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How to Check BVN

Ogugua Belonwu
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Posted on May 21, 2020;

How to Check BVN

Wondering how to check your BVN number?

In this post, I will share with you quick information on how you can access your BVN number via SMS and online.

In this post, you will learn:

 

In this article:

  • What is BVN code?
  • How do I check my BVN?
  • How do I check my BVN on GTBank?
  • How can I get my BVN online?

 

What Is BVN Code?

BVN is the 11-digit code sent to you by a bank after your fingerprints and facial photograph have been recorded into a system.

This code was implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria as a security measure to curb and control fraudulent banking transactions.

 

Why Do We Need BVN Code

A BVN (bank verification number) code has become a crucial part of the Nigerian banking system, since it was made a must-have by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

With your secret 11 digit number, you can do anything from opening multiple bank accounts to securing those accounts from unauthorized access.

Your BVN code is important, and since it is  something can only have one,  you should keep it safe and never disclose it to anyone else or lose it.

However, If you have lost that piece of paper where you wrote your BVN, or need to access it immediately, there's an easier way for you to check your BVN code.

This article will show you how to check your BVN code.

 

How Do I Check My BVN?

If you have forgotten your BVN, or need to access it immediately, you don't necessarily have to go to your bank to retrieve it, with just a simple universal code you can check your BVN with your mobile phone, no internet required.

To check your BVN on various platforms, follow these steps:

 

How To Check BVN Code On MTN

  • Dial the code, *565*0#
  • Your BVN shows on your screen
  • Make the required payment charges by MTN

 

How To Check BVN Code On Glo

  • Dial the code, *565*0#
  • Your BVN shows on your screen
  • Make the required payment charges by Glo

 

How To Check BVN Code On 9Mobile

  • Dial the code, *565*0#
  • Your BVN shows on your screen
  • Make the required payment charges by 9Mobile

 

How To Check BVN Code On Airtel

  • Dial the code, *565*0#
  • Your BVN shows on your screen
  • Make the required payment charges by Airtel

 

How To Check BVN Code On FirstBank

  • Dial *565*0#

 

How To Check BVN Code On Diamond Bank

  • Dial *565*0#

 

How To Check BVN Code On FCMB

  • Dial *565*0#

 

How To Check BVN Code On Stanbic IBTC

  • Dial *565*0#

 

How To Check BVN Code On Union Bank

  • Dial *565*0#

 

How To Check BVN Code On UBA

  • Dial *565*0#

 

How To Check BVN Code On Zenith Bank

  • Dial *565*0#

 

How To Check BVN Code On Access Bank

  • Dial *565*0#

 

Note:

You can use this *565*0# to check your BVN code on any network you are using, MTN, Glo, 9Mobile, or Airtel.

It also works for any Nigerian bank , FirstBank, Diamond Bank, FCMB, Stanbic IBTC, Union Bank, UBA, Zenith Bank, and  Access Bank, except for GTBank.

 

How Do I Check My BVN On GTBANK

 

To check their BVN code on GTBank, users can take the following steps:

  • Dial *737*6*1# on your mobile phone
  • Follow the given instructions on your phone screen

 

Or you can also:

  • Access the GTBank app on your phone
  • Click on the menu column
  • The BVN code is displayed on the menu.

 

How Can I Get My BVN Online?

To get your BVN code online you can:

  • Check your BVN by logging into your bank app and click on the menu bar, you will see your BVN displayed on it.
  • Dial the universal code.
     

Your BVN code doesn't have to be lost to you forever. By following the steps listed in this article, you can easily retrieve it whenever you need to.

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