www.nimc.gov.ng | National Identity Management Commission : NIMC

NIMC operates and regulates matters of national identity in Nigeria with services covering National Identification Number (NIN) enrolment and issuance, National e-ID card issuance, identity verification as well as data harmonization and authentication.

How to Apply for NIN

What is NIN? The National Identification Number (NIN) consists of 11 non-intelligible numbers randomly chosen and assigned to an individual after completing enrollment into the National Identity Database (NIDB). Once a NIN is assigned to an individual, it can never be reassigned, given or used by another person, making it …


NIMC Enrolment Centres for NIN

Following the publication of the procedure to apply for National Identity Number (NIN), we have been receiving series of queries on the list of enrolment centres.  We are glad to inform you that the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has enrolment centres nationwide and outside Nigeria. All applicants residing in/outside …

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 Have you misplaced your NIN? Have you forgotten where you kept your NIN …

How to Link your NIN to Sim

It’s no longer news that the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has ordered all Nigerians to link their National Identity Number (NIN) to their respective SIM cards or face termination of service from network providers. Following the NCC instruction, the major network providers in Nigeria (MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile) released …