How to retrieve your BVN code with your phone


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How to retrieve your BVN code with your phone
Posted on: January 04, 2018, 09:55:25 AM
The Bank Verification 11 digit number is a code majority of people have dificulty to remember. But there is no need to worry if you are in such situation as there is an easyw way to get it directly to your phone anytime anywhere.

How to Retrieve BVN code

The BVN is an identification number that consists of 11 digits. In order to completely eliminate frauds and illegal transactions, the central bank of Nigeria(CBN) in 2015 provided a system of bank verification numbers for all the clients of Nigerian banks. These bank verification numbers are also given to all the clients of Nigerian banks who are currently abroad.  

It works in the entire network of all Nigerian banks but if you have multiple bank accounts, you need just one BVN. However, this number is given to a client of a bank once and for all but in case it’s lost, you can always retrieve it when necessary.

Getting Your BVN Back Once You Lose It

Many are very afraid of losing their BVN code talk less of trying to remember them and they often ask: 'How to get my BVN number in case I lose the card or forget the number?' All you need to do is dial *565*0# on the phone that’s registered as your financial contact number(The phone number you registered your account with). You’ll get a text message with the necessary information.

This service is paid, so you need to have at least N10 on your mobile call credit account and works for all Nigerian banks and mobile operators.  

Learn More!: BVN registration online in Nigeria - Is it possible?

Must remember facts about a BVN

◆ You only need one bank verification number even if you account with multiple banks.
◆ Once you are registered, you can collect the identification card with the BVN number and the chip holding all your personal data in any nearest affiliate of the bank where you have registered.
◆ After registration, it takes 24 hours for you to receive your BVN, it is often sent in a text message.
◆ Getting a BVN is free.
◆ During the registration, they will capture your face and fingerprint for the database and identification.
◆ Your BVN is one and the same for your whole life!

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