Oct 31 remains deadline for BVN registration – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria says October 31 remains
the deadline for bank customers to obtain their Bank
Verification Numbers.
Director, Banking and Payment System Department of
CBN, Mr Dipo Fatokun, re-affirmed this while speaking
to journalists on Wednesday in Abuja.
Fatokun said at the deadline, bank customers that had
not enrolled for BVN would not be able to access their
He added, “Last week Friday, the bankers
communicated that there is no extension on the BVN.
“If you have not registered, go and register and of
course, submit your BVN to your bank, no extension on
the deadline of October 31.
“By November 1, if you don’t have a BVN, you won’t be
able to operate your account, but that does not mean
that your money will be confiscated as some people
have said.
“No, what it means is that you should go and do your
BVN. Once you do your BVN and you link it to your
account, you continue to operate your account.”


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