Are you looking for how to download and use NIMC application for mobile phone and laptop or computer? Here, we will show you how you can download, log in and use NIMC software application on your device, how to use it check and update your NIN details and lots more.

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in a bid to make people’s lives easy, they have developed an app that can be used to enroll for NIN, link NIN with SIM card, check details like name, date of birth, address, etc. on NIN. There are many areas to use NIMC app. Let’s discuss how to get it on your device first.

Currently, the name of NIMC application on Google play store and Apple app store is MWS: NIMC MobileID. By the time this article was written, NIMC mobile application on Play store was last updated on May 07 2022.

Does NIMC have mobile software app and how to download

Yes. NIMC has mobile app and here is a the instruction on how to get and use it.

This app may serve as a replacement for a physical Polycarbonate Card, since it also a State-of-the-Art General-Multipurpose resource.

If you have been issued a National Identification Number (NIN) by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), you are welcome to download this application to use as a complement to, or in place of the physical National Identity Card.

  • Size: 46MB
  • Installers: 1,000,000+
  • Current Version: 3.0.1
  • Requires: Android 5.0 and up.

See this also: how to check NIN number with tracking ID,

The first version of NIMC mobile app (Beta version) that was released did not satisfy the general public, hence, as a result of that, NIMC software development teams went deeply researched to develop another version. They made many revisions, security audits, privacy reviews and so on.

NIMC mobile app, Mobile Web Services (MWS) is owned and managed by federal government of Nigeria. When attempting to use it in the first time, for the transaction to be done successfully, it may request your bank verification number, mobile phone number, etc.

I meet some people who quit doing something that requests user’s BVN because they think that disclosing it will enable fraudster log in to their bank account. In the case of NIMC mobile app, don’t hesitate to enter your BVN. Federal government is not a fraudster.

To log in to NIMC mobile app, download it from your device’s store, use your 11 digit number national identification number as a user ID or username and use OTP they would send you as password.

You can click here to download NIMC app from play store or click here to download it from Apple app store.

Here is the dymestification of how to log in and use NIMC mobile app.

How to use and download NIMC mobile app

  • Download the NIMC mobile application via the link we have provided in the two previous paragraph.
  • Open the app on your phone.
  • Enter your National Identity Number (NIN).
  • Enter your registered phone.
  • Use OTP as password.
  • Accept the terms of use and conditions.
  • Create a unique password which you will easily remember.
  • Now, success. You are in.

A piece of advice for you: please use fake mobile number BVN to register NIMC mobile app. If attempt many times, your profile may get damaged.

Alternatively, in the event that you don’t have smart phone to download NIMC mobile app, you can use this service on your laptop or computer as desktop application has not developed yet.

To use the service of NIMC application on desktop, dial *346*2*NIN# on any other mobile phone via your registered SIM card, your User ID and OTP will then send to you via SMS, now visit or portal and use your user ID and OTP and username and password respectively.

The NIMC mobile app is a software that you can use to apply for national ID card. It can also also be used to . For more information, please feel free to visit NIMC website at This software is free to download and use.

It can also help you open and register your business with CAC. In fact, almost every body in Nigeria uses NIMC software to provide professional services to their users.

Some bodies or organizations in Nigeria that implement NIMC mobile app in their services include; FIRS, FRSC, JAMB, NAFDAC, NHIS and many other Federal or State Government agencies that wish to provide e-services to the people via a secure platform.

Hope this article has helped you know how to download and use NIMC software mobile application? Please let’s hear how you may feel via the comment section and remember to share it with your friends.

Thank you and have a nice day.

Abdulrazaq Yahaya

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