BVN: How to check using your MTN, Airtel, Etisalat, Glo lines

Nigerians can now check for their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) using their mobile phones.

The BVN was devised by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as part of a a single Biometric Identification System.

Each bank account holder now has a unique number that contains 11 digits.

Nigerian banks require this code to register new clients in their systems.

You can possess any number of bank accounts but only one Bank Verification Number will represent them all.

All your financial information will be associated with it.

How to check BVN: There are two methods of getting your unique 11-digit number. The first one involves a computer, tablet, or smartphone and access to the internet.

However, if you are in a hurry, you can use your phone to retrieve the Bank Verification Number quickly.

  1. How to check BVN on MTN with your phone: If your operator is MTN, simply dial the USSD 5650#, which is a code for BVN. In a moment, you will see your unique eleven digits on the screen of your phone. Take into account that this service is not free. The operator will charge you up to 20 Naira for this.
  2. The code for checking BVN on Glo: If you use Glo as your mobile operator and want to know how to check BVN on phone, ensure that there is enough money on your mobile account. You will need to pay at least 20 Naira for the inquiry. Use your phone to dial 5650#, which is a BVN code.
  3. The code for Airtel Image: If you are Airtel customer, the same code, 5650#, will help you obtain the desired digits. You will get the number soon after sending the inquiry. Up to 20 Naira will be withdrawn from your mobile account for the inquiry.

4: The code for Etisalat (9mobile) If your operator is Etisalat (which is now 9mobile), you will encounter no issues here, too. Just dial 5650#. Wait until your number is displayed on the screen of your device. You will be charged for this. It is safe to have at least 20 Naira on your mobile phone account.

The universal code to check BVN 5650# can be used for Nigerian mobile operators, which include MTN, Etisalat, Airtel, and Glo.

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