How to Check National Identity Number on Phone
You can now check your National Identification Number (NIN) on your mobile device.
The National Identity Management Commission ask Nigerians to use dial *346# to retrieve dia NIN number.
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This came as Nigerian Communications Commission [NCC] gave two weeks deadline for subscribers to provide valid National Identity Number (NIN) to update SIM registration records.
The USSD code is available for very customers that use MTN, Airtel, 9mobile and Glo network.
NCC have introduce new measure for mobile phone SIM users to update their SIM card registration with valid National Identity Number [NIN].
What is National Identity Number
A national identification number, national identity number, or national insurance number is used by the governments of many countries as a means of tracking their citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents for the purposes of work, taxation, government benefits, health care, and other governmentally-related functions.
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The number appears on identity documents issued by several countries.
The ways in which such a system is implemented vary among countries, but in most cases citizens are issued an identification number upon reaching legal age, or when they are born.
Non-citizens may be issued such numbers when they enter the country, or when granted a temporary or permanent residence permit.
NIN: How to Check National Identity Number
Step 1: Dial *346# on your phone
Step 2: Reply with 1 to Retrieve your NIN or 2 to Cancel