How to check BVN code number online / via mobile phone

Nigeria’s Government is struggling to introduce more methods and ways, to curb any form of illegal activity in the country and one of the very best ways is through BVN. Today’s article will specialize in how to check BVN code number.

So it is very important to create your BVN number through your bank. To do that, visit your bank right now and ask them to provide you with the form for creating BVN, and within a few hours of filling out the form, you’ll receive the code number.

After receiving the BVN code number, just save it as your contact number, for much easier access. While for old users that might have to lose their number due to one reason or the other, you can use the following method.

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What is the BVN number?

You might be wondering, what is this all about? Here is a qualified detail of what BVN is about. The full meaning of BVN is Bank Verification Number and it is a biometric identification system established by the Central Bank of Nigeria in alliance with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) to reduce illegal banking transactions.

How long is the BVN number code?

You might ask, how many digits are in a BVN? The questions are all the same and of course, provides the same answer also. The BVN code is an 11-digit number that acts as your universal ID in all banks in Nigeria. It is as important as owning a phone number for filling out NIMC forms, and other necessary forms inside and across the Nation.

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How do I get my BVN number?

In order to know your Bank Verification Number (BVN), thanks to the easy methods, you can now check your BVN number code on your mobile phone. Just dial *565*0# to check your Bank Verification Number (BVN).

You don’t need to access the internet to check your BVN code, and you don’t need any high-end Smartphone also. With this code, you can learn how to check your BVN code number on any SIM. A lot of people have been asking these series of questions:

– How to check BVN code number on MTN: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code number on Airtel: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code number on 9mobile (Etisalat): Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code number on Glo: Dial *565*0#

And also, you can check your BVN code number for any bank in Nigeria with the same code. For instance:

– How to check BVN code for Diamond: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code for First Bank: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code for FCMB: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code for Stanbic IBTC: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code for Eco Bank: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code for Union Bank: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code for UBA: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code for Zenith Bank: Dial *565*0#
– How to check BVN code for Access Bank: Dial *565*0# and so on and so forth.

How to check BVN number online

You can also check your BVN code number online via internet banking. To know your BVN number online, log into your Internet banking app. And you will see the code displayed on your front page.

How much does it cost to check the BVN number?

Well, to know your BVN number from any Nigeria network will definitely cost a coin, thankfully it is not much. It costs just N10 to check your BVN code number in Nigeria. You get it now.

284 thoughts on “How to check BVN code number online / via mobile phone”

  1. I have been trying to get my bvn on my phone but is not going through,I don’t know whether is Network or not.pls help me,I need it now

  2. Sir. I dialed *565*0# but they are telling me that the service provider did not respond to this request and I should try again later. Can u please help me fix the problem?

  3. Good evening, please help me to send my BVN, I can’t connect through my cellphone number is not the number I use for my BVN before. Help me send my BVN to this cellphone number

  4. There was nothing like BVN in 2011 before I traveled out of Nigeria, and now I want to register for BVN from my base outside the Country but couldn’t. Because my account is now dormant, and my Nigeria phone number that I opened the account with is no longer working. Please is there any way that this can be resolve online since my Nigeria bank doesn’t have any branch in my base here?

  5. Good evening, please help me to send my BVN, i can’t connect through my number is not the number i use for my BVN

  6. Pls I need my bvn. The phone number I used for the bvn is no more functional, so when I dial *565*0#, is bringing a different bvn to me

  7. i only registered bvn,(2years ago) and I’ve lost the sim that is link to my bvn, I can’t open valid account and I went back to the bank that I enrolled but they can’t trace it,
    pls is there any other solution or does that means I can’t open account for life again?

    • Hello, We are NOT bank officials, and this your question requires a professional answer, an answer that WE CANNOT PROVIDE. We advise that you visit the bank and ask for a better solution. Thank you.

