How To Retrieve NIN number And How To Link NIN Number To A Mobile Number
The simple steps reveal in this article will show you how to retrieve your NIN number and link your NIN number to your phone line without leaving your home’s comfort. However, it is important to note that this article is meant for those who have previously registered with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).
With the new directive from the Federal government through the National Communication Commission that all mobile phone users and subscribers should link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their phone lines, Nigerians are confused about what to do.
According to the directive from the Federal Government failure to link your NIN to your mobile line within the stipulated date, the phone line would be disconnected. As such Nigerians both home and abroad are advised to make sure that they abide by this new directive to avoid phone line disconnection.
However, the limited time frame for linking NIN number to phone lines has become a thing of concern for many people, especially those who might not have access to the network provider offices or have not collected their NIN number from the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).
Follow the simple steps below to retrieve NIN number if you have previously registered with NIMC.
Dial *346# from the phone number you use during registration you will be charged 20 Naira for this service.
To Link NIN number to a Mobile Number (MTN USERS ONLY)
Dial *785*NIN number# from the MTN number you use during registration. This service is free.
To Link NIN number to a Mobile Number (AIRTEL USERS ONLY)
Dial *121# from the airtel line you use during registration. This service is free.
For those who have not registered with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC, you will be required to visit any NIMC office closer to you for registration and capturing to get your NIN number.
Regarding how to link NIN number to a mobile number regarding other Networks (Glo, 9mobile), the information would be updated later. Stay tuned