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How to Correct and Update BVN Details



Good day Tech Talkers, I discovered that some people are having any issues with their Bank Verification Number (BVN) details. This is why I am writing this new post on How to Correct and Update BVN Details.

Correct and Update BVN Details

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In case you don’t know how to check your BVN Number, this is how.

The Central Bank of Nigeria already made it known to the public that only the Commercial Banks are given access to the BVN database of their customers.

As a result, if you made any mistake during the registration of your Bank Verification Number, you can now correct, update or change the provided details entirely.

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How to Correct and Update BVN Details

To update your BVN details, kindly visit and lodge a complaint at the bank branch where you registered.

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Corrections that you can make on your BVN Details

  1. Date of birth
  2. Change of first name due to marriage
  3. Corrections in name due to mis-spelling

Documents Required for BVN Details Update

  • Birth certificate – for correction of Date of Birth.
  • Those changing or correcting details due to marriage should provide marriage certificate/affidavit as a proof.
  • Corrections of name due to mis-spelling can be changed by presenting an international passport, national identity card or voters card showing the correct name.
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  1. Tolu

    July 19, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    My BVN was registered with a phone number that has been lost. Is there a way to change it to current phone number without visiting bank?

  2. karo

    August 23, 2018 at 12:27 am

    So if I visit my bank, is it possible to change the phone number that I use to register for my bvn.

  3. Toyin

    August 23, 2018 at 9:49 am

    I ve visited My Bank to update My new number which has been confirmed by My Bank to be Updates But some app still send Code/otp to My lost SIM. How will u help

  4. Simeon Gbenga

    August 24, 2018 at 12:29 pm

    I want to change the phone number registered with my BVN but the bank I registered the BVN with is not in my vicinity again but I still have the bank am using around me. Can I go to the bank and change it.

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  6. Oyesiji Motolani

    August 30, 2018 at 10:36 am

    I’m not up to 18
    Can i get a bvn?

  7. Oyesiji Motolani

    August 30, 2018 at 10:46 am

    I made a comment
    But you haven’t replied

  8. Mayowa

    September 10, 2018 at 12:50 pm

    Pls have lost d sim that I used to register my bvn,,and zenith bank refuse to change d phone number for me,,,what can I do,,bcos that where I register it

  9. Victoria

    February 13, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    Please I want to change my date of birth on my BVN,am I to go to the same branch where I registered or any of the Bank’s branch?

  10. Omoko Christian

    February 28, 2019 at 8:39 am

    After applying how long does it take before your details are changed

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