Breaking: National ID card renewal to cost N5,000 – NIMC




Participants at the commemoration of International Day of Peace in Damaturu, Yobe state


The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said the renewal of the National Identity Card will cost five thousand naira (N5,000) payable through remita.

This was disclosed by its tweeter handle (@nimc_ng) monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday, and confirmed by a staff of the Corporate Department of the NIMC.

NIMC also said that applicants who wish to renew their card can visit any NIMC office with the required documents to obtain their card.

”The requirements include a written application with attached proof of payment receipt made through remita, bank teller, NIN slip and submit it at our office.

”Card renewal costs N5,000 payable through remita.” NIMC tweeted.

The tweet also explained that the main focus of the commission was to ensure that all Nigerians are enrolled.

”Our main focus is ensuring that all Nigerians are enrolled and issued their NIN and Your NIN is the most important token of your enrollment.

Card Renewal is N3000 while Card Replacement is N5000

— NIMC (@nimc_ng) October 15, 2019

According to the commission, Nigerians can authenticate their National Identity Number through the NIMC verification portal.
”Your NIN can be authenticated through our verification portal without your card” NIMC tweeted.

”You will be issued your cards when funds permit, Please bear with us and Your NIN is generated immediately for you upon successful completion of your enrolment.”

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