How To Register For National ID Card Online | See Procedures For Online Enrollment

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Register For National ID Card Online: Procedures To Register For Your National Identification Number (NIN) And Card Online

Register For National ID Card Online

This is the “do it yourself whenever and wherever you are” process of enrollment. For this option of the enrollment process, the applicant visits the official website of NIMC ( and pre-enrols online using the Pre-enrolment Portal (, filling in his/her data in block letters, then prints out a summary sheet that has a 2D Barcode. It is important to note that the Online Pre-Enrollment is an initial step in the enrollment process. The enrollment is only completed after the applicant gets his or her biometric data (fingerprints, headshot photograph and signature) captured and processed by an Enrollment Officer at any NIMC Enrollment Centre.

Downloading and Using the Enrollment Form

Rather than filling in the online pre-enrollment form and printing out a summary sheet with the 2D barcode, an applicant can also download the Enrollment Form to print out and fill.

To download your enrollment form online go to

Fill all forms in block letters and proceed to the nearest enrollment Centre for biometrics capturing in order to obtain the National Identification Number (NIN).

*Note: you can also pick up an enrollment form at NIMC’S ERC.

See Also: How To Check If Your National ID Card Is Ready – NIMC

Below is an illustrated summary of the online pre-enrollment process:

How To Register For National ID Card Online

Step 1

Applicant visits NIMC website to access the Pre-Enrollment Portal: and the online Enrollment Form.

Step 3

Applicant verifies and confirms the enrollment data on the system.

Step 4

Applicant has his/her headshot photograph, fingerprints and signature captured.

Step 5

Applicant has his/her supporting documents scanned

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