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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has now made it possible for Nigerians to get their National ID cards in an entirely online process. Many Nigerians have complained about not being able to easily obtain their National ID cards, which has hindered them from being able to fully take advantage of the benefits of owning one.
This is due to the fact that they only possess a national identity slip containing their unique national identity number (NIN).
The NIMC has allayed these concerns by introducing a quick means of getting your national identity card through an online app.
Here are all the steps involved in the process.
Download the NIMC Mobile ID App
First, you have to download the NIMC Mobile ID app, powered by its mobile services platform (MWS). Android users can visit the google play store to download and install the NIMC Mobile ID app. For iPhone users, they need to visit the app store to get the ios version of the app.
Input Your NIN and Mobile Number
After downloading and installing the NIMC Mobile ID app, the next step is to correctly enter your 11-digit national identity number (NIN) found on your national identity slip. In case you cannot remember or find your NIN, you can dial *324# via Nigerian sim cards only. Do not input your bank verification code (BVN) as your NIN to avoid being blacklisted.
Select +234 as your phone country code if that is not the default selection before entering your remaining 10-digit mobile number. Use the mobile number registered with your NIN. Ensure that you do not make any errors when filling in your information and check again to correct any mistakes. Click ‘next’ on the top far right.
Read the Attestation and Click “I Agree” to Continue
Now read through the attestation carefully and hit the ‘I Agree’ button to proceed to the next step.
Enter Your Preferred PIN twice and Click “Finish”
Fill in your chosen PIN twice. Be sure it is one you can easily remember or you may choose to write it down as well. Click ‘Finish’ to go to the final stage.
Congratulations, You’re Almost There
This is the last stage where the NIMC Mobile ID app’s user interface displays all your command options. Click on ‘Show my ID’ and your national identity card is ready for download.
Voila! You now have your Nigerian national identity card.
You must have a NIN number to complete the process. This means if you haven’t applied or enrolled with the NIMC, you are not eligible for a National ID card. Enrollment for the National ID card is free according to the Head of Corporate Communications of NIMC, Kayode Adegoke.
Easy steps to check your national ID status online via their website
If you have for long enrolled for the National Identity Card via NIMC, it is high time to confirm if your National Identity Card is ready for collection. Without going extra miles to confirm if the card is ready, you can now check this via an online platform where you can check the status of your National ID Card if it is ready for pick up or not and has been dispatched to an Activation Centre.
Where to check the status of my National Identity Card?
==> Quickly visit the NIMC ID card Status checker HERE==>> https://www.nimc.gov.ng
==> Click the green Proceed Button at the bottom to continue
==>Fill in the form accordingly with your real First name, Last name and the Last 6 Digit of your Naitional Identification Number.
==> Hit the ‘Check Now’ button (this will take few seconds to load and then display the status of your NIMC card.)
You must be missing something big if you are yet to enroll for your National Identification Card. Please seize the opportunity to enroll and get yourself a copy by signing up on the NIMC Official Website.