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How To link your NIN with your Sim cards: All networks Updated!!!

      The federal government of Nigeria through the National Communication Commission (NCC) has directed that all Sim cards must be linked to the national identification number (NIN) and failure to comply with this regulation, will lead to the Sim being blocked on December 30 2020 however a meeting held on December 21 2020 which they present a further extension of the due date to February  2021, on 2nd of February, the Nigeria Government announced another extension of due date to 6th of April 2021.

You can now download the mobile app now here!!!


 I have received numerous complaints and questions on how to effectively comply without stress, so I put together an easy step by step process in ensuring a smooth and effective process in linking your personal NIN to your various Sim cards or networks.

You can now check your state registration centres here!!!  

How To retrieve your NIN number

    If you can't remember or you don't have your NIN slip with you, you can retrieve your NIN through your phone number associated with your NIN registration.
Dial *346# 
and follow the procedure.
you should have atleast 20 naira to retrieve this number. 
Note: you can link more than a Sim to a particular NIN, which implies you can add all your active Sim cards to your NIN portal.

MTN NETWORK
STEP 1
dial *785#
STEP 2
A message will appear stating to insert your 11 NIN digits, insert and press OK
STEP 3
A message will display indicating a successful linking of your phone number to NIN portal.

Alternative method 
Using your MTN mobile app
step 1. open your MTN App,
  step 2. At the top of your app screen, there is a NIN portal.
click on this link
step 3. You will need to provide the following details
=> phone number
=> email notification
=> NIN number
Insert your information accordingly and click on submit.
A success message will appear to indicate a successful linkage.

AIRTEL NETWORK
STEP 1
dial *121*1#
STEP 2 
A message will appear stating to insert your 11 NIN digits,
insert your NIN.
STEP 3
A message will display indicating a successful linking of your to NIN portal. Here is a video guide...

GLO NETWORK
send UPDATENIN, NIN NUMBER, FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME ON YOUR NIN SLIP TO 109
E.g UPDATENIN 12345678910 DAYO BAYERO TO 109.

9MOBILE NETWORK
you can use this link to link up your 9mobile Sim cards with your NIN www.9mobile.com.ng/nin, you will need your mobile number and NIN to successfully link to NIN portal.  

Another Alternative Method
Dial *200*8# 
insert your NIN and press OK to submit.
A success message will appear indicating successful linking. 

Written by: Kehinde Rafiu (kendouzi)
Edited: fobbykayblog

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