Bank Verification Number

Don’t know your Bank Verification Number? Check your BVN here.


About BVN

The Bank Verification Number (BVN) is an 11-digit number used to identify individuals across the Nigerian banking industry.

The BVN ensures greater security on access to sensitive and personal information in the banking system. It was launched by the Central Bank of Nigeria in collaboration with all Nigerian banks in 2014 to address payment security issues. Customers can enroll for their BVN at any of our branches.

How to enrol for BVN

  • Visit any Access Bank branch and complete the enrolment form 
  • Your biometric data (fingerprint, photograph and signature) will be captured on the system 
  • You will then receive a Ticket ID 
  • BVN will be sent to your registered mobile number

Already have a BVN? Link your BVN to your Access Bank account

You can link your BVN to your Access Bank account through the following methods: 

  • Via Website
  • Via SMS (Simply text BVN, your account number and BVN number to 20121  e.g. BVN 06812345678 22498765432 to 20121 )
  • Via Internet Banking 

- Login on the Internet Banking platform 

- Select the Service Requests Menu
- Select Initiate Service Request
- Select Link BVN

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You can also call us on: 0700CallAccess (07002255222377), +234  0201- 2712005-7, +234 0201-2802500

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