I will be sharing with you how to check BVN in 2024. Do yourself this favour by staying on this page as this article contains vital information, not only on this query but on other aspects as it relate to the subject.
What is BVN?
Bank Verification Number, which is been abbreviated as “BVN” is an eleven digit number which is been given by any commercial bank to customers who has opened an account with them. This is the only way to verify ones bank account. It is only given once, to this aid, ones needs to be very carefully with it.
For persons who intend having multiple account with different banks, you will be required to present with your Bank Verification Number, because you had an account before. Why is it so? This is because, it bears your name and phone number used in opening your initial or previous account.
Safety tips with BVN
Now, like any commercial bank will inform or advertise by hanging posters or those pasted on their walls, you are not to disclose not only your Bank Verification Number (BVN), but your card details i.e. pin, CVV and last 3 or 4 digits number to anyone who approaches on phone call or on an online chat, commercial bank do not require such information or details from their customers.
Furthermore, it is recommended you know the customer care lines or emails of your commercial bank, in other to detect scammers, who come with deceptive words.
How to check BVN in 2024
To do this, I am going to show your two different ways you can do this.
You can check your Bank Verification Number, by going to meet the customer care service of your bank with your account number, this is if you phone number isn’t enrolled on the platform.
You can easily check your Bank Verification Number on your phone, irrespectively of the network in use i.e. Airtel, MTN, Glo, 9mobile etc. All you have to do is to follow the steps listed below.
- On your phone dial *565*0#
- Hit the send button or enter.
Then you BVN displays after a couple of minutes.
Note: This service isn’t free, you are to have airtime or credit on your account, as it requires a service fee of N20.
With these you will be able to check your BVN.