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How to Link your MTN, GLO, Airtel, 9mobile SIM Card to NIMC/NIN

Do you desire to connect your MTN SIM Card to your National Identification Number (NIN)? Would you require simple steps to link your SIM card to NIN with all telecommunications companies as directed by the federal government of Nigeria

How to Link your MTN, GLO, Airtel, 9mobile SIM Card to NIMC/NIN

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) as authorized by the Federal Government through its unit on the need for all SIM cards (MTN, GLO, Airtel, 9mobile, Starcom, etc to be connected to the National Identity Number (NIN) is real and people are trying hard to upgrade their SIM card in order to avoid being blocked by network providers. There is also a code set aside for anyone to check the status of their SIM card.

Guideempire.com.ng is ready to guide you on how to link your MTN, GLO, Airtel, 9mobile SIM Card to NIMC/NIN without stress.

Many codes can be used to link your NIN to your MTN SIM, Glo SIM, Airtel SIM, 9mobile SIM and, your National Identification Number through the internet (NIN). Watch out for scam USSD code to link your NIN to your subscribers from MTN, GLO, Airtel and, 9mobile.

How to Check the Status of your SIM Card (MTN, GLO, Airtel, 9mobile

Dial the following code numbers to confirm your Mobile Numbers Registration Status to avoid being blocked by NCC;

  • For MTN users; Dial *789*1#
  • Airtel – dial *746#
  • 9mobile – dial 746 or 200
  • Glo – text REG to 746 or 3456

How to Retrieve your National Identification Number (NIN) for SIM Card Update

To retrieve your NIN, simply dial *346#

Here are a few steps to connect your phone number with your NIN


For MTN users, simply dial *785# and get it done in few seconds or

Visit https://mtnonline.com/nim/ using your phone or computer

Complete the NIN linking form by entering your name, phone number, NIN, and email address.

Submit the form as soon as you’re done.

For Airtel Users follow the instructions Giving below 

To link your NIN to your Airtel phone number, follow the steps below:

1. Dial *121# on the Airtel line you wish to link.

2. Type 1 for “NIN Capture” and send.

3. 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.

How to Link NIN to Glo SIM Card

To connect  your Glo line, you have to use a text message format;

  • Text “REG” to 746, and follow the subsequent instructions to get it linked

How to Link NIN to 9Mobile SIM Card

All you have to do is to;

  • Dial 200 (Customer service).
  • Follow the instructions, and speak with their representative to get it linked.

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