Did you lose/misplace your NIN slip or you’ve forgotten “How to check NIN number”? Do not worry, there are other ways introduced by the NIMC that you can use to reveal your NIN number using your burner or smartphone conveniently.
The NIN (National Identification Number) is a unique string of codes assigned to each Nigeria citizen by the NIMC (National Identification Management Commission).
The NIN is useful in so many ways, it will be needed when opening a bank account when trying to register for a SIM card and so many other circumstances.
In this guide, I will show you “How to check NIN number” using a universal USSD code on any Nigeria SIM card such as MTN, GLO, Airtel, and 9mobile.
Without wasting any more time, let’s get started.
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How to check NIN number (USSD code)
To perform the NIN retrieval process, follow the procedures below:
To get started, simply dial *346# on your mobile phone number
From the pop-up options, retrieve your NIN number by replying “1” and then clicking “send“
Follow the on-screen prompts to provide all required informations
Your NIN number will be sent to you via SMS and they will deduct a service fee of N20 from your airtime balance
This is the easiest way to check your NIN with ease, just make sure to dial the USSD retrieval code on the mobile phone number linked to your enrollment.