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Friday, 29 September 2017

How to check your BVN details in Nigeria

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You must have heard about the Bank Verification Code (BVN). Do you know what it is about? Are you having some hitches getting your bank account to be linked to your BVN?

This post on how to check your BVN details and how to register for BVN, will be of help to you. But before I continue, below is the USSD code to check your BVN.

To check your BVN details , dail *565*0# with your registered phone number.

Okay. Now that you know the code to check your BVN details with, let us proceed to our next How to, which is on how to register your BVN details in Nigeria.

First step is to visit your Nigerian bank. The bank you are banking with.
After this,

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 #1 Request for BVN registration
Once you are at your bank, make your intention known to them, about your interest in registering for BVN. If you are not sure whom to approach for your BVN details registration, approach the Customer Care (CC) desk, they will direct you.

#2 Fill your form
On getting to the personnel in charge of BVN details registeration, you will be presented a form to fill. Provide your details on the form and also put down your signature.

Do you know that the Nigerian Interbank Settlement
System is responsible for displaying your Bank
Verification Number (BVN) details on your phone? Now you know!

#3 Confirm registration and linking to your bank account
After returning your form to the bank staff, sit and wait for your registration to be processed and confirmed. This is to make sure you won't need returning back to the bank for registration a second time.

#4 Check BVN details 
 Now that you have been registered, and your bank account linked to your BVN. You can go ahead and dail the USSD code I provided at the beginning of this post; *565*0#. This will display your BVN at the cost of 10 naira only, provided you used your registered phone number.

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