Retrieve your National identification number (NIN) with these easy steps

The national identification number, is a range numbers assigned to any citizen when you have successfully completed your national identification registration with National identity management commission (NIMC).

It is used to cross-check existing data in the National Identity Database to confirm that there is no previous entry of the same data. It is also used by the governments of many countries as a means of tracking their citizens.

Due to the recent N-power registration in progress, some group of persons may have found it difficult to register because the misplaced their identification card or the students who may not be in reach of it.

if you fall under this category don’t worry am hear to rescue you with an easy step to retrieve it.

Most importantly, make sure you still have the number you enrolled with, then follow these steps .

1. dial *346# on your phone with the number you registered with.

2. from the options displayed, select “NIN Retrieval”, by typing in ‘1’, if you are using the same phone number you enrolled with for your NIN

3. follow the steps displayed on your screen and provide the required inputs

4. note that using this service attracts a N20 (tweny naira) fee only (deducted from your phone credit balance).  

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