How to Retrieve lost BVN –

How to Retrieve lost BVN – Many people have been written so much on the how people can retrieve their lost BVN. Yet i still understand that many people seems not to be getting it right. So i have decided to put up this article and teach many people out there how they can retrieve their BVN should they lost it. Please do not forget that BVN stands for Bank Verification Number. That means this article are for those who had theirs before and due to one reason or the other have lost it.
Contrary to what others must have told you, retrieving your Lost BVN Number is surely not a hectic one and does not have to be  a stressful for you at all. The thing you have to do is to follow this steps shown below and you will assess you Bank verification Number which has been made mandatory by the Central Bank of Nigeria for any account holder to have.

So my candid advice will be that you go and get one if you do not have any before else you wont be able to withdraw from that account of if you don’t have Bank verification Number you should go and get your own now while you have the chance to do that because CBN gave a limited time for that.

Steps On How to Retrieve lost BVN

1. Remember that while you registered BVN, you used a phone number. That same phone number, you registered your BVN with, the phone numbers can be any of these Nigerian GSM networks – MTN, GLO, ETISALAT and AIRTEL.

2. Using your mobile phone and the number your registered the BVN with, you are to dial this code –
*565*0# you will see your BVN.

NOTE : Please be aware that this service is not absolutely free of charge o. You are been charged charged  10 naira by you network provider for the transaction. 10 naira anytime you dial the number.

 How to Retrieve lost BVN


  1. Aina Oluwafisayomi Silas says:

    Pls, is it possible for one to get back a lost BVN number online?
    The problem am having is that, trying to use the SMS, I’m told that my number has been used for more than one BVN registrations and am to visit my bank to clarify things. Am currently very far away from my bank and I need the BVN number to open a new bank account urgently. Pls what can I do?

  2. oluwadamilola says:

    pls my bvn number was stolen with my phone number, and i didn’t remember my phone number again, i try to open another bvn so i can be able to have account i didn’t permit, plz what can i do to have another bvn.

  3. Please, Is Porseble To Change Bvn Name Or You Can Use Differen Names Of Account And One Name Of Vbn I Need This Assestant Becourse Of My School Decument. Thanks.

  4. I lost my phone and i couldn’t retrieve the number, and my bvn was registered with that number, i have gone to the bank several times and they said they couldn’t find it, and it is preventing me from using my account…. please i don’t know what to do.

  5. Please is it possible to check my bvn number on line?

  6. matthew says:

    i lost my phone and i cant retrieve my line so what should i do to get the bvn

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