This article will provide you with guides on How to Check My BVN Name And Date of Birth at Home easily using USSD short code without having to visit the bank.
It’s important to know the name and date of birth attached to your BVN or how your names are arranged in your BVN profile. To check your BVN name and date of birth, you will need to use a USSD code or other means. This code is usually a short sequence of numbers that you can dial on your phone to access your BVN information.
What is BVN?
BVN stands for Bank Verification Number. It is a 11 digits unique identification number that is assigned to each customer of a Nigerian bank. The BVN is used to verify the identity of bank customers and to protect their accounts from unauthorized access. It is a security measure that was introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria to help reduce fraud and improve the overall safety and security of the Nigerian banking system.
Why is BVN Important?
BVN (Bank Verification Number) is important because it serves as a unique identification number for bank account holders in Nigeria. It helps to prevent fraud and protect the identity of bank customers. It also allows for easy and secure access to bank accounts and transactions, as well as facilitating the sharing of information between banks.
What is Needed to Check Your BVN Name and Date of Birth
To check your BVN name and date of birth
You will need the following details
- A mobile phone with any Nigerian telecom network provider in it. For using USSD code.
- Your bank’s mobile app.
- Or you will need a valid Nigerian identity card or an international passport and your bank account number linked with your BVN number. For visiting a bank branch.
Steps to check BVN Name and Date of Birth
There are two different steps to check your BVN name and date of birth:
- By visiting your bank app/website or bank branch
- By using USSD code from the comfort of your home
We will discuss the both methods below to help you know the names and date of birth attached to your BVN easily.
How to Check my BVN Name And Date of Birth Online/Bank Branch
To check your BVN name and date of birth, follow these steps:
Visit the website of your bank or your bank mobile app and log in to your online banking account.
Under the “Accounts” or “Profile” section, you will find your BVN and other personal details.
Alternatively, you can visit any bank branch and request for a printout of your BVN details. You will need to provide your identification documents such as your national ID printout, driver’s license, or international passport.
How to check BVN Name and Date of Birth using USSD Codes
Follow the steps below to check your BVN name and date of birth using USSD code:
From your mobile phone, Dial *898# using any Nigerian telecom network, i.e AIRTEL, MTN, GLO and 9MOBILE
You will get an on-screen with two options asking you to Open a Bank Account With BVN or Cancel
Select the option “1” Which states Open Bank Account With BVN and proceed
The next onscreen prompt will ask you provide in your BVN Number
If you don’t know your BVN number, you can use the below steps to check your BVN number:
Code to Check Your BVN Number
If you want to check your BVN with USSD code, you will have the phone number you used in registering your BVN at your position.
Now Dial *565*0#. From your phone, and wait for a few seconds, you will get an on-screen pop up of your eleven digits BVN Number.
Now to Proceed in Checking Your BVN Name And Date of Birth
After dialing *565*0#. Now type in your eleven digits BVN Number and proceed.
You will get an on-screen prompt displaying your BVN details such as:
- First Name,
- Last Name and
- Middle Name if there is any
As seen in the screenshot provided below:
This process of checking your name and date of birth is provided by TajBank, to help people view their BVN details and to open an account with this bank in turn.
You don’t have to open a bank account with the pioneer bank to enjoy this service.
But when you view your BVN name and date of birth and you select to proceed, the service will automatically open a bank account for you with TajBank.
P.S. You can use any Nigeria’s mobile number to check these details even if it’s not the phone number you used to register the BVN.
You can as well use your friends or family mobile numbers to check your BVN name and date of birth easily at home.
It’s easy to check your BVN name and date of birth any day, any time at the comfort of your home without the hassle of going through the bank process with this simple trick.
This article was written for educational purposes, please do not use it to spy on other people’s privacy.
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