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NIN Modifications: How to Edit Your Date of Birth, Name, Address, Other Information By Yourself | DIY


Do you know you can now modify and edit details such as your name, date of birth, address, phone number etc. on your National Identity Number (NIN)? Yes, you saw that right, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has launched an application portal and mobile application where Nigerians can now edit their biodata, residence and contact information on their NIN.

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The process has now been automated and digitalized so as to ease the burden on Nigerians. From the comfort of your homes, you can now effect any change on your NIN.

The step by step procedures to effect any change on your NIN all by yourself is as follows;

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How to Change Date of Birth, Name or Others on NIN

  1. Visit
  2. Register and login, input your NIN, verify with a face-match
  3. Click on Date of Birth Modification category and proceed to complete your payment
  4. Then input your digital NPC Birth or attestation certificate number and verify it. DOB Prefills To obtain your NPC Certificate, visit
  5. Upload your NPC certificate and other supporting document, submit, check the attestation box to complete submission.
  6. Applicant is notified when modification is approved, NIN slip is sent to your email and can also be downloaded or printed from the dashboard.
You see! The procedure is quite easy and straightforward. If you have any questions, feel free to ask them via the comment section below.


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