NIMC Says Its Mobile APP Not Yet Approved For Public Consumption

Few days ago, the subject How To Download Your National ID With NIMC Mobile App went viral and lots of Nigerians took to social media to share their experience on using the app to print their National ID.

In the view of the above, NIMC Nigeria have stated that its attention has been drawn to several complaints about the NIMC Mobile App. And they will like Nigerians to be aware that the App is a novel innovation by the Commission, but it is yet to be officially approved for public consumption.

The App is still in the test environment and currently being fine-tuned to give users the best experience with adequate privacy and data security safeguards. Once the test stage is concluded, the Commission will issue a formal statement regarding its usage by our esteemed NIN registered persons.

In the same vein, we want to assure Nigerians of the security of their data. The data is securely encrypted both in transit and at rest.

Members of the general public are hereby strongly advised to disregard commentaries and information from unauthorized sources about the App and other activities of the Commission. The official communication platforms of the Commission are the only authorized sources of information pertaining to all its activities press releases; media parley; website and official social media handles.

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