NIMC List Documents Required To Correct Name, Date Of Birth, Others On NIN | Kabasto

NIMC List Documents Required To Correct Name, Date Of Birth, Others On NIN | Kabasto

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced the required documents for Nigerians seeking to update their National Identity Number (NIN) details.

NIMC in a post on X disclosed the requirements for modifying a date of birth, change of name, change of address, or change of phone number.

Here’s a breakdown of the necessary documents for various modifications:

Date of Birth Modification

  • For individuals born before 1992: Digitalized National Population Commission (NPC) attestation certificate.
  • For those born after 1992: Digitalized NPC birth certificate.

Change of Name

  • Court affidavits.
  • Newspaper extracts.
  • Marriage certificates (for marital status changes).
  • Other government identification cards.

Change of Address

  • Utility bills.
  • Tenancy agreements.
  • Community leader attestation letter.

Change of Phone Number

Introduction of Mobile Application for Data Modification

In March, NIMC unveiled a mobile application enabling Nigerians to rectify NIN data discrepancies conveniently.

This application facilitates corrections for name, date of birth, and phone numbers erroneously registered with NIN.

Application Process

Users must register on the application or online portal to access the modification service. Upon registration, people are prompted to input their NIN, last name, and email address before proceeding with the data modification process.

Fees for Data Modification

NIMC announced fees for data modification in late March:

  • Name modification: N1,552.2
  • Date of birth correction: N16,340
  • Email and address change: N1,552.2

Introduction of National ID Card with Payment Functionality

In early April, NIMC disclosed plans to issue a National ID card with payment functionality, catering to various social and financial services.

Registered citizens and legal residents with NIN will be eligible to request this card, which will feature both debit and prepaid card attributes, accommodating both banked and unbanked individuals.

These developments underscore NIMC’s commitment to enhancing identity management services and facilitating access to crucial identification documents for Nigerians.


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