How to check BVN online on any bank (step by step)

The bank verification number, BVN is your unique banking identity code. It is 11 digit in number. In this post, I will discuss with you how to check your BVN online on any bank step by step. Now, let’s start.

It is strictly warned that we shouldn’t share our BVN anyhow especially online. Since BVN shouldn’t be shared anyhow, some people have stopped saving it to their phonebook incase the accidental missing of their phone.

USSD code to check BVN


To check your BVN using USSD code, open your phone and dial *565*0#. After you have dialed that code, your 11 digit number BVN will then be displayed which you can copy it down.

It is not even advised to save BVN or document it elsewhere as you can check it anytime you need it by dialing a USSD code. If you are interested to know how to check your BVN very fast anytime using phone, then start reading as I am discussing them to you below step by step.

By using BVN checker USSD code, you don’t need to access the internet to check your BVN code and you don’t need big smartphone also.

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How to check BVN on any commercial bank

If you want to check BVN on any commercial bank in Nigeria, the USSD code to use is *565*0#. Alternatively, you can also login to your bank profile to check yourself using their mobile application or internet banking.

To check your BVN on any bank that you operate, simply download their mobile app from Google Play Store or Apple App store and sign up for their internet banking using your email address and password.

#1. Access bank

To check your BVN on Access bank, what you need to do is just simply dial the USSD short code *565*0# on your Access Bank alert phone number.

You can click here to download Access bank mobile app to check your BVN. Please note that to that you must first activate it. And if you have never activated Access bank mobile app on your alert number, click here to know how to activate it.

#2. UBA bank

If the commercial bank you operate is United Bank for Africa, UBA, regardless of any type of SIM card you use as your alert number, the USSD code to check your BVN online is *565*0#. Before you dial this code, make sure that it is the SIM card you used to open your BVN you are going to use to send it.

#3. GTB

The official USSD code you need to dial to check your Bank Verification Number (BVN) on GTBank Nigeria is *565*0#.

#4. First bank

Please always dial *565*0# to check your First bank BVN.

The BVN checker USSD code, *565*0# works on MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, 9Mobile and any other type of SIM card.

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How to check date of birth on BVN online

Visit any commercial bank with your BVN.

When enrolling for BVN, your date of birth, name, address, in fact, everything about you including all your personal information and details are entered into the system for security purpose in future.

In the event that you want to change any of the detail or information like your date of birth, just simply dial  *565*0# to check your BVN first, copy it on a sheet of paper and take visit any nearest commercial bank which has your BVN on their record and request them to print out your BVN for you or just check date of birth or any detail on your BVN for you.

To check date of birth on your BVN, go to any supreme high court to swear an affidavit of change of date of birth. After obtaining your date of birth sworn affidavit from the court, then go to any nearest bank to change it. Please note that it is free of charge.


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Abdulrazaq Yahaya

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