Get Your NIN

In line with its mission, National eAuthentication Limited (NeA),  has partnered with the Federal Government of Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), who is the country's Identity Regulator.

NIMC has granted NeA a licence to carry out the enrolment of Nigerians  in the Diaspora into the National Identity Database by issuing Nigerian citizens  with a National Identification Number (NIN).

Nigerians in the United Kingdom (UK) and United Arab Emirate (UAE) now have the opportunity to enroll for their NIN by visiting our locations.

  • Diaspora Identity Systems Ltd. 47 Urlwin Street London SE5 0AB
  • Intiniti Systems Enterprises at No.111 Hamsah Building Al Karamah, Dubai, UAE.


Fill the NIMC Pre Enrolment online form by visiting NIMC's Pre-Enrolment Portal.
All the mandatory fields must be completely filled with correct information.
Print your Pre Enrolment Slip with 2D bar code upon completion, as it will be required at our Enrolment Center.

Biometric Capture

Visit our London and  Dubai offices located:

  • Diaspora Identity Systems Ltd. 47 Urlwin Street London SE5 0AB
  • Intiniti Systems Enterprises - No No.111 Hamsah Building Al Karamah, Dubai, UAE


Enrollment for applicants above 16 years of age is $50, while applicants that are below 16 years is $40. Applicants can make payment in our Dubai office using POS.

Supporting Documents

On the day please bring along originals of any supporting documents for verification by an Enrolment Officer. The enrolment officer will also review the information you submitted during pre-enrolment or obtain your demographic data if you did not pre-enrol ealier. the Enrolment Officer will scan your original supporting documents before proceeding to capture biometric data.

NIN Issuance

Once you have completed the biometric capture process you will receive a ‘Transaction ID Slip’ as confirmation. You may recieve your NIN slip immediately if no problem was encountered during your registration process. Please keep your ‘Transaction ID Slip’ and store it in a safe place, as it will be required if your need to collect your ‘NIN Slip’ at a later date

It is advised that individuals with additional requirements that need the help of a third party to complete the process are accompanied by a trusted friend of family member that can assist them on the day with form filling or translation.

  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. At least one of the parent or legal guardian must have a NIN.
  • Please note that your Transaction Slip is NOT the same as your ‘NIN Slip’ your ‘NIN slip’ is what contains your unique National Identification Number, keep it safe and secure.
  • In most cases individuals do not need to wait 3 – 5 working days for a ‘NIN Slip to be generated’ usually it is made available on the same day within 10-15 minutes.

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