How To Link NIN To Glo

In December 2020, NCC authorised a NIN-SIM registration procedure that must be done or you risk getting your line blocked. And this announcement caused an uproar amongst numerous internet bodies in Nigeria due to the stressful process of registering for NIN. And since its announcement to date, I can bravely tell you that registering and linking of NIN has come veritably easy and fast.

Yes, you heard me right. It’s come so easy that you could walk into any Enrolment Centre to enrol for your NIN and link it on your mobile phone. And for Glo bodies, it’s indeed easier as Glo has partnered with NIMC to help millions of Nigerians subscribed on their network register for their NIN.

That said, let’s cave right into it as we explore everything you need to know about linking your NIN on a Glo SIM card in Nigeria.


It’s no longer news that the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has made it mandatory for all Nigerians to link their NIN with their SIM cards in this year 2022. And this is to ensure that they remain connected to their Network service providers.

So following the recent directive of the Nigerian Dispatches Commission (NCC) for all SIM enrollments to be paired with a National Identification Number (NIN), Globacom has blazoned a shortcode for its subscribers to seamlessly complete the process.

Shortly after NCC made this advertisement, the major network service providers released ways by which their guests can link their NIN to their Number.

With this piece of information, you will learn how to link NIN to Airtel, MTN GLO, and 9 Mobile in 2022. Without further addresses, let’s get to business

For the Glo NIN enrollment

Simply send UPDATENIN, then your NIN Number FirstName and LastName to 109. And  Incontarily you do this, they will automatically identify your NIN with your mobile Number.

For Using USSD for Glo NIN enrollment

Just Dial *109* your National Identity Number followed by the # key for example *109*80123456780#. And follow the advice that comes up after this to submit your details. And after this, you can stay for the response of the network provider. And this should be a successful communication telling you about the successful linking of your NIN number with your GLO sim.

For Linking via Glo NIN Portal

Just Visit the Portal

  • Visit Gloworld NIN Portal
  • Then Put your details rightly in each box:Then your First Name, Last Name, Middle Name ( voluntary), Phone Number, Your National Identity Number (NIN), and Dispatch Address.
  • Complete the process by entering the two- number figures shown, also click on submit.

The Linking via SMS

Subscribers who have secured their NIN but haven’t linked them with their mobile figures can do so by simply texting their NIN to 109” or “ UPDATE NIN … Then youtlr  FirstName and LastName”  to 109.. for example UPDATENIN 12325678803 Firstname Lastname To 109.”

Then Linking via NIMC App

One last system if none of the styles above worked is to try the NIMC Mobile ID App. And before you get started, it’s important to know that you ’re needed to have your National Identification Number (NIN) issued by the National Identity Management Commission or one of its accredited agents and a Mobile Number (which you used during registration for the NIN) – to send an OTP for installing the Mobile ID app.

Then Using the online enrollment gate for Glo NIN enrollment

Glo Nigeria has designed a portal specifically to feed the linking of your NIN to your sim, so for  the linking of your SIM with your NIN incontinently you can visit the Portal

How to check NIN on Glo

To check your NIN dial *346#. And after this, you’ll have several options displayed. Then select NIN reclamation by codifying this service costs only N20 on your mobile phone network. And as said before, guests can *346# to recall their NIN if they’ve formerly registered with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

The company noted in its advertisement that it was rolling out this measure to make it easy for subscribers on its network to misbehave with the new directives of NCC and as part of its commitment to icing guests have continued access to the colorful service immolations it provides

Globacom has also advised guests without a NIN to visit a NIN registration center to get one.

And last week, the Federal Government certified 173 centers and 30 State Governments/ Public Sector Institutions to conduct the registration of the National Identity Number (NIN) across the country.

Glo subscribers with fresh enquiries are encouraged to communicate any of its client contact channels or to visit website

for further support.

Then’s a quick companion to register for NIN at NIMC Enrolment Centre

Just fill out the NIMC Pre Registration online form by visiting the Pre Registration Gate, download and print Pre Registration Slip. And submit your operation at the nearest NIMC Registration Centre.


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