How To Link Bank Verification Number BVN To All Bank Accounts without visiting bank

Specifically, since February 14, 2014. In collaboration with all Nigerian financial institutions, the Central Bank of Nigeria launched the Bank Verification Number (BVN).
Since then, it has become a mandatory requirement for operating a bank account in Nigeria, as no withdrawals on accounts without a validated BVN will be permitted.

Why Should You Obtain a BVN?

Security – Your BVN safeguards your account against unauthorized access.

Speed – When you transact with your BVN, you will receive priority service at all Nigerian bank branches.

Ease of Tracking – Your BVN enables you to keep track of all your bank transactions.

How to Register with First Bank for BVN

To register, you must first:

Complete and submit the BVN enrollment application. The form is available at any FirstBank location or can be downloaded here.

At the time of submission, you must provide a valid form of identification, which may include one or more of the following:

Passport International

Licence de conducteur

Card of Registration of Voters

National Identification Card

How to Connect Your Bank Account

 

Option 1: Text the BVN#account number#BVNCode to 08076664444, for example, BVN#2345678932#22147733260.

Wait a few minutes; you will receive a text message confirming that your BVN has been submitted successfully for processing.

Alternatively, you may visit https://bvn.firstbanknigeria.com/form/.

Complete and submit the form.

Specifically, since February 14, 2014. In collaboration with all Nigerian financial institutions, the Central Bank of Nigeria launched the Bank Verification Number (BVN).

With the growing number of compromises of conventional security systems (Password and PIN), there is a growing demand for enhanced security when it comes to access to sensitive or personal information in the Banking System.

Since then, it has become a mandatory requirement for operating a bank account in Nigeria, as no withdrawals on accounts without a validated BVN will be permitted.

Why Should You Obtain a BVN?

Security – Your BVN safeguards your account against unauthorized access.

Speed – When you transact with your BVN, you will receive priority service at all Nigerian bank branches.

Ease of Tracking – Your BVN enables you to keep track of all your bank transactions.

First Bank

To register, you must first:

Complete and submit the BVN enrollment application. The form is available at any FirstBank location or can be downloaded here.

At the time of submission, you must provide a valid form of identification, which may include one or more of the following:

International Passport

Drivers’ Licence

Voters’ Registration Card

National ID Card

How to Connect Your Bank Account

To link your BVN, visit any of your bank branches.

Zenith bank

If you have enrolled for your BVN with another Nigerian bank or an authorized third party, and would like to link your BVN details to your Zenith Bank account, please do one of the following.

BANKING ON THE INTERNET

Access internet banking

On the left pane, click Account summary.

Select BVN update.

Submit your BVN by entering it.

ZENITH DIRECT

Download the latest version of the BVN form (click here to download the form)

Complete it

Please send an email to zenithdirect@zenithbank.com.

Contact our 24-hour customer service department at +234-1-2927000 or +234-1-2787000.

EASYBANKING *966# (SHORT CODE)

Dial *966*YourBVN# from the GSM number to which transaction alerts are sent (Individual Naira account only)

WEBSITE OF ZENITH BANK

Visit www.zenithbank.com/bvnupdate for more information.

Enter the account number for your Zenith [NUBAN] account.

Enter your BVN number.

Enter the Security Code provided and click Validate.

After successful validation, enter the details for your token to update and activate your account.

Access Bank BVN

How to enroll in the BVN program

Complete the enrolment form at any Access Bank branch.

The system will store your biometric information (fingerprint, photograph, and signature).

You will then be provided with a Ticket ID.

BVN will be sent to the mobile number associated with your account.

CONNECT YOUR BVN TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT.

Have you already obtained a BVN? Your BVN should be linked to your Access Bank account.

The following methods are available for connecting your BVN to your Access Bank account:

1. Through the website located at http://bvnlinking.accessbankplc.com:8080/bvnlinking/bvn.jsp

2. Via text message

Simply send a text message to 20121 with the words BVN, your account number, and BVN number.

