The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC card is the trendy thing in Nigeria now, as the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) registrar, has mandated that before candidates can register for JAMB, they need to have their NIMC number.
In the 36 states of Nigeria, there are numerous centers available for NIMC registration. But that is not the topic for the day, the topic is “how to check if my NIMC card is available” or “how to check my national id status online”.
For Nigerians who have already registered for the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) card and are yet to get their card, they can now check if their National ID Card is ready for collection or not. So many Nigerians have registered online for a very long time, and sadly, are yet to know the status of their national identity card.
It is important to know that the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) management, has made it possible for all Nigerian citizens who registered for the national identity card to check the status of their national identity card online through their official website. There is a portal dedicated to checking NIMC card status online.
Through the portal, you can log in and check if your National ID card is ready for collection or has been sent to the activation Centre you registered with.
How to check the NIN Status online.
Here is a complete step by step tutorial on how to check if your National ID card is ready for collection. Even if the card is not yet ready, it’s important you know. Simply follow the steps provided below to check the status of your National Identity card (NIMC) online.
It is imperative that the PIN given to you at your National Identity card registration center is intact because it is very important.
1. Visit the NIMC official status checking portal by Clicking Here.
2. Then click the proceed button, Ensure you enter the right information you registered with when filling in the required details.
3. Now, fill in your first name, Middle name, Last name, and National Identification Number, please enter the correct data
4. Finally, click on the “Check Now” button to know if your NIN card is ready for collection or not.
Take note that the above steps are the ways to check the status of your National Identity card online. If you have any issues on how to check if your National ID card is ready online, don’t fail to reach out to us through the comment section below.
Warning and Scam Alert.
The National Identity management commission (NIMC) is warning Nigerians to stay away from fraudsters posing to be a representative of the body.
Kindly note that NIMC will never ask you to upload your BVN or NIN on any Portal.
Whenever you’re having an issue, you should always use the NIMC official website www.nimc.gov.ng for valid information.
You should also beware and steer clear of messages from dubious persons using dubious email addresses designed to resemble NIMC emails, requesting you to click on links to FAKE websites and upload your BVNs or NINs. This is 100 percent SCAM and not from the NIN.
Take note of the following:
- The National Identification Number (NIN) is FREE.
- The National e-ID Card is FREE.
Note that it is always SAFER to do Online Pre-enrolment yourself using your Personal Computers, Internet-enabled smartphones, and other devices, before going to the nearest NIMC enrolment center near you.
Steer clear of Fraudulent persons who are posing as National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) agents or staff. Once again, don’t pay money to anyone offering to help you speed up the NIN enrolment process or that promise to get you the National e-ID card for you. You have to enroll and collect your card when it is ready yourself.
You should also beware that the collection of NIN and Card can ONLY be done at officially approved and designated NIMC Enrolment Centres nationwide.
For further inquiries, please send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finally, you should note that the National Identity Management Commission is currently NOT recruiting workers or staff, further information can be gotten on the Careers page of the NIMC portal.