January 29, 2023

How to Change My BVN Phone Number Online

The Nigerian BVN is an 11-digit number which was introduced to diminish all levels of theft and fraud. The Bank Verification Number served the purpose of a universal identity (ID) across 9ja financial institutions and banks.

In other words, it is best for your safety and personal banking security.

I have seen alot of people ask me – How to change my BVN Phone number online for Free?

Or other BVN details such as correction of names, wrong date of birth, etc. These issues can affect how you bank overall.

My advice is that you should try as much as possible to avoid all mistakes when filling out forms for a new bank account or forms that ask for your BVN number (If you own a BVN). Ensure the dates of birth and names match the ones on your BVN.

What if I made the mistake already?

For instance, you want to open a new bank account and you don’t remember the date of birth used during your BVN registration.

The good news is you can check your BVN date of birth and other details easily by visiting the bank you enroll with or any of the Bank branches you have an account with.

How to Change My BVN Phone Number Online

First of all, you need to know and copy your BVN number by dialing this code *565*0# using the mobile number you registered with.

Next, Copy the code and visit the Bank branches you have an account with to check your BVN Date of birth and other info. If you have an account with GTBank, dial *737*6*1# to check your BVN number.

How to Change My BVN Phone Number Online

To change your BVN phone number online, you will need a copy of your national identity card, international passport, or voter’s card showing your correct name.

Next, reach out to your bank’s customer care representatives for guidance.

How To Correct and Update Your BVN Details.

To make some corrections or update your BVN which can be a namedate of birth, and phone number, you will need the following documents.

  • For the date of the birth change, you will need the Birth certificate.
  • To change names and other details as a result of marriage: Marriage certificate as proof.
  • For a change of nameor phone number: You will need an international passport, national identity card, or voters card showing the correct name.

Once you have provided all of these, take them to any of your bank branches and they will do the needful by attending to you.

Hint To Note: There is no method, for now, to know your BVN details without going to the bank because all BVN database is secured (Correct me if I’m wrong).

By dialing this code *565*0# both on MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9Mobile, you will only be shown your BVN. After that, a charge of N20 will be deducted from your account and the 11-digit number will be sent to you.

Good Luck in your quest to learn how to change my BVN phone number online.

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