How To Check If NIN And E-ID Cards are Ready In Nigeria
How To Check If NIN And E-ID Cards are Ready In Nigeria: Your national ID card might be ready and very close to you, but the question is? How will you confirm if this card is ready? This article will guide you through.
What is NIN?
NIN is an acronym for National Identification Number. It is also called a national identity number or national insurance number. This number is used to track Citizens of a country by the government for work, taxation, government benefits, health care, and other government-related functions; therefore, every citizen needs to get one because a time will come when you cannot do without it. The number appears on identity documents issued by several countries.
What is E-ID Card?
This is an acronym for Electronic Identity. It contains major information about the applicant, or Cardholder recorded in the Database. Information such as the National Identification Number (NIN), the Cardholder/applicant’s address, name and other details are stored here and securely locked away and can ONLY be read by authorized terminals or Card Acceptance Devices (CADs).
How To Check If NIN And E-ID Cards are Ready In Nigeria:
Both cards can be ready. However, the applicant won’t know about it. According to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), a platform is provided to check if your card is ready, provided you registered long ago. Just follow these steps to guide you better
- Visit NIMC centre: https://touch.nimc.gov.ng/
- Then click the proceed button
- Now, fill in your first name, last name and National Identification Number and hit the ‘check now button’.