Requirements for NIN Registration in Nigeria – Do you want to open a new bank account? Do you want to register for jamb or Waec? Have you recently purchased a car and you need to register your driver’s license? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you’ll have to enrol for your National Identification Number (NIN) at any Nigerian Identification Management Commission (NIMC) enrolment centre closest to you.
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Before you walk into any NIMC enrolment centre to enrol for your NIN, there are a few supporting documents that you are required to possess to begin the enrolment process.
If you’d love to start your registration process and you like to know the supporting documents you can carry along with you, this blog post has got you covered.
In this article, you’ll find all the supporting documents that you can use to enrol for your very own NIN in Nigeria.
Requirements for NIN registration in Nigeria
The NIN enrolment is for every Nigerian and anyone who is legally living in Nigeria from the age of 16 and above.
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To enrol for your NIN, walk into the nearest NIMC enrolment centre with your Bank Verification Number (BVN) if you have one with any of the following valid and original supporting documents:WAEC Result
- Old National ID Card
- Voter’s Card (Temporary or Permanent)
- Certificate of Origin
- Birth Certificate
- Declaration of Age7 Industries Most Likely to Make you a Millionaire Today
- Driver’s License
- Nigerian International Passport
- Attestation letter from a prominent ruler in your community
- Attestation letter from traditional/religious ruler
- National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) ID Card
- Government Staff ID CardJAMB Result
- Registered/Recognized Private Organization Staff ID Card
- School ID Card (Private/Public)
- Valid Immigration Documents
- Tax Clearance CertificateJAMB Result
- Nigerian Commission for Refugees (NCFR) Refugee Certificate
- Refugee ID Card
- Refugee Factsheet
Procedure for NIN adult enrolment
- Walk into any NIMC enrolment centre closest to you with your BVN and a valid supporting document.JAMB Form
- The details you provide to the agent at the centre you visited will be used to ascertain whether or not you have enrolled for NIN before using the NIN verification portal.
- If you haven’t enrolled before, you’ll be issued an enrolment form to fill out. If you have done the pre-registration online, then you’ll be asked to bring the printed Barcode slip.
- The form submitted will be vetted by the NIMC agent or official to confirm if the information filled on the form matches the information on your supporting document and also to check for mistakes or errors.
- If you did the pre-registration online, then your printed Barcode slip will be scanned by the NIMC enrolment officer or agent to fill all the required fields or they’ll be inputted on the NIMC software by the NIMC enrolment agent or officer.NIN Registration in Nigeria
- Once that’s done, you’ll be asked to crosscheck the information entered via the applicant monitor.Migrate to MTN Beta Talk 2022 with 300% Bonus Airtime
- Once you are satisfied with the demographic information you provided, your Biometrics (i.e., your ten fingerprints and facial image) will be captured.
- Once you are done with that, you have successfully completed the enrolment exercise and a transaction ID slip will be issued to you as evidence of the transaction.
- However, you should note that the transaction slip doesn’t confer the right to NIN. You’ll be asked to return in 1-5 working days—depending on the availability of network, authentication and verification. After processing, the NIN slip will be given to you.
Without any unforeseen circumstances, the National e-ID Card will be issued to you within 12 months (1 year) after the issuance of the NIN slip.Npower Recruitment
Why does it take that long to receive the National e-ID card? According to NIMC, the government’s focus is to ensure the widespread issuance of the NINs to Nigerians and people legally living in the country and that’s why the NIN issuance takes priority over the National e-ID card.
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