The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has announced that beginning from 2021, the body will be using National Identification Number (NIN) for UTME registration. To retrieve NIN, dial *346#
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All candidates are hereby advised to enroll into NIN programme in order to register for 2021 UTME.
We believe some many candidates in one way or another may forget or misplace their NIN, there is no need to panic, you can retrieve your NIN code.
How to Retrieve NIN Via Text Message/USSD
Forgotten your NIN? Don’t remember where you kept your NIN slip? Not to worry, NIMC’s USSD service enables you to retrieve your NIN conveniently using your mobile phone.
This service is now available on all mobile networks in Nigeria.
To use this service, simply go through the following steps:
- dial *346#
- from the options displayed, select “NIN Retrieval”, by typing in ‘1’, if you are using the same phone number you enrolled with for your NIN
- follow the steps displayed on your screen and provide the required inputs
- note that using this service attracts a
N20 (tweny naira) fee only (deducted from your phone credit balance).