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How to change your BVN details on Cowrywise
How to change your BVN details on Cowrywise
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Written by Vivian
Updated over a week ago

While we prioritize the security and privacy of our users' sensitive information, including the Bank Verification Number (BVN), we understand that there may be circumstances where you need to change the BVN associated with your Cowrywise account.

To ensure the confidentiality and security of your BVN on Cowrywise, we have implemented robust encryption measures. This encryption safeguards your BVN from unauthorized access and ensures that it remains protected within our platform. As part of our commitment to maintaining the highest security standards, we require a thorough verification process when changing the BVN associated with your account.

If you need to change the BVN linked to your Cowrywise account, we kindly request that you send an email to In your email, provide a clear and explicit explanation as to why you need the BVN change. Equally, attach the following documents in the mail you send:

  1. A government-issued ID card

  2. A selfie of you holding the same ID

  3. A selfie of you holding a sheet of paper with today’s date written on it

  4. The government-issued ID of the person whose BVN is currently added

  5. A selfie of the individual whose BVN has been added to your account, with them holding their government-issued form of identification with today's date written on a piece of paper

Rest assured that our team will carefully process your request while upholding the highest security standards.

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