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How to check BVN Using USSD Code 2021 update

How to check BVN (Code) on MTN, Airtel, Etisalat & Glo 2021 update

There are occasions where one would need their BVN as a matter of urgency; while it is difficult to cram eleven digits, provisions have, however, been made to retrieve and access the number when needed quickly.

With the help of your phone, you can access your BVN with ease, all thanks to technology.

A little explanation, Bank Verification Number BVN is about biometric identification system which is being implemented by the apex bank in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria.

BVN was made compulsory for all bank account holders to curb or reduce illegal banking transactions in Nigeria.

It involves the recording of fingerprints and a facial photograph of each bank account holder in the country, while a BVN is aside from every account.

In 2021, it is impossible to run a bank account in Nigeria without having a BVN as it has been made mandatory, including for those opening new bank accounts.

This article is focused on how you can access and check your BVN with USSD codes in 2021.

In order to make use of the assigned USSD code, you must be a user of telecommunications companies in Nigeria, which include MTN, Airtel, 9Mobile, and Glo.

To access your BVN on any of the networks listed above, simply dial the USSD *565*0#. Instantly, you will see your unique eleven digits on the screen of your phone.

However, you must know that the service is not free as service providers would charge you 20 naira to do this. Therefore, you should save the number somewhere to don’t have to check every time and keep paying every time.

You must also know that the phone number you are using must be connected to your bank account; if not, your BVN would not appear.

The USSD code is universal and so applies to every mobile network.

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