How To Check Your National Identification Number Using USSD Code
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How to check your National Identification Number (NIN) using USSD code If you have enrolled for the national ID card scheme, you can get your NIN by dialling *346# from the phone number associated with your voter’s card, drivers licence, or BVN registration.
Ensure you have at least ₦20 airtime on your line and then dial the code.
National Identification Number
The National Identification Number is a part of Nigeria’s National Identity Management System (NIMS), the other part is the General Multi-Purpose Card (GMPC). The number stores an individual’s unique data into the database. It is part of a measure to create a national identity database and to prevent both double identity and identity fraud.
The organization began enrollment exercise in September 2010 and started the issuance of a multipurpose card in 2013. The identity card issued in 2013 can be obtained by Nigerians aged sixteen or have lived in the country for two or more years at point of enrollment providing an identification document with a photograph such as a driver’s license or an international passport. The ID card contains a National Identity Number, two photographs of the card holder, and a chip containing the biometric information of the holder. The commission also collaborated with MasterCard to add a prepaid element to the card and can be used as an ATM card in MasterCard certified ATMs