Mobile Banking



What is Emtel Mobile Banking?

Let your mobile phone do the hard work when you need important information about your account. Emtel Mobile Banking allows you to check your bank account balance and even see the details of the last five transactions of your bank account right on your mobile phone.

Benefits of Emtel Mobile Banking

  • Allows you to check your bank transactions on your mobile 24/7.
  • Available for both Prepaid and Postpaid customers
  • Also available while roaming*

*In countries where Emtel has roaming agreements. Tariffs depend on destinations.

How to use Emtel Mobile Banking?

You have an SBM account

To register

  • Visit the nearest SBM branch to register your mobile number on this service
  • Bring your ID card and bank account number
  • You will then receive an SMS confirming your registration
  • If you have more than one account with SBM, you can still register with all your different accounts

How it works?

  • To check the balance
  • Go to message menu
  • Send “sbm bal” to 8727

To verify last 5 transactions

  • Send “sbm trx” to 8727

To verify balance on another account

  • Send “sbm bal xxxxxxxxx” to 8727 (where “xxxxxxxxx” represents the other account number)

To verify last 5 transactions on another account

  • Send “sbm trx xxxxxxxxx” to 8727 (where “xxxxxxxxx” represents the other account number)

Need help?

  • Send “sbm help” to 8727

Note: If there is any change in your bank account, you will receive a free SMS at 08:00 am to notify you of this change.

You have an MCB account

Let your mobile phone do the hard work when you need important information about your account.

SMS Banking saves you the hassle of finding a branch or an ATM. Simply send a text (SMS) to 8701 to:

Check your bank account balance
See the details of the last five transactions on your main account
Perform transfers between your MCB accounts (Mauritian Rupees only)


Registration:

Visit the nearest MCB branch to register your mobile number on this service

SMS Alerts
Your mobile phone can simplify the management of your finances. Subscribe to SMS Alerts and you will receive a text message when:

  • Your salary is credited on your account
  • Your term deposit reaches maturity
  • Your standing order has failed
  • Your direct debit has failed
Keyword (send to 8701)
BalCheck your balance
TrnSee the details of the last five transactions on your main account
Trnaccount numberReceive the last five transactions of another bank acount
Trnaccount number to be debited account number to be credited amountFor transfers between your own bank accounts
HelpGet list of commands to be sent to 8701

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Tariffs of Mobile Banking

SBM
Prepaid: Rs. 1.20 per
Postpaid: Rs. 1.00 per
MCB
Prepaid : Rs. 1.10 per
Postpaid : Rs. 1.00 per
Incoming sms alerts: Rs. 1.00 will be deducted from your MCB bank account

Questions and Answers

What is Mobile banking?
Mobile Banking is a innovative service offered by Emtel in collaboration with SBM and MCB to give customers access to their current or savings account through their mobile phone.
Who can use Mobile banking ?
All prepaid and postpaid customers can use the service
How do I use Mobile banking ?
You first need to register with your respective banks before being able to use Mobile Banking on your mobile.
How much does it cost ?
SBM
Prepaid: Rs. 1.20 per
Postpaid: Rs. 1.00 per

MCB
Prepaid : Rs. 1.10 per sms
Postpaid : Rs. 1.00 per sms
Incoming sms alerts: Rs. 1.00 will be deducted from your MCB bank account