The Name on your BVN is the name which is generally accepted by all the banks you are banking with. Once you use a different name apart from the one in your bvn, it’s likely that your account will be suspended by the bank until the name is changed to match with the Name on your BVN. In this article we are going to discuss on how to change the name on your BVN Online.
BVN which means Bank Verification Number is the number which is given to every Account holder in Nigeria. As it is now, without bvn, you cannot be able to operate in any bank in Nigeria. Before we go into on how to change the name on your BVN, Their are some requirements needed for you to be able to achieve that. Let’s look at the requirements.
Requirements Needed To Change The Name On Your BVN 2021
- National Identification Card, Voters Card Or International Passport
- BVN Number
- Name On The Account
- News Paper Publication
- Date Of Birth
- Court Affidavit
- Name you wish to change which must appear in the News paper publication Court affidavit
To get court Affidavit, you need to visit any recognized court in Nigeria and swear court Abdavis which you will present to the bank telling them your new name. Please note that you may be required to pay a fee for that.
To get a News paper publication, you need to visit any recognized News paper publication center near you and request that you changed your name and needs a news paper publication on that. Please note that you may be requested to pay a fee before that can be done.
Note that for you to be able to change the name, you need to visit the same bank where you obtained your BVN number.
You can read about how to change your BVN Phone number online HERE