The Bank Verification Number popularly called BVN is a biometric
identification system implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in other to reduce illegal banking transactions in Nigeria,it’s main purpose is to reduce the rate of fraudulent banking in Nigeria’s banking system.
This article contains the easy way to check your bank’s Bank Verification Number BVN from your mobile phone.
Importance And Benefits Of The BVN
The BVN ensures that your account is secured and protected from unauthorized access and it is also a reliable and an acceptable means of identification across all Banks in Nigeria.
How To Check For Your BVN Through Your Mobile Phone
You can easily check for your BVN Number through your mobile phone,you don’t even need to have internet access or a smartphone.
What this means is that you can check your bank verification Number BVN using any of the four network providers i.e MTN,Glo,Airtel or 9mobile.
To check for your bvm via your phone simply do the following:
- Dial *565*0# from the number you used to register and open your account.
- Your BVN number will be displayed on your phone screen.
- Write it down on a piece of paper.
You might be charged N10 or N15 for this transaction,
In some cases,you might need to have credit on your phone line,before you can be able to check your BVN number.
How GTBank Customers Can Check Their BVN
GTBank Code for checking BVN:
If you bank with GTbank you can easily check for your BVN number,to check your BVN Number simply dial the code below:
- Dial *737*6*1#