This guide will enlighten you more on how to check and retrieve National Identity Number (NIN) on Phone. So if you have missed your NIN number, relax, we have all you are looking for down on this page.

If you are asking about how to check my NIMC details or how to check my NIMC details online. We have provided a guide that will help you with it. You will also see below how to retrieve NIN number without phone number, it is a simple as ABC.

Other things we have for you are; guide on how to know if your nin card is ready, nimc requirement for change of address, nimc requirement for change of phone number – in case you lost it and nimc requirement for change of occupation. All the needed documents you need have been provided below.

What Is NIN?

NIN stands for – the National Identification Number. Nin is a set of unique numbers that are issued by NIMC (National Identification Management Commission) to all Nigerian citizens. It is your standard identity and It identifies you for life. With NIN your biometric information has been captured.

This is the process done to ease stress during some important registrations in Nigeria such as schools (WAEC/NECO/JAMB etc). You will definitely need to link JAMB with NIN during registration.

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How to Retrieve NIN Number Without Phone Number

Here I will show you how to retrieve a nin number without a phone number. Telecommunication networks in Nigeria like MTN, AIRTEL, GLO, and 9mobile offer a free service for checking your NIN ( National identification number), from your mobile phone. Simply dial *346# to get started and follow the screen prompt.

Now here is how to retrieve NIN number without phone number:

How to Retrieve NIN Number Without Phone Number

Step One: Dial *346# with your current number. The current phone number should be linked with your BankVerification Number (BVN)

Step Two: Go to Google Play Store and download the NIMC Mobile App Or download it by visiting the NIMC website 

Step Three: Visit twebsite to print your NIN slip with the QR code you generated and view your phone number.

Kindly Note:

If you have tried the above and it does not work for you or have some difficulty. Visit any NIMC office closer to you to lay your complaint and you will be attended to.

As for the change of names, date of birth, etc you are advised to also visit the NIMC office closer to you. You will be told to pay the sum of N500 via Remitta to get it done. If you also want to change your name, date of birth, local government or state of origin, and other important information. You are required to swear an affidavit in court and present it to NIMC.

How to Check My NIMC Date of Birth Online

For you to check your nimc date of birth online. You are to go to the nimc date of birth checking portal. Kindly note that the approved fee for a Change of Date of Birth request is N15,000.

To learn how to Change Your NIM Date of Birth Online, you are use remita serve to pay 15,000 Naira as stated above. Before paying, there are some instructions below to help you complete the process on the remita website.

Below is how to Use remita to change Your NIN date of birth online :

How to Use Remita to Change Your NIN Date of Birth Online

1st Method:
Go to for payment.

2nd Method:
There will be various display options. Click on the ‘Bills and Purchases‘ option. A pop-up will display,click on “Pay Billers” as seen in the image below.