How to Retrieve and Check NIN Details

NIN Retrieval Process for all Networks – Following the new regulation to block all sim cards that did not link their nimc number before the stipulated time, a lot of people have been looking for how to retrieve their details and also check the details of their National Identity Management Commission card.

To that end, we have put together this article to help those who wish to check their details, there are two ways you can do this but we will try to explain all of them properly for you all.

When checking your details, you will be able to see your enrolled date of birth among other information entered during the registration process.

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All the network providers in Nigeria have launched a USSD code that their customers can dial and get their NIN and other details of the NIMC card. There is also an online portal that will help you check it online without dialing a code or making any payment.

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has also launched a mobile app available to all Nigerians. You can download the app from Google play store on your android phone or App store on your iPhone.

You can only use the mobile app to download and print your nimc identity card, after downloading the app and registering with your nin and phone number, you will see the option to view your ID card. You can download and print it in a plastic card, this will help you to get your card faster without having to visit collection center.

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How to Retrieve your National Identification Number (NIN)

There are basically two ways to check or retrieve your National Identification Number (NIN). You can use USSD code to retrieve your NIN; you can as well retrieve it online by visiting the web portal meant for that.

How to Retrieve NIMC Details using USSD Code

To retrieve your NIMC details by dialing a code on your phone, follow the steps below. This process should be done using the phone number you submitted during the online registration.

Open your phone dial pad and press *346#

A command will pop up, reply ‘1’ to choose NIN Retrieval Option if you are dialing from the phone number you used in registering you NIN.

Reply ‘2’ to choose NIN Search if you have lost your number, you will be required to input some of your registration details

You will be charged #20 to complete the nin ussd retrieval process.

How to Check/Retrieve National Identification Number Online

Currently, there is no online portal to retrieve NIN. So, all those who want to check their NIMC number should use the ussd option. It works for all sim cards (Glo, MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel).

After retrieving your National Identification Number, kindly follow the link below to learn how to link it to your SIM card to avoid getting blocked.

How to Link NIN to SIM Cards

In the end, if you have any problem retrieving, linking or checking your NIN, kindly drop a comment below and we will be available to help.

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