How To Register Your BVN Abroad (UBA Customers Only)

WHY YOU SHOULDN'T SAVE YOUR BVN

Your Biometric Verification Number (BVN) also referred to as Bank Verification number  has become a major security code to all the bank accounts in Nigeria. The major reason for its introduction is to checkmate excesses in the financial sector and prevent frauds. The BVN equally helps those with multiple accounts to operate all the accounts with a single security coding. With your BVN you can conveniently open bank accounts with any bank in Nigeria and simply link your BVN to the bank account.

BVN was introduced in late 2013 and became compulsory in 2014 that every bank account holder in Nigeria should register for BVN based on the purpose it is meant to achieve. Based on the new CBN directive, all the banks in Nigeria proceeded in compulsory registration of its customers in the BVN database in order to get their BVN respectively. This action recorded huge success as well as high level of turn out from Nigerians who also want their bank account to be safe.

Currently almost 90 percent of bank accounts in all the Nigerian banks have been linked to the BVN of their respective owners. Those with bank accounts from different banks have all the bank account assigned to a single BVN owned by the person.

Despite the success, little had been said to cover the interest of Nigerians in diaspora. Statistics showed that over 40 percent of Nigeria population are based abroad. And majority of these population have bank accounts in Nigeria, since the CBN policy mandates every account to have BVN, there is need to make a provision for the Nigerian population abroad to register their BVN irrespective of their country of resident.

Based on such initiative, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) has made provision for Nigerians abroad to register their BVN in their respective country of resident. In line with that, a list of locations in each country has been provided for Nigerians to visit and get yur UBA account registered with BVN. The major good thing about this easy way of getting your BVN despite dwelling in foreign land is the ability to link that BVN to other bank accounts you own within and outside Nigeria.

Here are list of countries and the address that you can register your BVN if you are UBA account holder:

 

Australia: Melbourne

VFS Global (BVN enrolment) Suite 4, level 12, 55 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria-3000.

 

Canada: Edmonton

Scotia Place-Tower-2 Unit#531, 10060-Jasper Avenue. T5J3R8. Enrolment fee is $50 CAD. Opening times: 3 days in a week (Wednesday and Thursday: 9am -1pm), (Friday: 10am-2pm). Telephone: 6043154248, Email: bvnfeedbackcan@vfsglobal.com

 

China: Shanghai

OIS SERVICES, Room 2025, 22/F, Catic Building, 212 Jiangning Road, Jing’an District, Shanghai, PRC. Enrolment fee RMB300. Telephone number: +862122306696. Opening Times: Monday to Friday (9am – 4pm).

 

China: Guangzhou

OIS SERVICES, Unit 27/28, 41st Floor, R&F to-Win building, 30 Huaxia Rd, Tianhe District, Guangzhou PRC. Enrolment fee RMB300. Telephone number: +862089196634. Opening times: Monday to Friday (9am to 4pm).

 

China: Shenzhen

Avante Electronic Technology (Shenzhen) co., Ltd. 3/F, Building 7, Industrial Zone, Citang, Village, Shang Mei Lin, Shenzhen, China (Permanent location). Telephone: +0755 (837) 63739. Email:sz@avanteglobalservices.com

 

France: Paris

7 Rue Daru 75008 Paris, France (1st Floor).Fee for enrolment = 40Euros (cash payment). Telephone number: +33758077611. Operating hours: 9am to 12.30pm, 1.30pm to 4pm (Monday to Friday).

 

India: New Delhi

OIS SERVICES, C/O Central Board of Irrigation & Power, Plot No. 4, Ground Floor, Institutional Area Opp.: Sarvodaya School malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110021, Delhi, India. Cost of Enrolment Rs3420. Telephone number:+918800530119. Time of operation: Monday to Friday (From 10am to 4pm).

 

India:Mumbai

VFS Global (BVN Enrolment Center) Urmi Axis Building, Third Floor, Behind Famous Studio, Opp. E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi (West), Mumbai-400 011. Opening hours:9am to 3pm Monday to Friday. Cost of Enrolment: Rs3450. Telephone number: 02266008527

Italy: Rome

Online Integrated Solutions S.R.L.,Via Sicilia, 30 00187, Rome, Italy. Operating Hours: 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. Cost of Enrolment = €40 (Credit or Debit card payments only)

 

Japan: Tokyo

7F, A-PLACE Shimbashi Ekimae, 1-12-9, Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0004, Japan. Telephone number: +81 80 10634661. Cost of Enrolment = $45 (or Equivalent in local currency). Email: bvn-tokyo@avanteglobalservices.com.

 

Kenya: Nairobi

VFS Global {BVN Enrolment Center} – 5th Floor, Parkfield Building, Muthangari Drive, Off Waiyaki Way, wetlands, Nairobi.

 

Lebanon: Beirut

OIS Services, Jnah-Beirut Opposite Rafik Hariri University Hospital Mais 6 Building – 3rd floor. P.O.Box 9 UNESCO. Telephone number: 009611845138. Email: infobeirut@oisservices.com, Hours of operation:9am-4pm. Enrolment charge: $45 or 68,000 Lebanese Pounds.

