Mobile Banking

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header-dot-purpleWhat 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.

header-dot-greenBenefits 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.

header-dot-yellowHow to use Emtel Mobile Banking?

  1. 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.

  2. 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)
    Bal Check your balance
    Trn See the details of the last five transactions on your main account
    Trnaccount number Receive the last five transactions of another bank acount
    Trnspaceaccount number to be debitedspaceaccount number to be creditedspaceamount For transfers between your own bank accounts
    Help Get list of commands to be sent to 8701

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header-dot-purpleTariffs of Mobile Banking

SBM
Prepaid: Rs. 1.20 per sms
Postpaid: Rs. 1.00 per sms

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

header-dot-blueQuestions and Answers

  1. 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. 

  2. Who can use Mobile banking ?

    All prepaid and postpaid customers can use the service.

  3. 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.

  4. How much does it cost ?

    SBM
    Prepaid: Rs. 1.20 per sms
    Postpaid: Rs. 1.00 per sms

    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

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