Major and most used mobile phone network in Nigeria MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile has released an easy and quick way for their subscribers to register their National Identification Number NIN with their sim.
This is following the order that the Nigerian Communication Commission give to the citizen using a sim card to validate the registration by linking Simcard to their Phone
Two weeks deadline was given by the NCC government till 30 December for telecommunication operators to block all customers that refuse to validate their sim with their NIN Numbers.
You can now check your National Identification Number (NIN) using a USSD code on your phone
Dial *346# to retrieve dia NIN number, This USSD code is available for users for MTN, Airtel, 9mobile and Glo network.
Things needed to register your NIN
When you want to register your NIN to your mobile number, you’ll need:
- Mobile Number
- Full Name
- NIN Number
- Email Address
- Date of birth.
How to link your NIN to your MTN Number
Visit the Customer NIN Capture https://mtnonline.com/nin/
You will see a form to fill in your full name.
Then put your MTN Mobile Number
Type your NIN
Fill in your email address
Then click on the button ‘SUBMIT’
Mobile short code for MTN
You can also dial *785#
You will be asked to input the 11 digits National Identification Number, then send it. you will be told it is successful.
How to link your NIN to your GLO Number [Globacom NIN]
Send UpdateNIN (put space) NIN (put space) First name (put space) and Last Name to 109
How to link your National Identification Number to Airtel Number
- dial *121*1#
- Input your 11 digit National Identification Number
- After you will receive a text message saying “successful”
How to link your National Identification Number to 9mobile Number
- Visit website https://9mobile.com.ng/nin
- Click on green space ‘verify and link your NIN now’
- Enter your mobile number and fill in the requirements.
Di Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy don order all network providers to cancel di N20 charge for di retrieval of di NIN wit immediate effect.
He say dis na to make di process dey easier and affordable.
Dis one mean say all Nigeria fit check dia NIN using di *346# for free.