How To Verify A Nigerian Bank Account Number

How To Verify A Nigerian Bank Account Number

Have you ever faced a situation where you don’t know if a bank account number is valid or not? Have you ever been in that situation where you need to make a fund transfer but your mobile banking services are at time unable to verify the validity of the account number you want to transfer the money to? You will just sit there with your hands on your jaw, contemplating whether to abort the transaction or go ahead and risk transferring the fund into a wrong bank account. You could abort and wait till your mobile banking service is able to authenticate the account details, but what if it is a situation that requires urgency?

Verifying the authenticity of a bank account number shouldn’t be big stress to you. In fact, you don’t have to login to your mobile bank application or go asking the customer service to check that for you. You can quickly and accurately check out if an account number is valid or not. In this post, we shall be discussing how to quickly verify any Nigerian bank account number.

First of all, before I show you how you can do this, do you know the full meaning of NUBAN? I am very sure that you don’t. Well, NUBAN simply means Nigeria Uniform Bank Account Number, a 10-digit bank account number given to you when you open an account with any bank in Nigeria. It is authorized by the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN)

So how do you confirm if an account number is valid or not?


You can do it right here on this website by selecting the bank of the account number and inserting the account number on the space provided below and then click the verify button.

Disclaimer: The account validation system above is not a property of but a link by the Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS).


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