HOW TO LINK YOUR NIN TO YOUR MOBILE NUMBER

Looking for quick info on How To Link Your NIN To Glo, MTN, Airtel & 9mobile Network? We’ve got you covered.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had earlier instructed the telecommunications service provider to disconnect all customers that are not registered with their National Identity Numbers (NIN) within 2 weeks.

Any subscribers who fail to register with NIN will be disconnected from using their mobile line by the end of the year.

Despite the Covid-19, Nigerians have to ask NCC to provide ways they can easily link their mobile number to reduce the spread of Covid.

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What Is NIN Number

The NIN number is also called the National Identification Number. It is a unique number assigned to an individual upon successful enrolment and during enrollment data such as Demography, occupation, state, and more are collected.

The National Identification Number (NIN) consists of 11 non- intelligible numbers randomly chosen and assigned to an individual at the completion of enrolment into the National Identity Database (NIDB)

For Nigerians, who already have their NIN and are unable to link their phone numbers to their NIN. Here are easy steps to link your NIN to your Phone number:

How To Check Your NIN Number Using Your Mobile Number

You will Dial *346# to retrieve your National Identification Number (NIN), available on MTN, Airtel, Glo & 9mobile.

How To Link your NIN to your MTN Number

The following ways can be used to link your NIN to your MTN Number by using the official website or a mobile shortcode (*785#).

MTN Website

To link your phone number using MTN online:

  • Visit MTN online NIN portal
  • Fill in your First Name, Last Name, Middle Name (optional), Phone Number, NIN, and Email Number.
  • Then “submit”.

Mobile Short Code

To link your NIN using your Mobile Number:

  • Dial *785#, wait for the window prompt stating to input your 11 Digit National Identification Number.
  • Input the 11 Digit National Identification Number Then send. A window will pop-up stating “your NIN has been successfully received”.

if you get an error, just wait for some time and try again with the linking.

How To Link your NIN to your Glo Number

To link your NIN number to your Glo number is by visiting the Glo official website for NIN registration.

  1. visit Gloworld NIN Portal
  2. Fill in your details correctly: First Name, Last Name, Middle Name (optional), Phone Number, National Identity Number(NIN), and Email Address.
  3. Complete the verification by entering any two-digit, then submit.

Another Way To Link Your NIN number to your Glo Number

If you cannot follow the link to the official website to link your NIN number to your glo number then you also link your NIN number to your Glo number by Simply sending “UPDATENIN NIN FirstName and LastName” to 109.

How To Link your NIN to your Airtel Number

You can link your NIN to your mobile number on Airtel Network by using the shortcode through the steps below:

  1. Dial *121#
  2. Press 1 for NIN capture
  3. Input your 11 Digit NIN.
  4. A confirmation pop-up will appear stating you have successfully linked your mobile number.

if you get an error, just wait for some time and try again with the linking.

How To Link your NIN to your 9Mobile Number

To link your NIN number to your Etisalat/9Mobile number is by visiting the nearest 9Mobile outlet with your NIMC form (Or your NIN number) and your 9Mobile sim pack.

After contacting 9mobile on Twitter, The company is yet to release any means of linking but have plans on doing that as soon as possible.

Failure to link NIN to your mobile number before the end of December will result in the customer being blocked.

How To Confirm Your Mobile Number Registration Status

After you have followed the steps above to link your phone number, it is advised to check & confirm if your verification was successful:

Here is how you can do that on various networks:

  • MTN: Dial *789*1#
  • Airtel: Dial *746#
  • Glo: Text REG to 746 or 3456.

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