“Dear NIN Holders”: NIMC Releases Requirement for Data Modification

  • The NIMC has disclosed the required documents for Nigerians willing to make modifications to their NIN
  • According to the commission, Nigerians can make modifications to their names, phone numbers, date of birth and address
  • The NIMC made the revelation on Saturday, adding that Nigerians who wanted to make changes to their names on NIN will need an NPC certificate to effect a change of name

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has released the required documents for modifying the data of National Identity Number (NIN) holders.

In a tweet on Saturday, May 4, the commission disclosed the required documents for modifying a date of birth, change of name, change of address, or change of phone number.

The NIMC has released documents needed for the modification of data on NIN. These included change of names, address, phone numbers and date of birth.NIMC released documents Nigerians need to change names, addresses, phone numbers and date of birth
Photo Credit: @nimc_ngSource: Twitter

How to change name, others on NIN

According to the NIMC, Nigerians willing to change their date of birth must provide a digitalized National Population Commission (NPC) attestation certificate for those born before 1992 and a digitalized NPC birth certificate for those born after 1992.

For those changing names, applicants are to provide court affidavits, newspaper extracts, marriage certificates in the case of marital status, and other government identification cards.

Nigerians who are willing to change their address on their NIN must provide either a utility bill, tenancy agreement, or community leader attestation letter.

NIN holders interested in changing their phone numbers will only have to provide a police report.

See the tweet here:

NIMC clarifies position on new national ID card

TheTalk.NG earlier reported that the NIMC had clarified its position on the new national identity card, stating that it was meant to promote financial inclusion and other social services.

The agency maintained that the clarification became necessary because of the mirage of criticism that followed the policy.

Some stakeholders are of the view that the NIMC should improve its facilities and complete the capturing of citizens’ data into its database.

JAMB asks candidates to correct data with NIMC

JAMB has urged UTME and DE candidates with discrepancies in their O’level results to ensure that they make appropriate corrections before registering for their exams.

The examination board maintained that affected candidates should either make the correction on the NIMC portal or visit WAEC.

JAMB made this known while responding to candidates’ queries about the exams on social media.

Source: TheTalk.NG


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