NIMC charges N5, 000 for National ID card renewal


The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said that renewal the National Identity Card will attract a fee of N5, 000 payable through remita.

The commission which disclosed this via its tweeter handle (@nimc_ng) also said 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,” the commission tweeted.

It further stated that the commission would 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.

It said Nigerians can authenticate their NIN through the NIMC verification portal.

“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 enrolment,” it added.

With NAN report


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