Mobile SIM Card Quick Recovery Guideline | If your SIM card, lost, stolen or damaged The Federal government has approved Quick Recovery Guideline that will help you for the replacement. Only if you follow the guideline/instructions.
About Mobile SIM Card Quick Recovery
We have received a lot of messages asking us:
- How to retrieved lost SIM Card
- Means of replacing stolen SIM card
- And the replacement of damaged SIM Card
All these question have an answers only if you read and understand the content of this page.
The recovery of SIM Card base on recommendations of the Technical Committee, the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has approved a SIM Replacement Policy for subscribers whose SIMs have been lost, stolen, misplaced or damaged subject to the following conditions.
i)That the subscriber present a NIN;
ii) That an effective verification of the NIN is carried out by NIMC; and
iii) That the relevant Guidelines and Regulations of NCC concerning SIM Replacement are fully adhered to.
“This policy is part of the Federal Government’s efforts to reduce the burden on subscribers and simplify the exercise.
“It is aimed at enabling telecommunications service users who need to replace their damaged, stolen or misplaced SIMs to re-establish access to telecom services.”
NOTE: All your SIM card must link to NIN to avoid blocking and difficult to access network.
How to Link MTN, 9mobile, Airtel, Glo, to NIN
Dial *346# and press 1
The service costs N20 per dial.
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