How To Check Your NIN Number on Mobile Phone, How to Check and Retrieve Your National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) National Identification Number (NIN) Using Your Mobile Phone. The NIN is a set of numbers (usually 11 in number) that is assigned to a user individual upon successful enrollment for the National Identification System by NIMC.
National Identification Number
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), created in 2010, was mandated by the NIMC Act No. 23 of 2007 to register people the Act covers and give each person a unique National Identification Number (NIN).
According to the NIMC, the essence of each individual having a NIN is part of a measure to create a national identity database and to put a stop to both double identity and identity fraud. Upon registration, individuals will be provided with a NIN and eventually a national ID card.
How To Check Your NIN Number on Mobile Phone:
If you have enrolled for the national ID card scheme, you can get your NIN by dialing *346# from the phone number associated with your voter’s card, driver’s license, or BVN registration. At the moment, the USSD code works on MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile.
To check your NIN number on your mobile phone, simply follow the steps below;
- Dial *346#
- Select the “NIN Retrieval” option, by typing in ‘1’ to check your NIN number if you dialed this code from the phone number you used when registering for your NIN.
- Select “NIN Search” by typing in ‘2’, to check your NIN by inputting some of your registration details if you’ve lost your phone number or using another phone.
- Details will be displayed on your screen after that
The USSD code to check your NIN number on your phone attracts a onetime fee of N20
Also, you must dial from the sim associated with a previous registration of either voter’s card, driver’s license, BVN, or any other registration that got your thumbprint and photo.