How to Link NIN to GLO After Being Blocked (2024)

If your Glo mobile line has been blocked because you haven’t linked it with your National Identification Number (NIN), don’t worry. I’m here to help, and I’ll walk you through the simple steps how to link NIN to GLO after being blocked.

You might have heard about the Nigerian government’s requirement for everyone to link their NIN with their mobile numbers. This measure aims to enhance security and ensure that accurate information is available about mobile users. This rule applies to all networks, including Glo.

So, if your Glo line has been blocked due to the lack of NIN linkage, here’s what you need to do.

How to link NIN to GLO after being blocked

To link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your Glo line after it has been blocked, make sure you have your National Identification Number (NIN) available. If you don’t have it on hand, don’t worry. You can retrieve it by dialing *346# from your Glo line, which is the same line you used for the NIN registration.

Dial *346# from your Glo line and follow the instructions provided. This will help you retrieve your NIN. Once you receive it, make sure to jot it down or remember it for the next step.

These steps will ensure that you have your NIN ready to proceed with linking it to your Glo line, even if you don’t have it readily available.

To link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your Glo line, follow these steps:

USSD Code

  • Dial *996*NIN# on your phone’s keypad. Make sure to replace “NIN” with your actual National Identification Number.
  • Alternatively, you can dial *996# and follow the prompts to input your NIN and other necessary details.
  • After dialing the code, follow the prompts that appear on your screen to submit your NIN and any other required information.
  • Once you’ve submitted your details, wait for a response from Glo. They will confirm whether the linking process was successful or not.
  • Once Glo confirms the successful linking of your NIN to your Glo line, you’re all set. You’ve completed the process without needing an internet-enabled phone or internet connection.

By following these steps and using the USSD code provided by Glo, you can easily link your NIN to your Glo line and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

SMS

  • Open your messaging app and compose a new text message.
  • Type the following format: “UPDATENIN NIN First Name Last Name”.
  • Replace “NIN” with your actual National Identification Number.
  • Use your first name and last name exactly as they appear on your NIN registration.
  • Send the text message to the number 996.

For example: If your NIN is 123456789 and your name is John Emeka, your SMS should be: “UPDATENIN 123456789 John Emeka”. Send this message to the number 996.

By following these steps and sending the correct format of the text message, you’ll be able to link your NIN to your Glo line via SMS.

Online

To link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your Glo SIM card via the Glo Online NIN Registration Portal, follow these steps:

  • Open your web browser and go to the official Glo NIN registration page.
  • Once you’re on the registration page, input the correct details as prompted on the website. This may include personal information such as your name, phone number, NIN, and any other required details.
  • Follow the steps provided on the website to complete the linking process.
  • Ensure that you follow all instructions carefully to ensure your NIN gets successfully linked to your Glo SIM card.

By following these steps and completing the process on the Glo Online NIN Registration Portal, you’ll be able to link your NIN to your Glo SIM card conveniently through the internet.

Voice Call

To link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your Glo line via a voice call, follow these steps:

  • Using your Glo line, dial 0700 2255 646.
  • Once the call connects, listen carefully to the voice instructions provided.
  • Follow the prompts given during the call to update your NIN. The system will guide you through the process, so make sure to follow the instructions accurately.

By following these steps and actively listening to the voice instructions during the call, you’ll be able to update your NIN on your Glo line conveniently through a voice call.

Glo Store

To link your National Identification Number (NIN) to your Glo line at a Glo store or service center, follow these steps:

  • ¬†Find the Glo store or service center nearest to you and head over there.
  • ¬†Once at the center, look for a customer care representative and explain that you need to link your NIN to your Glo line.
  • Give the customer care representative your National Identification Number (NIN) along with any other details they ask for.
  • The Glo customer care team will check and verify the information you provided. If everything is correct, they’ll start the process to link your NIN to your Glo line.
  • After the process is complete, keep an eye out for a confirmation message. This message will inform you that your NIN has been successfully linked to your Glo number.

If you have any questions or concerns during the process, don’t hesitate to ask the staff at the Glo center for assistance. They’re there to help you through the process.

Remember consistency is important when linking your NIN to your Glo line. The information you provide during the linking process should match the details you used during your NIN registration. This ensures accuracy and prevents any issues with the linking process.

So, make sure to double check and ensure that the information you input, whether it’s your NIN, name, or any other details, matches exactly what you provided during your NIN registration. This will help facilitate a smooth and successful linking process.

Conclusion

By using these methods, linking your NIN to your Glo line is straightforward. Whether you prefer a simple text, online portal, a quick voice call, or visiting a Glo center, there’s an option for everyone. If you encounter any challenges or need assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to Glo’s customer support.

Remember, it’s very impotant to keep your NIN linked to your mobile number as per the government’s directive. This ensures compliance with regulations and adds an extra layer of security to your personal information. So, take the necessary steps to link your NIN to your Glo line and stay compliant with the regulations.