How to link your BVN with your account

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The Central
Bank of Nigeria has mandated all bank customers to get a Bank Verification
Number (BVN) for smoother banking experience in the country. Failing to get
aBVN has grave consequences.

Here’s a compilation of how to link your BVN number to your bank

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

First Bank
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

Access Bank
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 here .

Diamond Bank
Simply link your diamond bank account with your BVN number below:
Send your BVN details via email to enquiries@diamondbank.com
Or send your BVN number and account no as SMS to 30811
Call our 24hour contact center on 07003000000

Zenith Bank
Simply update your BVN via your iBank profile
Or call ZenithDirect on +23412787000, 2927000, 4647000
Or mail your BVN number and account no
to zenithdirect@zenithbank.com

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

Fidelity Bank
Simply send your account details, BVN, Mobile number, date/bank of
enrolment and date of birth via mail to true.serve@fidelitybank.ng
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 customerservice@fcmb.com

Skye Bank
Simply send your BVN and account details
to yescenter@skyebankng.com

Sterling Bank:
Simply send your BVN and account details
to customercare@sterlingbankng.com

Standard Chartered Bank
Simply send Name, Account Number, Local Government Area (LGA), 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

Union Bank
Simply link your Union Bank account with your BVN number via union
bank website using account linkage tool here

Stanbic IBTC
Visit stanbicibtc bank website and fill the BVN update form Here or
Text “BVN’’ then your BVN Number (e.g. BVN 12345678901) to
30909 by SMS

Keystone Bank
You can easily link your keystone bank account with your BVN number,
Click here to go to Keystone Bank’s BVN linker

Heritage Bank
Simply link your heritage bank account with your BVN number, Click
here to go to Heritage Bank’s BVN linker.

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