NIM SIM Registration and Sim card NIN USSD needs to be easier and affordable, so Federal government have ordered Nigerian providers to cancel N20 charges they charge their customers.
The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy have ordered all network providers to cancel the N20 charge for the retrieval of the NIN with immediate effect.
Dr Isa Ali Pantami said, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC removed the 20 naira USSD fee laid on subscribers for the request to retrieve their NIN.
This decision is to make the process easier and affordable., he added.
In a letter that has an information of the directive, the Executive Vice Chairman and the Director General of NIMC told Dr Pantami that the relevant authorities have met with the Mobile network operators to waive the charges.
This then mean, all Nigeria can check their NIN using the *346# for free.
FG asked subscribers to validate their Sim registration with their NIN within two weeks or they block their SIM.
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