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  • Updated: April 19, 2021

How To Check BVN Code On MTN

One of the most common questions amongst people who don't want to go through the elongated process of retrieving their Bank Verification Number (BVN) in the bank is to check their BVN on their mobile phones or MTN SIM cards.

If this is your enquiry you need not worry because you are on the right track. This article is designed to educate our readers on the fastest and most efficient way to check the BVN number on MTN within seconds. 

As MTN Nigeria subscribers, you can easily and quickly check your BVN with a USSD code, it is as simple as that. 

Bank Verification Number is a biometric identification system that was introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in conjunction with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) to reduce illegal banking transactions.

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So every single piece of financial information possessed by an individual in Nigeria is tied to that 11-digit BVN number. That means multiple accounts is linked to a singular BVN number and remain valid regardless of their bank.

With MTN BVN USSD code, daily transactions have become simpler and faster to carry out by eliminating the complicated long queue at the bank as a result of swift resolutions to the numerous issues waiting to be solved by customers.

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How To Check Bank Verification Number (BVN) On MTN

To successfully check or retrieve your BVN number on MTN, all you need to do is follow the simple process below. 

  • Dial the code, *565*0#
  • Your BVN shows on your screen
  • Make the required payment charges by MTN

Note: Make sure you use your registered phone number which was attached to the bank account. However, the shortcode, *565*0# will attract a sum of N20 only but absolutely stress-free. 

Surprisingly, you can also check your BVN code number for any bank in Nigeria on your MTN via the same USSD code.


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Aside from the required payment charges of N20, the beauty of the USSD code is that you can check your BVN number on any mobile phone irrespective of the brand or model. It doesn't matter if it is a smartphone like iPhone, Android, tablet or a cell phone with no internet capabilities.

All you need to do is just input the code and within seconds your BVN number will be starring at you from your phone. 

How To Check BVN Number On MTN Without Charge

You might be wondering how you can check or retrieve your BVN number on MTN without any charges whatsoever. But unfortunately, you can not check your BVN on MTN using the USSD code provided earlier without charge. As much as the process is fast, simple and easy, it is not free, you must ensure you have airtime on your mobile phone before dialling the shortcode.

As mention earlier, checking your BVN on your MTN line via the USSD code cost N20 for every check. But if you don't want to spend so much checking your BVN, you can save the code on your mobile number or in a diary after the first check so that you can always refer to it anytime you need it. 

How Much Does It Cost To Check BVN Number On MTN?

Well, to know your BVN number via MTN Nigeria USSD code will cost you just N20 only per time.

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