How to link your phone number with your nin

How to link your phone number with your nin

How to link your phone number with your nin

The  Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given directive to telecommunications operators in the country two weeks to block all sim cards that hasnt been registered with the National Identity Number (NIN).

Failure to do so will lead to your line being blocked or disconnected by 31st of december,2020.

Steps to retrieve your National Identity Number

In lieu of the recent NCC directive, the National Identity Management Commission has urged the public and citizens who are already enrolled in the NIMC scheme but have lost
their NIN to dial *346# to retrieve the NIN.
The USSD code is available on MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile.
For those people whose SIM card used for the registration of NIN have been reallocated, NIMC urged such people to visit their telecom registration centres to have their NIN merged with their current SIM card.
For name modification, individuals are urged to visit NIMC office and pay the sum of N500
via Remitta. Further breakdown showed that for those adding or changing a new name, newspaper publication and court affidavit are required, while those with misspelt name
require no newspaper publication.
Those who are yet to enroll are advised to visit Or visit the nearest enrolment(CLICK HERE TO SEE CENTRES NEAR YOU) to complete the registration.
Below are few steps to link your phone number with your NIN.
  • For MTN users, simply dial *785# and get it done in few seconds or
    Visit using your phone or computer
  • Complete the NIN linking form by entering your name, phone number, NIN, and email
  • Submit the form as soon as you’re done.
  • Wait for feedback from the network.

Airtel Users

To link your NIN to your Airtel phone number, follow the steps below:

  • Dial *121# on the Airtel line you wish to link.
  • Type 1 for “NIN Capture” and send.
  • Enter your 11-digit NIN and send.
  • Wait for the message confirming your submission. If you get an error, just wait for some time and try again.

GLO Users

“UPDATENIN NIN FirstName & LastName”To 109

how to link nin to glo sim card
9mobile Users

how to link nin on 9mobile

For other lines, simply visit the nearest office of your service provider to register/link your NIN.

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