CBN Extends BVN Registrations


The apex bank in Nigeria, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has extended the registration for Bank Verification Number (BVN) project deadline to October 31, to allow customers who are yet to register and Nigerian bank customers in the Diaspora.

According to a circular issued by the apex bank and signed by Director, Banking and Payment System Department, CBN, in Abuja, Dipo Fatokun, on Tuesday.

“It has come to our notice that the BVN registration has elicited tremendous interest from the Nigerian bank customers who crowded the banking halls in order to beat the deadline. In view of the foregoing, it has become imperative for the banks to extend the timeline for all customers to have the BVN.

“The deadline for the enrolment is hereby extended from June 30 to October 31,’’ the statement added.