Link Your NIN to SIM Card / Phone Number

Link Your NIN to SIM Card / Phone Number for MTN, Airtel, Glo,

9mobile – To retrieve your NIN number, simply dial *346#  from any network, and a service fee of #20 naira will be charged, but if you have your NIN registration Temporary Slip, simply find your 11 digit NIN number there and proceed with below guide.

MTN NIN, Dial  *785#, Airtel NIN Dial  *121*1#, 9mobile NIN: Dial *200*8#,  Glo NIN: Text “UPDATENIN NIN FirstName And LastName”  To 109, And Follow The Prompt.


How To Link Your NIN To SIM Card / Phone Number – MTN NIN, Airtel NIN, Glo NIN, 9mobile NIN:

In this article, we will learn how to link NIN (National Identification Number) to MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9mobile sim (s) or phone numbers. Simply follow the easy ways to link your NIN below.

However, if you do not have a NIN, simply visit an enrolment centre near you, or visit now!

In the first part of this post, deobita will focus on the Airtel Network.


How To Link Airtel Number To NIN – For Airtel Users

Link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your phone number or sim card, by Just dialing *121*1# now to link, and a prompt will displace on your phone screen asking you to Press 1 to enter Your Government approved NIN Number, simply do so and press SEND.

How To Link Airtel Number To NIN

The next screen will ask you to please insert your 11 digit NIN number, and then press SEND.

A Thank you for providing your NIN details will pop up, and an SMS will be sent to your Airtel number informing you about a confirmation message which will notify you if your NIN linkage to your SIM card has been validated. Simply wait for the confirmation SMS or message to come.

That is it.

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Up Here.

How To Link MTN Number To NIN – For MTN Users

The first Step to Submit NIN details is to visit (, and follow the instructions below. Or simply do this easily by dialing *785# free of charge and following the prompts. You can also submit your NIN to MTN on myMTN app.

Submit NIN details


To link your National Identification Number (NIN) with your SIM registration data, please submit your NIN and phone number below.

Note 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. Thank you!

Fill in your details and click on submit to continue to next page.

Note: In the email box, if you do not have an email address, do not trouble your heart, just ignore and click on submit.

Any box showing the sign ( * ) is important and must be filled.

How To Link MTN Number To NIN – For MTN Users

In the next page, you will be required to enter in the form below a five digits OTP ( One Time Password) sent to you from MTN.  Simply do so, and click on submit.

After you have clicked as stated above, you will see the

below screenshot, that your submission has been received. Thank you.

After your NIN has been submitted, MTN will begin the process of verification with the NIMC. If your NIN is verified, MTN will link it to your MTN SIM registration, and you may not need to do anything further. If it is not possible to verify the NIN you have submitted, then you may need to visit an enrolment centre, in person.

MTN will provide further information of the status of your NIN verification as soon as possible.

How To Link Glo Number to NIN - For Glo Users

Link NIN to Glo SIM Card

To link your your NIN with your Glo line, follow the steps below:

Simply open your message box, then type “UPDATENIN NIN FirstName and LastName” and send to 109. See example: UPDATENIN 21111111112 Blogger Deobita – Send to 109.

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How To Link 9mobile Phone Number to NIN - For 9mobile Users

How To Link 9mobile Phone Number to NIN

You can now link your NIN using the code *200*8#.

  • Please ensure you follow the instructions and input your 11 digit NIN as requested.
  • Or simply visit to complete the process.
  • A confirmation SMS will be sent afterwards.

That is all for now. If you encounter any error while linking your NIN, please drop a comment below, and deobita shall assist you.

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