Steps to get your digital ID card

Steps to get your digital ID card

Steps to get your digital ID card;

  • Download the NIMC app from play store through this link;
  • Enter your NIN
  • Confirm your phone number
  • OTB will be sent to your phone number, enter it
  • Your ID card will pop up
  • You will be asked to create a 6digit number that you will use to log in into the app subsequently

Steps to get your digital ID card

And you are good to go

The ID card has two versions; the basic and full

You will be able to view the back view when you tap on the ID card.

Functions of the New National e-ID Card

The e-ID card has provisions for 13 applets out of which five (5) is activated at the point of collecting the card.

Nigeria digital ID card


The five (5) active applets are:

  • Electronic Identity Information (e-ID)
  • EMV Payment
  • Verification – Match-on-Card
  • Security – Electronic Public Key Infrastructure (ePKI)
  • Travel – International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

Read also; To Fellow Entrepreneurs. It’s not a must you must be the boss

The remaining eight (8) applets will be implemented in subsequent phases. These are:

  • E-Health Application
  • E-Pension Application
  • E-Voting Application
  • E-Taxation Application
  • E-Drivers’ License Application
  • E-Transport Application
  • E-SIM Application
  • E-Insurance Application

The applets are designed to facilitate interactions of individuals with Government and with Institutions using the National e-ID Card to be able to assess wide range of services. The card is smart and trendy with relevant security features to forestall fraudulent activities.

Leave a Reply