How to Check & Retrieve NIN Number via SMS (USSD)

NIN Number Retrieval & Checker Process: See How to Check and Retrieve Your National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) National Identification Number (NIN) Online and Using Your Mobile Phone Dialing the *346# USSD CODE.

We are using this medium to inform all candidates who has forgotten or misplaced their NIN e-Slip or number that they can retrieve their National Identity Number (NIN) using the outlined procedures on their various mobile devices.

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Latest Update: SUSPENSION OF USSD AND VERIFICATION CHARGES

  • All USSD and verification charges have been suspended for the duration of the extension of the NIN-SIM integration.
How to Check & Retrieve NIN Number via SMS (USSD)

NIN Number Checker & Retrieval Procedures Using Your Mobile Phone

Forgotten your NIN? Don’t remember where you kept your NIN slip? Not to worry, NIMC’s USSD service enables you to retrieve your NIN conveniently using your mobile phone.

This service is currently available on all the Nigerian Mobile Networks including MTN, AIRTEL , GLO and ETISALAT mobile networks in Nigeria.

To use this service, simply go through the following steps:

  • dial *346#
  • 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
  • follow the steps displayed on your screen and provide the required inputs
  • Note that using this service attracts a N20 (tweny naira) fee only (deducted from your phone credit balance).

Misplaced your SIM Number used for the NIN registration?  Kindly visit the nearest NIMC centre or any of its licensed agents for manual retrieval process.