If you have enrolled for the National Identity Card have collected the NIN slip, then it is high time to confirm if your National Identity Card is ready for collection. You can confirm if your National Identity Card is ready for collection without going extra miles by checking your Card status via an online platform, if the card is ready for pick up or not and has been dispatched to an Activation Centre.
How/Where to Check the Status of my National Identity Card?
– Simply visit the NIMC ID card Status checker here.
– Click the green Proceed Button at the bottom to continue.
– Fill in the form appropriately with your:
• Real First Name
• Last Name and
• Last 6 Digit of your National Identification Number.
– Click the ‘Check Now’ button (this will take few seconds to load and then display the status of your NIMC card).
If you are yet to enroll for your National Identification Card. Please seize the opportunity to enroll and get yourself a copy by signing up on the NIMC Official Website.
How To Collect Your National e-ID Card
If your card is ready, NIMC will send you a message notifying you to come forward to collect the Card as directed in the SMS. No one can collect your National e-ID Card on your behalf. To qualify for a National e-ID Card, you must first be enrolled and have a National Identification Number (NIN).
1. You must have received an SMS from NIMC
2. Collection Centre
Go to the NIMC Collection Centre indicated in the SMS sent to you. Take your NIN/Transaction slip along. Mention the Batch ID on the SMS.
3. Envelope Given/Received
Receive your National e-ID Card in a sealed envelope. Open the envelope, take out the Card, sign on the space provided at the back. after reading, please keep all the inserts in the envelope safely.
4. Biometric Verification
Do a Biometric Verification to confirm that it is your Card. This also confirms that the Card has been properly printed.
5. PIN Number Selection
After biometric verification, you will be required to enter a FOUR (4) DIGIT NUMBER chosen by you to activate your National e-ID Card.
6. Fund Loading
There is provision for fund loading at the NIMC Collection Centre. You can also do actual Cash Loading at any branch of ACCESS BANK nationwide.
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