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How To Check BVN On Zenith Bank (Using USSD Code, Online and Via SMS)

Zenith Bank is one of the top largest and most well-known banks in Nigeria and Africa at large, if you are a Zenith Bank customer and have registered your BVN with Zenith or want to link it to another bank. knowing how to check your BVN on Zenith Bank should be what you should know how to do yourself.

Your BVN (Bank Verification Number) is as important as your NIN (National Identity Number) which is used to track, identify and record your financial activities including fraud and Loan History in Nigeria.

However, these details are supposed to be kept secret and only required for official purposes only. Now that you need it to do some things regarding your account you might need to retrieve it.

Why BVN is Important

Identity theft and fraudulent transactions have become a menace to the global banking system in recent times. In order to ensure the trust relationship in the Nigerian banking system is not undermined, The Central Bank of Nigeria in collaboration with all Nigerian Banks launched Bank Verification Number (BVN) project on February 14, 2014. The BVN uniquely identifies every customer across the Nigeria Banking industry using biometric details. It is a requirement for operating a bank account in Nigeria as no withdrawal shall be made on accounts without validated BVN (customers in diaspora accounts were exempted till January 31, 2016).


How To Check BVN on Zenith Bank

  • Online
  • USSD Code
  • SMS.
  • Zenith Bank Customer Care.

Here is How To Check BVN On Zenith Bank using USSD Code, Online and Via SMS.

But the fastest way to check and get your BVN is through the USSD code, other methods can take a few minutes to get. Be aware that you will be charged around N10 from your network providers such as MTN, Glo and Airtel which means you have to recharge airtime to get started with the process.

So, What is Zenith Bank USSD Code to check BVN?

Zenith Bank USSD Code For BVN

Zenith Bank USSD code is *966# but this is for only USSD Code banking, while if you want to use it to get your BVN. you should dial *966*BVN# or submit a BVN like this *966*yourBVN#.

Note that the general code to check BVN for all banks is *565*0#

Ensure you have up to N20 naira Airtime on the linked SIM.

This has to be done with the SIM card you used to register for BVN in your Bank and linked to your BANK. if you have lost your SIM, it is recommended to do a welcome bank or go to your bank branch and request for a change of phone number.

To check your BVN on Zenith Bank using the BVN USSD code:

  • Open your Dialer app/ type the dialling code.
  • Dial *565*0#.
  • Your Bank Verification Number (BVN) will be displayed on the screen.
  • Copy out the numbers and save them in a secure place.

Using Zenith Bank USSD code

  • Dial *966#
  • Follow the prompt and
  • Select Inquiry
  • Select BVN inquiry.
  • Your BVN will be displayed to you. (note: you will be charged a service fee from your network provider).

If there are network issues and you are unable to get it, you can try other methods by contacting Zenith Bank Customer Care.

How To Contact Zenith Bank Customer Care

call 234-1-2787000, 0700ZENITHBANK or visit any Zenith Bank branch closest to you. 


USSD code and Contacting Zenith Bank Customer care is the only trusted way to check and get your BVN code. Please we will never ask you for BVN and do not share your BVN on the comment section.

Hope this tutorial helps you find Zenith Bank Code to check BVN on all networks.

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