How to Get NIN Number for JAMB Registration 2024

The National Identification Number (NIN) is compulsory for your JAMB or direct entry registration. NIN is a unique eleven (11) digit number.

Getting your NIN is compulsory for your JAMB registration. The NIN stands for National Identification Number.

Since 2021, JAMB has made NIN compulsory to curb examination malpractice.

Registration for NIN is free of charge. It means you do not have to pay any money to get your NIN to process your JAMB admission.

You must note that you cannot get your NIN number online.

Documents for NIN Registration for JAMB

Here is the list of documents required for JAMB NIN registration;

  • Local Government of Origin Certificate
  • Birth Certificate

NIN Office

You can get your NIN number for your JAMB registration at MTN, Glo or Airtel offices nearby.

Also, you can visit the local government office in your location to get the NIN number.

Recently, other NIN offices are now in cities and towns where you can do the registration.

NIN offices are open on Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.-

How to Get NIN for JAMB Registration

Here is the procedure on how to get your NIN for JAMB registration;

  • Visit the NIN registration centre
  • Tell them that you want to register for NIN
  • Collect the NIN form that they will give to you
  • Correctly fill in your details in the NIN form.
  • Submit the form to the registration agent
  • Wait to collect your NIN slip

Also Read: JAMB Registration Requirements and Procedures

Retrieve NIN Number

You can retrieve your NIN number using the phone number you used for the registration.

The service fee is twenty naira.

  • Dial the USSD code *346# on your phone.
  • Select “NIN Retrieval” by typing 1.
  • Click on select to see your NIN number.

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21 thoughts on “How to Get NIN Number for JAMB Registration 2024”

  1. I had issues with my name in last year jamb so this year I want to register jamb again can I register jamb afresh from the beginning with a new phone number

  2. Pls am preparing myself for servicers and I have been through with everything both the jamb regularization and submission to the school, I thought that it was in school there I will do the reduction of age before submission, I was told that I should have done my non firstly before going for jamb regularization and other, I don’t have the experience now that is like this is it possible for me to do the nin and take it back to jamb office so that they can do the correction or am I going to start everything that I have done before alfresh both the payment and everything I want to know, and also pls how do jamb calculate some ones age for service does it count from your real age to the year you graduate or not.

  3. I did the Jamb profile but there’s a little mistake on my NIN name, and I’ve created a profile with the names on my documents hope it won’t affect me?? Or is it the name on my NIN that will work apear on my Jamb slip???

  4. I have tried to access profile code for up to 20 times now, each time getting a N50 charge. It has refused to process my code. What I can I do about that?

  5. Pls i’ve already generate my profile code online and i want to ask if i go for registration and my nin still says invalid won’t there be problem

    • No, Damilola.

      You can only generate your profile code using the USSD codes.

      Follow the procedures in this post.

      Let me know if you encounter any challenges.

  6. My NIN have been linked to my phone number
    But found it difficult to generate profile code for jamb instead
    No record found is what it give out
    Please what can I do

    • Sorry Ezekiel, for your difficulty creating the JAMB profile code.

      Try your sim card on another phone.

      You may want to visit the JAMB office for further assistance.

  7. I have problem with my regenerate my jamb profile code.I use the phone number last year to got my jamb profile code if I sent my NIN to 55019 in tell me no record found pls I need your help

    • A different number from last year’s registration?

      You may want to attempt using the previous profile code for your registration.

  8. Please my jamb score is 190
    My school of choice is Unn
    And my choice of department is law
    Please what should be my target score in this post utme examination


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