How To Check Your BVN On MTN

Do you know you can easily Check your BVN using Your mobile phone? If you have forgotten this 11 digit number, then you are not alone. People have been looking for how to retrieve their Bank verification number ever since it was introduced by the CBN. The numbers are quite long plus we humans are not that good at remembering numbers.

This post will guide you on how to retrieve your BVN number with your mobile phone if you use MTN. In fact, it is so easy that you don't even need to visit the bank. With just your Mobile phone and your MTN SIM, you can easily check your BVN


The bank verification number was a way for the Federal Government to fight against illegal banking transactions and other monetary related crimes in Nigeria.

This eleven digit unique number is assigned to each individual that operate a bank account and is also required to open a bank account in Nigeria.

Although you could still open a bank account without a BVN, these types of accounts will usually have some restrictions placed on them.

Code for Checking Your BVN on MTN

The CBN (Central Bank of Nigeria) has made it easier for individuals to check their BVN with the aid of the mobile service providers.

Those who use MTN, can check this on the MTN Network.

To check your BVN on MTN, simply dial *565*0#. After dialing this code, you will get a reply with your BVN number displayed on your screen. A service fee of N20 will be deducted from your account. Not from your bank account but from your airtime.

This code should be dialed with the same phone number associated with your BVN. That is, the number you provided during the registration.

if you use a number that is not already linked to your BVN then you will get a reply informing you that the phone number is not currently linked to an exiting BVN.

Thats all, for now folks. If you have any question please drop them in the comments below.

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