how to UNLINK NIN from Airtel Sim card.
are you among those asking, how can I unlink my NIN from my Airtel Sim card?, can I unlink national identification number from a sim card?….
during the time federal government blocked all sim card that hasn’t been linked to a valid national identification number in Nigeria, some people when trying to unblock their sim card and start using it again started linking their sim card with the any available NIN.
if you’re among those who linked their NIN with A sim card of a toxic person or you are not comfortable with the person whose sim card is linked to your NIN,
this blog post will give you an answer to all your questions concerning the issue of unlinking NIN from an Airtel Sim card.
let’s begin now.
Can I unlink my number from NIN?
you can unlink your number both MTN, Airtel, Glo and others from NIN if you follow the right procedure.
check below as I will be explaining to you how to unlink Airtel Sim card from NIN.
How to unlink NIN number on Airtel.
for Airtel subscribers, below I will be giving you all the available procedures you can follow in order to unlink Airtel Sim card from a national identification number.
you can archive this through each of the following methods.
three methods of unlinking Airtel Sim card from an NIN.
- by calling Airtel customer service
- unlink your number on Nimc office
- by contacting Airtel customer service on social media.
you can archive this with any of these three ways listed above, check below as I will be explaining to you the procedures to follow.
how to unlink NIN number on Airtel Sim card by calling Airtel customer service.
this is the first procedure you need to try, it’s the fastest way to unlink NIN number from an Airtel Sim.
Airtel provided some numbers you have to call if you’re having any issue with their Network.
dial 111, 121 or 131 from your Airtel phone. You can also dial +234 802 150 0111 if you are not using an Airtel phone or if you are not in Nigeria.
a customer care agent will ask you some questions.
below are what you need to provide to the customer care agent before he/she could help you out.
your full name
the reason why you want to unlink the Airtel from an NIN
a proof that you’re the real owner of the sim card and
other important things they may need from you.
once you cooperate with the agent and provide the details needed, within few minutes, you will receive a confirmation massage telling you that you have successful unlinked your sim card from an NIN.
this is the fastest method but only about 50% of people who tried this succeeded.
check below as I will show you a 100% sure procedure to follow in order to unlink Airtel Sim card from an NIN number.
how to unlink you Airtel Sim card from NIN on Nimc office.
there’s now national identification management center in almost all the local government in Nigeria.
here is the place where you can unlink your number from any Sim card once you do the needful verification.
to get a fast service, there’s a USSD code for checking the perfectly working NIN office around you.
for Airtel subscribers, dial *386#, select your state of residence and local government area.
you will receive a response shortly telling you the active nearest Nimc office around you.
procedure to follow in order to unlink NIN from Airtel on Nimc.
on the national identification management centre, follow the procedure below.
- request for NIN to sim unlinking service
- state a tangible reason why you want to unlink Airtel Sim card from the NIN
- verify that you are the owner of the ID card
- make a payment if they insist (500-1000 naira) and
the rest is left for the workers there to do
the last but not the least, unlink your Airtel Sim card from NIN by contacting the Telecom company on social media.
how to UNLINK NIN from Airtel Sim card by contacting Airtel customer service on social media.
this is one of the underated method but to be honest, it worked for me.
you can unlink any sim card from an NIN by contacting the sim card Telecom company on their social media handle like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
you can also get their WhatsApp number on Facebook.
procedure to follow.
contact Airtel nigeria on their verified social media handle and State the reason for unlinking NIN from your sim.
if you follow the procedure I listed on the first method, you’re good to go.
you will receive a confirmation massage telling you that you have unlinked your Airtel Sim card from an NIN.
this is all you have to do, following any of these procedure, you can unlink your Airtel Sim card from an unsafe NIN.
do well by checking below to see some other important things you have to know concerning unlinking Airtel Sim card from NIN
procedure to follow in order to link Airtel Sim card with NIN.
when you succeed in unlinking the Airtel Sim card from an unsafe NIN and want to link it with your own, here are the procedure to follow.
dial *121*1#, you will receive a massage telling you to Insert your government approved NIN number.
once you insert the eleven digits NIN code, you are done.
How do I know if my Airtel number is linked to NIN?
once your Airtel Sim card is linked to a valid NIN, you will be able to make use of the Sim card again.
to make sure the sim card has been successfully linked with NIN, check your massage app as Airtel will send a confirmation massage telling you congratulation for linking your NIN with your sim card
important information about unlinking NIN from an Airtel Sim card
- unlinking your Airtel Sim card from an NIN will get the sim card blocked from making call or doing some other important things.
- once you UNLINK it from the unsafe NIN, make sure you link it back to your own personal national identification number