How to Check Your BVN with USSD Code & Online: We all know the importance of the BVN in our daily transactions, both with the use of the USSD Code and other online platforms and apps
The Central Bank of Nigeria has mandated commercial banks and other financial agencies on the use of BVN for proper verification, so it is very important you know how to check your BVN with USSD Code and Online
For clarity, the BVN stands for Bank Verification Number, it is a number that helps in fraud reduction, and increases the efficiency of banking transactions and operation, this same 11-digit number, helps you identify and access your credit facilities
This post will help you know the possible ways you can check your BVN online and use USSD codes on major Nigerian networks; 9MOBILE & GLO. MTN. AIRTEL
The aim of the BVN regulation on all Nigerian citizens by the Central Bank of Nigeria is to prevent fraud banking activities which is part of cybercrime activities in Nigeria.
How to Get Your BVN
The only possible way to do that is to visit any bank of your choice, mainly commercial banks. They will enroll and capture you.
Make absolutely certain you have your any means of identification (National ID card, Voter’s card, and others).
And you must be 18 years and above before you register, within a week or less, your BVN will be sent to your registered bank number, congratulations!
How to Check My BVN number with my phone?
All you have to make use of is the right USSD codes or short codes, it is not important to have an internet connection or internet-enabled phone.
How to Check BVN on First Bank?
To check your BVN number on the First bank app all you have to do is dial the code *565*0# on your registered SIM. You will be prompted with your BVN code right on-screen.
How to Check BVN on Access Bank?
To check your BVN number on Access bank all you have to do is dial the code *565*0# on your registered phone number. Your BVN code will be prompted to you on-screen.
How to Check BVN on GTBank?
To check your BVN number on Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) all you have to do is dial the code *565*0# or *737*6*1# on your registered phone number. You will be prompted with your BVN code right on-screen.
How to Check BVN on UBA?
To check your BVN number on the UBA bank account all you have to do is dial the code *565*0# on your registered SIM. You will be prompted with your BVN code right on-screen.
How to Check BVN on Zenith Bank?
To check your BVN number on Zenith bank all you have to do is dial the code *565*0# using your registered SIM. You will be prompted with your BVN code right on-screen.
General Code to Check BVN (BVN USSD Code)
The general code to check your BVN number is *565*0# and can be easily used on phone networks such as MTN, Glo, Airtel, & 9Mobile.
The code is used to check the BVN number on any Nigerian banks like FCMB, Stanbic IBTC, Jaiz, Polaris (Skye Bank), and Union bank
How to Check BVN on 9MOBILE & GLO. MTN. AIRTEL SIMS
To check your BVN number on MTN SIM just dial the code *565*0# on your phone. You will see a prompt on your screen showing your BVN code.
You can then write it down or copy depending on your phone type. Sometimes a copy is sent to your phone number as a message.
You will be charged at least #20 when you request for BVN check.
How to Check BVN Online?
As mentioned earlier, it is possible to check your BVN online without having to use the USSD code. The best way is through your bank app.
All you have to do is log on to your bank app, as soon as you are logged you will see the BVN number by the menu bar.
How to check BVN name and details
To check your BVN details (Name, date of birth, phone number & others) you need to go to the bank with a copy of the BVN number you got by dialing the code *565*0#.
The reason is that you cannot check your BVN details with the use of the USSD code or by opening the Bank app.
For some reason, you might see an error on your BVN details which you may want to correct or update to legit ones.