NIN Mistake: How to apply for NIN correction of name, date of birth, others

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If you made a mistake with your National Identity Number (NIN) data or you need to change your data owing to your marital status and don’t know what to do, you are in the right place. In this article, Connectley Naija News will walk you through the steps to make NIN corrections or modifications.

Some reasons for NIN data correction

The following are the main reasons why you might want to change your National Identity Number information:

  • Marital status
  • Unintentional mistakes
  • Wrongly spelled name
  • change of address
  • Change of Phone Number
  • level of education
  • change of occupation
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Major required documents for NIN Data correction

  1. Original copy of the NIN slip issued
  2. Printout of the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) Number which you paid on remita
  3. Application letter signed by you for the modification you want to make

Documents required for a Change of Name

  1. Sworn Affidavit
  2. Newspaper Extract
  3. Marriage Certificate (for married ladies)

Documents required for Change of Address modification

  1. Utility Bill
  2. Tenancy Agreement
  3. Bank Statement
  4. Community leader Attestation

Document required for Change of Phone Number

  1. Police Report
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Document to update NIN level of education

  1. Present the recent Certificate obtained

Document required to modify NIN Change of Occupation data

  1. Offer Letter from your employer

NIN Modification of Data process

  1. Visit any NIMC office with the required documents including the printout of the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) Number
  2. Ask for a data modification form and fill it
  3. Submit to the officer-in-charge to double-check for any mistake
  4. Your pre-filled information will be inputted on the NIMC Software by the enrolment officer
  5. You’ll be asked to double-check the information you provided to avoid any errors
  6. Your biometrics will be captured
  7. A Transaction ID Slip will be printed and given to you
  8. Submit the former NIN Slip to the NIMC office
  9. You will be told when to come back for your NIN slip
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