HOW TO GET OR CHECK YOUR NATIONAL IDENTITY NUMBER (NIN) THROUGH USSD ON A TELEPHONE.
You can now easily verify or recover your National Identity Number (NIN) on your mobile phone thanks to the USSD service provided by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). See the steps below to check your NIN using USSD.
How to Check National Identity Number (NIN) on Phone
HOW TO RETRIEVE / CHECK NATIONAL IDENTITY NUMBER (NIN) ON PHONE VIA USSD.
- With the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)’s USSD service, you can now easily check or retrieve your National Identity Number (NIN) on your mobile phone. See how you can check your NIN via USSD below.
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You can now check your National Identity Number (NIN) on your mobile phone if you signed up for the national ID card program and lost it.
How to Check or Retrieve National Identity Number (NIN) Via USSD
Have you misplaced your NIN? Have you forgotten where you kept your NIN slip? Not to fear, NIMC’s USSD service allows you to easily obtain your NIN using your cell phone.
Dial *346# on your phone to retrieve your NIN. This service is available on all the Nigerian Mobile Networks, including MTN, AIRTEL, GLO and 9mobile.
- dial *346#
- If you are still using the same phone number that you enrolled with for your NIN, you can retrieve it by selecting “NIN Retrieval” from the list of alternatives that is displayed and typing the number “1“
- Your network provider will show you a notification that the service will cost you N20 (twenty naira) which will be deducted from your phone credit balance. Reply ‘1’ to proceed.
- If you follow the instructions above carefully, your NIN will appear on the screen.
How to Know if your NIN Card is Ready
To check if your National Identity Number (NIN) card is ready, visit the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] website- www.nimc.gov.ng.
Scroll down the homepage and click on ‘e-ID Card Status Portal’ to check if your card is ready and now available at the activation centre.
After, fill in your first name, last name and your NIMC check tracking ID and hit the ‘check now’ icon button.
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