Easy Steps to Your NIN

Pre-enrol for your National Identity Number online from the comfort of your home or office.

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Easy Steps to Your NIN

It's All About The NIN

The National Identity Number (NIN) is the unique number which identifies you for life and is issued to you by NIMC after your enrolment. The NIN is set to improve the way we carry out our transactions in Nigeria.

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It's All About The NIN

Senate President Enrols for NIN

President of Nigeria’s Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday 25th January 2016 enrolled for his National Identification Number in Abuja.

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Senate President Enrols for NIN

Enforcement of Mandatory Use of NIN by MDAs: NIMC's Clarification

NIMC has provided further clarifications on the planned enforcement of the use of the NIN by Ministries, Departments & Agencies, & other bodies requiring the verification of individuals’ identity.

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Enforcement of Mandatory Use of NIN by MDAs: NIMC Provides Clarification

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Meet The DG/CEODG NIMC
Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz

Welcome to the official Web site of the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC]. Established by the NIMC Act No. 23 of 2007, the NIMC has the mandate to establish, own, operate, maintain and manage the National Identity Database in Nigeria, register persons covered by the Act, assign a Unique National Identification Number (NIN) and issue General Multi-Purpose Cards (GMPC) to those registered individuals, and to harmonize and integrate existing identification databases in Nigeria. In a few words, our mandate is to provide an assured identity system in Nigeria through the concept of enrol once and be identified for life.