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How to check if Your National ID card is ready for pick up



how to check for your National ID card

Do you know that your National ID card might be ready for pick up but you don’t know?

Yes, this is very possible because there are a lot of lapses in communicating to the real owners.

According to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), if you have registered for the national ID card before, you can check online because it might be ready.

To check for availability of your card the NIMC has open a website for the public to check, so use the following steps

  1. Login to
  2. Click the proceed button
  3. Fill in your first name, last name and your NIMC tracking ID and hit the ‘check now button’

That is all…

From the above steps you can now check on the availability of your National Identity card

Recently, a NIMC staff gave the advantages of the new national identity card to Nigerians citizens.

He said that apart from using it as a means of identification, it may also be used as an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card anywhere in the world where there is MasterCard logo.

Mr. Emmanuel Ogungbe, NIMC’s Director of Technical Services, while addressing newsmen disclosed that the Commission have already signed an agreement with MasterCard.

Furthermore he explained that, the Nigerian national ID card is also a cash card.

The holder can make withdrawal of cash money in anywhere.

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Moreover, especially within the West African sub-region, it soon would become possible to travel with this card only, passport-free.

The Nigerian National ID card will soon be recognised as a means of identification all over the globe.

The present administration of Buhari has promised Nigerians in his Next Level agenda to make Nigerians happy.

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