This guide will walk you through the process of retrieving and linking your NIN with your 9mobile sim.
NCC recently directed all network operators in Nigeria to stop the registration of sim cards nationwide so that they can review the database. As a result of this, subscribers are required to link thier NIN with their sim.
As at the time of writing this article, subscribers still have the opportunity to link thier NIN with their 9mobile sim and avoid being blocked.
What Is Nigerian National Identification Number (NIN)
Nigerian National Identification Number (NIN) is an eleven digits code that is assigned to an individual, by a regulated body called National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), this eleven digit code will be given immediately after the successful enrolment of National Identification Number (NIN).
The Enrolment of the National Identification Number (NIN) is the process of collecting an individual’s demographic data, capture of the ten (10) fingerprints, digital signature, passport photograph, and other important person details. All the required documents and information is used to check the all existing data in the National Identity Database so that there will be no entry of the same person or data.
How Retrieve Your National Identification Number (NIN) Using Your 9mobile Phone Number
You need to follow this simple and easy steps:
- Dial *346#
- Then you choose from the available options that is displayed after the has complete loading, then select “NIN Retrieval”, by typing in ‘1’.
- Make sure you are using the same MTN SIM that you use for National Identification Number (NIN) enrollment, immediately after you select “NIN Retrieval”, by typing in ‘1’.
- You request will be processed, it may take short period of time, before you got the eleven digit number,
- N20 (twenty naira) will be deducted from your phone credit balance as service fee.
How to Link 9mobile Number to NIN Using USSD
9mobile has just announce their National Identification Number (NIN) linking short code, now all 9mobile subscribers are to dial *200*8# to check the matching status of their NIN to their SIM and for the linking of their 9mobile sim to their NIN.
How to Link 9mobile Number to NIN Using 9mobile Website
Visit the 9mobile online self-service NIN update portal with the link https://www.9mobile.com.ng/nin to verify and update your NIN instantly without necessarily visiting their offices