Bank Verification Number, BVN Enrolment

Your BVN is an 11 digit number and it acts as your universal ID in all commercial banks in Nigeria. The Central Bank of Nigeria implemented this Biometric Identification System within the industry to curb illegal banking.

Because we are committed to ensuring that all your banking transactions are seamless, we urge you to get you BV for the following reasons:

  • Security – Your BVN ensures that your account is protected from unauthorized access
  • Speed – Fast-track services at FirstBank branches when you transact with your BVN
  • Ease Tracking – Your BVN allows you to track all your transactions in any bank

To register, you need to:

  • Fill and submit the BVN enrolment form. The form can be gotten at any FirstBank branch or you can download it here.
  • At the point of submission you will need to provide a valid means of identification, which could be any of the following:
    • International Passport
    • Drivers’ Licence
    • Voters’ Registration Card
    • National ID Card
  • Click here to view branches for BVN enrolement on saturdays.

For Diaspora Customers

You are required to present the following:

  • BVN Enrolment form which can be downloaded from www.firstbanknigeria.com/biometric or picked up from any of our locations.
  • Valid ID: Nigerian International Passport, Nigerian National ID Card or Nigerian Driver’s License

Click here to view Diaspora Locations

For OIS Centres

  • BVN Enrolment form which can be downloaded from here Or picked up at our center
  • Valid ID: Nigerian International Passport, Nigerian National ID Card or Nigerian Driver’s License
  • One recent passport photograph
  • Enrolment fee.

See details below for each of the centers.

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