why is my NIN showing invalid NIN?
do you know the reason why your NIN is showing invalid when you tried to link it with your sim?
in this post, you will get to know the reason why your NIN is showing invalid and also the solution to follow in order to solve this issue.
as government instructed all Telecom companies to block the sim card of subscriber that hasn’t linked their NIN with their sim card, There’s been a lot of questions asking by Nigerians especially those who have gotten their NIN.
some people complaints that whenever they tries to Link their NIN with their sim card, it will be showing invalid Nin.
why is my NIN showing invalid Nin when am trying to link it with my sim card.
actually, there is a reason for this kind of response when you are trying to link your NIN with your sim card.
NIN management agencies has provided the reason for this issue and Also the solution to follow in order to solve it.
here are the primary reason why your NIN is showing invalid Nin when you are trying to link it with your sim card even when you are pretty sure that you successfully registered your NIN
- BVN generated NIN
many people don’t know that once you open a bank account or once you get a BVN, you will automatically receive a national identification number.
you have successfully gotten a national identification number when you get a BVN code as both companies integrated.
there are two types of NIN which must of nigeria think it’s only one.
the two types of NIN are
- NIMC-generated NIN
- BVN-generated NIN
If your NIN was generated due to the BVN record harmonisation with the National Identity Database, there’s still small task remains for you to accomplish before you start enjoying your NIN as it’s supposed.
you can not use the NIN mobile app to print your NIN and again, you can not successful link that NIN with your sim card.
national identification management commission have instructed all the people that got their NIN through their BVN record harmonisation to validate it in Nimc office.
another reason why your NIN shows invalid is before you got the NIN a long time ago.
- NIN gotten a long time ago.
another reason why your NIN shows invalid may be if you get your nin a very long time ago.
some people registered for their NIN more than four years ago now, it’s not that NIN expires, No, it’s just an error or something like that.
there is an information THOUGH NOT FROM A VERIFIED SOURCE which explains that NIN management company happens to lose the contact and data of some people, so you need to validate your NIN if you got it a long time ago.
- uncategorized reasons
there is still many More reasons why your NIN is showing invalid even when you are pretty sure you registered for the NIN.
some of those people whose NIN shows invalid have complained that; they recently got their NIN, the didn’t got it through BVN harmonisation, still, it keep on showing them invalid Nin.
for people in this issue, the reason have not been revealed though the solution is available.
solution to follow if your NIN is showing invalid when linking it with your sim card.
for those whose NIN have been showing invalid whenever they tries to link it with their sim card, there’s actually a simple and effective solution to follow in order to solve this.
check the solution below.
the only solution to follow in order to solve this issue of invalid Nin is to validate it.
no matter the cause of your NIN invalid response, whether you got it through
BVN-generation process, it’s too old or you don’t know the reason it shows invalid, the only solution is to validate it.
how to validate my NIN
in order to validate your NIN, visit any NIMC office near your area, request for a national identification number validation form, fill the form with the required details.
your NIN will be valid again.
the issues here is that NIN validation is not free, you have to pay them small amount of money before the validate your NIN for you.
Important things to know about invalid Nin.
here are some of the Important things you should know if your NIN is showing invalid Nin when you are trying to link it with your phone.
all NIN generated with BVN needs validation.
NIN that have been using for many years may require a validation.
there are some unidentified reasons why your NIN shows invalid.
to solve this problem of invalid Nin, validate your NIN in NIMC office.
do you have any question concerning this invalid Nin issue? if you do, you can comment below let me assist you on what to do.