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NIN: HOW TO RETRIEVE, LINK AND REGISTER YOUR NIN FOR DIFFERENT NETWORKS IN NIGERIA

NIN: HOW TO RETRIEVE, LINK AND REGISTER YOUR NIN FOR DIFFERENT NETWORKS IN NIGERIA

NIN: HOW TO RETRIEVE, LINK AND REGISTER YOUR NIN FOR DIFFERENT NETWORKS IN NIGERIA

Have you forgotten your National Identification Number (NIN)? You can’t recall where you put your NIN slip? Don’t worry; NIMC’s USSD service allows you to get your NIN quickly and easily using your phone.

HOW TO RETRIEVE YOUR NIN

To use this service, please follow the steps below:

• dial *346#

• select “NIN Retrieval” from the options offered by entering in “1” if you are using the same phone number you used to enroll for your NIN

• follow the procedures on your screen and supply the relevant inputs

• Please know that using this service will cost you N20 (twenty naira) (deducted from your phone credit balance).

HOW TO LINK YOUR NIN TO YOUR MOBILE NUMBER

What is the process for linking my phone number to NIN? It’s easy to connect NIN to a smartphone. Here are ways you can do it, depending on your network provider:

  1. Use The NIMC Mobile App To Connect:

You can link up to seven different mobile phone numbers to your NIN with this app. To do it, follow these steps:

  • Use your security PIN to access the App.
  • Select “MY DEVICES” from the home page.
  • To link a phone number, go to “ADD MOBILE NUMBER” and input the digits you want to link.
  • To finish the transaction, enter the OTP code you received on your phone.
  1. Using USSD Code:

How Can You Connect Your NIN To Your MTN Number

There are four options available to MTN subscribers:

  • Dial *785#, followed by your national identity number, then make the request using the phone digits you want to link. Or
  • You can also use the number *785*NIN#. Or
  • Open the myMTN app and provide the relevant information. Or
  • Visit the MTN website and fill out the required fields.

How To Link Your NIN To Airtel Number

Method 1:

• To link your National Identification Number (NIN) to Airtel, dial *121*1#. After that, you’ll be automatically connected to the portal where you may input your NIN. Please enter your NIN as soon as possible to complete registration.

Method 2:

Connect using the Airtel NIN Portal

• Go to airtel.com.ng/nin/

• Then enter your Airtel number, whether it’s a mobile number, a MIFI, a router, or an ODU

• Then click proceed and confirm the OTP code.

• Now type in your National Identification Number and complete the form.

Other Network Shortcodes For NIN

Glo *109*NIN#

9mobile *200*8#

HAVEN’T REGISTERED FOR NIN YET? No worries, below is how you can follow it up:

How do I register for NIN via the internet? Visit the NIMC website and navigate to the pre-enrolment portal to enroll online. Enter all required information in capital letters on the site, then print a summary sheet with a 2D Barcode.

It’s important to note that enrolling online is only the first step. As a result, you must finish the procedure by visiting any NIMC enrolment center to have your biometric data captured and processed. Furthermore, registration is a once-in-a-lifetime process, and all later attempts are illegal.

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