BVN number is known as Bank Verification Number, it was introduced by the Nigeria government with aim of curbing any form of illegal bank transaction, fraudulent activities in the country. BVN number is a code number that links to all the bank accounts an individual operates in Nigeria. It is a compulsory that every bank account must be linked to BVN Number.

Before you can operate any bank account in Nigeria, you must have a BVN number. It is very easy and FREE to create a BVN number through any bank you have an account. Every individual is entitled to one BVN (Bank Verification Number), so no one is allowed to create multiple BVN Number.

How To Check BVN Number Online

To create Bank Verification Number (BVN), visit any of your bank branch and ask them to provide you the form for Bank Verification Number (BVN). After filling the form, they will process it for you, within few hours, you will receive your own BVN code number.

After receiving the Bank Verification Number (BVN code number), save it somewhere you can easily remember or just save as a contact number in your phone. In case you lose or forgot your BVN code number, you can easily retrieve it by following the below instructions:

How Do I Get Recover My BVN Number?

If you have forgotten or lost your Bank Verification Number (BVN) due to certain reasons best known to you, there is an easy method to retrieve it on your mobile phone.

To check BVN number, just dial *565*0# using the phone number linked to your BVN, that is the phone number you used to create the bank verification number. You don’t need internet access or top high end smartphones to do this, but note that checking your BVN number attracts charges from your network provider. This retrieval code works on all network provider in Nigeria and same for all banks.

• To Check BVN number on MTN network: just dial *565*0#
• To Check BVN number on GLO network: just dial *565*0#
• To Check BVN number on 9Mobile(Etisalat) network: just dial *565*0#
• To Check bank verification number on Airtel network: just dial *565*0#

How To Check BVN Code Number For Any Bank

You can easily check your BVN number (Bank Verification Number) for any bank in Nigeria with the same code. For Example:
• To check BVN code number for First Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check BVN code number for Access Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check BVN code number for Fidelity Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check BVN code number for UBA Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check B.V.N code number for GTBank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check BVN code number for FCMB Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check BVN code number for Stanbic Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check BVN code number for ECO Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check BVN code number for Union Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check BVN code number for Zenith Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check Bank Verification Number for WEMA Bank: Just dial *565*0#
• To check Bank Verification Number for Sterling Bank: Just dial *565*0#

This code is the same for all banks in Nigeria.

That’s all, if you have any questions, feel free to ask.

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