How to check BVN on UBA (Mobile app & USSD)

How to check BVN on UBA (Mobile app & USSD)

If you happen to find yourself in a situation where you urgently need to provide your UBA BVN (Bank Verification Number) but can’t remember it, do not worry, you’ve come to the right place as this guide will teach you a quick and easy way on “How to check BVN on UBA  bank” without visiting a bank branch.

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The BVN is an 11-digits unique set of numbers assigned to each and every customer of Nigerian banks, it’s a biometric identification system introduced by CBN (Central Bank Of Nigeria) to reduce the high rate of bank scams and to make bank accounts security tighter.

So, there are various reasons why you might want to check your BVN, maybe you want to open a new bank account or you’re trying to make payment online where BVN verification is required.

This guide will show you 2 easy and simple methods to check your UBA bank BVN at the comfort of your home, and also show you how you can link a BVN to your bank account.

Without much further Ado, let’s get started…

How to check UBA BVN using USSD code method

This method is the simplest of all, make sure you have the minimum balance of N20 airtime on your SIM line before attempting.

Simply dial *565*0# on the mobile phone number linked to your UBA bank account and your unique 11-digits BVN number will pop up, and will also be sent to you via SMS.

How to check UBA BVN using the official mobile app

Yet another simple and easy method you can use to urgently reveal your UBA bank BVN is through the official mobile app available for both Android and IOS devices.

Apart from just using it to check BVN details, there are other numerous financial services you can use the app for. Such as inter-bank transfer, cardless withdrawals, borrow loans, pay bills and so much more.

Without wasting much of your time, let me show you how to check your BVN on the official UBA mobile app.

  • First of all, you need to download and install the UBA app if you haven’t previously done so. It’s available for both Android and IOS devices
  • After successful installation, open the app and login with your credentials. Register if this is your first time using the mobile app
  • Once logged in, click on your profile icon on the top right hand corner an scroll down
  • Stop once you see “Security information” section, your BVN details will be displayed there

You may copy and save the BVN number in a safe and secure place.

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BONUS: How to link BVN to your UBA bank account

Let’s say you haven’t gotten your BVN details when you created your bank account, it will be required at one point in time. Before then, why don’t you be one step ahead by linking it now.

Below will be a simple process to link your BVN to your bank account just by dialing a USSD string:

To link your BVN details, simply dial *919*6#, input your BVN number on the text pop up section and then click send.

You will be notified if this is successful, just make sure the BVN details you entered are correct.


I do hope the two methods and the bonus part outlined are not too complicated for you. If you have any questions or any corrections concerning this guide, leave them down in the comment section.

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One Comment

  1. Adedayo oluwatosin said:

    I’m having issue to view my bvn number on my uba mobile app

    June 28, 2022

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