Ever been in a bank or somewhere thinking of how to check your BVN number / code? Then this post is the right one for you. In today’s post we are going to look into the steps to get your BVN in three steps. so without further Ado lets dive in.
What is a BVN number?
The Bank Verification Number commonly called BVN is a biometric identification system implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria to curb or reduce illegal banking transactions in Nigeria. It is a modern security measure in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria Act 1958 to reduce fraud in the banking system.
How to identify a BVN number?
You might ask, how many digits are in a BVN? The questions are all the same and of course, provides the same answer also. The BVN code is an 11 digit number that acts as your universal ID in all banks in Nigeria. It is as important as owning a phone number for filling NIMC form, and other necessary forms inside and across the Nation.
How does a Customer get a BVN?
A customer enrolls at any branch of a bank where he/she has an account or intends to open an account, after opening the account you will have to wait for about 24hrs above to get your personal BVN . You can use a BVN to register more than one account from different banks.
How long does it take to get a BVN?
It takes up to 24hrs to 48hrs after Enrollment to get a BVN. You will get a message from your bank to the phone number you registered with after successful enrollment.
How do I get my BVN number?
In order to know your Bank Verification Number , Just dial *565*0# to check your Bank Verification Number (BVN). You don’t need to access the internet to check your BVN code, and you don’t need any high-end Smartphone also. With this code, you can learn how to check your BVN code number on any SIM. You don’t need any internet connection for this process tho.
- How to check BVN code on MTN: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code on Airtel: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code on 9mobile (Etisalat): Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code on Glo: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code for Diamond: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code for First Bank: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code for Eco Bank: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code for Union Bank: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code for UBA: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code for Zenith Bank: Dial *565*0#
- How to check BVN code for FCMB: Dial *565*0#
How much does it costs to check BVN code?
Well, to know your BVN number from any Nigeria network will definitely costs a coin, thankfully it is not much. It costs just N20 to check your BVN code number in Nigeria. You get it now.
How to check BVN number online ( Internet banking or mobile banking)
You can also check your BVN code number online via internet banking. To know your BVN code online, log into your Internet banking app. And you will see the code displayed to your front page. If you need to find your banking app, you can get that here.
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