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Simple Guide On How To Link Your NIN With Your Phone Number

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Simple Guide On How To Link Your NIN With Your Phone Number

 

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The NCC issued out a circular warning that whoever doesn’t link their National Identification Number with their SIM will be blocked from using their mobile lines.

The circular state;

“The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given telecommunications operators (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9Mobile and others) in the country two weeks to block all SIM cards that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN)”.

Read through this step by step guide to Link Your NIN with Your Phone Number;

MTN USERS

Option 1.

To link your your NIN with your MTN SIM using USSD, follow the steps below:

1. Dial *785# using the MTN you wish to perform the linking on.
2. Type 1 for “Enter your 11-digit NIN” and send.
3. Enter your 11–digit NIN and send.

Wait for the network to give a confirmation of your submission. You may get a message saying “Network error.”

Don’t panic if you do! Just wait for some time and try it again.

Option 2.

To link your NIN with your MTN phone number, carry out the following steps:

1. Visit https://mtnonline.com/nim/ using your phone or computer
2. Complete the NIN linking form by entering your name, phone number, NIN and email address.
3. Submit the form as soon as you’re done.
4. Wait for feedback from the network in a couple of days.

AIRTEL USERS

To link your NIN to your Airtel phone number, follow the steps below:

1. Dial *121# on the Airtel line you wish to link.
2. Type 1 for “NIN Capture” and send
3. Enter your 11–digit NIN and send.

Wait for the message confirming your submission. If you get an error, just wait for some time and try again.

Alternatively, visit https://www.airtel.com.ng/nin on your phone or computer and complete the online registration form to link your NIN to your Airtel line.

GLO USERS

To link your your NIN with your Glo line, follow the steps below:

1. Simply send “UPDATENIN NIN FirstName and LastName” to 109.
2. Wait for network feedback on your linking status.

To avoid error,the name you submit must match the one on your ID card/slip for the linking to be successful.

Alternatively, visit www.gloworld.com/ng/nin. Thereafter, enter your name, phone number and NIN to carry out the linking.

9MOBILE

To link your NIN with your 9Mobile line, follow these step:

1. Dial *200*8# on your 9Mobile line
2. Enter your NIN and press send
3. Wait for feedback from the network confirming your successful submission.

If you’re facing any issues, visit any 9mobile office near you and submit your NIN to them. They should be able to complete the linking in a matter of minutes.

You can also visit https://9mobile.com.ng/nin/ and follow the instructions to complete the registration.
What if you don’t have NIN yet?

To get yourself ready to be able to carry out the linking of your NIN with your phone number here’s what you must do:

1. Visit any NIMC office near you and apply for your National Identity Card if you haven’t
2. Register and obtain your temporary ID slip which will contain your NIN
3. Keep your NIN details in a safe place so that you’ll be able to provide them when necessary.

What if you forgot your NIN and don’t have the slip?

If you don’t know your NIN, just dial *346# on the SIM card you registered with the National Identity Management Centre (NIMC)and note that checking your NIN via the USSD provided above costs N20 only.

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