NIMC begins nationwide data update, modification for applicants

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National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has begun nationwide data update and modification for all applicants, who wish to effect changes to the personal information supplied during enrolment for National Identification Number (NIN).

Mr Loveday Ogbonna, Head, Corporate Communications, NIMC, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja.

According to him, to obtain this service, applicants are required to visit any of the Commissions’ enrolment centres to make enquiries or indicate the type of data he or she desires to update.

“The applicant is expected to submit a list of the requisite relevant documents which include; applicants NIN, marriage certificate, birth certificate, court affidavit, newspaper publication, among others.

“The applicant is also informed about the service charges of N500.00 or multiple of N500.00 depending on the number of changes and this will be paid through the Remita Platform.

“Upon payment and confirmation of appropriate fees, the applicant is given an enrollment and modification form to fill. Thereafter, the completed form is verified by the commission,’’ he explained.

Ogbonna also said that modification to some of the applicants’ data such as the date of birth is restricted and subject to approval from the Director-General, NIMC.