Step By Step On How To Register For The National ID Card In Nigeria
Every resident of Nigeria must get the National Identification Number. The procedure of registration may take some time, and you need to be patience in certain queue to acquire your card. In any case, because of the new innovations, registration and getting the ID card has turned out to be a lot faster and comfortable. Do you need some information about how to acquire national ID card? You have picked the correct article!
The National Identity Management Commission is the legal body that provides you with the National Identification Number (NIN) and National ID Card Nigeria. It was established in 2007 as assured identity system in Nigeria. Still, this commission became fully operational only in 2012. Millions of Nigerians have already been enrolled into this commission, and millions more have been waiting to be enrolled.
One of the main problems of National Identification registration process was a problem to find the nears NIMC registration centre and the long queues to this center. Therefore, many people in Nigeria did not enroll to National Identification Number (NIN). Nevertheless, from the 16th of January, the procedure of registration has become mandatory. If you have not enrolled into the system – you need to do so before the stipulated deadline. If you are located in distant parts of the country, or you just do not like crowds – you can start the enrollment process by pre-enrollment.
Nevertheless, you can visit the nearest NIMC office in your city and obtain the ID Card in Nigeria.
What Is National ID Card?
National ID card Nigeria is the document that proves, states and protects your legal rights as a citizen of Nigeria. It`s a plastic card where you can find
- Name and surname of the holder;
- Date of birth;
- Issue Date;
- National Identification Number;
- Expiry Date;
- Document Number.
So, it`s a plastic card that helps identify you as a citizen of the country.
The National Identification Number is an individual number given to a citizen of Nigeria upon the successful enrollment to the National Identity Management Commission. Enrollment consists of
- Digital signature;
- Capture of ten fingerprints;
- Individual’s Demographic Data Record;
- Shoulder-Facial picture.
These records will help to check the individual in the National Data Base. When the registration is successful, the National Identification Number (NIN) will be assigned to the individual. If this number is issued to the person – it can`t be issued again even if the previous person is dead. This number helps to tie all the records about the individual.
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According to the rules of the National Identity Management Commission – every citizen from the age of sixteen is eligible to enroll for the National Identification Number. Some experts suppose that bio-metric data can be taken from the age of five in the future.
National ID Card Nigeria – Pre-Enroll Process!
- Check the official website of the enrollment – www.ninerol.gov.ng where you will be welcomed at the National Identification Number pre-registration portal!
- When the website is opened in the browser, you will be required to create an account. It means to enter your email. If you don`t have an email – you can create it with Gmail.
- When you have created your account successfully – you can sign into it now!
- The pre-enrollment process will require answering the question about yourself. You will need to fill the categories, like Physical Features, Disabilities, Next on Kin Information, Other Documents, Parent`s Data, Address Information and Personal Details. Double check all your answers – you shouldn’t make a mistake.
- Revise the information for any spelling errors again.
- Save the information and generate a 2D barcode that protects your data!
- Print the generated 2D barcode.
- Prepare the documents to take with you to the NIMC Registration Centre (driver`s license, university ID or voter`s card)
- Find the nearest NIMC Registration centre and head to it. If you have problems in Finding the centres, check the end of the article to find the nearest to you.
- At the NIMC registration centre, the NIMC officer will scan your barcode to retrieve the data.
- The officer will scan your other documents.
- The officer will take your fingerprints and photograph.
- You will need to verify your data.
- After that, the National Identification Number will be generated and given to you.
National Identity Card Registration Centres Around You
- Yabatech – Multipurpose Building at Yaba College of Technology;
- UNILAG ERC – Property Management Building of Faculty of Education;
- Synagogue Church of All Nations – 1, Segun Irefin of Egbe Road in Ikotun;
- Lagos State University, Ojo – MBA Block of MBA Board Room in LASU;
- Iru LCDA ERC – 1-7, Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island;
- Ikeja Local Govt. – 1, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja LGA, Ikeja;
- Ifelodun LCDA ERC – Efelodun LCDA;
- Ibeju-Lekki LGA ERC – Local Government Secretariat HQ, Ibeju-Lekki;
- Amuwo Odofin LGA ERC – Amuwo Odofin Local Govt Secretariat, 41 Road, Festac Town;
- State Office Card Activation – Plot 1b Obafemi Awolowo Way, Alausa Ikeja;
- State Office ERC – Plot 1b Obafemi Awolowo Way, Alausa Ikeja;
- Lekki VIP – 3 Otunba Adedoyin Ogungbe Crescent, Suny Motors Building, Lekki Phase 1.
