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The List: Without Nigeria National ID, you can’t get these essential services

The List: Without Nigeria National ID, you can’t get these essential services
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Nigeria National ID Number (NIN) will soon be mandatory for essential services to enforce biometric registration for Nigeria National ID card.

From telephony, Internet, banking and hotel lodging, the list of essential services that will require mandatory National ID in Nigeria cuts across wide-ranging industries in the public and private sectors.

The Nigeria National ID Number (NIN) is the unique ID number generated after the collection of biomteric information and verification, and is issued to “all Nigerians and long term residents in the country”, according to NIMC.

From telephony, Internet, banking and hotel lodging, the list of essential services that will require mandatory National ID in Nigeria cuts across wide-ranging industries in the public and private sectors.

File photo shows Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buahri of Nigeria undergoing registration for her Nigeria National ID at the State House, Abuja. Photo credit: NIMC
File photo shows Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buahri of Nigeria undergoing registration for her Nigeria National ID at the State House, Abuja. Photo credit: NIMC

NIMC: Nigeria National ID is Superior Means of Identification

Nigeria’s ID manager, NIMC, says that the “National Identification Number shall be the superior and more authentic means of identification of persons.”

Under a proposed legislation underway at NIMC, it will become mandatory for all institutions or authorities offering the affected services in Nigeria to require any person transacting with them to produce his NIN.

Also, such service provider will also be required to verify and authenticate the person or NIN provided in the National Identity Database using the following means of verification/authentication:

(i) Real time online verification from the NIMC Verification
service platform;
(ii) By means of a Card Acceptance Device (CAD);
(iii) By a Card Reading Device; or
(iv) By a combination of the above stated means.

Nigeria National ID: List of Mandatory Services for Identification

According to the provisions of the proposed NIMC Regulations, use of the National ID Number (NIN) shall be mandatory for these underlisted transactions in Nigeria:

(a) Registration for and provision and use of Hospitality Services;

(b) Registration and licensing for and use of Health/Medical Services;

(c) Application for the adoption of an infant, child or person under applicable laws;

(d) Purchase and registration of Aircrafts, Ships, Boats, Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles;

(e) Change of ownership of Aircrafts, Ships, Boats, Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles;

(f) Registration and use of Aviation services by Airline operations and customers;

(g) Boarding of aircrafts, trains, commercial vehicles, ships and boats;

(h) Registration for and Purchase of insurance;

(i) Acquisition, sale or transfer or transmission of shares (equities) and other financial instruments;

(j) Registration and licensing of cybercafé operators;

(k) Verification of users of cybercafé services;

(l) Recruitments for temporary and permanent employments;

(m) Educational and examination Boards for enrolment and/or registration for internal and external examinations;

(n) Enrolment into primary, secondary, tertiary schools and continuous professional studies in Nigeria;

(o) Registration and eligibility for bursary and other educational benefits;

(p) Registration and membership of professional bodies;

(q) Eligibility and documentation for provision of social and welfare services by government agencies and other non-governmental institutions;

(r) Registration of Companies, Business names, partnership and nonprofit organizations with the Corporate Affairs Commission;

Nigeria National ID: More List of Mandatory Services for Identification

(s) Documentation of arrested and convicted persons;

(t) Filling and registration of criminal and civil actions in courts, tribunals, judicial bodies or other arbitration processes;

(u) Payment of emoluments;

(v) Import and export of products/commodities/goods;

(w) Purchase and registration of telephone SIM Card and other communication devices;

(x) Licensing of telecommunication vendors;

(y) Licensing and registration of clearing and forwarding agents;

(z) Identification and registration of Refugees and internally displaced persons;

(aa) Issuance of birth certificates;

(bb) Provision of consular services;

(cc) Issuance of Driver’s License;

(dd) Registration for Pilgrimage or provision of Pilgrims services;

(ee) Registration/documentation of Pensioners;

(ff) Registration for the issuance documents;

(gg) Registration of Voters;

(hh) Purchase of insurance policies

(ii) Tax identification;

(jj) Operating a bank account and banking transactions;

(kk) Cashing in on financial instruments;

(ll) Purchase and sale of foreign currency in Banks and Bureau de Change;

(mm) Documentation for loans;

(nn) Registration and licensing of security service companies;

(oo) Executing any contracts or business agreements;

(pp) Tenancy Agreements registered or unregistered;

(qq) Obtaining and processing of probate documents;

(rr) Registration of any interest in Land;

(ss) Any transaction, contract or agreement for a valuable consideration and for the transfer of any interest, tangible or intangible; and

(tt) Application for/biding in any Local, State or Federal Government created jobs and/or accessing any benefits from any intervention programme whether via a created portal or manual application.

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