How to link NIN with MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile

  Federal Government and the National identity management commission (NIMC) have implore all the Nigeria citizen to link their National identity Number (NIN) to their SIM card within a short period of time.

  However, one of the reasons why federal government impulse the linking of this National identity Number (NIN), is to reduce the rate of internet fraudulent activity in the Nation as it keeps increasing everyday due to lack of employment.

Most of the youths have made this internet fraudulent activity has their daily bread without it, they won't feed.

  By my estimation, 99% of these internet fraudulent are graduate but they decided to go into it because the federal government keep on providing graduate every year without remember to also provide jobs opportunity.

   However, in this article, you will learn the easiest way to link your National identity Number (NIN) to your SIM card either MTN, Airtel, 9mobile or Glo using Ussd Code particularly people with multiple SIM card.

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  Just like me, I have up to five different SIM card and I have linked all to my National identity Number (NIN) according to the instructions by the National identity management commission (NIMC).

But most people with multiple SIM card are yet to link their National identity Number with their SIM, learn how to link it today before it blocked. Follow the steps below;

    How to link NIN to MTN

  • To link your National identity number to your MTN SIM card,
  • Dial *785#
  • Select 1 (to enter your 11 digits National identity Number)
  • Press send/Ok once you have entered them.

To check if your National identity number as successful submitted,

  • Dial *785#
  • Select 3

          How to Link NIN to Glo

  To a glo customers, I'm not sure if there's any Ussd Code provided by Glo to link NIN to them but instead they use SMS. kindly follow the steps below;
  • On your mobile phone
  • Go to your Sms inbox
  • Text UPDATENIN along with your first name and your last name to 109.

How to link NIN to Airtel

  • Kindly dial *121*1# on the SIM your are trying to link
  • You will be redirect to enter your National identity Number
  • Then input your NIN.
  • Press send/Ok

Note; if there's any error along the process, wait for some minutes and trying again because it could be serve issue.

  How to link NIN to 9mobile

This is one of the uncommon telecom in Nigeria with less customers. To link your NIN;
  • Dial *200*8#
  • Follow the steps require
  • Go to your browser on your android or iOS phone
  • Visit
  • Fill all the necessary information and link your National identity Number.

  In conclusion

If you're yet to link your SIM card with your National identity Number, I will encourage you to do that before it's late.
And remember to share with your family, friends, neighbor who are yet to link their NIN.

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