MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9Mobile Guide To Check & Link NIN to Your Phone Number in Nigeria
Here is the guide to link your National Identification Number (NIN) in Nigeria to all your phone numbers on networks such as MTN, Airtel, Glo & 9Mobile. This linking is mandatory as the ISP through the Nigerian Government says citizens must do this before January 1st, 2021, or their phone number will be blocked. So knowing how important this is, this is the easiest way to link and also located/check your National Identification Number with your phone number.
Your NIN is almost like how your Bank BVN number works, you can link multiple sims to your NIN just as one BVN can be used on several banks. The national identification number replaces your Nation ID Card, i.e the old plastic one, so your new National ID has a NIN number which is all that matters, if you are yet to get yours, you can simply apply for National Identification Number here.
How To Check your NIN (If Forgotten) 2021
If you already have the new Nigeria National ID Card (Paper Type) and you didn't remember where you kept it, but you used it to register your NIN with your SIM card, then the below code will help you display it.
Dial *346# on your phone Keypad.
Type "1" to view your NIN.
It will tell you that your request is being processed.
It will then be sent to you as SMS and N20 will be deducted.
Note: As said earlier, for the NIN to display on any network after dialing the code, you need to make sure that is the phone number you used to register your NIN while you were enrolling for it. So this is how to check your forgotten NIN, but try to make sure you get the hardcopy, though the National Identification Number is what matters, you know the country you are in, they might still require you to get the hardcopy for more verification purposes.
9Mobile does not have the USSD code method for you to link your NIN to your Nigeria Phone number. This can only be done on their website, for now, this post will be updated when the USSD code method is out, so below is how to link your 9mobile number to your National Identification Number in Nigeria 2020/2021.
Enter Your Phone Number and click next for confirmation via OTP.
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So this is how to check your National Identification Number (NIN) and also link your NIN to your MTN Airtel, Glo, and 9Mobile Mobile Number in 2020/21. If you have questions, you can contact your internet service provider, you are also free to ask via the comment box on this page, but we can't have answers to all questions since this development is still new.
If you don't want your family or friends' number to get blocked, share this article with them so they can link their NIN as soon as possible to their phone number, or possibly get one before December 31st or 1st of January 2021. Thanks for reading, and have a wonderful day!