BVN: How to Check It (New Guide)

Bank Verification Number (BVN) is a biometric identification system implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria to curb or reduce illegal banking transactions in Nigeria. If you want to know what your BVN number is, then this article will show you how to check it.

BVN Checker: How to Check BVN, Simple Guides.

How to Check BVN (Bank Verification Number)

The code to check BVN is *565*0#. To check
  1. Dial *565*0# on your phone.
  2. From the pop-up box, copy and save your BVN.

Note, the BVN code *565*0# works on all the mobile network services across Nigeria. You can dial the code using your  MTN, Glo, Airtel, or 9Mobile, sim card.

01: Dial *565*0# on Your Phone

*565*0# is the BVN Code. Dial the code on your phone dialer using the SIM card you provided during registration to check your BVN. Simply dial the code into your phone dialer and press the send button.

02: From The Pop-up Box, Copy and Save Your BVN

Just after dialing the BVN code *565*0#, you will see a pop-up message box containing your unique 11-digit BVN. You can copy the code or screenshot it.

Warning! Do not share your BVN, please. Sharing your BVN online or on social media puts you at risk for fraud.

What is The Cost of Checking BVN?

The cost of checking BVN is 20 naira. Before checking, make sure your SIM card has at least 20 naira on it.

How Much Does it Cost to Get a BVN?

BVN enrollment is free. That is to say, you don't have to pay to get a BVN. All you have to do to get your BVN is to go to any bank branch nearby with your and request a BVN enrollment form.

Is it Possible to Have Two BVNs?

Having multiple bank accounts linked up with one BVN is okay, but having multiple BVNs is a big NO-NO. BVN is unique, which is to say, you can't find any with the same BVN as yours. If you already have a BVN, you will find it defaults to enrolling in another.