How Do I Get VNIN?
Updated over a week ago

Obtaining your Virtual National Identification Number (VNIN) is now more convenient than ever. Follow these simple steps to generate your VNIN:

Option 1: Via NIMC Mobile App

1. Download the NIMC App: Head to the App Store or Play Store and download the NIMC mobile app.
2. Log In: Use your existing National Identification Number (NIN) and create a Personal Identification Number (PIN) if you’re a first-time user.
3. Get Virtual NIN: Inside the app, click on the tab labeled "Get Virtual NIN."
4. Select Your Network Provider: Choose your network provider, such as MTN, from the options provided.
5. Generate VNIN: Your VNIN will be displayed. You can either scan the barcode or select the copy VNIN option for your records.

Option 2: Via USSD

1. Dial *346#: Using your phone, dial *346# to access the USSD menu.
2. Select Option 3: Input '3' and press send to generate your Virtual NIN.
3. Input Your 11-digit NIN: Enter your 11-digit NIN and press send.
4. Enter Enterprise ID: When prompted, enter MTN’s Enterprise ID: 109071 or 547789

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5. Receive VNIN: Your VNIN will be displayed, and you will also receive it as a text message for your reference.

Important Note: Please ensure you have your NIN handy, as it is required to generate your VNIN. With these easy steps, you can swiftly obtain your Virtual National Identification Number and enjoy the benefits of secure and convenient identification services.

If you encounter any issues or require further assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team. We're here to help you every step of the way!

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