How To Check BVN In Ecobank
With the increasing incidents of compromise on conventional security systems (passwords and PINs), there is a high demand for greater secure access to sensitive or personal information in the Banking System. In recent times, biometric technologies have been used to analyze human characteristics as an enhanced form of authentication for real-time security processes.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, through the Banker’s Committee and in collaboration with all banks in Nigeria on February 14, 2014, launched a centralized biometric identification system for the banking industry tagged Bank Verification Number (BVN). Biometrics refers to identifying an individual based on physiological or behavioral attributes – fingerprint, signature, etc.
In view of this, all customers with Bank accounts in and out of Nigeria (BVN Overseas Location) are expected to register for their BVN.
This are frequently asked questions
- What is BVN code?
- How do i check my BVN?
- How can I get my BVN online?
What Is BVN Code?
BVN is the 11-digit code sent to you by a bank after your fingerprints and facial photograph have been recorded into a system.
This code was implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria as a security measure to curb and control fraudulent banking transactions.
Why Do We Need BVN Code?
A BVN (bank verification number) code has become a crucial part of the Nigerian banking system, since it was made a must-have by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
With your secret 11 digit number, you can do anything from opening multiple bank accounts to securing those accounts from unauthorized access.
Your BVN code is important, you should keep it safe and never disclose it to anyone else or lose it.
However, If you have lost that piece of paper where you wrote your BVN, or need to access it immediately, there’s an easier way for you to check your BVN code.
How Do I Check My Ecobank Bank BVN?
If you have forgotten your BVN, or need to access it immediately, you don’t necessarily have to go to your bank to retrieve it, with just a simple universal code you can check your BVN with your mobile phone, no internet required.
To check your BVN on various platforms, follow these steps:
How To Check BVN Code On Any Network In Nigeria
Dial the code, *565*0#
Your BVN shows on your screen
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How Can I Get My Ecobank Bank BVN Online?
To get your BVN code online you can:
Check your BVN by logging into your bank app and click on the menu bar, you will see your BVN displayed on it.
Dial the universal code.
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