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How to check NIN on MTN 2023

How to check NIN on MTN 2023

The federal government has made it mandatory that all Nigerian should link their mobile line to their NiN. This is so serious, as you can not practically live without linking your NIN to your mobile line.

At the moment, you can only check NIN on MTN on your registered SIM using the USSD code *346#. No platform allows you to check your NIN number online

Read also How to validate your NIN online

Carrying our NIN can be dangerous, as it may get lost or even getting damaged. here is a step-by-step guide on how to check NIN on MTN.

To check NIN on MTN,  you should definitely follow the steps below:

Dial the USSD code *346# on your cellular phone

Select alternative 1 to retrieve NIN

Supply the required information and follow the instant thereafter on the screen

Note that this ought to solely work if the SIM has been registered and linked with a NIN in the past. Also, the method deducts N20 from your airtime balance, therefore, make certain that you have enough or you would not be in a position to whole the process.

Your NIN is being link to all government data base, including your mobile line and bank account. Without a NIN you can’t get your driving licence, voter card and other government social benefits. So you see, why you can’t do without having NIN. If you have your NIN but have misplaced your slip, the good news is that you can still check NIN on MTN.

Is having a NIN important

This is some of the questions some citizens ask, is having a nin important?, why is it important to Link my

How to check NIN on MTN 2023
How to check NIN on MTN 2023

to my mobile number.

Like I have said before, without having a valid NIN, you can’t get your voters card, and your driving licence. Also the federal government has mandated all network provider in Nigeria to block all mobile sim not link to their NIN.

Are you gonna risk losing your mobile line, or you should work into any NIMC offices near you, to get your NIN slip?

Can I check my NIN number online?

No, you cannot. At the moment, no platform permits you to test your NIN range online. You can only do this through the SIM that the NIN was registered with.

As their is no platform to check your NIN online, you can use the number you used in registering your NIN. With that you can check NIn on MTN

At the moment, you can only check your NIN on your registered SIM using the USSD code *346#. As no platform allows you to check your NIN number online, you can take this method to check your NIN on MTN.

How to check NIN on MTN 2023
How to check NIN on MTN 2023

How do I link my MTN number to MY NIN?

After enrolment and you have received your NIN, you want to proceed to link your phone wide variety to your NIN to avoid it getting barred. Linking of NIN is required by using all community companies inclusive of MTN, Airtel, 9mobile, and Glo. Read on for a step-by-step strategy to how you can link your NIN to numbers from all network companies in Nigeria.

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You can also read on How to Generate Virtual NIN (VNIN) Via NIMC App and USSD Code


For MTN subscribers, here are the ways you can link your NIN with your MTN phone number:

  • Using the SIM you want to link, simply dial *785#, the supply your NIN following the prompt. You can also dial *785*NIN# and send.
  • Send your National Identification Number through text message to 785
  • Download the myMTN app, log in, and supply your NIN number directly.
  • Visit MTN’s official website and supply your NIN directly

How do I register for NIN online?

To enrol for your NIN online, follow the steps below:

  • Visit NIMCs’ official website for the pre-enrolment process
  • Supply all the requested information on the pre-enrolment form
  • Print out a summary sheet that contains a 2D Barcode in it

After completing this process, you would need to take the sheet to a registered NIMC enrolment centre for data capture and processing. Keep in mind that you can only complete this process once in a lifetime.

Also, read more on how to apply for NIN registration online.


Forgotten your NIN? Don’t take note of the place you kept your NIN slip. Not to worry, NIMC’s USSD carrier enables you to retrieve your NIN comfortably using your mobile phone.
To use this service, definitely go thru the following steps:

dial *346#

from the choices displayed, pick “NIN Retrieval”, by typing in ‘1’, if you are using the same cellphone range you enrolled with for your NIN

follow the steps displayed on your display and supply the required inputs

note that using this service attracts aanN20(ttwentynaira) fee solely (deducted from your phone credit balance).

Hope, you now know how to check NIN on MTN, if you have questions or suggestions kindly use the comment box.

How to check NIN on MTN 2023
How to check NIN on MTN 2023

Use your cell phone to check for your NIN.

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