How To Link NIN TO Your MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile, etc. Lines

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How To Link NIN TO Your MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile, etc. LinesAre you yet to link your NIN to your line? If yes, then this blog post will cover all aspects on how to link NIN to your MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobiles, etc.

In 2020, the Nigeria telecommunication service providers having been directed by the minister for Communication have commenced sim card linking with NIN.

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Hence, each telecommunication service provider in Nigeria have announced the feasible steps to take in linking their phone numbers with the National Identity Number (NIN).

This is in a bid to ensure that their users abide by the directive issued out by the minister. The penalty for anyone that refuses same is sim card blockage.

Thus, if you are wondering or don’t know how to link NIN to your MTN, Glo, Airtel, or 9moblie numbers, then this guide is purposely curated to guide you.

Therefore, we’ll be considering how to link NIN to your MTN and other service providers one after the other now.

How to link NIN to your MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile line

How to Link NIN to Your MTN Number

To link NIN to your MTN line, there are two options available to do so, and we’ll be looking into the two options right away.

Option 1: Via USSD

The first available way to link NIN to your MTN line is via USSD. To do this, kindly follow the steps below:

• Dial *785# on the MTN line you wish to link your NIN to.

• Press 1 to “Enter your 11-digit NIN” and send.

• Carefully enter your 11–digit NIN and press okay.

After that, patiently wait for the MTN service to confirm whether your operation is successful or not. You may receive a “Network error” message.

Well, don’t worry if you do, all you have to do is to wait for few minutes and try it again.

Option 2: Via MTN portal

The second option available for you to link your NIN to your MTN number is to visit the MTN portal. To do this, just follow the steps below:

• Visit https://mtnonline.com/nim/ on your mobile phone or system

• Fill the NIN linking form by supplying your name, email address, phone number, and NIN.

• Just submit the form once you’re done and wait for a couple of days to get feedback message from MTN.

In case you have more than one MTN Sim card, repeat any of the above steps on each one of them that you wish to link with your NIN.

How to link NIN to your Airtel line

In case you have Airtel Sim card and you are yet to link your NIN to it, you better do now before your line is blocked.

To link NIN to your Airtel number, kindly follow the steps below:

Option 1: Via USSD

To link your Airtel line with your NIN using USSD, dial *121# on the Airtel Sim card you wish to link.

• After that, press 1 for “NIN Capture” and press okay.

• Carefully enter your 11–digit NIN and send it once you are done.

After that, patiently wait for Airtel to confirm whether your operation is successful or not. You may receive a “Network error” message.

Option 2: Via Airtel web

Alternatively, you can link NIN to your Airtel line by visiting https://www.airtel.com.ng/nin on your smartphone or system.

Once you landed on Airtel official webpage, complete the registration form to link your Airtel line with your NIN.

And that’s all. Just wait for Airtel to give you a congratulatory message that your line has been linked to your NIN successfully.

In case you have more than a Sim card, repeat any of the above steps on each one of them that you wish to link with your NIN.

How to link NIN to your Glo line

Equally, there’s a need for you to link up your NIN to your Glo sim card to avoid being blocked from using Glo service.

So if you have linked your MTN line, Airtel line but don’t know how to link NIN to your Glo line, then follow the steps below:

To link your NIN with your Glo line, there are two options available to do so and they are as follows:

Option 1: Via text message

You can link your Glo sim card with your NIN through a text message. To do this, simply send “UPDATENIN NIN FirstName and LastName” to 109.

That is to say, you will type “UPDATENIN Your 11-digits NIN Ibraheem Mary” and send it to 109.

Having done that, the next thing is to wait for Glo to send you a feedback on your Sim linking status.

Be informed that the name you sent to the Glo network provider must match with names one on your National ID card or slip.

If the names did not tally, then the Sim card linking with the NIN won’t be linked together.

Option 2: Visit Gloworld web

On the other way round, you can link NIN to your Glo number by visiting www.gloworld.com/ng/nin through this link.

There and then, enter your correct name, phone number and the 11-digits NIN to carry out the linking operation.

In case you have more than one Glo Sim card, repeat any of the above steps on each one of them that you wish to link with your NIN.

How to link NIN to your 9mobile number

To link NIN to your 9Mobile line, below is what you are supposed to do:

Option 1: Through the ussd code

• Simply dial 2008# on your 9Mobile phone number that you wish to link.

• Enter your 11-digits NIN and press send.

Wait for 9mobile feedback confirming whether your sim card linking request is successful or not.

Option 2: Via 9mobile webpage

In case you don’t understand the first option, you can visit https://9mobile.com.ng/nin/ and complete your registration by following the given instructions.

In case you have more than a Sim card, repeat any of the above steps on each one of them that you wish to link with your NIN.

Conclusion

By now, your worry on how to link NIN to your MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile, etc. line must have gone.

In case of further problems or worries on how to link same, kindly drop a message using the comment section.


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