NCC says foreigners spending under 2 years in Nigeria do not need NIN for SIM registration

Thursday 20 May 2021 | 10:11 CET | News
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that foreigners staying in Nigeria for less than two years do not need a National Identification number to register SIM cards. In its Revised National Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration, it said foreigners validly transiting through Nigeria or who are employed in or residing in Nigeria for less than 24 months, are exempt from mandatory NIN use.

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