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National Identification Number (NIN)

Location 

VisitNigeria

144 East 44th Street, Suite 105

New York, NY 10017

 

Requirements (Supporting Documents)

  • Old National ID Card

  • Driver’s License

  • Voter’s card (Temporary or Permanent)

  • Nigerian International passport

  • Certificate of Origin

  • Attestation letter from a prominent ruler in your community

  • Birth certificate

  • Declaration of age

  • Attestation letter from religious/traditional leader

  • NHIS ID card

  • Government staff ID card

  • Registered/recognized private organization staff ID card

  • School ID Card (private/public)

  • Tax Clearance certificate

  • Valid immigration documents

  • Nigerian Commission for Refugees (NCFR) Refugee Certificate

  • Refugee ID card

  • Refugee Factsheet

 

Process for capturing applicants of 16 years and above (Adult Enrollment)

 

  • Applicant walks into the enrollment Center with a supporting document.

  • Applicant will be verified to ascertain if he/she has ever enrolled using the NIN verification portal.

  • Applicant will be issued an enrollment form to fill if he/she has not enrolled before. OR the printed Barcode slip will be collected if the applicant had pre-filled earlier using the pre-enrollment service.

  • Applicant’s forms will be vetted by a NIMC Official to crosscheck the information filled on the form against the supporting document provided and to check for errors/mistake filled on the form. Note: applicants who cannot read nor write should be accompanied by a literate individual who can do the form filling for him/her.

  • Applicant’s pre-filled information will be inputted on the NIMC Software by a NIMC enrollment officer or the Barcode slip will be scanned by the NIMC enrollment officer to populate all the required field.

  • The enrollment officer will ask the applicant to double check his/her information for errors using the applicant monitor.

  • If the applicant is satisfied with his/her demographic information, the biometrics (ten finger prints and facial image) of the applicant will be capture subsequently.

  • After completing the enrollment, a Transaction ID Slip will be issued to the applicant as an evidence of the transaction. However, the Transaction slip does not confer the right to National Identification Number. The applicant will be requested to come back for the NIN within 1-5 working days, as it is subjected to availability of network, authentication and verification.

  • A National Identification Number (NIN) Slip is issued to the applicants after processing.

 

 Enrollment of every Nigerian and Legal Resident who meets NIMC’s     criteria from the age of 0 to 16 years.

 

  • Walk into our NIMC Enrollment Center with any of the following required Original and Valid supporting documents:

  • Mandatory requirements for minors (Enrollment of Children)

  • Parent/Guardian’s National Identification Number (NIN) Slip.

  • Supporting documents and evidence of proof as the Guardian to the minor (if Guardian’s NIN is used).

  • Registered Birth Certificate/ Statutory Age Declaration.

  • All minors MUST be accompanied by at least one of the parents or a Guardian.

  • Supporting Documents

  • Birth certificate

  • Declaration of age

  • School ID Card private/public

  • NHIS ID card

  • Nigerian passport

  • Attestation letter from a prominent ruler in the community

  • Attestation letter from religious/traditional leader

  • Nigerian Commission for Refugees (NCFR) Refugee Certificate

  • Refugee ID card

  • Refugee Fact sheet

 

 Process for capturing minors (0 to 16 years)

Note: Parents/Guardians who cannot read nor write should come along with another person who can do the form filling on their behalf.

  • Applicant walks into the enrolment Centre with Their parent/guardian and the required supporting document.

  • Applicant will be verified to ascertain if he/she has enrolled before through the verification portal.

  • Applicant will be issued an enrolment form to fill if he/she has not enrolled before. OR the printed Barcode slip will be collected if the applicant had pre-enrolled earlier using the pre-enrolment services.

  • Applicant forms will be vetted by a NIMC Official to crosscheck the information filled on the form against the supporting document provided and to check for errors/mistake filled on the form.

  • Applicant’s pre-filled information will be inputted on the NIMC Software by a NIMC enrolment officer or the Barcode slip be scanned by the NIMC enrolment officer to populate all the required fields.

  • The enrolment officer will ask the applicant’s parents to double check their ward information using the applicant’s monitor to check for errors.

  • If the Parent/Guardian is satisfied with the demographics information inputted, the biometrics of the applicant will be captured subsequently.

  • After completing the enrolment registration, a Transaction Slip will be issued to the applicant as an evidence of the transaction. However, the Transaction slip does not confer the right to National Identification Number. The applicant will be requested to come back for the NIN within 1-5 working days, as it is subject to the speed/availability of network, authentication and verification.

  • A National Identification Number Slip is issued to the applicant after processing.

  • The National e-ID Card will not be issued to this categories of applicant until they become 16 years of age and above.

  • A text message will automatically be sent to the Applicant, Parent or guardian to come for update when they become 16years of age.

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