What is National Identity Number (NIN)

The National Identification Number (NIN) is a set of numbers assigned to an individual upon successful capture of their bio-metrics through enrollment.

Enrollment consists of recording a person’s demographic data, capture of the ten (10) fingerprints, head-to-shoulder facial picture and digital signature, which are all used to uniquely identify all residents in Nigeria, Citizens and legal residents.

The Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is charged with this responsibility, and they maintain a centralized database that ensures that there are no duplicate entries.

There is an online pre-enrollment portal which one can access from our platform to expedite the data collection process. With a printout one can then proceed to the nearest NIMC enrollment center for biometrics capture, and subsequent issuance of the NIN.

Possession of the NIN is enough to register on our platform. You do not require the physical identification card to do that.

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