The National Electronic Identity Card (e-ID card) is a chip based card with multiple functions. The card is a token given upon successful enrolment or registration into the National Identity System.
Please note that only those who have received an SMS can go forward to collect their Cards as directed in the SMS. No one can collect your National e-ID Card on your behalf. To qualify for a National e-ID Card, you must first be enrolled and have a National Identification Number (NIN).
You must have received an SMS from NIMC.
Step 2 (Collection Centre)
Go to the NIMC Collection Centre indicated in the SMS sent to you. Take your NIN/Transaction slip along. Mention the Batch ID on the SMS.
Step 3 (Envelope Given/Received)
Receive your National e-ID Card in a sealed envelope. Open the envelope, take out the Card, sign on the space provided at the back. after reading, please keep all the inserts in the envelope safely.
Step 4 (Biometric Verification)
Do a Biometric Verification to confirm that it is your Card. This also confirms that the Card has been properly printed.
Step 5 (PIN Number Selection)
After biometric verification, you will be required to enter a FOUR (4) DIGIT NUMBER chosen by you to activate your National e-ID Card.
Step 6 (Fund Loading)
There is provision for fund loading at the NIMC Collection Centre. You can also do actual Cash Loading at any branch of ACCESS BANK nationwide.