How to Check BVN on The Zenith Bank App? Are you a customer at Zenith Bank? Do you know that you can now check your BVN without having to visit a branch? Yes, the Zenith Bank App now has a feature that enables you as a registered user check your BVN whenever you want to access it. Well, yes it does. Want to know how to go about it? Then I recommend you read through this article.
In this article, I will be walking you through the process of checking your BVN using the Zenith Bank App. And before we go there, you should note that, since it’s the mobile app you will be using, it is mandatory to download the app. Although the app isn’t the only option to check your BVN, it is an easier way by which you can check your BVN and monitor your monetary transactions. Without further ado, let’s explore all there is to know on how to check BVN on Zenith Bank App.
What is the Bank Verification Number (BVN)?
A Bank Verification Number (BVN) is a unique identification number for all bank account holders in Nigeria. Without a Bank Verification Number, you can not operate any bank account in Nigeria. The BVN is eleven (11) digits number which is always linked to all your bank account.
The BVN was introduced by the CBN (Central Bank of Nigeria)in 2014 to monitor and curtail financial fraud, theft, or crime. However, it is clearly defined in the Regulatory Framework for BVN Operations for the dynamics of BVN in Nigeria.
How To Check Your BVN On Zenith Bank on The Mobile App
There are actually two main ways to check your BVN on mobile Zenith Bank. Which are through the bank mobile app and USSD code. This article will emphasize more on the bank Mobile App.
Checking your BVN on Zenith Bank Mobile App will not cost you a dime unlike checking through the USSD code. All you actually need is your internet connection, if there is an internet connection on your mobile phone then you are good to go. You can check your BVN on your Zenith Bank App through the following steps:
- Install and open your Zenith bank app.
- Click the log-in button.
- Type your account number and password.
- Tap sign in.
- When you have successfully logged in to your Zenith Bank app, find your way to MyBVN on your dashboard and tap on it.
Then you can copy your BVN that is displayed on your phone screen.
How To Download The Zenith Bank App
As earlier stated, to use the Zenith bank app to check your BVN, you need to first process the app download. Downloading the app allows you to seamlessly enjoy all the features there are to enjoy with mobile banking
Moreover, the Zenith Bank mobile app offers all its customers the opportunity to engage in many bank transactions like buying airtime, transferring money, paying electricity bills, buying data, paying cable bills, checking statements of accounts, and a lot more.
So do you want to gain free access to all of these? Follow these steps below to download the app on either your Android or iOS device.
- Open your Google Play or App Store.
- Locate the bank app using the store’s search engine.
- Click on the app from the search result.
- Then tap on the “install” or “get” button to initiate download.
Once the download is complete, you can open the app, and sign up with the required details. Then log in to access your account and check your BVN.
How to Check BVN on Zenith Bank Using the USSD Code
You can easily check your Bank Verification Number on Zenith Bank using the USSD code. All you just need to do is dial *556*0#. But ensure you dial this code using the mobile number linked to your BVN.
Once you dial the code, your account balance, account name, bank account number, and also your BVN will be displayed on your phone screen. Note that this transaction would cost you about 20 naira.
Frequently Asked Question
How Can I Enroll for My BVN?
The CBN instructed that all bank customers (both old and new) should enroll for BVN. You can enroll for your BVN at any bank of your choice in Nigeria and here is the process:
- Walk into any bank of your choice in Nigeria.
- Find your way to the customer care section and seek a BVN Enrolment Form.
- Fill out the form with your information.
- Proceed to the required biometric process “facial capturing and fingerprints”.
- Get the enrollment acknowledgment slip which will contain the transaction ID.
- Wait for 24 hours to receive an SMS for confirmation.
You can now dial *565*0# to check your BVN (this is the easiest way to check your BVN).
How Do I Check my BVN Number Online Using the NIBSS Website?
The Nigeria Interbank Settlement System is responsible for the framework that increases funds transfer. It is very useful to check your BVN online if you don’t have access to the SIM card you used to register your BVN. Follow the steps below to check your zenith bank BVN online:
- Open the NIBSS BVN Online Portal on your phone.
- Log in with the required information and password.
- You will be able to view your BVN once you log in.
Should in case you were not able to log in on the NIBSS online portal, you can also contact the Zenith Bank online customer care service.