USSD Validation Service (*565)

SERVICES

USSD Validation Service

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565 is a USSD service from Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) Plc in collaboration with all Banks offering their customers the next level of convenience and speed in accessing transaction information.

565 sub-services
  • *565*0#

    Check your Bank Verification Number (BVN):

    The NIBSS “check your BVN” service allows individuals to retrieve their BVN numbers, Customers are required to dial the shortcode (*565*0#) and the BVN is provided.

    Note:
    • The individual must dial the shortcode (*565*0#) using the phone number registered for his/her BVN
    • A service fee of N20 is charged
    • No BVN would be returned where the phone number is linked to more than one BVN
  • *565*1#

    Validate your Bank Verification Number (BVN):

    This service allows you to validate a BVN. You can confirm that a BVN is correct as well as the name registered to the BVN.

    You are required to dial the shortcode (*565*1#), enter a BVN and send.

    The Name registered to the BVN is returned via the USSD session.

    Note:
    • A service fee of N20 is charged
  • *565*5#
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    NIP Transaction Tracker:

    The NIP Transaction Tracker service allows you to confirm the status of your NIP transaction. Dial the shortcode (*565*5#) and provide the senders account number as well as the transaction amount to confirm the status of a specific transaction.

    The customer can also view his/her last 5 NIP Transactions.

    Note:
    • The service can only be used on the phone number tied to the sender’s bank account
    • Only transactions completed within 48 hours can be confirmed using this service
    • A service fee of N20 is charged

    Possible Outcomes

    1. Response: “NO TRANSACTIONS FOUND WITHIN THE LAST 48HOURS” . Meaning: The NIP transaction that you initiated within the last 48hrs, if any, is yet to be processed by your bank. Please contact your bank
    2. Response: “ACCOUNT NOT FOUND” . Meaning: This mobile number is not linked to the account number supplied. Please use the mobile number registered on your bank account
    3. Response: e.g. “17- 08/ABALABALA/ No” . Meaning: Your NIP transfer to beneficiary ABALABALA that was done on the 17th of August, was not successful and expect a reversal from your bank. If reversal not received please contact your bank
    4. Response: e.g. “17- 08/NIYI/ Yes” . Meaning: Your NIP transfer to beneficiary NIYI done on the 17th of August, was successful. Inform beneficiary to contact his/her bank if the account is yet to be credited.
    5. Response: You see a few transactions (examples as seen above) and one or more are missing . Meaning: The missing transaction is yet to be processed by your bank.
  • *565*11#

    Insurance Policy Validation:

    This service allows you to confirm the existence and validity of your vehicle insurance policy. Customers dial the shortcode (*565*11#), enters the vehicle registration number. The status of the insurance for the vehicle is presented via the USSD session.

    Note:
    • A service fee of N20 is charged

    Possible Outcomes

    1. Response: e.g “Policy Valid till 23 SEPTEMBER 2019” . Meaning: The insurance cover for the vehicle registration number you provided is valid till 23rd of September, 2019.
    2. Response: e.g "Vehicle Registration Number not found" . Meaning: This applies to any of the following:
      • Vehicle registration number provided is invalid
      • The vehicle has never had a valid insurance cover
      • The insurance cover for the vehicle registration provided has expired over 1 year

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