The National Identify Management Commission, NIMC, has introduced a Mobile Web Service (MSW) Application also known as the NIMC APP and the improved National Identification Number (NIN) Slip for Public use.

The NIMC App offers a secure channel for Nigerians and Legal residents to verify and authenticate their identities using their smartphones on-the-go.

A statement signed by the head Corporate Communications, NIMC, Mr Kayode Adegoke, says the app is an integral part of Nigeria’s digitization process spearheaded by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the App offers a built-in harmonization process that allows for its use across other government services including FIRS, FRSC, NHIS, NPF, and NCC to mention a few.

It also states that the newly improved NIN slip is pocket friendly, easy to verify and can be accessed via a self-service Portal, where persons who already have been issued the NIN, can log in, pay a token, download a PDF of the document in color (if preferred) print and laminate as desired.

The current NIN Slip will remain valid and gradually phased out.

The NIMC App is available on the App Store for IOS users and Google Play store for Android users. The improved NIN Slip can also be downloaded via


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