Have you been locked out of access to your account because you have not linked your Bank Verification Number (BVN) to your bank account? Today we provided you easy way to link your BVN to your account across all banks in Nigeria without going to the banking hall to queue up. You can now link your BVN from the comfort of your home.
With the increasing incidents of compromise on conventional security systems (password and PIN), there is a high demand for greater security for 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’ 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).
Below are all the lists of banks with instructions on how to link BVN number to your bank accounts
Option 1: Visit any GTBank ATM and follow these steps:
– Insert your GTBank card in ATM and input your four digit PIN
– Select “BVN Linking” option
– Enter your 11-digit BVN number and select “Proceed”
– The ATM will display the BVN number and request you to validate
– Once the BVN number is validated as correct, select “Proceed”
– Insert your PIN to validate and submit
Option 2: If you have internet access GTBank BVN portal would enable Customers provide their BVN
for linking to their existing GTBank account.To link your BVN, kindly do the following:-
Go to http://www.gtbank.com/bvnlinking
– Input your GTBank NUBAN
– Select a Bank where your BVN was issued
– Input the BVN number obtained from another Bank, then click on submit
Option 1: If you have internet access, Go to https://bvn.firstbanknigeria.com/form/
Fill the form and submit.
Option 2: Text BVN#account number#BVNCode to 08076664444 e.g BVN#1010101010#22147733260
Wait for few minutes; you would receive a text message stating your BVN has been successfully
submitted for processing.
NOTE: The text message isn’t free, text message charges implies with your network
Simply text BVN, leave a space your account number and BVN number to 20121.
For example BVN 0170216788 22193486908 to 20121. Or you can link your BVN on their website.
Simply link your diamond bank account with your BVN number below:
Send your BVN details via email to email@example.com Or send your BVN number and
account no as SMS to 30811.
Call our 24hour contact center on 07003000000
Simply update your BVN via your iBank profile
Or call ZenithDirect on +23412787000, 2927000, 4647000
Or mail your BVN number and account no to
Simply dial *326*9# on your ecobank phone number you registered to receive alert and follow the
instruction prompts to input your BVN number.
United Bank for Africa (UBA)
Simply dial *919*6# on the mobile number linked to your account and follow the prompts.
Simply send your account details, BVN, Mobile number, date/bank of enrolment and date of birth via
mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or call 080034335489 for update.
Or login to the internet banking portal and click on the “no BVN” link.
First City Monument Bank (FCMB)
Simply send your BVN number and account no to email@example.com
Simply send your BVN and account details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Simply send your BVN and account details to email@example.com
Standard Chartered Bank
Simply send Name, Account Number, Local Government Area (LGA), and Sate of Origin and BVN, via
any of the following options:
24-Hour Contact Center: call +234 1 270 4611-4.
Online Banking: log on to your Online Banking and send a mail by clicking on the “Contact us” button.
Send a mail to Callcentre.Nigeria@sc.com.
Simply link your Union Bank account with your BVN number via union bank website using account linkage tool.
Visit stanbic ibtc bank website and fill the BVN update form or Text “BVN’’ then your BVN Number (e.g.
BVN 12345678901) to 30909 by SMS.
You can easily link your keystone bank account with your BVN number, Click here to go to Keystone Bank’s BVN linker.
Simply link your heritage bank account with your BVN number, Click here to go to Heritage Bank’s BVN linker .