How to Check if your National ID Card is ready – touch.nimc.gov.ng

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According to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), any Nigerian who registered for the national ID card since 2013 tup to 2016, should check if it is ready online. There is now an online platform where you can check the status of your identity card using the following simple steps: 1. Visit NIMC center: https://touch.nimc.gov.ng/ 2. Then click the proceed button 3. Now, fill in your first name, last name and your

There is now an online platform where you can check the status of your identity card using the following simple steps: 1. Visit NIMC center: https://touch.nimc.gov.ng/ 2. Then click the proceed button 3. Now, fill in your first name, last name and your

1. Visit NIMC center https://touch.nimc.gov.ng/ 

2. Then click the proceed button

check status National ID Card

3. Now, fill in your first name, last name and your National Identification Number and hit the ‘check now button’. National ID card format Recently, a NIMC representative described the advantages of the new national identity card.

Apart from many other things, it may also be used as an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card anywhere in the world where there is MasterCard logo. Briefing journalists today in Abuja, NIMC’s Director of Technical Services,

Briefing journalists today in Abuja, NIMC’s Director of Technical Services, Mr Emmanuel Ogungbe disclosed the Commission have already signed an agreement with MasterCard. He explained that, besides being just an ID card, it is also a cash card, so the holder can withdraw money in any place. Moreover, especially within the West African sub-region, it soon would become possible to travel with this card only, passport-free

How to pre-register online for National ID Card

This is the “do it yourself whenever and wherever you are” process of enrolment. For this option of the enrolment process, the applicant visits the official website of NIMC (www.nimc.gov.ng) and pre-enrols online using the Pre-enrolment Portal (https://penrol.nimc.gov.ng/), filling in his/her data in block letters, then prints out a summary sheet that has a 2D Barcode. It is important to note that the Online Pre-Enrolment is an initial step in the enrolment process. The enrolment is only completed after the applicant gets his or her biometric data (fingerprints, headshot photograph and signature) captured and processed by an Enrolment Officer at any NIMC Enrolment Centre.

Downloading and Using the Enrolment Form

Rather than filling in the online pre-enrolment form and printing out a summary sheet with the 2D barcode, an applicant can also download the Enrolment Form to print out and fill. To download your enrolment form online go to www.nimc.gov.ng. Fill all forms in block letters and proceed to the nearest enrolment Centre for biometrics capturing in order to obtain the National Identification Number (NIN). Note: you can also pick up an enrolment form at NIMC’S ERC.

Below is an illustrated summary of the online pre-enrolment process:

Step 1

Applicant visits NIMC website to access the Pre-Enrolment Portal:https://penrol.nimc.gov.ng and the online Enrolment Form.

Step 2

Applicant fills the Enrolment Form online, prints out a summary sheet with a 2D Barcode and heads to any NIMC Enrolment Centre.

Step 3

Applicant verifies and confirms the enrolment data on the system.

Step 4

Applicant has his/her headshot photograph, fingerprints and signature captured.

Step 5

Applicant has his/her supporting documents scanned.

Step 6

Applicant’s enrolment is acknowledged; two slips are generated and given to the applicant: (a) Transaction Slip (b) NIN Slip indicating completion of enrolment.

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