How To Obtain Your NIN (National Identification Number) with NIMC

National Identity Management Commission NIMC

Registering to obtain the National Identification Number (NIN) with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) could be easier if pre-enroll on the NIMC portal online, on how to obtain your NIN, follow the steps highlighted to get started;

Step 1
• Visit NIMC Pre Enrolment portal at
• Enter the correct information about yourself in all the mandatory fields on the form.
• Download and print out a summary sheet with a 2D Barcode and head to any NIMC Enrolment Centre.

Step 2
Submit Your Application

• Visit the nearest NIMC Registration Centre, ensure with an original valid means of identification and other supporting documents (e.g., Birth Certificate or court affidavit)
• Applicant has his/her headshot photograph, fingerprints and signature captured.

Step 3
Collect your NIN

• Applicant’s enrolment is acknowledged; two slips are generated and given to the applicant: (a) Transaction Slip (b) NIN Slip indicating completion of enrolment.