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How To Check BVN Number On Your Phone

In 2015, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduced the Bank Verification Number (BVN). Each bank in Nigeria has a unique 11-digit number that is used to register customers with new accounts with the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Biometric Identification System. To check BVN in Nigeria, use the mobile phone code provided in this post and learn How to check BVN numbers on MTN, GLO, 9Mobile, or Airtel.

Codes To Check Your BVN Number

The general code for checking BVN is *565*0#, you can use this code in general to check your Bank Verification Number on the registered Number.

How To Check BVN On MTN

To check your BVN on MTN dial *565*0# from your dialpad. You will instantly receive a notification with your BVN number after dialing the code. But before using the codes, ensure that you have a minimum balance of twenty Naira on your MTN account.

How To Check BVN On Airtel

Airtel makes it simple and free to obtain your BVN. All you need is an Airtel SIM card registered with the BVN. Then Dial *565*0# and choose ‘check BVN‘.

Your BVN will be displayed on your device’s screen after deducting the BVN checking fees.

Additionally, an SMS with your BVN will be sent to the phone number associated with your bank account for security reasons.

The entire process of checking your BVN with Airtel takes only a few seconds and does not require any further authentication, it is safe and simple!

How To Check Your BVN On GLO

Checking your Bank Verification Number (BVN) on the Glo mobile network is simple. All you need is a registered Glo SIM card with an active account balance and the steps listed below:

  • Dial *565*0# on your phone.
  • To confirm the BVN inquiry, select ‘1’.
  • Enter your bank account number’s last four digits;
  • To continue, select ‘1’ for yes;
  • Enter your bank account number’s last four digits;
  • Your phone’s screen will display your BVN.

How To Check BVN Number On 9Mobile

Verifying your BVN on 9Mobile (Etisalat) is a rather simple process. Simply dial *565*0# from your 9Mobile phone and wait for an SMS containing the BVN number.

Always ensure that you’ve N20 available on your line for the service charges.


What You Need To Know Before Checking Your BVN Number

  • The individual must dial the BVN checking code with the phone number associated with his or her BVN.
  • N20 will be charged as a service fee.
  • When a phone number is linked to more than one BVN, no BVN is returned.
  • Always save your BVN number in a safe place after checking the numbers.

In Conclusion

Finally, checking your Bank Verification Number (BVN) on MTN, Glo, 9Mobile, and Airtel has never been easier. All you have to do is follow the simple instructions in this blog post. secure your BVN as well, as it is a crucial security measure to secure your financial data and prevent identity theft.


Nigerian Blogger, Author And CEO Simas Services.

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