How To Check BVN Details Online [ Updated Method]
BVN is one of the essential banking details.To check your BVN personal details online,kindly follow this steps below.
BVN is a banking security measure that was introduced by CBN to help and reduce the rate of fraud in the country. BVN is used to link and track activities of each bank user, even though of multiple bank accounts.
There is no known method for now that can be used to check your BVN details without visiting the bank, that’s to say that to check the details on your BVN you will have to visit the bank where you enrolled, this is simply because BVN days remains high-class personal information of individuals and are stored using secured database management systems.
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However, you can check your BVN number from your phone easily.
To check BVN number on phone online
There’s a dedicated shortcode that had been made available for all BVN holders to check their BVN numbers on all mobile phones.
The USSD code to check your BVN number is 5650#. Simply dial the code on the mobile number you used to enroll for the BVN exercise.
Code to check BVN number for GT bank users
If you are a gt bank account holder you can use 7376*1# to check your BVN number on your mobile phone.
Alternatively, to check BVN details online, kindly
- Log to NIBSS BVN Online Portal. OR HERE.
- Enter your BVN details as required.
- Now input your password and click on Login.
To Validate your BVN on their dedicated portal
- Navigate to NIBSS BVN Online Portal.
- In the first box provided, input your BVN.
- In the second box, input your date of birth, in this order – Date-Month-Year.
- Click on validate.
You can also use that same method to check your BVN phone number and date of birth.
How to change BVN phone number and name
To change your BVN phone number you will need to go to the bank where you enrolled for the process with your BVN number, the BVN number is 11 digit unique identifier that can be use to access your bio-data.
You will also need to go with your valid ID card usually an international passport or NIMC card to have your phone number changed at the bank.
It is pretty obvious that some people are having issues with their BVN numbers. A mismatch of your BVN can cause serious problems for you. If you are looking for how to change the BVN number online, this guide is for you.
The Bank Verification Number (BVN) is a set of numbers that serves as a unique identity to a bank account. The BVN consists of 11 digits, it was introduced by the Central Government of Nigeria to curtail and monitor financial crime, fraud and theft.
The government has made it mandatory for every bank account holder in Nigeria to create a BVN for their account. Any bank account without a BVN will be frozen, therefore, every bank account has to be tied to a BVN.
There will be a contradiction if there is a mistake in your name or date of birth; this is likely to cause problems for you. To avoid mistakes like this, you have to ensure that your names, date of birth and other details in your bank account correspond with the one on your BVN.
Regardless of the institution, you bank with, be it Diamond bank, Ecobank, UBA bank, Zenith Bank, Wema bank, Skye bank, fidelity bank, GT Bank, Access Bank, First Bank etc, you will find this article helpful in changing your BVN number online.
At the moment, there is no online portal where you can change your BVN online. Ignore any platform, website or portal that claims to help you change your BVN number.
If you want to edit your BVN details or make corrections, you’ve to visit the bank where you registered your account with. If your bank is UBA bank and you enrolled for BVN with UBA, then you’ll have to visit the bank or use their online portal to update your BVN information.
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