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2 Simple Ways To Link NIN To Your Airtel Line

Last Updated on May 8, 2021 by Ope Quadri

Following the order of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) that all phone numbers must be linked to a unique 11-digit of the National Identity Number (NIN), Airtel released a guide on how their customers can get it done without visiting any of their branch offices.

In this post, we’ll share with how to link your NIN to your Airtel line at the comfort of your home. No stress!

The initial deadline for the exercise was December 30, 2020, but a few minutes ago, NCC announced a new deadline for NIN-SIM integration.

This means you have more time for yourself, but you don’t have to wait for the rush hour, do it now.

If you misplaced your NIN slip, simply dial *346# to get your 11-digit unique number. If you don’t, check out the guide on how to register for NIN in Nigeria and check the nearest NIMC enrolment centres to you.

How to Link your National Identity Number To Your Airtel Phone Number

You can link your AIRTEL phone number to your NIN through two methods:

  1. USSD Code
  2. Via Airtel-NIN dedicated portal

Using Airtel USSD Code

  • Dial *121# and follow prompt message.
  • Enter your 11-digit NIN and press enter.
  • Or dial *121*1# and send

Using AIRTE-NIN Portal:

  • Use http://www.airtel.com.ng/nin
  • Enter your Airtel number
  • Enter OTP
  • And click submit

NIN has been submitted successfully.

Valued customer, this submission is solely for NIN collection as the validation of the submitted NIN will be done by NIMC.

In the event that your information cannot be validated, You may be required to visit our showroom for a verification exercise. Thank You

That’s all, you would be updated if your NIN has been linked to your line successfully.


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