BVN Code: How To Check BVN Number With Mobile Phone Networks

Do you need to retrieve or check your BVN number with your mobile device using USSD code? Or has transaction been stopped on any of your financial account because you’ve not updated your bank account with your BVN? Or maybe, you are unable to transfer nor carry-out certain online transaction for BVN related reasons?

This post will guide you on how to check BVN Number or Bank Verification Number (via USSD Code) directly on your mobile phone without visiting the banking hall? Check BVN on Airtel, 9Mobile, Glo and MTN.

BVN Check

On February 14, 2014, the CBN through the Bankers’ Committee and in collaboration with all banks in Nigeria launched a centralized biometric identification system for the banking industry called Bank Verification Number, BVN.

How to check Bank Verification Number, BVN

With the instant BVN query service, you can now successfully query your BVN on your mobile phone without visiting the banking hall or using ATM.

BVN USSD Code: *565*0#
To check BVN number with your mobile phone on MTN, Airtel, 9Mobile (formerly Etisalat Nigeria) or Glo networks simply dial the USSD Code *565*0# and NIBSS will returns the BVN associated with your mobile phone number.

Note: You can only use the mobile phone number linked to your bank account for the operation to succeed.


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Thanks for the BVN update

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I saw this BVN ussd code at the NIMC office while applying for the National ID Card. I was like, but why?

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Great post #BVN

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