After you might have finished with the enrolment of the NIN registration form, the Nigeria communication commission has given two weeks deadline till 30 December for telecommunication operators to block any customer who refuses to register its sim with the National identification number.
The National Identification Number (NIN) has eleven unique numbers that are randomly chosen and assigned to a person after the conclusion of enrolment into the Database of National Identity Number Database. (NIDB)
Once the NIN registration form is complete and the number assigned to anybody, it can never be reassigned, given, or used by another person, which makes it unique in nature.
The NIN number can be used in relation to know and get records of a person in the database and it can also establish or verify one’s identity.
If you live in Nigeria as a citizen and legal resident, even from age zero and above are mandatory to enroll for their NIN registration.
The National Identity Management Commission has asked all Nigerians to dial *346# to retrieve their NIN registration number.
How long to complete NIN registration form enrolment?
The biometric enrolment is processed after enrolment of the NIN registration form is made and will take up to 10 to 15 minutes.
When should I come and collect my NIN registration Slip?
You can collect your NIN registration slips at the same enrolment centers where the registration is made on the same day of your enrolment, in some certain circumstances, applicants are expected to collect their NIN registration Slip within the space of 3- 5 days of enrolment.
After you might have finished with the NIN registration form enrolment You will receive an email notification that your NIN registration Slip has been generated.
How do I enroll for NIN registration form?
NIN Enrolment involves the recording of a person’s data and capture of ten fingerprints, head-to-shoulder that includes the face, and digital signature which is used to check existing data in the National Identity Database to check that there is no previous entry of the same data.
It is sensible to apply on the NIMC Pre Enrolment Portal and follows the process as defined for applying for National Identification Number (NIN)
- Mobile Number
- Full Name
- NIN Number
- Email Address
- Date of birth. (DOB)
dial *346# to get your (NIN) national identification number
How to link NIN to MTN number (through the website)
- Visit the NIN customer Capture https://mtnonline.com/nin/
- Supply your names accordingly
- Input your MTN number
- Type in your NIN
- Supply your email address
- Then click on the submit button
How to link NIN to MTN number (MTN mobile shortcode)
- Dial *785#
- After dialing a message will pop up telling you to input your 11 digit national identity number NIN
- A window will now open telling you your NIN has been successfully received.
How to link NIN to Globalcom number
- Send 109 as a test message
Eg, UpdateNIN, (space) NIN, (space) First name, (space) and Last Name to 109
How to link NIN to airtel number
- Dial *121*1#
- Supply your 11 digit national identification number (NIN)
- After then you will receive a text message saying NIN successful
How to link NIN to 9mobile / Etisalat number
- Visit https://9mobile.com.ng/nin
- Click the green space saying “verify and link your NIN now
- Supply your 9mobile number and fill in all information
NOTE: federal ministry of digital economy and communication has order network providers in Nigeria to stop the charge of N20 for the retrieval of NIN.
PEOPLE ALSO ASK
I have more than one MTN phone number, how do I link them?
To link an MTN line, you’ll need to dial the shortcode *785# followed by the 11 digit NIN number and submit. You can also dial *785*NIN# from the mobile number you want to link. To submit your NIN details, you can also use the (myMTN App ) which can be downloaded from the google play store.
7. I have more than one GLO phone number, how do I link them?
To link your Glo line, kindly type the message “UPDATENIN NIN number, First name, Last name to 109. (e.g. updating 11223344556 Adeoye Peter) using the number you chose to link. All Glo lines must send messages to 109.