  8. I’ve text *565*0# in order to check my BVN but it’s not working. It’s telling me insufficient funds. Meanwhile I still have more than #250 in my access account.
    My contact is 07011620599
    Account number 0730609144

  9. After I dial *565*0# it then shows “your phone number is not enrolled on a bvn platform”. Then how can I be enrolled?

  10. Hey, plz I registered for b n, and they said it wud be sent to me but I didn’t receive it ND now I have lost d SIM Wat do I do

  11. Please I need my BVN and account number I was open account six days back but up to now I didn’t receive any alert from the bank either my account number and BVN number

  12. I have change phone for received alert but the first phone number has lost and how will I check my bvn number

  13. Plss, I can’t temenbervtbe number I use when registering the bvn, is there any way I can view my bvn account apart from going to the bank to queue…

  14. Hi please how can i get my bvn number i try this code *565*0# but i get it but i change my phone number.

  15. Hi sir,
    Please,i lost my sim and I don’t remember my bvn again and am not in Nigeria again not to talk of going to the bank,what can I do

  16. Please I have registered my bvn number but no message was sent to me since last two weeks and I tried the code *565*0# but is not going

    • The best BVN Enrollment is to visit your bank’s nearest branch. Or you can searhch for your bank’s website online, few of them are offering BVN online registration.

  17. Hi, I lost my SIM card with my BVN and account No, and I need my BVN now how will I check it and I don’t have time to go to the bank, and also i dont have internet banking, How will i check it pls.

  18. I lost my sim registered for my bvn
    So I went to register a new sim for my bvn
    I need my new bvn
    Account number 4940870018
    Phone number; 09022377309

  19. Hello sir/ma
    The first acc I opened in my life is gt bank, I was sent the acc number and I registered for bvn…….. I was expecting the bvn number for over 3 weeks and I didn’t see it, so I went to d bank to complain. The man said I have a bvn number before, that was y I didn’t see another one……. And that’ll be d first bank I ever thought of opening………….
    I later went to uba bank to open an account too and when it was time for bvn and they also said I have bvn account before………

    Same thing goes to zenith bank….. Like seriously I’m fed up….. Won’t I have an account in my entire life because of bvn?
    And I never open bvn account before……
    Pls is there a way u can help me out plssss…….

    I’ll be waiting for ur reply pls

  20. Please i’ve opened an account for the past 1 month and i’m yet to receive my bvn……. how long does it take?

  21. I miss placed the SIM connected to my account and I don’t remember my bvn number even the number connection to my account is on hold
    Have gone to the bank to request but I guess it wasn’t linked what do I do

  22. nigerians are just follow europeans as if they are gods. bvn is sheet. what if your bvn is exposed and you want to change it, all they will tell you is that you can’t change it. any body can grab your phone and dial the code. this is throwing away the baby with the dirty water.

  23. my phone was stolen and have gone to the bank to change the phone number,which i receive alert from now, but i couldnt use it to check my bvn, and i dont have internet banking, what can i do???

  24. I opened a bank account with GTBank
    some years ago and I have my bvn then, so I later closed the account . Can I still get my bvn number now?

  25. Hello i can’t find my BVN number and i lost my mobile number that i use in registering the BVN i can’t even remember my bank account number and i ‘m not in my County now

  26. Please I lost the simcard which bears my bvn number,I have sorted it out with another number but I can’t check my can I check the bvn now pls

  27. Please am need of my bvn like now now I want to use for something. Bank is closed for today and I have misplace my registered bank number so I wont be able to do code and I don’t do app banking as well please how can you help me or which way will I get it please help. Thank you.

  28. Sir,after doing my bvn process,i was nt given the code bfor I lost my ticket I’d code and phone, I have gone to the bank many times and they said they don’t see it in their system,,pls help me out

  29. Plz how do get my bvn have lost the sim I use for it and have not link it into my account plz and am not in Nigeria for now

  30. U guy need to find us other means of checking ,some people don’t have their registered number anymore and it so annoying going to bank to queue for bvn

  31. Pls sir I open my account with foreign number and I lost my phone in taxi on my way back to Nig,and my account have been dormant before I go to Nigeria consulate and get my BVN number,pls what will I do to retreave it back


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