How to Connect NIN to MTN SIM

How to Connect NIN to MTN SIM 

The deadline given to Nigerians to enrol for NIN and link their mobile numbers expired on the 31st of March, 2022, after a series of postponements by the government to ensure that everyone was given the opportunity to register before the disconnection.

However, despite the time or duration given, some people have been unable to link or connect their NIN to their MTN SIM due to some unforeseen circumstances or plain negligence. If you are yet to link or connect NIN to your MTN SIM, then your MTN line should have been blocked, and you can’t make calls anymore.Information Guide Nigeria

Do you have a NIN? Do you want to connect your NIN to your MTN number to unblock it? If you do, then continue reading. In this guide, you’ll learn how to connect NIN to MTN.Connect NIN to MTN SIM

Read Also: How to Locate NIN Registration Centres Near You

How to Connect NIN to MTN SIM

MTN Nigeria has made it easy for its subscribers to connect NIN to their MTN SIMs. You can connect NIN to MTN SIM via four different methods: USSD, MyMTN app, MTN NIN Portal, and the NIMC: MobileID app.

How to Connect NIN to MTN SIM (Via USSD)

The USSD method is one of the easiest and fastest methods to link or connect your MTN SIM with your NIN.How to Write NYSC Relocation Letter With Samples

To link your MTN SIM, dial *785*11 digit unique NIN# and wait for a message telling you that you have successfully submitted your NIN. If you receive an error message, you can redial the code; if it still doesn’t work, you can wait a while before trying again.

Read Also: How to Send NIN Number to MTN

How to Connect NIN to MTN SIM (Via MTN NIN Portal)

If your smartphone is connected to the Internet, then you should be able to connect your MTN SIM to your NIN using the MTN NIN Portal.

To connect your MTN SIM using this approach, follow the set of instructions outlined below:

  • Open your favourite browser and visit the MTN online NIN Portal
  • Tap on the Select Type field and choose NIN
  • Type in your mobile number into the Phone Number field
  • Input your email address (optional)
  • Input your NIN into the National Identity Number [NIN] field
  • Once you are done filling in the above details, tap on Next
  • An OTP will be sent to the MTN number and email address you provided. Input the OTP into the Token field.
  • Check the box carrying the information “Submission of NIN means that you consent for MTN to update your MTN SIM information, with your NIN information, if biometric verification is successful.
  • Finally, tap on ValidateHow to Get Married to a Doctor in Nigeria

Read Also: How to Send NIN to Glo

How to Connect NIN to MTN SIM (Via MyMTN App)

Are you using an Android or iPhone device? If you are, you can connect your NIN to your MTN SIM with the MyMTN app.Npower recruitment

To use this method, you’ll have to download the MyMTN app for the Google PlayStore (for Android users) and Apple Store (for iPhone users).

After downloading the app, follow the instructions written below:

  • Open the app, log in using your MTN mobile number and click on Proceed
  • On the next page, input your MTN number, Notification email, and your NIN into their respective fields before tapping SubmitJAMB form

Once you do that, your NIN information will be sent for verification. You’ll be notified it was successful.

Read Also: NIN Verification Porta- How to Verify NIN Number Online

How to Connect NIN to MTN SIM (Via NIMC: MobileID app)

Alternatively, you can also connect your NIN to your MTN SIM via the official NIMC mobile app.

To link your NIN to your MTN SIM via the “NIMC: MobileID app,” you’ll have to first download it from the Google PlayStore or Apple Store ( if it’s not already installed on your phone).

Read Also: What is the Full Meaning of NIN?

After downloading the app, follow the instructions outlined below to link your NIN to your MTN SIM.

  • Open the NIMC: MobileID app
  • Input your NIN and the mobile number linked to your NIN. An OTP will be sent to the number.
  • Input the OTP and create a six-digit Password/PIN you’ll be using every time you want to access the NIMC mobile app dashboard
  • On the NIMC mobile app home screen, tap on the LINK MY NUMBERS option to connect and verify your MTN numberWAEC result

With this NIMC MobileID app, you can add up to 7 phone numbers. Also, note that an OTP will be needed to verify all numbers.JAMB Result

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