How to check if your National Identification Number is connected or Linked to your SIM Cards; All MTN, GLO, Airtel and 9mobile Subscribers to update and linked their Sim Cards with National Identity Number (NIN) – check below.
At the end of this article I will provide a code to check and verified if you sim card is connected to NIN. We have written article on how to update and connect your Sim Card with National Identification Number via NIMC. Check Full Test Here
The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has directed all Network Providers to suspend new sim cards registration till further notices. This directive was contains in urgent meeting of key stakeholders in the Communications industry on Monday, December 14, 2020.
This notification simplified that,NINs must captured in your SIM registration data.
How to check Sim Status with code to know if your NIN is connected to your Sim Card
To check your Sim Cards Status to know if your Sim Cards are linked to NIN or captured on your Sim registration, Please follow the steps below:
Dial *346# to retrieve your National Identification Number (NIN). Available on all Network.
Now see Steps beneath-
If your NIN is captured on your SIM Registration, your 11 NIN number will pop-up after dialing the code above. If your NIN is not captured on your SIM Registration, you will not be able to retrieve your NIN by dialing the code. And you will need to get your NIN connected to your SIM Card to avoid deactivation.
Please note better;
- After the deadline, ALL SIMs without NINs are to be blocked from the networks.
- The submission of NIN by subscribers to take place within two weeks (from Wednesday, December 16, 2020, and end by 30 December 2020)
- Operators to require ALL their subscribers to provide valid National Identification Number (NIN) to update SIM registration records.
- Violations of this directive will be met by stiff sanctions, including the possibility of withdrawal of operating license.
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