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How To Link NIN to MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9mobile

How To Link NIN to your sim card
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The NIN (National Identification Number) in our National ID all of sudden has to play an important role to our sim cards, due to his scams with high demands in sim cards the government has all decided to block all sims of every user and to avoid your sim card from being blocked you’ll have to link your NIN to your MTN, Glo, Airtel or 9mobile sim cards. Do you even have any idea on how to link NIN to any of your sim cards? Here is a quick guide to link NIN to any of your preferred sim cards.

How To Link NIN to MTN

There are two different methods you can link your NIN to your MTN sim card, you can try by using;


How to link NIN to MTN using USSD is very easy just dial the USSD *785*Your NIN#


You can also link NIN to your MTN sim using the MyMTN app, this method is very simple and easy, Just download MyMTN App from Google Play Store or Apple App Store and log in with your MTN mobile number, click More > Help & Support > Submit Your NIN, kindly Input your NIN in the required space and click Submit.

How To Link NIN to Airtel

To link your NIN to airtel is also possible in different methods by;


You can link your NIN to Airtel by using SMS just send the word Start to 121 and you’ll get a response back, just reply the SMS like NIN XXXXXXXXXXX and send it back to 121 the “X” represents your 11 digit NIN number, then you’ll get a successful message if it’s been validated.


You can also try to link NIN to airtel by using the USSD short code *121*1# and input your 11 digit NIN number as required, then you’ll get a message confirming your submission


To do this, just log on to the airtel website, enter your airtel number and you’ll get an OTP code to confirm then input your NIN number and submit.

How To Link NIN to Glo

You can link NIN to Glo by using


Just send UpdateNIN NIN Firstname Lastname to 109, for example (UpdateNIN XXXXXXXXXXX David John, and send to 109) the X represents your 11 digit NIN Number


You can also link NIN to your Glo sim card just by browsing on any device, kindly visit the Glo website and follow the on-screen procedure to complete your submission. Or rather visit any Globalcom center in your area to get it done.

How To Link NIN to 9mobile

To link NIN to 9mobile is very simple you can link your NIN to your 9mobile sim card just by dialing the USSD *200*8#, or visit the 9mobile website and follow the steps on your device screen to get it done.

In any case, you misplaced your NIMC Slip or NAtional ID card you can retrieve your NIN Number easily on any network for free

Here are the simple ways on how to link your NIN to MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile to avoid your number from been blocked.

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