How to Check BVN in Nigeria

How to Check BVN, How to Check BVN in Nigeria, how to check bvn number

How to Check BVN, how to check bvn number

– Last updated: 15.04.2022

BVN is otherwise known as Bank Verification Number and was introduced by the Nigerian Federal Government for the purpose of protecting customers’ financial accounts and monitoring for fraud and money laundering.

BVN has now become an important part of the Nigerian banking sector and it’s also mandatory for every Nigerian account holder. An individual with multiple accounts can only have one BVN which can then be linked to all the user’s accounts and SIM cards. This allows CBN to easily monitor every individual. This article will show you how to Check-BVN in Nigeria and how to register if you are yet to do so.

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How to Check-BVN on GLO, MTN, Airtel, and 9mobile Via USSD Code

Simply follow  the steps below using USSD code;

How To Check BVN On MTN

  • Dial *565*0# on your MTN SIM to see your BVN

How To Check BVN On GLO

  • Dial *565*0# on your GLO SIM to see your BVN

How To Check BVN On Airtel

  • Dial *565*0# on your AIRTEL SIM to find your BVN

How To Check BVN On 9Mobile

  • Dial *565*0# on your 9MOBILE SIM to see your BVN

Note: Please note that there is a service charge of N20 for using the USSD code irrespective of the service provider. The phone number must also be the number linked to your bank account.

The above code is applicable to all banks except for GT bank, To find your BVN on GTB, simply dial *737*6*1#

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How to Check your BVN Using Mobile APP in Nigeria

Some banks also provide the option of checking your BVN directly on your bank app.

Log in to your bank app and check the menu to see if the option is available.

You will receive a message like the one below if you are yet to register;

“Sorry your number is not enrolled on the BVN platform. Thank you for using BVN service. You have been charged N20 for this service.”

How to Register your BVN in Nigeria

If you are yet to register your BVN, simply follow the steps below;

  • Visit your bank branch
  • Go to the support area, request and fill out the BVN enrolment form
  • Submit the form after filling
  • Your biometric data will be taken after and you will be given an acknowledgment slip
  • Your BVN will be activated and you’ll receive it after 24 hours.

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Emmanuel O.

Part time writer @ WapMasTazone |

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