How to Check Your National Identification Number (NIN) Via USSD Code

The fact that you are supposed to keep your National identification number abreast cannot be overemphasized. It is a valid and required form of identification is required by many co-operate firms. However, there may be scenarios where you haven’t committed your NIN number to memory and you forget to take it along. This is where the NIN USSD system comes into play. In this article, we explore a comprehensive tutorial on how to check your national identification number Via USSD code (NIN).

Upon registering yourself as a Nigerian under the national identification system, you will be issued a special number that is tagged to your particulars a Nigerian. This number is inscribed on a special card. This number will be requested in cooperate with organizations like banks e.t.c

how to check your national identity card number using USSD code

Recently the Joint Administration and matriculation board (JAMB) made claims that candidates would be required to tender their national identity number during registration, which in my opinion is a strategy to get more people registered on the platform. This just go to show how important the NIN digits have become.

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Thanks to thoughtful innovations you aren’t required to always move around with your NIN slip as you can view it via USSD code anytime you want. This will in turn reduce the risk of you misplacing your NIN card. Below is a tutorial on how to check your National identification card number using USSD.

Code To Check Your Nigerian National Identification Number 

The code to check your Nigerian National Identification Number is *346#. You are required to dial this code using the number associated with your voter’s card, driver’s license, or BVN registration.

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  1. As at the time this article was written, this service was only available for  MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile Subscribers
  2. You will be charged a service fee of 20 Naira each time you make use of this USSD service.

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There you have it – a comprehensive tutorial on how to check your national identification Number using USSD code.

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If you have any questions or contributions as regards this tutorial, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.


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