or a director and the company secretary (Company seal should be affixed on the letter)
  • Valid regulatory ID card of authorized signatories/directors/trustees

For Non-Resident Nigerians

  • Notarized utility bill or stamped bank statement issued within the last 3 months
  • Valid Nigerian international passport, Driver’s license, Permanent Voter’s Card or National ID card OR notarized foreign identity card (Driver’s
  • License or International Passport) in addition to an expired Nigerian regulatory ID.
  • For students who reside in School accommodation in foreign countries: – a signed and stamped/sealed letter from school showing proof of residence in hostels with proof of scholarship or tuition fees.
  • For students with accommodation outside the School, a valid notarized utility bill should be provided.

Kindly send completed documents to

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