⇒⇒⇒ NIMC Office in Ogun State;
|State Office||Presidential Boulevard, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta|
|Abeokuta North||Abeokuta North LG Secretariat, Akomoje, Abeokuta|
|Abeokuta South||Abeokuta South LG Area Office, behind Yewa Plaza, Ibara, Abeokuta|
|Ado-Odo Area Office||Ado-Odo Area Office, Ado-Odo|
|Ado-Odo-Ota LGA||Ado-Odo-Ota LG Secretariat, Ota|
|College Of Health Technology, Ilese||Computer Laboratory & Resource Centre, College Of Health Technology, Ilese, Ijebu North East|
|Ewekoro LGA||Ewekoro LG Secretariat, Itori|
|GT Bank Asero Branch||Block 7, Plot No 17-21, Along Abeokuta-Ibadan Road, Asero, Abeokuta|
|GT Bank Sango-Ota Branch||Iyana Joju Road, Ota|
|ICT Centre, Idiroko||Akinlade Computer Training Centre, Old Baggage Rd, Idiroko, Ipokia|
|Ifo LGA||Ifo LG Secretariat, Ifo|
|Ijebu East LCDA||Ijebu East LCDA Secretariat, Ojowo, Ijebu|
|Ijebu North East LGA||Ijebu North East LG Secretariat, Igbodile Street, Atan Ijebu|
|Ijebu North LGA||Ijebu North LG Secretariat, Ijebu Igbo|
|Ijebu-Ode LGA||Ijebu-Ode LG Secretariat, Folagbade Road, Ijebu Ode|
|Ikenne LGA||Ikenne LG Secretariat, Ikenne|
|Imeko-Afon LGA||Rev. SBJ Oshoffa ICT Centre, General Hospital Road, Imeko|
|Ipokia LGA||LG Secretariat, Ipokia|
|Obafemi-Owode LGA||Obafemi-Owode LG Secretariat, Owode|
|Odeda Annex||Primary Health Centre, Alogi, Obantoko|
|Odeda LGA||Odeda LG Secretariat, Odeda|
|Odogbolu LGA||LG Secretariat, Odogbolu|
|Ogun Waterside LGA||LG Secretariat, Ogun Waterside|
|Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)||Old International Office, RCCG Camp, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway|
|Remo North LGA||Ode Remo Town Hall, Ode|
|Sagamu LGA||Akarigbo’s Palace, Ita-Oba, Sagamu|
|The Bells University||Km 8, Idi-Iroko Road, Benja Village, Ota|
|Yewa (Egbado) North LGA||Yewa North LG Secretariat, Ayetoro|
|Yewa (Egbado)South LGA||Yewa South LG Secretariat Annex, Ilaro|
⇒⇒⇒ NIMC Office in Abuja FCT;
|State Office||No. 3 Moputo Street, Zone 3|
|Abaji LGA||Abaji Local Government Secretariat (Council Chambers), Off Kogi-Agbaji Expressway, Abaji|
|Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Lugbe||AEDC Distribution Center, Lugbe Federal Housing Authority (FHA)|
|AMAC LGA||AMAC Secretariat, Kabusa Junction, Apo Village|
|Bwari LGA||Bwari Area Council Secretariat, Bwari|
|Dakwa||Chief’s Palace, Dakwa|
|Dei-Dei International Market||Dei-Dei International Building Materials Market|
|Dutse ERC||Chief Palace, Dutse|
|Faith Academy, Kubwa||Faith Academy School, Kubwa|
|FCTA High Court||FCT High Court, Maitama|
|Federal Road Safety Commission, Zone 7||FRSC FCT Command, Zone 7, Wuse|
|Federal Secretariat||Federal Secretariat Phase I, Ground Floor, SGF Hall, Ahmadu Bello Way|
|Gwagwalada LGA||Old Federal Secretariat, After Atlas Hotel, Gwagwalada Abuja|
|Gwarinpa FHA||Third Avenue By Police Station, Gwarinpa|
|Independent National Electoral Commission HQ||INEC Headquarters, Maitama|
|Jiwa||Chief’s Palace, Jiwa|
|Karshi||Women Development Center Opposite Secretariat, Karshi|
|Kuje LGA||Opposite Forest Pasali, along Kuje/Gwagwalada Road|
|Kwali LGA||Kwali Area Council Secretariat, Abuja/Lokoja Expressway, Kwali|
|Mambilla Barracks||Mambilla Barracks, Asokoro|
|Ministry of Agriculture||Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Ahmadu Bello Way|
|Ministry of Foreign Affairs||Federal Ministry Of Agriculture, Area 11, Garki|
|Mogadishu Cantonment||Mogadishu Barracks, after A.Y.A, along Nyanya-Mararba Road|
|National Assembly||Opposite Zenith Bank, National Assembly|
|Nigeria Immigration Service||Nigeria Immigration Service Head Quarters ERC, Sauka, Airport Road Abuja|
