How to Check & Retrieve National Identity Number (NIN) on Phone


With the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)’s USSD service, you can now easily check or retrieve your National Identity Number (NIN) on your mobile phone. See how you can check your NIN via USSD below.

How to Check NIN on Phone

If you have enrolled for the national ID card scheme and forgotten your National Identity Number (NIN), you can now check it on your mobile phone.

How to Check or Retrieve National Identity Number (NIN) Via USSD

Dial *346# on your phone to retrieve your NIN. This service is FREE OF CHARGE on all the Nigerian Mobile Networks including MTN, AIRTEL, GLO and 9mobile.

Now that you know your national ID card number, go ahead and Link your National Identity Number (NIN) to your Number.

How to Check NIN *346#

If you are yet to enrol for the national ID card scheme, check the following links:

How to Know if your NIN Card is Ready

To check if your National Identity Number (NIN) card is ready, visit the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] website- www.nimc.gov.ng.

Scroll down the homepage and click on ‘e-ID Card Status Portal’ to check if your card is ready and now available at the activation centre.

After, fill in your first name, last name and your NIMC check tracking ID and hit the ‘check now’ icon button.





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