Due to congestion been faced by people while trying to link their NIN to MTN number, here are the best alternative ways provided by MTN Nigeria on How to Link Your NIN to MTN.
I found this useful and most importantly easy for linking your National Identification Number (NIN) with your registered MTN number.
Below are the reasons why you should use this special channel on Link Your NIN to MTN as provided on the MTN website.
How to Link Your NIN to MTN Number
There are 3 channels currently provided by MTN to their numerous customer on How to Link Your NIN to MTN Number, this include:
- Using of USSD code *785#
- Accessing the service with MyMTNApp
- By submitting your details Online
Talking of MyMTNApp, I will share by the end of this topic, how to get free data with MyMTNApp, just stay tuned and follow up with me.
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How to Link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your MTN line
To link your National Identification Number (NIN) with your MTN SIM registration data, please submit your NIN and phone number below
Don’t forget my giveaway bonus by the end of this post, on how to get free data with MyMTNApp, but before then let get to some burning questions that MTN tends to answer relating to How to Link Your NIN to MTN Number.
|What is NIN?||The National Identification Number (NIN) is the unique number which identifies you as a Nigerian and is issued to you upon enrollment by NIMC (the National Identity Management Commission). |
It is used to match your biometric data and other details in the National Identity Database during verification and authentication.
|What is so special about this NIN number?||The NIN is used to tie all records about an individual into the National Identity Database and is also used as a valid means of establishing or verifying the individual identity|
|How to register for NIN?||You can register in any NIMC ECRs (Enrollment Centres) close to you. Kindly visit www.nimc.gov.ng for a list of all enrollment centres nationwide.|
|How to confirm my NIN number?||You can check your NIN Slip, it has your 11 Digit Number at the top left corner, on the second row. You can also dial *346# and press 1, please note that you may be charged 20 Naira.|
|I have NIN. What next should I do?||Provide MTN with your NIN, for further validation with NIMC. You can do this easily by dialling *785# free of charge and following the prompts. |
You can also submit or link your NIN to MTN on MyMTNApp.
After your NIN has been submitted, MTN will begin the process of verification with the NIMC. If your NIN is verified, your NIN will link it to your MTN SIM registration, and you may not need to do anything further. If it is not possible to verify the NIN you have submitted, then you may need to visit an enrolment centre, in person.
MTN will provide further information about the status of your NIN verification as soon as possible.
|I get an error when I dial *346# does it work on all networks||Yes, the USSD code works for all networks. However, if you have registered for a NIN and you keep getting an error message, please dial your service provider helpline. |
If you are yet to register for NIN please visit any NIMC ECRs (Enrollment Centres) close to you to enrol or visit www.nimc.gov.ng for the list of all enrollment centres nationwide.
|I have lost my NIN slip, how can I obtain another one?||Kindly visit any bank around you, pay a token of N500 through REMITA, provide your REMITA Teller to any ERC near you and request for a NIN slip print.|
|I was able to view my NIN number on my bank app, why is MTN charging me N20?||*346# is currently a billable service offered by the National Identity Management Commission. An adviCe of charge and a confirmatory notification will be sent to you upon dialling the code. The USSD code works for all networks. If the *346# NIMC service charges are waived in the future, we are sure NIMC will inform all users.|
|How do I get notified when my NIN is ready after enrolment?||The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) will communicate this to you after your enrollment.|
|Will my bank account be blocked if my line is not linked to NIN?||No, only SIM cards/phone lines that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN) will be blocked.|
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However, for making it to this stage of the post on How to Link Your NIN to MTN, I promised to share with you how to use MyMTNApp to get free data.
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