BVN 06812345678 22498765432 to 20121 BVN 06812345678

3. By means of Internet Banking

– Access the Internet Banking platform by logging in.

– Click on the Service Requests menu item.

– Click the Initiate Service Request button.

– Select BVN Link

ECOBAnk

 

Contact the bank 24 hours a day at 0700 500 0000.
To contact the ENG Contact Centre, send an email to ENGContactcentre@ecobank.com.
Chat with a Customer Care Representative on our website, www.ecobank.com, or through the Ecobank Mobile App.
Contact us via WhatsApp at (234) 808 760 3717 to find out the location of the nearest Ecobank branch.
Already a customer of another bank and have forgotten your BVN? Simply dial *565*0# on your registered phone to obtain and send them your BVN.

United Bank of Africa (UBA)
Dial 9196# from the mobile number associated with your account and follow the on-screen instructions.
2. If you have already registered with another bank, visit any UBA Bank branch to obtain your BNV link.

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR UBA BVN
Identification documents with a clear photograph (international passport, voter card, national identity card, driver’s license)
A completely completed enrollment form

UPDATE ON THE Fidelity Bank BVN LINK
Instantly update your BVN/Email on your mobile phone. There is no reason to visit a bank or become anxious about your BVN. The simplest way to update your BVN and email address without visiting the bank.
Dial *770*02# to update your BVN.

Polaris Bank
The following methods allow you to connect your BVN to your bank account.
1.PolarisXperience
2.A phone call to the Yes Center
POLARIS-0700 (0700-7652747)
00808 988 0000 0806 988 0000
+1 1-448-2100
Telephone: 01 270 5850
Email:
yescenter@polarisbanklimited.com
3.A trip to one of Polaris Bank’s locations

Sterling Bank
Customers who already have BVN from other financial institutions
1. Visit any Sterling Bank branch.
2. Submit account information to the branch along with the BVN.
3. Verify your BVN at the branch via fingerprint or facial recognition.
4. Following verification, your BVN will be updated to reflect your existing accounts with us.
Bank Standard Chartered
1. Online Banking: Log in to your Online Banking account and send a message by clicking on the “Send a message” button.
“Contact us” link
2.Email: e-mail Callcentre.Nigeria@sc.com.
3. Standard Chartered Bank branch: Pay a visit to your nearest Standard Chartered Bank branch.
4.24-Hour Customer Service: +234 1 270 4611-4

Wema Bank

You can connect your BVN to their website via their portal. To your browser, copy and paste the following link: https://apps.wemabank.com/bvn/

Bank of the First City Monument (FCMB)

Option 1: Dial *329#, choose self-service, and then choose link BVN to link BVN.

Option 2. Email customerservice@fcmb.com with your BVN and account number.

Option 3: Update your BVN at any FCMB branch.

GTBank

There are five ways to connect your BVN to your GTBank account:

BVN Linking Process Utilizing the 737 BVN Linker

To connect your BVN to a 737, dial *737*20*BVN#.

  1. Establishment of BVN Accounts via Internet Banking

Internet Banking

From the left-hand panel, select BVN Linker.

Select New Request.

Insert your Bank Verification Number from the drop-down menu.

Choose the Nigerian bank that issued your BVN.

Continue by responding to your Secret Question.

  1. Establishment of the BVN via the BVN Portal on the Website

Type in your GTBank account number and click Verify Account Number.

Choose the Nigerian bank that issued your BVN.

Input the BVN obtained from a different Nigerian bank.

Submit

To link your BVN, please visit www.gtbank.com/bvnlinking.

  1. Establishment of the BVN via ATMs

Introduce your GTBank ATM card.

On the transaction menu screen, click BVN Link.

Input your 11-digit BVN number.

Confirm your BVN information.

Submit your BVN number

  1. SMS-Based BVN Linking Process

To connect your BVN via SMS, simply text the details of your BVN to 08076665555.

For instance, BVN 01234567890 to 08076665555

Bank Jaiz

Phone: +234 708 063 5500 | +234 708 063 5555

or visit any branch to obtain a BVN link to your bank account.

 

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