News & Finance

See How to link your NIN with your phone number without stress

How to link your NIN with your phone number without stress

How to link your NIN with your phone number

For past four months now, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had earlier urge everybody to link their national identity number (NIN) with their phone numbers.

They also mandated the telecommunications operators in the country to block all SIM cards that are not registered with NIN within 2 weeks.

This means that failure of the subscribers to register with NIN will lead to the blocking or disconnection of the line by the end of December 31, 2020, despite the huge public outcry against the sudden announcement of the policy and short time frame to implement it.


The Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have also directed that subscribers can link their NIN to more than one sim card. They said telecom subscribers should take their NIN to the office of their service provider.

However, some Nigerians who posses NIN are still unsure how to go about linking their phone numbers to their NIN

Here Are a Few Step On  How to link your National Identity Number

For MTN Users

To link your NIN, simply dial *785# using the phone number you wish to link, enter your NIN and submit or;
Dial *785#Your NIN# from the phone number you wish to link. The number will be linked to your NIN automatically.

Visit using your phone or computer.

Complete the NIN linking form by entering your name, phone number, NIN, and email address.

Submit the form as soon as you’re done.
Wait for feedback from the network.
Airtel Users

ALSO READ: Checkout Airtel April free browsing cheat

How To link your NIN to your Airtel phone

Dial *121# on the Airtel line you wish to link.
Type 1 for “NIN Capture” and send.
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.

How to Link Your NIN With Glo and 9mobile Phone

For the other networks, you simply visit the nearest office of your service provider 9mobile to link your NIN visit >>

Go with NIN and your SIM pack or call the customer care line of your service provider.
9mobile said it is making effort to develop a system that would make things simple for its customers. You can check your NIN status by dialling *346# from your 9mobile line.

ALSO READ: All you need to know about Glo yakata & Berekete tarrif plan

Facts you need to know about linking your NIN with your phone number

It can be recalled that following the directive of NCC to telecommunication operators on 2-week ultimatum to disconnect sim cards not registered with NIN; the NIMC warned the general public to beware of fraudsters and scammers who are on the prowl to swindle unsuspecting people.

The above are most easy method to link your NIN with your phone number. According to NIMC they said that Nigerians already enrolled in the NIMC scheme but have lost their NIN should dial *346# to retrieve the NIN. It also said that USSD code is available on MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9mobile.

Join Our Social Media Community


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button