How to Link National Identity Number with Mobile Number

How to Link National Identity Number with Mobile Number

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This article will guide you on How to Link National Identity Number with Mobile Number, as Nigerian Communication Commission has mandated all telecoms operators in Nigeria to register all SIM cards within 2 weeks or get blocked.

Here are a few ways to link your mobile phone number with your NIN:

For Airtel Lines

To link your NIN to your Airtel lines, follow the procedures below:

  1. Dial *346# to retrieve your National Identification Number (NIN) from sim card.
  2. Dial *121# on the Airtel line you wish to link.
  3. Type 1 for “NIN Capture” and send.
  4. Enter your 11-digit NIN and send.
  5. Wait for the message confirming your submission. If you get an error, just wait for some time and try again.
How to Link National Identity Number with Mobile Number

For MTN Lines

  1. Dial *346# to retrieve your National Identification Number (NIN) from sim card.
  2. To link your NIN, simply dial *785# using the phone number you wish to link, enter your NIN and submit or;
  3. Dial *785#Your NIN# from the phone number you wish to link. The number will be linked to your NIN automatically.
  4. Visit https://mtnonline.com/nim/using your phone or computer.
  5. Complete the NIN linking form by entering your name, phone number, NIN, and email address.
  6. Submit the form as soon as you are done.
  7. Wait for feedback from the network.
How to Link National Identity Number with Mobile Number
How to Link National Identity Number with Mobile Number

For GLO & 9mobile Lines

For the other networks, such as Glo and 9mobile, simply visit the nearest office of your service provider (Glo or 9mobile) to register/link your NIN.

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