How to Check your National ID Number (NIN) on Phone in Uganda

Check National ID Number in Uganda
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The National Identification Number (NIN) is attached to every national identity card. This number differentiates national card users and it is mostly required during identifications/registrations. If you did not carry your National ID, then I bet you could fail to fill in the NIN space. However, you can check the National ID number in Uganda using your phone device for free.

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To successfully find your NIN on your phone, you need to know your name as it appears on the National card, date of birth, and registered district of residence.

Use USSD to find your National ID Number (NIN) Online in Uganda

  • Dial *216# then OK.
  • Select option 5, Check NIN.
  • Opt for option 1, My NIN, or option 2, Child NIN.
  • Select option 1, then enter your surname, given name, and date of birth.
  • Your NIN will display on your screen in a few microseconds.
  • Choose to copy it down or save it on your phone for future purposes.

Note: This method helps you check the National ID number on all telecom companies like MTN, Airtel, Africell, UTL, Lycamobile, and Smile.

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Contact NIRA Customer Assistants to find your National ID Number (NIN) Online in Uganda

If you encounter any challenges in the process of checking your NIN on the phone, you can contact the NIRA customer care team for assistance. You can reach them by dialing 0800211700, sending an email to [email protected], or visiting their offices. Calling the customer care team is the easiest way, however, you ought to call during work hours only Monday to Friday. The customer care team will assist you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your NIN or the checking process.