How to Create Virtual NIN for MTN, Glo, 9mobile, Airtel Network


The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC has given all telecom providers to update subscribers VNIN on MTN, Airtel, Glo, 9mobile networks.

In line with NIMC directive, you will need to create a Virtual National Identification Number (VNIN) to successfully link your NIN with your number.

VNIN is a virtual version of your NIN that provides a secure means of presenting your NIN in a protected format from being cloned or duplicated.

Steps on Creating VNIN
  • To create a VNIN dial *996*3# on your mobile phone. 
  • Select Option 3 for Virtual NIN
  • Enter your NIN to proceed, then enter ‘109071’ as your Enterprise ID. 
  • Alternately, dial *346*3*your 11 digit NIN*109071# to create a VNIN.
Take note of Enterprise ID
  • MTN 109071
  • Airtel 121097

Your NIN is required to generate a VNIN. If you do not have a NIN yet, click here to locate the NIN enrolment location nearest to you!

For more details, visit your network provider office nearest to you, to update your VNIN.

How to Check your SIM Status
Dial *996# to check the status of your NIN linking with your SIM for all network.

1. Submit NIN/Virtual NIN (VNIN)
2. Get Enterprise ID
3. Generate VNIN
4. View NIN Status
5. Update SIM Info
6. Link Corporate Line 

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