How To Link NIN To 9mobile SIM, Airtel SIM, Glo SIM, And MTN SIM
On this page, you will learn how to Link NIN to any network SIM in Nigeria such as MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile effortlessly as ordered by the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC).
The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) through the endorsement of the Federal Government of Nigeria has ordered that every network subscriber in the country link their National Identity Number (NIN) to all their SIM. This directive is to increase the security level in the country.
NCC previously directed that the deadline for NIN and SIM linking was 30th December 2020 and later on extended it to 19th January 2021 for subscribers who has NIN while 9th February 2021 is for subscribers who don’t have the NIN, This deadline was extended after the NCC meeting with major stakeholders so as to allow individuals without NIN to enroll.
Download the NIN enrollment form here, fill and or proceed to any nearby NIMC center nationwide and register for the NIN while complying with all the Covid-19 protocols.
In regards to the deadline extension, all USSD and verification charges have been suspended. Below are the guidelines on how to easily link NIN to any network SIM.
New SIM registration as well as SIM Swap, SIM upgrade, and SIM Welcome Back have been suspended for all networks until further notice as a new directive on SIM registration and other SIM activities have been issued to all network providers in the country by NCC.
How To Link NIN To Any SIM
As SMS Send ‘UPDATENIN, NIN First Name and Last Name’ to 109.
How To Find Out Your NIN
If you have already registered with NIMC but forgot your NIN or haven’t collected your paper ID which contains your NIN simply dial *346# on the phone number used in the registration to retrieve your NIN.
The deadline for those with NIN is 19th January 2021.
The deadline for those without NIN is 9th February 2021.