MTN Users users can now be able to check their BVN number using their mobile phone and the registered phone number. The good thing about it is that you don’t even need any internet connection before this can be achieved. All you need is to dial a code and your BVN number will be displayed to you.
Many Questions have come to my inbox from many MTN users on how to check their BVN Number. In this post, we will be discussing how to check your BVN Number On MTN Network.
Since CBN mandated all Banks to carry out BVN for their customers to help identify each customer easily, there are many things people still don’t know about BVN registration and how to check the BVN number which is attached to your account number.
Firstly let’s start from What is BVN
BVN stands for Bank Verification Number. It is a unique ID number which is issued to every Bank customer at enrolment and linked to every account that the customer has in ALL Nigerian Banks.
Individuals shall be required to submit an acceptable means of identification as prescribed for enrolment in any of the banks in which they operate. One person is only entitled to only one BVN as it is recorded with a fingerprint.
BVN gives a unique identity that can be verified across any Nigerian Banking Industry (not peculiar to one Bank)
This helps Customer’s Bank Accounts to be protected from unauthorized access
Now that you know about BVN, Let’s go straight to how to check your BVN Number using MTN Network.
Meanwhile, we have already written an article on how to change your BVN date of birth in case there is an error while registering, You can also read how to change the Name on your BVN.
How To Check Your BVN Using MTN Number
All MTN customers who wish to check their BVN Number Online without going to the bank are to dial *565*0# and send.
In some seconds, you will receive your eleven-digit bvn number on your phone. Please note that you are going to be charged not less than #20 for you to be able to get your BVN Online.
So it’s advisable that once you have the BVN, you write it down to avoid going through the same process next time you wish to use your BVN.
If you are using other networks like GLO, AIRTEL, or ETISALAT, you can read about how to check your BVN With them HERE