|Nigerian Custom Service (Karu)||Customs Workshop, beside Custom Clinic, Karu Site|
|NIMC Headquarters||11 Sokode Crescent, Off Dalaba Street, Zone 5, Wuse, Abuja|
|NIMC Headquarters Annex||11 Sokode Crescent, Off Dalaba Street, Zone 5, Wuse, Abuja|
|NIMC Headquarters VIP||11 Sokode Crescent, Off Dalaba Street, Zone 5, Wuse, Abuja|
|NIPOST Kubwa||Opposite Kubwa General Hospital, Phase IV|
|National Orientation Agency||NOA, Old Federal Secretariat, Area 1, Garki|
|National Open University of Nigeria||Open University, Jabi, Off FMC Road|
|NYSC Kubwa||NYSC Camp, Kubwa|
|Public Service Institute (PSI), Kubwa Road||Public Service Institute Of Nigeria, Kubwa Road, Dutse|
|Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF)||Office Of The Secretary To The Government Of The Federation (OSGF), Shehu Shagari Complex|
|State Security Service (SSS)||Yellow House Headquarters SSS, Aso Villa|
⇒⇒⇒ NIMC Office in OYO State;
|State Office||Beside Adegoke Plaza New Garage, Ibadan|
|Afijio LGA||Beside LG Secretariat, Afijio Local Govt., Jobele|
|Akinyele LGA||LG Secretariat Premises, Moniya|
|Atiba LGA||Yidi Area behind Atiba Health Centre, Oyo|
|Atisbo LGA||Oke-Odo, Tede|
|Egbeda LGA||Former SDP Secretariat Old Motor, along New Gbagi Road, Old Ife Road, Ibadan|
|Gbooro Community||Carpenter Building, Gbooro Parapo, Saki|
|Government House||Head Of Service Building Governor’s Office Secretariat, Ibadan|
|GT Bank Bodija Special Centre||GT Bank Bodija Special Centre|
|GT Bank Ring Road Special Centre||GT Bank Ring Road Branch beside Lister Building, Ring Road, Ibadan|
|Ibadan North LGA||Ibadan North LG Secretariat opposite Oyo State Government House, Agodi, Ibadan|
|Ibadan North East LGA||LG Secretariat, Iwo Road, Old Army Barracks, Ibadan|
|Ibadan North West LGA||LG Secretariat, Onireke, Dugbe, Ibadan|
|Ibadan South East LGA||LG Secretariat, Mapo Hill, Ibadan|
|Ibadan South West LGA||Town Planning Building, Ring Road, Ibadan|
|Ibarapa Central LGA||NPC Office, Abolonko Area beside Megrass, Igboora|
|Ido LGA||Opposite Ido Community High School, Ido|
|Iganna Special Centre||Iganna Town Hall, Sabo, Iganna|
|Irepo LGA||LG Secretariat, Kisi Town, Oyo State|
|Iseyin LGA||Alhaji Lateef Temitope’s House, No. 35 Oluwole Layout, Iseyin|
|Itesewaju LGA||Itesiwaju LG Secretariat, Otu|
|Kajola LGA||Maternity Centre, Ijo Area opposite First Bank Plc Iganna Road, Okeho|
|Lagelu LGA||Lagelu LG Secretariat, Ibadan|
|Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology (LAUTECH)||Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology Campus, Ogbomoso|
|Ogbomoso North LGA||Behind Town Planning, opposite Oyewumi House, Ogbomoso|
|Ogbomoso South LGA||Oke Obadare Street, Ogbomoso, Oyo State|
|Oke-Ogun Polytechnic Special Centre||Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Oke-Ogun, Saki|
|Olurunsogo LGA||Muri Onibata’s House, Igbeti Town|
|Ona-Ara LGA||Awotunde Health Centre Building, Babaree via Olorunsogo, off Akanran Road, Ibadan|
|Orelope LGA||Orelope LG Secretariat, Igdoho|
|Oyo East LGA||No. 31A Akerele House Apaara, Oyo|
|Oyo West LGA||Oyo West LG Secretariat, Ojogbondu, Iseyin Road|
|Saki East LGA||Beside Ago Amodu Water Corporation, along LG Secretariat Road|
|Saki West LGA||Beside King’s Palace, Saki|
|The Polytechnic, Ibadan Special Centre||The Polytechnic, Ibadan Conference Hall, South Campus, Sango-Eleyele Road, Ibadan|
|University College Hospital Special Centre||IT Centre, University College Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Road, Ibadan|
|University Of Ibadan Special Centre||Macarthur Building, beside Faculty Of Education, University Of Ibadan|
It is time to get your own National identity card! Use this guide and get it this week!