Is NIN Compulsory For JAMB 2022/2023: See Answer

I guess you have heard of the latest update about jamb 2022 ?

I mean the use of NIN for jamb 2022/2023 registration, am sure you have heard about it.

But do you know if it is actually compulsory or not? Because we hear different news everyday about this same matter of using NIN for jamb.

First they said no NIN no jamb, then the house of reps went against it and told jamb to postpone the use of national identification number till 2022.

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This was what many had in mind, now that jamb starting and closing date for UTME 2022/2023 has been released, Jamb has made it clear on the no NIN no jamb policy.

This post contains the answer to the plain question; is NIN required for jamb 2022/2023?

Yeah, it’s going to short, simple and straight to the point.

Is NIN Compulsory For Jamb 2022/2023?

Now back to the question that needs a good answer.
NIN is required for jamb registration 2021.

NIN has been made compulsory for jamb 2021 by the head of Jamb and there is something that you should know.

More than 30% of jamb 2022/2023 candidates have registered for NIN. This shows that the board truly mean this new policy.

If you have not gotten yours at this time, I will advise you to do so.

Go to any NIMC centers near you for the registration of your NIN for jamb.

Take all the required documents along and you should get it before registering for jamb.

How To Register NIN At the Bank

  • When you get to the bank to get your JAMB form preferably UBA or Zenith. Or you can walk into any enrollment center
  • Let them know you need to have your self enrolled in the NIN enrollment portal.
  • You will be issued a form to fill
  • Enter your details correctly, also select
  • Your country, state, local government etc
  • After you are done with filling the form, you will hand it over to them so they will enter your details on the portal.
  • Your finger print will be captured and also your face.
  • Don’t expect to get the NIN same day. It might take one week before the NIN will be out.

Documents Required For NIN Registration

  1. Driver’s License
  2. Voter’s card (Temporary or Permanent)
  3. Nigerian International passport
  4. Certificate of Local Government of Origin
  5. Attestation letter from a prominent ruler in your community
  6. Birth certificate
  7. Declaration of age
  8. Attestation letter from religious/traditional leader
  9. NHIS ID card
  10. Government staff ID card
  11. Registered/recognized private organization staff ID card
  12. School ID Card (private/public)
  13. Tax Clearance certificate
  14. Valid immigration documents

information you see on your NIN Slip:

Title: National Identity Management System, Federal Republic of Nigeria, National Identification Number Slip (NINS).
Tracking ID
NIN: 11 digits number
Issue Date: N/A
First Name
Middle Name
NIN Website, email and call lin


I know that was a dead simple answer and quite easy for you to understand.

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