Wondering how to retrieve your Bank Verification Number? If yes, then this post is for you. Since the central bank of Nigeria devised a single Biometric Identification system, each Nigerian bank account now has a unique number that contains eleven digits. Nigerian banks require this code to register new clients in their systems. You can have as many bank accounts as you want but only one Bank Verification Number will represent them as all your financial information will be associated with it.
Methods on how to check your BVN.
You can check your BVN using a computer, tablet, or smartphone and access to the internet. However, this method may not be suitable for you if you’re in a hurry. Luckily, the other way is by using your phone to retrieve the BVN.
How to check BVN number using your phone
Most people are always busy that it’s quite difficult for them to memorize the Eleven digits of the BVN. However, it is not an issue if you fail to remember your code as there is a simple way on how you can check and retrieve your BVN.
If your operator is MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, or ETISALAT (9mobile) all you have to do is Simply dial the USSD *565*0#, which is the code for BVN. In a moment, you will see your eleven digits on the screen of your phone but take into consideration that this service is not for free as you will be charged up to 20 Naira. It is therefore recommended to save the number somewhere so that you do not have to pay each time you need it.
N.B You can only access this service if you still, have the number you registered your bank account with
Now you know how to check BVN using a mobile phone