January 2, 2019

1 January 2019, Enrollment or collection of data is now mandatory in Nigeria.


Nigeria Government has begun the mandatory use of National Identification Number (NIN) to access services to citizens or legal residents of Nigeria across the country.

As we’ve previously reported in 2018, NIMC, that Nigeria will commence the full implementation of strategic roadmap for the enrolment of Nigerians and legal residents into the National Identity Database (NIDB) in 2019.

1 January 2019, Enrollment or collection of data is now mandatory in Nigeria.

If you haven’t enrolled for your National Identification Identity (NIN) e-Card visit: https://penrol.nimc.gov.ng/loginForm.tpl.html.php and enroll online or nearest NIMC office nationwide or visit NIMC 

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) issued is a MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic payment capability.