 

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur

36.01 Level 36 Menara Citibank, 165 Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hours of operation: 9am to 12pm and 1m to 5pm (Monday to Friday). Cost of Enrolment = RM200. Contacts: +60321697000, +60321697003.

 

Netherlands: The Hague

OIS Services, First Floor Koningin Juliana Plein 10,2595 AA Den Haag, Den Haag Central Station, the Netherlands. Enrolment Charge: 40Euros. Phone Contact: 0031708915324. Email address: infothehague@oisservices.com, Hours of operation: 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday).

 

New Zealand: Auckland

VFS Global (Center for BVN enrolment) 87-89 Albert street, ground Level, Suite 2, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.

 

Saudi Arabia: Riyadh

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

 

South Africa: Johannesburg

OIS Services, 6 Bolton Road Parkwood Rosebank, 2193. Johannesburg, SA. Hours of operation 9am to 4.30pm (Mon-Fri), Wednesdays is 10am to 4.30pm. Charge for the enrolment: R615 (Debit/Credit Card Payment only). Telephone Number is +27112682376, +27112682470.

 

Tanzania: Dar Es Salaam

AVANTE Technologies Suite B106, 1st floor, Alwahda Business Complex, Bibi Titi Mohamed Road, Opp. Mnanzi Mmoja bus stop City Center, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Permanent location). Email address: tz@avanteglobalservices.com  Telephone number:+255766583871. Opening time: 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday), 9am to 2pm (Saturday).

 

Turkey: Ankara

OIS Services Danismanlik Ltd. Sri Kazim Ozalo MH. Koza SK. No:35/3 Cankaya/Ankara. Hours of operation: 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm (Monday to Friday). Cost of Enrolment: 130 Turkish Lira. Cash or Credit/Debit card Payments only. Telephone contacts: 00903124382175, 00903124382176.

 

United Arab Emirates (UAE): Dubai

OIS Services, 22A – [22nd floor], Silver Tower Cluster I, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, U.A.E. Hours of Operation: 9am to 4pm (Sunday to Thursday). Telephone number: +97142765448. Cost of Enrolment: 180AED.

 

UNITED KINGDOM (UK): London

OIS Services 56-57 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1JU, UK. Telephone number: +44 (0) 20 78320001. Hours of Operation: 9am to 12pm, 2pm to 4pm (Monday to Friday), 9.30am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm every Wednesdays. Cost of enrolment: 30 Pounds (Card payment only).

 

UNITED KINGDOM: Leicester

OIS Services St Georges House, 6 St George Way, Leicester LE1 1SH, UK. Hours of Operation: 9am to 4pm (Monday to Friday). Telephone: +44 (0) 7495 002 032. Cost of Enrolment: 30 pounds (Card payment only).

 

UNITED STATE OF AMERICA: Atlanta

OIS Services, Suite 204, 918 Holcomb bridge road, Roswell, Atlanta, GA 30076. Hours of Operation: 9am to 4pm (Mon-Fri). Telephone Number: +1 678 514 3263. Cost of Registration: $45 (you pay by money order in Favor of Online Integrated Solutions Inc.)

 

UNITED STATE OF AMERICA: Dallas

Permanent location for; AVANTE Technologies, Accondu Consulting 9450 Skillman Street Suite #120 Dallas, TX. 75243, operational hours: 9am-5pm (Monday to Friday- by appointment only). Telephone number: +1 (214) 763 5409, Email address: tx@avanteglobalservices.com

 

UNITED STATE OF AMERICA: Houston

OIS Services, Suite 745, 9894 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77036. Hours of Operation: 9am to 4pm (Monday to Friday). Telephone Number: +1 713 771 1871. Cost of Registration: $45 (Payment method: Money order in Favor of Online Integrated Solutions Inc).

 

UNITED STATE OF AMERICA: Los Angeles

OIS Services, Suite 302, 11222 S. La Cienega Blvd Ingewood, CA. 90304. Operating hours:9am to 4pm (Mon-Fri). Cost of Enrolment = $45. Telephone: +1 213 70 2978

 

UNITED STATE OF AMERICA: New Jersey

Permanent Site: AVANTE Technologies. 70 Washington Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550. Operating time: 9am to 3pm (Mon- Fri).Telephone Number: +1 (609) 799 8896. Email address: nj@avanteglobalservices.com

 

UNITED STATE OF AMERICA: New York

370 Lexington Ave, Suite 1505 New York, NY 10017. Hours of operation: 9am to 4pm (Monday to Friday). Cost of Registration: $45 (pay through credit or debit card or Money order in favor of Online Integrated solutions Inc.). Telephone: +1 917 900 1114

UNITED STATE OF AMERICA: Washington

OIS, Washington DMV, 11900 Parklawn Drive, Suite 160, Rockville, MD, 20852. Hours of operation: 9am to 4pm (Mon – Fri). Cost of Enrolment = $45 (pay through credit or debit card or Money order in favor of Online Integrated solutions Inc.). Telephone: +1 301-231-70001

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