How to Link NIN to MTN Number
The Federal Government, on Monday, ordered telecommunications companies to bar outgoing calls on mobile lines not linked with the National Identification Number (NIN).
This was after subscribers were advised to register their SIM cards with NIN or face the blocking or disconnection of their lines by the end of December 31, 2020.
However, some Nigerians who possess NIN are still unsure of how to go about linking their phone numbers to their NIN.
Link NIN To MTN Line
MTN was the first to set the ball rolling in a tweet, where it stated that it can be done on a mobile phone, laptop or other data-enabled devices.
There are two methods to get this done on MTN:
- Via MTN-NIM Portal
- Via USSD Code
You need your First Name, Last Name, Middle Name, Phone Number, National Identity Number, and Email address to use the MTN online portal to connect your phone number with your NIN
- Step 1: Copy and paste the official registration link https://mtnonline.com/nim/
- Step 2: Fill in the requirements listed above
- Step 3: Click on submit button
- Step 4: An OTP will be sent to your MTN line
- Step 5: Enter the OTP and click confirm
Link NIN to MTN Via USSD Code
If you don’t have an internet-enabled device, don’t worry, you can Link your NIN to your phone number by dialling *785*NIN# Your NIN data would be submitted to MTN right away.
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