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Getting your Bank Verification Number (BVN) Outside Nigeria

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VFS Global Services in conjuction with the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS), is providing the Bank Verification Number (BVN) enrolment service to different locations in Nigeria.



The launch and proposal of the BVN is supported by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in order to gain the clients faith and to secure the day to day transactions of the customer service in any Nigerian banking sector.



Objectives of the Bank Verification Number



To increase security and to prevent bank customers from illegal transactions the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) implemented a new verification system for bank customers in Nigeria called the Bank Verification Number.  BVN is a unique number for customers of the banks in Nigeria linked to the biometric details of the customer. This biometric details include finger print of all ten (10) fingers of a person and his/her picture.



Bank customers in Nigeria had to get their BVN before October 31, 2015 to prevent access to their account being limited. However, for bank customers located outside Nigeria, the deadline has been extended to January 31, 2016.



How to Enroll for Bank Verification Number (BVN) Outside Nigeria



If you are outside Nigeria and want to register for your BVN you can log on to oisservices.com/bvn/ to book an appointment and visit any of the locations listed below with the following items:



Requirements for getting your BVN outside Nigeria



– A valid identification (ID); International Passport, Driver’s License card or National ID Card.



– Your Account Name and Account Number



– A recent passport photograph



– Enrolment fee (the amount depends on location of the BVN centres)



BANK VERIFICATION NUMBER (BVN) ENROLLMENT CENTERS FOR NIGERIANS IN THE DIASPORA



USA – SAN FRANCISCO



VFS Global (BVN Enrollment Centre) 50 California Street, Suite 1500 San Francisco, CA 94111.



bvninfousa@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbackusa@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +415 277 5486



UNITED KINGDOM - MANCHESTER (UK)



VFS Global (BVN Enrollment Centre) 1st Floor, 18-22 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3AG



bvninfouk@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbackuk@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +44 203 695 9871



SAUDI ARABIA – AL KHOBAR



VFS Global, Ground Floor, Unified Visa Application Centre, King Faisal Road, Al Rakah Al Janubiyah Dist, Al Khobar



bvninfosaudiarabia@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbacksaudiarabia@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +966 920011494



SAUDI ARABIA - JEDDAH



VFS Global, Al Etimad Visa Centre - TasHeel Commercial Plaza, Ground Floor - Suwaid Bin Sakher Street, Off Jundub Bin Kaab Street, Al Mohammadiyah District 1, Jeddah



bvninfosaudiarabia@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbacksaudiarabia@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +966 920011494



SOUTH AFRICA – CAPE TOWN



VFS Global (BVN Enrollment Centre) 47 Strand Street 5th Floor Office 504 Cape Town Western Cape



bvninfosa@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbacksa@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +27 (0)12 425 3011



AUSTRALIA - MELBOURNE



VFS Global (BVN Enrollment Centre) Suite 4, Level 12, 55 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria - 3000



bvninfoaustralia@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbackaustralia@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +612 9252 1152



SAUDI ARABIA – RIYADH



VFS Global, Dove Plaza (Hyper Panda), Umm Al Hamam Street, Riyadh



bvninfosaudiarabia@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbacksaudiarabia@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +966 920011494 UNITED STATES OF



BRAZIL – SAO PAULO



VFS Global (BVN Enrollment Centre) Avenida das Nações Unidas, No 12.551, World Trade Center São Paulo, 17o floor, room 1704B. Brooklin Paulista São Paulo - SP. Brazil



bvninfobra@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbackbra@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +55 11 3443-7511



CANADA – TORONTO



VFS Global (BVN Enrollment Centre) Unit 701 - 1235 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, M5R 3K4, Canada



bvninfocan@vfsglobal.com



bvnfeedbackcan@vfsglobal.com



Telephone: +1 647 963 3735



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