Learn How to Link NIN to SIM Card in Nigeria: The National Communication Commission (NCC) has directed that operators of the Telecommunications link or attach National Identification Number (NIN) to their SIM Card Registration Data.
This article will give detailed explanation and procedure on how you can connect or link your NIN to your MTN Network in Nigeria for free at no extra cost without queuing up at any MTN office or service centre.
How to Link NIN to SIM (MTN)
Following the announcement by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) mandating all Telecom service providers to link the National Identification Number (NIN) to the database of mobile phone users within two weeks. Mobile telecom giant MTN has open an online portal where its users can link their NIN to their mobile number on the MTN Nigeria network.
The announcement by the mobile telecom giant comes just days after the announcement by NCC. Follow the steps below to link yours before the expiration of the deadline;
1. Visit www.mtnonline.com/nim/ A notice stating that “This is solely for the purpose of collating NIN pending when verification of the submitted NIN is completed through NCC/NIMC”
2. Nevertheless, proceed to fill the form, requesting your names, phone number, NIN, and email address.
3. After submission, an OTP will be sent to your phone to complete the proc
NOTE: Something to note when you Link NIN to SIM online is that NINs submitted here will be received as unverified, pending validation against the NIMC database. This means you may be required to re-validate this information in person, in the future.