How to Link your SIM Card to NIN on MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile How to Link your SIM Card to NIN on MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile - Kefblog Tech Solutions

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How to Link your SIM Card to NIN on MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile

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It's now mandatory for every existing subscribers on any network as directed by the NCC to link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their Sim Cards within two weeks. This is made disclosed a few weeks ago and henceforth, all new SIM card registeration in Nigeria will require the user's NIN. Since this is a very difficult decision to many users out there, what we'll be looking at in this article is how to easily link your NIN to your SIM Card even without data connection on any of the network providers - 9mobile, Airtel, Glo and MTN.

How to Check your NIN

Simply dial *346# on the phone number you used during your National Identity Card registeration. ₦20 will be deducted.

Methods to Link your NIN

MTN gave us three easy methods to link up NIN while the other networks has 2 methods each. Kindly follow the below procedure to get it done on your phone.

How to Link NIN on MTN SIM

#1 Method (using website)
  1. Visit on any of your phone browsers
  2. On the page that opens, enter your First Name and Last Name, phone number to link and the NIN number.
  3. Enter the OTP sent to phone number then Submit. You're done.
#2 Method (using USSD)
  • Dial the code *785# and follow the instructions prompt. It's free and no data connection is required.
#3 Method (using MyMTN app)
  1. Log in on MyMTN app and on the homepage, tap on NIN banner.
  2. Follow the same procedure as illustrated above to get your SIM card linked.

How to Link NIN on Airtel SIM

  1. Using ussd code, dial *121*1# and follow the instructions.
  2. You can also submit your NIN through their website. Simply visit

How to Link NIN on Glo Network

How to link NIN on 9mobile

  1. Go to your phone app and dial *3461# on the 9moile sim you wish to link and following the prompts.
  2. You can also visit to do it online.
  • Use phone number registered with your national ID.
  • Enter correct information during submission.
  • If you encounter any error, wait for a few minutes and try again.
That is all. Do share this article to help others.
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