How To Link MTN, Airtel, Glo And 9Mobile Number With NIN

How To Link MTN, Airtel, Glo And 9Mobile Number With NIN

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) earlier this week gave telecommunications operators in the country two weeks ultimatum to block all Subscriber Identity Module or Subscriber Identification Module (SIMs) cards that are not registered and linked with the National Identity Numbers (NIN).

Here are the steps to link your phone number (MTN, Airtel, 9Mobile and Glo Number) with your NIN.

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To retrieve your NIN dial *346#

MTN users,

Dial *785# and get it done in few seconds 


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

1. Dial *121*1# 

2. Type your  NIN and send.

You will receive a confirmation message for your submission. 


You can now link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your mobile number as a Glo subscriber.

Simply send “UPDATENIN NIN FirstName and LastName” to 109.


Stay connected.

Verify & link your National Identity Number (NIN) to your mobile number dial *200*8#

or visit To know your NIN status dial *346#

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