Looking for a valid USSD code to check or retrieve your Bank Verification Number (BVN) on your 9Mobile/Etisalat line using your mobile phone, here is the right place to be.
Many people out there find it pretty very difficult to retrieve their BVN 11-digit number when it’s not stored in their mobile phone, sim card, or it’s not written anywhere around them.
BVN is a biometric identification system that was implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in a coalition with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) in other to reduce fraud in the banking sector and illegal banking transactions in Nigeria, this modern security measure in line with the CBN Act 1958.
This unique identification number is an 11-digit code designed to be kept private and be used to verify accounts across all financial institutions in Nigeria. It is therefore sent to you by your bank after your fingerprints and facial photograph have been recorded into a system.
In most cases, you will need your BVN Number when filling in some online forms or applying for stuff related to funds, payments, and withdrawal.
To easily check your BVN on the 9Mobile/Etisalat network provider simply dial the code below, and ensure you have at least N20 in your 9Mobile/Etisalat sim card.
Below is the easiest and fastest way to check and retrieve your bank verification number on your 9Mobile using your mobile phone without access to the internet.
Don't be surprised, for this method, you don’t necessarily need a browsing phone, all you need is the sim card you used in the BVN registration and any mobile phone.
Note: Immediately the 11-digit BVN code display on your phone screen, copy it to a secure place on your mobile phone so you can easily access it later without charges thereafter.
But the initial charge for checking your BVN number on your mobile phone via your 9Mobile line will cost you a sum of N20 only for the code check.
The code to check BVN is *565*0#. You can use this code to check BVN on all the phone networks in Nigeria like MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9Mobile.
You can also use this code to check BVN for banks across the country such as FirstBank, Gtbank, Access Bank, Zenith Bank, Sterling Bank, Jaiz Bank, FCMB, Stanbic IBTC, Union Bank or any bank.
To check your BVN number online is a little bit longer than the USSD code method mention earlier. But to easily retrieve your BVN code online simply visit the internet portal of your bank by login into your Internet banking app. Check for where to see customer information and you will see the code displayed on your front page.
You could also check for Your BVN on your Bank’s Mobile App.
For you to register for your Bank Verification Number (BVN) kindly follow the steps below:
Locate the closest branch of your bank
Go to the customer care centre and pick up the BVN enrollment form, fill and submit the form to enrol.
Ensure you enter your details correctly (Name, date of birth, phone no. etc. ) as this can affect you in future.
You will be asked to enter all your biometrics like (fingerprints, facial image capture and more..).
After that, you will be given an acknowledgement slip with a transaction ID.
After your application is confirmed, within 24-48 hours the system will generate your BVN code and send it to you via SMS.