National Identification Number: How To Check Your NIN (NIMC) Number Using USSD Code – Faqontech

National Identification Number: How to Check Your NIN (NIMC) Number Using USSD Code

by Ayorinde Ayodeji
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In this tutorial, you will learn how to check your National Identification Number using USSD code easily, known as NIN (NIMC) number.

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), was created in 2010, by the NIMC Act No. 23 of 2007 to register people the Act covers and give each person a unique National Identification Number (NIN).

I can remember i published an article on how to register for national I.D card online with NIMC easily here.

Today, for those who have enrolled or registered but will like to check their NIN number, instead of going directly to the NIN office to check, you can simply do that with the aid of the newly announced USSD code.

The National Identification Number (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. ]

How to Check NIN Number Using USSD Code

To check, simply follow the steps below:

  • Navigate to your dialer or phone app and 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.
  • Congratulations, you are finally able to check your NIN for your mobile device.
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what is national identification number?

It is a unique set of eleven digits number that can be used to identify you by the Federal government of NigeriaThe number is issued to you by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) after you have successfully enrolled with them.

How to Check NIN number with USSD code?

You can get your NIN by dialling *346# from the phone number associated with your voter’s card, drivers licence, or BVN registration.

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