how to link nin to 9mobile phone number

How To Link (NIN) To 9mobile / Etisalat Phone Number

This post will provide you with steps on how to link National Identification Number (NIN) to your 9mobile or Etisalat phone number.

The National Identification Number (NIN) has become one of the important things to get things done in Nigeria. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) with the backings of the federal government of Nigeria has given a directive that all registered phone numbers must be linked to NIN, and failure to do that may result in service disconnection.

This implies that if you have not yet linked your 9mobile phone number to your National Identification Number (NIN), it is just a matter of time before service is suspended on 9mobile sim card.

Even for government official meetings which could be for renewal or procurement of International Passport, NIN is one of those things that you will need to present before you are attended to.

Now that it is a must for every Nigerian to register for NIN, it is on this info that 9mobile has given you easy ways to link your 9mobile/Etisalat phone number and then avoid visiting the bank.


If you do not yet own the National Identification Number (NIN), then you will need to visit any of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) offices to get it done.

The registration is free and you can also carry out pre-enrolment through the nimc website if you want to quickly get on with it at the registration center. The advantage of pre-enrolment is that you can cut out some time.

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NIN registration can also be carried out at any designated Zenith Bank branches that register NIN. Check to confirm which of the branches you should visit.

For the NIN registration, you will need to provide any of the following documents before you are attended to, are Driver’s License, Nigerian International passport, Old National ID Card, Voter’s card (Temporary or Permanent), Certificate of Origin, Birth certificate, Attestation letter from a prominent ruler in your community, Declaration of age, etc.

Minor must be accompanied by the parent or guardian. A copy of guardian/parent NIN plus a testimonial or original birth certificate of the minor will also be requested for NIN registration.


  1. To link your 9mobile or Etisalat phone number to National Identification Number (NIN), simply dial ussd code *200*8#.
  2. Alternatively, to link your 9mobile sim card. On the new page, click Verify and Link your NIN now. Follow the online prompts.
  3. If you have forgotten your NIN number, dial *346# from the phone number you used during your NIN registration.
  4. The NIN submitted here will be verified against the NIMC database. You will be contacted if there are any issues with this verification for re-validation

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