Easy Way To Check National Identity Number(NIN) Number On Your Mobile | Retrieve Your NIN Here!!!


Here is a proven way to check/retrieve your National Identity(NIN) Number directly through your phone. To check NIN number status, you need to follow these few steps we have listed here.

What is NIN Number All About?

The NIN is an abbreviation meaning National Identity Number, it is the unique number which identifies you for life and is issued to you by NIMC after your enrolment. It is used to match you with your biometric data and other details in the National Identity Database during verification and authentication.

After this post you won’t be asking yourself questions like;

  • How can I check my National Identity Number(NIN)?
  •  Can I check my NIN status on my mobile?
  • How do I register NIN online?
  • What Does NIN Mean?
  • How Do Connect my SIM card to NIN?

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How to Connect My SIM Card to NIN

To connect Your SIM card to NIN click on the respective link below;

Sample of NIN Card

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How to NIN Number Through Mobile Phone

To check NIN, dial *346# on your phone to retrieve your NIN. This service is FREE OF CHARGE on all the Nigerian Mobile Networks including all network(MTN, AIRTEL, GLO and 9mobile).

How to Register NIN Online

To register for NIN follow these steps below;

  • GOTO https://nimc.gov.ng/
  • Download the NIMC registration form
  • Fill it and take it to any NIN registration centre near you and submit.

How Can I check my NIN status?

If you want to know if you NIN card is ready, this is exactly what you need to do;

  • visit the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] website- www.nimc.gov.ng.
  •  Click on the ‘e-ID Card Status Portal’ to check if your card is ready and now available at the activation centre on the homepage.
  • fill in your first name, last name and your NIMC check tracking ID and hit the ‘check now’ icon button.

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