NIN Mistake:How To Correct Your Name, Date of Birth and Solve Other Related issues.

NIN Mistake: How To Correct Your Name, Date of Birth and Solve Other Related issues.


NIN Mistake: How To Correct Your Name, Date of Birth and Solve Other Related issues.

In case you make mistake in your National Identity Number (NIN) or there is a need for you to update your data due to marital status and you don’t know what to do, follow some the guide here if you wish to resolve it.

Reason for NIN Data Modification.

Here are the major reasons why you may want to modify your National Identity Number data:
  • Marital status.
  • Unintentional mistakes.
  • Wrongly spelled name.
  • change of address
  • Change of Phone Number.
  • level of education.
  • change of occupation

Major Requirements needed if you want to modify your data.

1. Original copy of the first NIN slip issued to you.
2. Printout of the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) Number which you paid on remita in the bank.
3. Application letter signed by you.
For the change you want to make on your data
For a Change of Name, you must present the following documents:
4. Sworn Affidavit.
5. Newspaper Extract.
6. Marriage Certificate (for married ladies).
For a Change of Address, you must present the following:
7. Utility Bill.
8. Tenancy Agreement.
9. Bank Statement.
10. Community leader Attestation.
Change of Phone Number:
11 Police Report.
For the level of education
12. Present the recent Certificate obtained;
Change of occupation,
13. Offer Letter from your employer.

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How much is NIN Name modification?

The cost of NIN correction of name is N500 on the NIMC official portal.

NIMC Correction Of Date Of Birth:=N15,000.

Modification Process

1. Locate NIMC office near you with the required documents including the printout of the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) Number.
2. Request for a data modification form and fill it.
3. Submit to an enrolment officer to double-check against the supporting documentation to ensure everything is correct.
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 error.
6. Your biometrics will be captured
7. A Transaction ID Slip will be printed and given to you.
8. You’ll have to submit the former NIN Slip to the NIMC office.
9. You will be told when to come back to the NIMC office for your NIN slip.


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