NIMC Mandates Cost of N1,000 NIN Price for Passports

NIMC Mandates Cost of N1,000 NIN Price for Passports


The Nationwide Id Administration Fee has introduced that Nigerians making use of for passports will likely be charged N1000 in Nigeria for the verification of their Nationwide Identification Quantity.

This was made identified in an announcement signed by NIMC Head, Company Communications, Kayode Adegoke, on Monday.

Based on the fee, the price is to enhance the standard of service, accuracy, and pace of passport companies by way of well timed verification of NIN.

It acknowledged that it agreed on this framework with the Nigerian Immigration Service. NIMC stated, “This new association is in furtherance of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economic system’s directive to streamline passport software, renewal, and issuance processes.

“Consequently, a NIN Verification price could be charged for every Nigerian passport software for this service.”

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It added, “NIMC and NIS have agreed on a revised applicant journey that may considerably enhance the pace of passport issuance /re-issuance and cut back the visitors visiting the NIS workplace(s). The NIN service, charges, and the brand new NIS course of will go stay on 1st April.”

Based on the fee, Nigerians can pay N1000 for NIN verification in Nigeria, $5 in different African nations, and $15 in different nations.

NIN is meant to tie a person’s file collectively, based on the NIMC. A person’s demographic knowledge, fingerprints, head-to-shoulder facial image, different biometric knowledge, and digital signature are imagined to be lodged within the Nationwide Id Database and confirmed and verified by way of NIN.

Just lately, the Performing Comptroller Basic of Nigeria Immigration Service, Isah Idris, blamed the delay within the issuance of passports on the mixing of knowledge between NIS, and NIMC.

He stated, “The delay within the processing of passport purposes could possibly be because of the mixing of knowledge between NIS and the NIMC, which additionally, in flip, combine with the BVN knowledge of candidates.”

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