How To Retrieve Your National Identification Number(NIN). The National Identification Number (NIN) 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.
The NCC has given telecommunications operators (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9Mobile and others) two weeks to block all SIM cards that are not linked with the National Identity Numbers (NIN).
In this article, we are going to show you how retrieve your National Identification Number(NIN) and how to correct your name.
How To Retrieve Your National Identification Number(NIN)
The National Identification Number(NIN) can be retrieve via the USSD Code by dialing *346# to retrieve their NIN
How To Correct Your Name
Name modification, visit a nimc office. Cost N500 payable via remita. If you’re adding or changing a new name you will require a newspaper publication and court affidavit. For a misspelled name, no newspaper is required.
To register, you can start the process online here; http://nimc.gov.ng then visit a nearest enrollment centre to complete the registration.
As part of the strategy to widen and ease the enrolment process, the HM Drisa Pantami has approved some agents to capture data of citizens and legal residents.
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