How to Link NIN to MTN Sim

How to Link NIN to MTN Sim

Following the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) instruction that all SIM cards be linked to the National Identification Number (NIN), MTN made it essential for all of their customers to link their SIM to their unique NIN.

You’ll find instructions on how to successfully link your MTN line or sim to your NIN in this article.


1. USSD code

2. MTN website

See also: How To Check NIN Number On MTN

How to link NIN to MTN Sim Using USSD Code

The quickest approach to connect your NIN to your MTN sim is to use the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) code.

It is, for the most part, the sole alternative open to persons living in distant locations, those who do not have access to the internet, and those who cannot easily locate an Airtel outlet.

Your NIN – Sim linkage is complete with the dialling of a unique code.

Dial *785# using the phone number you wish to link, enter your NIN and submit.

An alternative means is to dial *785*Your NIN# from the phone number you wish to link and your number will be linked to your NIN automatically.

See also: How to Link NIN to Airtel Sim

How to link NIN to MTN Sim on MTN Website

It may be tough to recall the USSD code necessary for NIN – Sim linking at times. If you fall into this group, you also have the option of visiting the MTN website. This approach necessitates the use of an internet-enabled device and can be accomplished by following the procedures outlined below.

1. Click here to visit MTN NIN linkage portal.

2. Select NIN from the first drop-down menu.

3. Enter your MTN phone number.

4. Enter your NIN.

5. Enter the OTP sent to your inbox.

6. Then click the “Validate” button to proceed.

Originally posted on April 7, 2022 @ 1:16 pm

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