How to link NIN to Your 9mobile Today May 25, 2024

How to link NIN to Your 9mobile

How to link NIN to Your 9mobile today May 25, 2024. The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has issued a directive that requires all SIM card owners to link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their phone numbers. Failure to comply with this directive will result in the deactivation of the phone number. Many people are currently in a state of confusion on how to link their NIN to their 9mobile lines. 

If you are a 9mobile user, this article will provide you with the solution you need. In this article, you will learn about the importance of this directive, how to register for NIN, and how to link your NIN to your 9mobile lines. Follow the steps provided carefully to successfully link your 9mobile line with your NIN. 

What is the National Identification Number (NIN)? 

National Identification Number, popularly known as NIN, is an 11-digit number for every Nigerian citizen. Each individual has a unique set of numbers, which makes their numbers peculiar to them. That means no two people can have the same NIN. According to the Nigerian government, you don’t need multiple NIN registrations—there is a grave punishment for that. 

The purpose of NIN is to improve security and reduce possible cases of fraudulent activities. This means linking one’s NIN to their 9mobile line is helpful. Learn how to register for NIN.  

How to register For NIN

To register for NIN, you can visit the website and download the forms. Fill out the forms and walk into any licensed NIMC enrollment center in Nigeria. According to the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, there are about 30 Public Sector Institutions and 173 Agents in Nigeria. Check the link below to know the closest enrollment center to you;

How To Link Your Nin To Your 9mobile Line May 25, 2024

Via NIN Portal

You can use the 9mobile NIN portal to link your 9mobile line with your NIN. See the process below;

  1. Visit the official 9mobile portal.
  2. Enter your phone number. 
  3. Click on Proceed. 
  4. An OTP will be sent to your line to validate that the 9mobile line is yours. Input your OTP as requested. 
  5. Input your NIN number in the provided space. 
  6. Click on submit to complete the process. 

Via 9Mobile Office 

You can visit the 9mobile office with your NIN. See the processes below;

  1. Visit the nearest 9mobile office – it’s advisable to go with your 9mobile pack and NIN number.
  2. Please speak to the representative on duty and tell them the purpose of your visit.
  3. Please fill out the form presented to you and submit it to the representative. 
  4. Input your NIN number and 9mobile mobile number. Ensure your details are correct. 
  5. The representative will complete the registration for you. 

Via USSD Code 

The USSD code to link your 9mobile line to your NIN is *2008#. See the process below;

  1. Dial the USSD code, *2008#, on your 9mobile line.
  2. Follow the prompt and input your NIN 
  3. Your NIN line has been successfully linked 

How to Check Your NIN On Your 9mobile Line 

It is possible to misplace your NIN number. The good news is that you can get it back by following the process below; 

  1. Dial *346# on your phone 
  2. Select NIN Retrieval 
  3. Choose number 1 to receive your NIN
  4. Your NIN will be displayed on your screen. 

NB: You should know that the above process of NIN retrieval will cost you N20 airtime. 

Frequently Asked Questions on How to Link Your NIN To Your 9mobile 

Here are some of the frequently asked questions about linking your NIN to your 9mobile line; 

Question 1: What is the USSD Code to link your NIN to your 9mobile line? 

Dial *200*8#, enter your 11-digit and dial to submit your details. 

Question 2: Where can I get my NIN registration done? 

You can walk into any NIMC office to register your line. Alternatively, you can visit the site to enroll. Fill out all the forms before going into a physical office for biometrics and having your number. 

Question 3: What will happen if I don’t link my NIN to my 9mobile line? 

If you don’t link your 9mobile line with your NIN, it will be barred. This means you may not be able to receive calls or SMS. 

Question 4: Can I link my NIN with multiple 9mobile lines? 

Yes, you can. Nevertheless, the NIN and all the 9mobile lines should be yours. 

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