The Firstbank FirstGem scheme is a female empowerment scheme by Firtsbank. This scheme helps business women to own, grow and finance their business. You can read our Review of the Firstbank FirstGem from our previous article.
In this article we’ll give you a step by step guide with picture to help you successfully register for the FirstGem scheme. It is important to note that you need to open a FirstGem account to be part of this Business women empowerment scheme.
How To Apply For The FirstBank FirstGem Business Women Empowerment Scheme
Step 1. First you need to open a FirstGem account. CLICK HERE to visit the FirstGem website and select Open A FirstGem Account usually at the top right of the website.
Step 2. The first page is about accepting the terms and conditions of FirstBank. This is pretty straight forward just click the “Agree” button and proceed to the next stage. See picture below
Step 3. This third stage is what we’ll call the validation page. Here FirstBank checks for your personal details. In this stage you’ll be ask to verify your FirstGem account using your BVN(Bank verification Number). If you have a BVN just type it in and skip to step 6. But if you don’t have BVN please click the “Register Without BVN” button. See picture below
Step 4: You will have to fill this stage if you Register Without BVN. Here you will be asked to provide a valid Phone Number(Your Phone Number) and an OTP(one time password) will be sent there. This OTP is what you will use to verify your account. Click the Proceed button to continue to the next stage. See the picture below
Step 5: This is about your Personal Details. Here you provide information about yourself which include, First-name, Other-name, Surname, Next of Kin, Mothers maiden name and click NEXT button. Note that if your registered using your BVN from Step 3 above these details will be prefilled. See sample picture below
Step 6: Here you submit details about your Birth. The details to submit here include when your were born and where you were born. Note that your Birth Details might be prefilled if you registered using your BVN from Step 3 above. Click the NEXT button. See the picture below
Step 7: This is the Address page. Here you provide details about where you live. Note that the Address to provide here is not about where you come from its about your current location. It includes address number, town and state of residence. Click NEXT to continue. See picture below
Step 8: The Contact Details page. This is where you give details on how Firstbank can easily reach you. Two major means of contact here is your Mobile phone number and your email address. Click NEXT to visit the new page. See picture below
Step 9: Finally the Identity Verification page. This is where you give valid means of identification to FirstBank of Nigeria. Here you upload any Portrait(passport) of yourself and also upload a copy of your personal signature to Firstbank. See the picture below
Now you are almost through with the FirstBank FirstGem Account. You just have to follow the on screen display from the Next step and voila its done. Once you have your FirstGem account fully activated you can now apply for loans to finance your growing business. For further inquiry please visit any FirstBank branch nearest to you.