How To Know If Your NIN Submission Has Been Successfully Linked to Your Mobile Number

Are you worried whether if your NIN has been successfully linked to your number? It is important to be sure of that so as not to disconnected unawared. This post will explain to you how you can know if your NIN is successful linked to your mobile number after submission.

NIN verification

The deadline given for SIM NIN integration has fast approached and many don’t have the National Identification number yet talk more of linking and confirmation of the their submission status. If you are yet to enrol for nimc kindly read our recent post on how to enrol and link your nin to mobile number here for proper guidlines.

According to recent press release over 29 million mobile numbers risk disconnection. This means that many SIM cards are yet to be linked with NIN or verified.

Before I show you how to confirm if your SIM card is successfully linked to with your NIN it is important to know that mere submission of NIN to your mobile network operator MTN, 9mobile, airtel or Glo; or getting a successfully message instantly after submitting your National Identification Number doesn’t guarantee that your phone number is linked successful, It is still sequel to verification but however you are a step ahead.

There is one confirm way to know if your NIN has been successfully linked and verified to your mobile number

How to Confirm If Your NIN is Successfully Linked to Your Mobile Number

The sure way is Through a replied SMS from your mobile network operator (MTN, Airtel, Glo 9mobile) stated that your submission has been successfully verified and linked.

Airtel NIN verified
MTN NIN submission verified and linked
MTN nin successfully submitted

Mbile Network Operators has been communicating through there social media platforms, support pages, or chats that all customers that submitted their NIN will receive a confirmation message once it has been varified and linked. This means that if you have submitted your NIN and haven’t received any SMS your network provider shows that your submission is yet to be verified by NIMC.

These are some of the tweets from network providers on twitter about that.


With this is how to know your nin submission status. alternatively is to contact your mobile network provider for checks.


Siddiq is an ICT geek and using the internet for over 10 years. I'm professional content creator on network and internet data plans, smartphones freebies and general tech guides

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