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How To Check If Your NIN Has Been Successfully Linked To Your SIM

Are you worried about if your NIN has been successfully linked to your number? This article shows you the simple steps to check if your NIN has been linked successfully to your mobile network; Glo, MTN, Airtel, and 9mobile. Similar post Learn cryptocurrency and NFTs to make money.

The deadline given for SIM NIN integration has fast approached and many don’t have the National Identification number yet talk more about linking and confirmation of their submission status. Similar post – How to Link Your NIN to MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile

How do I check my NIN status? Forgotten your NIN? Don’t remember where you kept your NIN slip? Not to worry, NIMC’s USSD service enables you to retrieve your NIN conveniently using your mobile phone.

  • dial *346#
  • from the options displayed, select “NIN Retrieval”, by typing in ‘1’, if you are using the same phone number you enrolled with for your NIN
  • follow the steps displayed on your screen and provide the required inputs
  • note that using this service attracts a N20 fee-only (deducted from your phone credit balance).

Mobile Network Operators have been communicating through their social media platforms, support pages, or chats that all customers that submitted their NIN will receive a confirmation message once it has been verified and linked.

This means that if you have submitted your NIN and haven’t received any SMS your network provider shows that your submission is yet to be verified by NIMC.

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Check Glo NIN status on your phone

How To Check If Your NIN Has Been Successfully Linked To Your Glo Sim – Glo network providers will send you a message saying they have “successfully” received your NIN. If you updated your NIN via text message to 109, They will reply to the message indicating if it was successful or not.

If you also dial *109#, you will be asked to input your 11 digits NIN Number, and after, you will receive a “Successful” message. You can try multiple times if you are unsure.

Check MTN NIN status on your phone

How To Check If Your NIN Has Been Successfully Linked To Your MTN Sim – MTN subscribers are to dial *785#, you would be given the option to input your NIN.

After you input your NIN which is 11 digits number, then you would get a message alert regarding the status of your NIN to your MTN number.

If you are unsure if you have linked your NIN to your MTN SIM before, you can try again until you see the successful message.

How will you check the status of your NIN submission with MTN?

You will be able to check the status of your National Identity Number (NIN) submission with via the following channels for FREE:

  • USSD: Dialling *785*3#
  • SMS: Sending NIN to 785

Check Airtel NIN status on your phone

How To Check If Your NIN Has Been Successfully Linked To Your Airtel Sim – To confirm if your Airtel number has been linked to your NIN, dial *1211#, and you would get a message prompting you that your NIN has been successfully uploaded. Then you would get a confirmatory message telling you that your NIN has been linked.

If you do not get such a message, try to upload your NIN till you get a confirmatory message.

Check your 9mobile NIN status on your phone

How To Check If Your NIN Has Been Successfully Linked To Your 9Mobile Sim – To check if your NIN has been linked to your phone number, dial *996# and follow the instructions or go to https://9mobile.com.ng/nin/

Also, you can Dial this USSD code: 2008#.

They show you two options whether you want to verify if you have linked your NIN to your 9mobile SIM or you just want to link it. Press “1” and SEND to verify.

21 thoughts on “How To Check If Your NIN Has Been Successfully Linked To Your SIM”

  1. pls kindly help me, have enrolled for nin but have not goten any nin number and need to link it to my sim but have been having issue with it pls kindly help. just want to know if my sim has been use to enrol for ni before cos thinking of enrolling for nin again but not sure if my sim has been enrolled in before. pls kindly need your help cos i need to link it with some of my credentials pls kindly help a soul pls

  2. Please I just link my NIN to my Glo sim

    But I haven’t received any message from my sim, if it has been link or not

  3. Pls how can i unblock my sim ooo.but the sim am not the one that registered it ,pls is it possible for me to use my nin to unblock it

  4. I have linked my nin to my Airtel before and it worked now I am trying to link it to my MTN sim but I have not yet gotten a message

  5. I’ve linked my Nin to my sim but it’s still not validated and this is my main line for business and all please what should i do?

  6. I’m having issues with my Nin and I have validated it but still not working. Only looking for way to link my Glo sim to my Nin and it’s so urgent to me but don’t know what to do.
    Please kindly help me out 😭😭😭😭
    Because if that, I can’t link my Nin to my online banking platform none are accepting it.

  7. Akpokona Rukevwe

    Pls I am having issues in linking my sim to my nin but not working I need to generate my jamb profile code,jamb registration ends today😢

  8. Am having issues trying to link my NIN to my sim
    Want to register for jamb but haven’t gotten my code cos I couldn’t link my NIN with my sim
    Jamb registration is closing next tomorrow 😭

  9. Am having issue with my NIN validation and am about writing jamb
    Am yet to get my jamb code.
    Jamb registration is closing in four days time,am in tears right now

  10. OLALEYE AANUOLAWAPO

    Please how can I do it oo my nin is not work and there sending me messages that there going to block MY sim on 30 of this month

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