NIMC > National Identity Number Registration Portal: How To Link Your NIN To Your MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9mobile Sim Via USSD And Online [Released]

Latest update on MTN, Glo, Airtel & 9mobile NIN Linking Registration Process: This post will focus on everything you need to know on how you can successfully link your National Identity Number (NIN) to your MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile number Via USSD and online method. it’s very fast and easy, Continue reading for more Details (guideline and Institution) below:

The Nigerian National Identity Number (NIN) is a unique identification number issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). It is expected that every Nigerian is enrolled and issued the NIN for the purpose of all round identification.

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It’s no longer news that the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has ordered all Nigerians to link their National Identity Number (NIN) to their respective SIM cards or face termination of service from network providers.

NIN Sim Linking Registration

How To Link Your NIN Number on MTN, Airtel, 9mobile And Glo Sim

Following the NCC instruction, the major network providers in Nigeria (MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile) released easy and quick steps for subscribers to link their National Identity Number (NIN) to their Number. You can link your national identity number on these network operators as follows;

Link NIN to MTN Number

  • USSD code: Dial *785# using the phone number you wish to link, enter your NIN and submit or dial *785*Your NIN#
  • Online registration portal: visit or download MyMTN App to submit your NIN details

Link NIN to Airtel Number


  • dial *121*1# on your Airtel line to submit your NIN
    • Type 1 for “NIN Capture” and send.
    • Enter your 11-digit NIN and send.
    • Wait for the message confirming your submission.
    • If you get an error, just wait for some time and try again.

Link NIN to 9Mobile Number

  • Dial the USSD code *200*8# and follow the prompts to submit your details;


  • Visit to submit online
    • Click on ‘Verify and Link your NIN now’
    • Fill the required information and submit

Link NIN to Glo Number

  • Visit the online registration portal via to fill your information and link. Or
  • Dial *109*yourNIN# (e.g *109*90123456789#) and follow the prompts to submit your details Or
  • By SMS – Simply text your 11-digits NIN number to 109 (e.g 90123456789 to 109) and wait for reply.

Forgotten your NIN? See, How To Check & Retrieve Your National Identity Number (NIN) On Mobile Phone.

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