How to Link Your NIN to Wema Bank: A Quick & Easy Guide

How to Link Your NIN to Wema Bank. Learn how to link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your Wema Bank account in minutes. Step-by-step instructions and answers to common questions.


Are you a Wema Bank customer in Nigeria? The deadline to link your Bank Verification Number (BVN) with your National Identification Number (NIN) is rapidly approaching.

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This guide will walk you through the simple process of linking them and answer any questions you may have.

  • Comply with Nigerian regulations: The Nigerian government mandates linking your NIN to your bank accounts to help reduce fraud and financial crimes.
  • Account security: This linkage adds another layer of security to your Wema Bank account, protecting it from unauthorized access.
  • Avoid penalties: If you don’t link your NIN and BVN, you risk restrictions on your account or even legal consequences.

Read also: How to Link Your NIN to OPay.


How to Link Your NIN and Wema Bank Account (Step-by-Step)

Method 1: Using USSD Code

  1. Dial *945*BVN*NIN# from the phone number registered with both your Wema Bank account and BVN.
  2. Follow the on-screen prompts to enter your NIN and confirm your information.
  3. Receive a confirmation message indicating successful linking.

Method 2: BVN Linking Portal

  1. Visit the Wema Bank BVN linking portal:
  2. Input your Wema Bank account number and your BVN.
  3. Provide your NIN and any other verification details requested.
  4. Click “Submit” and await a confirmation message.

Read also: How to Link Your NIN to Access Bank.

How to Retrieve Your BVN

  • NIBSS Website: Visit NIBSS website:, register, and pay a minor fee.
  • Wema Bank Online Banking: Log in and find your BVN within your account settings.
  • Wema Bank Mobile App: Navigate the menus to find your BVN information.
  • Call Customer Service: Contact Wema Bank directly for assistance.

Additional Tips

  • Check your BVN without airtime: Use the BVN validation portal online if you have an internet connection.
  • MTN BVN retrieval: Dial *565*0# (costs N20).


Linking your NIN to your Wema Bank account is crucial for meeting regulations and protecting your funds. This guide has made the process as easy as possible! If you have any further questions, contact Wema Bank customer support.