Procedure On How to Check NIN Number Easily

Procedure On How to Check NIN Number Easily: How to get back my lost National Identification Number (NIN), the process to retrieve your NIN back if you have lost it.

Procedure To Check Your National Identification Number (NIN)

The below method will show you the procedure on the way to retrieve your National Identity number (NIN) by exploiting the made public procedures on their varied mobile devices.

This article will show you the Procedure to on how to check your NIN number. This process will show you how to get your NIN number easily in 2 minutes.

This service also show you procedure on how to check if my nin number is out

If you have misplaced your National Identity Print out slip,  the numbers have fade away or you’ve Forgotten your NIN? Or maybe you left the print out home and needs the to get your NIN number immediately for important purpose. 

You don’t need to panic, National Identification Management Commission NIMC’s USSD service allows you to retrieve your NIN easily using your mobile phone.

This service is presently accessible on the MTN, Airtel, 9mobile and Glo networks in Nigeria.  

See: NIN mobile app; how to print original national ID e-card

How To Check My NIN Number On My Phone

Below is easy step-by-step guide on How to retrieve your nin number.

To use this service, you’ll need to undergo the subsequent steps: 

  1. From your mobile phone go to dialer, where you often type phone numbers. Then dial; 
  2. *346#.
  3. A list of options will pop up to your screen showing, Welcome to NIMC USSD service. This service will cost you N20, press 1 to retrieve your NIN or 2 to cancel.
  4. Select option 1 and reply.
  5. Then wait for a response, in about a 1-5 minutes you’ll get a message from your network provider containing your eleven digit NIN.

Read Also: How To Check BVN Number on All Nigerian Network

Note: As said earlier service fee of N20 (twenty naira) will be deducted by your service provider  in your SIM account balance.

But if you have misplaced your subscriber identity module (SIM) that you used for the NIN registration. Kindly visit the closest National Identification Management System NIMC Centre closer to you or any of its listed agents for manual retrieval method.

There is another way to check your NIN number besides the USSD code procedure as explained below:

How to Check My NIN Number Online

To know if your National Identity Number (NIN) card is ready, visit the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] website – www.nimc.gov.ng. Scroll down on the homepage and click on e-ID Card Status Portal to check if your card is ready and available in the activation center.

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