How to check BVN on Glo, Etisalat (9Mobile), MTN & Airtel All Banks

This is a complete Guide on how to check BVN on Glo, Etisalat (9Mobile), MTN & Airtel for all Nigerian Banks (GTBank, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, Diamond Bank, First Bank, Union Bank etc) on a mobile phone. The Bank Verification Number fondly called BVN is a biometric identification system initiated by the Central Bank of Nigeria to reduce illegal or fraud in the banking system in Nigeria.

The BVN is a universal identification number which consists of 11-digit that uniquely identifies each customer with their biometric details across Nigerian Banking system irrespective of the number of accounts owned by an individual one BVN is only required to link them all up.


Some of the reasons to register for a BVN Code in Nigeria include Protection of account from unauthorized access, Reduce risk of identity theft and fraud cases. it is also an easy and acceptable identification means for all Nigerian Banks. it also provides smooth credit system and banking operations.

How to Enroll For BVN in Nigerian Banks

  • Visit any branch of a bank you have an account with.
  • Request for the enrolment form at the customer care and fill.
  • Go for biometric data capture in the same bank
  • Enrolment Ticket ID will be issued to you on completion of the biometric capture.
  • In 48 hours, your BVN will be sent to your phone number associated with your account number.

How to check BVN on Glo, Etisalat (9Mobile), MTN & Airtel

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To check BVN on MTN, Etisalat, Airtel, and Glo dial *565*0# and your BVN will be displayed on your phone screen. A service fee of N10 naira will be deducted from your airtime balance after checking the BVN.

The above guide is also how to check BVN for GTBank, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, Diamond Bank, First Bank, Union Bank and all other Nigerian banks except otherwise stated.

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As earlier stated If you operate many accounts with other Banks, you will only need to link the BVN code with them saving the stress of going through the process of registration, just visit any of the banks request to link your BVN, alternatively you could also visit the bank website to do so

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