Nigerians To Start Paying For National ID Card Renewal & Replacement -NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC has revealed that Nigerians will start paying for the renewal  and replacement of the National Identity Card.

According to the commission, Card renewal is N3000 when your card expires and card replacement is N5000 for lost or stolen cards, payable through remitta.

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

The commission also disclosed that applicants who wish to renew their card can visit any of their offices with the required documents to obtain their card. NIMC tweeted:

”Card renewal is N3000 and card replacement is N5000 for lost or stolen cards. When your National e-id card expires it cost N3000 payable via remitta for renewal.

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.”

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

”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.”

According to the commission, Nigerians can authenticate their National Identity Number through the NIMC verification portal. The tweet reads further:

”Your NIN can be authenticated through our verification portal without your card. 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 enrollment.”

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