This post is about how to know the details and procedure of getting a Nigerian National ID Card and how to check if National ID card is ready for pick up.
According to the NIMC Act No. 23 of 2007, the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] has the mandate to establish, own, operate, maintain and manage the National Identity Database in Nigeria.
How do I know if my national id card is ready for collection?
STEP 1: Visit Google play store and install the NIMC mobile app here.
STEP 2: Fill in your correct details, double-check and hit the next button on the far right.
STEP 3: Read the attestation and hit “I Agree” if you’ll like to continue the process.
STEP 4: Input your desired pin number twice and click save button.
You’re now in the final step and you can see your information the page and also download your National ID card.
Do this to Verify Your Identity
Provide your full 11-digit National Identification Number (NIN) and a Mobile Number.
The Mobile Number registered when you were issued your NIN
Don’t do this if you want to Verify Your Identity
DO NOT enter a BVN. You will be blacklisted.
Any other number will not be accepted for the FIRST device.
What to do if I don’t know the Nigerian national id card number?
If you do not remember your NIN, no problem, simply dial “346# (Nigerian SIMS ONLY).