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See How To Link Your Phone Number With NIN



Cliq Nigeria have made a compilation of ways to link your phone number with your National Identity Numbers (NIN).

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have given telecommunications operators in the country two weeks to block all SIM cards that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN).

Failure to do so will lead to your line being blocked or disconnected by the 31st of December 2020.

See steps to link your phone number with your NIN below…

For MTN users:

Simply dial *785# and get it done in few seconds or

Visit 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.

Wait for feedback from the network.

Airtel Users

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 exercise patience and try again.

For Glo Users

Compose an SMS with the following lines
*UPDATENIN (space) NIN (space) FIRSTNAME (space) LASTNAME” to 109

e.g. UPDATENIN 23456988389 Okafor Amoyide Yakubu
Send to 109

For 9mobile

Simply dial *346# to get your NIN.

Visit to verify your NIN.

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