Are you in a bank right now, probably filling an important form and you want to know how to check your bvn on your etisalat sim? Look no further, because in this post you’re going to see how to do that, very easy and straight forward.
Bank Verification Number popularly known as BVN is biometric system introduced by Central Bank to reduce identity theft, fraudulent transactions and other illegal banking transactions in Nigeria. Banks use it to register and identify their customers, every account holder on any bank must have a bvn which contains biometrics of their identity. Every bank in Nigeria uses it to uniquely identify each of their customers.
It is required that everyone in the country have his or her own bvn, without it you won’t be able to apply for some things and fill some important documents in the country like the NIMC (Identity card) etc. So if you don’t have a bvn, go into a bank now and enroll for your own.
Getting access to your bvn have now being made very easy and convenient, all thanks to banks and Telecom service operators in Nigeria. These days you don’t need to go to bank to check your bvn, with just your sim card and your phone you can have access to your bvn anytime anywhere.
So to check your bvn on etisalat, make sure the etisalat sim card you’re using to check it is the one you used to open that your bank account. Remember when you were opening that bank account the phone number you filled in the form, the one you receive your alerts on.
That’s the one you’re going to use to check your bvn, if the sim card is not in your phone or maybe you lost it, then go to your bank and request for it from customer care.
However if your etisalat sim is in your phone, you can then go ahead to check your bvn by dialing the code below.
The ussd code to check your bvn on your etisalat line is *565*0#. Once you dial that code your 11digit bvn will be displayed to you instantly.
Note: This will cost you about N20, so make sure you have up to that in your etisalat sim.
If you get your bvn you can write down and keep it away from people or you can leave it and check it by dialing the code anytime you need it to avoid stories that touch lol. You will charged the same amount anytime you check your bvn.
How to check your bvn on etisalat if you have more than one bank account
The code above is used to check your bvn if you have one bank account, however, if you have more than one bank account associated with that sim card then unfortunately you won’t be able to get access to your bvn with just that code.
In this case you have to walk into your bank and request for it, few details about yourself will be needed and then you’ll get your bvn right away.