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37 State Offices of NIMC in Nigeria

Last Updated on November 19, 2021 by Ope Quadri

If there were no data management policy by Nigeria’s government, its citizens wouldn’t have seen the need to register for the National Identity Number (NIN), a prelude to getting the National Identity Card. And lately, some people who haven’t registered want to know if the NIN registration has closed and if not, “where are the NIMC offices in Nigeria?”

First, NIN registration by NIMC has no official closing date, it’s a continuous registration because Nigeria continues to grow every year.

However, the government set December 2021, for Nigerians to link their NIN to their SIM cards, after postponing the closing date several times.

How many Nigerians have enrolled on NIN?

On October 30, 2021, data from the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy revealed that 66,000,000 Nigerians have enrolled for National Identity Number (NIN).

And on November 18, 2021, the Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission, Mr. Aliyu Aziz, stated that over 67 million Nigerians have been onboarded into Nigeria’s national identity database.

It’s important to note that there are some Nigerians who have got NIN more than five years ago, yet they were told that their National identity card wasn’t ready for collection, which calls for worry.

Even at that, NIMC through its DG said the commission is aiming to get 200,000,000 Nigerians on the national database, stating that Nigerians must have a digital identity wherever they go.

“We want to cover the whole 200 million. By the time we reach there, it may be over 200 million because we are multiplying quickly,” he was quoted as saying by The Punch.

So…

How can I contact NIMC?

If you are yet to get a NIN, or you are yet to link your SIM to NIN, we urge you to avoid the usual last-minute rush. We earlier compiled the NIN registration centres in all the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Note: If you’re registering through NIMC agents in Nigeria or abroad, NIN registration isn’t free.

Below is a list of how you can contact NIMC in Nigeria through its state offices:

State Branch Address Remark
Abia National Identity Management Commission, Plot P3, Government Station Layout Umuahia, Abia State  
Adamawa National Identity Management Commission, opposite The Scope Newspaper, behind Fed. Sec. Complex, Yola, Adamawa State  
Akwa Ibom Federal Secretariat Abak Road, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State  
Anambra Klm 1, Off Enugu Onitsha Express Road by Amawbia Bypass Enugwu-Agidi Road, New Town Layout, Capital Territory, Anambra State  
Bauchi National Identity Management Commission, No 3, Mohammed Bello Kirfi Close, Oppsite Ministry Of Health, Behind CBN Zonal Office, Bauchi State  
Bayelsa Beside PDP State Secretariat, Hospital Road, Ovom, Yenagoa  
Benue Jonah Jang Crescent by Federal Secretariat  
Borno Near Maiduguri International Airport Junction, along Kano Road, Maiduguri  
Cross River Murtala Mohammed Highway near City Gate, Calabar  
Delta Plot 1, Block VI, Phase V, Core Area Area, NTA Road Off Okpanam Road, Asaba  
Ebonyi National Identity Management Commission, Old State Secretariat, Nnorom Street, Abakaliki, Ebonyi  
Edo 1, National ID Card Road, Off Isekhure/PZ Road, Sapele Road, Evbuoriaria, Benin City  
Ekiti No. 15 Olora Street, Federal Housing Estate Road, Ado-Ekiti  
Enugu National Identity Management Commission, Emene-Eke Express By Proda Junction, Abakaliki Road, Enugu State  
Gombe Federal Low Cost Housing Estate, By Police Out Post, Gombe State  
Imo Port Harcourt Road, New Owerri, Imo State  
Jigawa Suite 411, Federal Secretariat Complex, Dutse  
Kaduna Federal Secretariat Complex, Ahmadu Bello Way, Kawo Kaduna  
Kano Kofar Kabuga Taludu by FCE Junction, Kano  
Katsina Federal Secretariat Complex, Kano Road Katsina  
Kebbi Behind State Secretariat, Gwadangwaji Area, Birnin Kebbi  
Kogi Plot 27 Block 4, Hassan Katsina Road, along Zone 8 Road Lokoja, Kogi State  
Kwara Opposite Dangote Flour Mills, Asa Dam Road, Ilorin, Kwara State  
Lagos Plot 1b Obafemi Awolowo Way, Alausa Ikeja  
Nasarawa Shendam Road near Federal Ministry Of Justice, Lafia, Nasarawa State  
Niger No. 1 Habibu Shuaibu Road, along Federal Secretariat Complex Minna, Niger State  
Ogun Presidential Boulevard, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta  
Ondo Igbatoro Road near Federal Secretariat PMB 765, Akure, Ondo State  
Osun Behind Jerry Paul Petrol Station Area,  Ring Road Area, Osogbo, Osun State  The former Osun State office of National Identity Management Commission was located at Ikirun Rd, Beside FRSC, Osogbo, they’ve moved to their permanent state office which is located at serene environment Behind Jerry Paul Petrol Station Area,  Ring Road Area, Osogbo
Oyo Beside Adegoke Plaza New Garage, Ibadan  
Plateau Lamingo Dam Road, opposite Human Right Commission, Katton Rikkos, Jos Plateau State  
Rivers 232, Aba Road, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State  
Sokoto Dambuwa Roundabout, Old Airport, Gusau Road, Sokoto  
Taraba Plot 12 Road, E GRA Extension, Jalingo, Taraba State  
Yobe NIMC office, Gashua Road, Federal Secretariat, Damaturu  
Zamfara    
FCT, Abuja 2nd Floor, Block C, No. 3 Maputo Street, Zone 3

NOTE:

The above state offices of NIMC are majorly for those who detected errors in their NIN printout and would like to make corrections. You can see our guide on how to apply for NIN correction of date of birth and correction of name. The enrollment process has been decentralised to make it easier and faster for Nigerians to be onboarded to the national database register.

The National Identity Management Commission is one of the agencies under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. NIMC is saddled with the mandate of establishing, operating, maintaining, and managing the National Identity Database of Nigerians

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