With February 9th fast approaching, the spirit of valentine might be destroyed for most Nigerians if their SIM card gets blocked by their Network providers. To avoid been blocked by February 9th, you need to link your SIM card to your NIN.
Yes, it has been very difficult to get an NIN which is why NCC and NIMC have accredited customer care of Network providers like; MTN, Airtel, Glo and 9Mobile to help in registration of NIN (something they should have done a long time ago).
But, should you manage to get your NIN and still wonders if you can link it to your SIM card on time, well we have a quick and effective solution for you.
Remember the official NIMC Mobile App we reviewed and talk about? Well if you missed that article, use this link to read about the one App that can help you with your NIN.
You can actually use the NIMC Mobile App to confirm if your SIM card has been linked to your NIN records.
To link your SIM card to your NIN using the NIMC Mobile App just follow the simple steps below.
How to link your SIM card to your NIN using the NIMC Mobile App
- Log into the NIMC App using your security PIN
- Click my Devices options at the bottom right
- Click on Add Number
- Enter phone number and click the Next button
- An OTP is sent to the number above, enter the OTP in the space provided
- It’s done and you have successfully linked your NIN to your SIM card using the NIMC Mobile App
Note: This is assuming you already have the NIMC Mobile App installed in your phone. If you don’t have the app, please use this link to learn how to download and install the NIMC Mobile App on your phone.
You should also understand that you can link up to seven different SIM card of yours to you NIN. Remember that you can’t use your NIN to link someone else’s number.
If you followed the procedures above correctly, the dashboard should look like the picture below.
Your number is first verified then it’s validated by NIMC.
So before NIMC, NCC and your Network providers block you off, just try and link your NIN to your SIM card now.
To get register for your NIN, you can no visit any Airtel, MTN, Glo and 9Mobile service center. Don’t get blocked, get and link your NIN by yourself today.
Use the store locator link below to find the Glo, MTN, Airtel and 9Mobikr customer service center close to you.