As telecommunication companies in Nigeria are being mandated by NCC to block all Sim cards without NIN, here is how to check if your phone number is already linked with NIN.
The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC has Given MTN, Glo, Airtel, 2-Weeks To Block SIM Cards Without NIN
How To Check If Your NIN Is Linked To Your Phone Number
If you have not register for the National Identity Card (NIN), follow the step guide below;
Fill the NIMC Pre Enrolment online form on NIMC portal https://penrol.nimc.gov.ng/loginForm.tpl.html.php
Put the correct information for all mandatory fields on the form.
Download and print your Pre Enrolment Slip.
Submit Your Application
Visit any nearest NIMC Registration Centre with any of the following Original and Valid supporting documents.
Enrolment Center will direct you to where your Enrolment Officer will verify your details on your application.
If your application is in order, Enrolment officer will guide you to proceed with the capture of biometrics (ten finger prints and facial image) and you will be given Transaction ID Slip as evidence of transaction.
Collect your NIN
The normal time frame to get your National Identification Number (NIN) Slip is within 2 to 3 working days from the time of capturing your biometric details
The issuance of NIN can take longer time for some cases sake of validation of details for NIMC.
You will need to keep the Transaction ID Slip very well to be able to present it at the time of collection of NIN Slip.
To Check if Your NIN is Linked To Your Phone Number
Dial *346# and press 1
The service costs N20 per dial.