How to Check BVN on first bank mobile app, USSD

How to Check BVN on first bank mobile app, USSD

Would you like to check your First bank BVN on the go easily and without any stress whatsoever?

If the answer to the above question is you nodding your head in agreement, then this guide on how to check First bank BVN is for you.

I will be showing you one legit way which you can use to check your 11-digits Universal ID BVN number, but before that – let’s take a look at what a BVN is…

Read all about union bank cardless withdrawal

What is a BVN?

You might have been thinking, what even is a BVN?

A BVN (Bank Verification Number) is a Biometric identification system created by the (NIBSS) Central Bank of Nigeria in alliance with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System in an effort to reduce the high rate of scamming and illegal bank transactions.

It is a unique number issued to you only and must be kept a secret as anybody with your BVN can carry out unauthorized transactions.

And with that out of the way, let me proceed to show you how to check your BVN number.

Check your BVN via USSD code

This is an extremely simple and easy method, to reveal your BVN in a matter of seconds, dial the official USSD code *565*0#.

Your BVN will be sent via SMS after a short while.

Read my post on Zenith bank cardless withdrawal

How to check BVN on first bank mobile app

The first bank mobile app allows its customers to perform many banking transactions like transferring money, buying airtime, buying data, paying cable bills, paying electricity bills, checking statement of account and many more.

You can easily check your bvn number on the first bank mobile app, all you have to do is download the app, which is available for both android & iOS, and install in your phone.

After installation, you can then register on the app, by providing the details required by the app. Login to the app using your User ID and password.

Your BVN number should be displayed when you click on the MENU button on the left upper side of the app.

Other methods to check your BVN on first bank

As a last resort, you can go the nearest first bank branch to get your BVN, they may require you to provide a few information, in other to confirm you are the owner of the bank account, before they will tell you, your BVN.

Bonus: How to link a BVN to your First bank account

Since the introduction of digital technology, most of the things we stress hard to do in human society have now become easy and straightforward, including linking a BVN to your bank account.

You can now easily link your Bank Verification details by dialing a USSD code special to the First bank only on your mobile phone.

Follow the listed basic steps below:

  • Open your phone app and dial *894*YOUR-BVN#.
  • Make sure to dial this code on the registered phone number linked to your First bank account.
  • After dialing the USSD code, a confirmation message indicating that your BVN is now successfully linked will pop up or get sent as an SMS.

As easy as ABC, rest assured that your BVN is linked with your bank account after this is done.

What’s the cost to check your BVN number?

After requiring to get sent your BVN through the USSD code, a fee of N10 will be deducted.


With the above, you can easily get your BVN number if you are a First bank customer. We may be updating this post from time to time, every time new information springs up.

Leave us a comment if you have anything to add or maybe a correction to make on the post.

Subscribe to this blog below.


I hope this guide will help you check your First bank BVN without any obstructions – Have any questions about any other issues you’re facing that we didn’t cover in this article?

Leave them below in the comment section.


Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *