How to create an account on Zilla: the complete recipe

You are probably here because you just heard about Zilla and cannot wait to buy that laptop you have been eyeing for months. This article will guide you through the process of how to create an account on Zilla and get your 300k Naira credit, and in just a few steps you’ll be able to afford your favorite things.

Steps to Create an Account on Zilla

Step 1: Visit the Zilla Website and click on “Create Account” on the top right of the page.

Step 2: Click on Create a shopper’s Account.

Step 3: Enter Your Email Address and click on ‘Create Shopper’s account’.

Step 4: Verify your email address by typing in the One Time Password (OTP) sent to your email. If you do not find it in your inbox, check your spam.

Step 5: Once your email has been verified, create a new password (follow the guideline) and click continue.

Step 6: Enter your nickname and click “Continue to your account”.

Step 7: Sign up completed! Yaay!!!

Step 8: Verify your identity by clicking on “Activate”. Add your BVN and confirm your phone number.

Step 9: Enter OTP sent to the phone number provided and click “Complete Verification”.

Step 10: It’s time to add a selfie. Launch your camera and take the selfie when you click on “Capture.

Step 11: Fill out your address details and click on “Continue”

Yaay Your account has been verified! Click “Let’s go” to move to the final aspect; credit qualification.

Step 12: Provide your work information by adding your work address, then verify employment

Step 13: Confirm your employment status .This can be done in two ways:

  1. By submitting your recent employment documents. Click “continue” after.
  1. By submitting your work email and entering the OTP sent to your work email. After this click “continue”

Step 14: Connect your Bank account

Step 15: Link your account with Zilla and choose your bank.

Step 16: Fill in your bank details and continue.


Step 17: You either receive your shopping credit or a message informing you that you can’t have access due to your financial health. Don’t be sad! You can still make purchases with Zilla and get a 2% cashback. How cool is that?

If you receive your shopping credit, go ahead and make your first purchase! Yaay!! How easy was that?! Easy Peasy! Now, you can buy anything you want from our list of merchants that accept Zilla as a mode of payment and choose your preferred plan! Start now.

If you have any questions, please let us know. You can reach us on 08147198097 or email us at (9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday).

Did you enjoy reading this?

Receive regular financial  content.

Read Next

Money Stories with Daniel

In this Money Stories Episode, Daniel talks about an increase in his earnings influenced his spending habits, and how intentional he now is about savings.