The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has extended the timeline for Nigerian bank customers in the Diaspora to enroll for their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) to January 31, 2016.
CBN Extends BVN Registration For Those In Diaspora? Yes! This is contained in a statement by the Bank’s Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Ibrahim Mu’azu, released on Monday in Abuja.
It explained that the extension was to enable the customers in Diaspora to complete the enrollment as well as link the BVN to their respective accounts. It also stated that the extension was only for customers in the Diaspora and advised Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to ensure that the exemption was utilised by the targeted group only.