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How To Check Your National ID Card Status Online Via NIMC Site

National ID (card) remains a means of identity which all citizen is expected to have, especially, those doing business within and out of the country Nigeria.

It is a useful item that identify someone anywhere in the world, as it gives brief details about such person. National ID card is more or less required in most of online businesses just for verification process.

Some examples where the ID can be needed, could be; when opening a bank account, also used in verification of paypal account, for Google adsense etc and so many other services which am not able to list now.

In case you have applied for National ID for a very long period of time and not able to know if it is ready or not, don’t worry because, there is now an online platform which you can use to check if your own National ID is ready or not. This guide will help you know the status of your ID.


1. You will need to login to ID site through their online platform NIMIC

2. Next, click on the Proceed button

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3. Now, you should fill in the details you used in registering the National ID just as follows…

Your First name, your last name and that of your National Identification Number and then click the ‘check now button’.

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The process takes few seconds to show the status of your NIMIC availability, So wait for some seconds for it to load to and you will be notified if your National ID is ready for collection or not. And if you haven’t enrolled yet, endeavor to do so just do because it’s very important.

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