How to Link your NIN with your Phone Number using any Network (Airtel, GLO, MTN, 9mobile) Without Charges

Do you know How to link your National Identity Number (NIN) with your phone Numbers (For Example. Airtel, GLO, MTN, 9mobile ) without any charges? Then watch this video below.


Just a little reminder, the Nigerian Government has ask all citizens to Link their Airtel, GLO, MTN, 9mobile SIM to their National Identity Number (NIN) Freely.

In short: The Federal Government has placed a deadline to this notice. This was according to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

And believe you me, if already you’ve registered for NIN you need not worry because all you need to do to get your SIM Card registered is already spelt out below.

How to link your National Identity Number NIN with your Phone ( for Airtel, Mtn, Glo & 9mobile)

How to Link your Airtel Phone Number to NIN

If you want to link your NIN to your Airtel SIM Card, do the following:

  • Telephone dial *121# on your Phone then select Airtel Network while sending it.
  • Press 1 for “NIN Capture” and send.
  • Enter your 11-digit NIN and send.
  • Wait for the message confirming your submission. If you get an error, just wait for some time and try again.

How to Link your MTN Phone Number to NIN

  • Open you caller app telephone dial *785# using the phone number you wish to link,
  • Type in your NIN
  • Finally, Submit.
  • Secondly, Dial *785#Your NIN# from the phone number you wish to link. The number will be linked to your NIN automatically.

How to Link your Glo Phone Number to NIN

  • Type UPDATENIN, NIN FirstName LastName
  • And send to 109

How to Link your 9Mobile Phone Number to NIN

  • Dial *346# on your 9mobile number and follow the instructions.
  • Either to Check your NIN status.
  • NOTE: 9mobile officials said it is making all effort to get a system that would make things simple for its customers.

How to Retrieve your National Identity Number (NIN) with your phone Using any Network (Airtel, GLO, MTN, 9mobile)

  • Kindly Telephone Dial *346* Using any of the Network and follow the instructions.

How to Link your MTN SIM to your NIN Online

  • Go to using your phone or computer.
  • Complete the NIN linking form by entering your name, phone number, NIN, and email address.
  • Submit the form as soon as you’re done.
  • Wait for feedback from the network.

When will NCC start Blocking SIM cards?

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will start blocking SIM on the 31st of December, 2020.



This is my guide on How to Link your NIN with your Phone Without Charges.

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