Requirements for Card Re-Issuance & Activation

A. Due to Loss

  1. Applicant presents his NIN slip or NIN for verification.
  2. Applicant presents a police report for his stolen, lost or missing e-ID card.
  3. Applicant completes form for e-ID card replacement/renewal.
  4. Verification of the applicant’s NIN using the NIMC NIN verification service.
  5. Verification of the applicant’s signature on application form for match to that on the verification portal.
  6. Applicant presents evidence of (REMITA) payment of applicable fee of N5,000.00 only

B. Due to Bad Chip or Damage to Card or Expiration

  1. Applicant presents his NIN slip or NIN for verification.
  2. Applicant presents the damaged or expired e-ID card for NIMC’s visual inspection.
  3. Where applicant is unable to provide the damaged or expired e-ID card, a police report of loss or missing e-ID card must be presented to NIMC.
  4. Applicant completes form for e-ID card replacement/renewal.
  5. Verification of the applicant’s NIN using the NIMC NIN verification service.
  6. Verification of the applicant’s signature on application form for match to that on the verification portal.
  7. Applicant presents evidence of (REMITA) payment of applicable fee of N5,000.00 only

Service Fee: N5,000

Timeline: 1-2 months after successfully submitting replacement request.

Payment Process

Step 1:
Visit www.remita.net to start the payment process.

Step 2:
Click on the option ‘Pay Bills‘.

Step 3:
Who do You want to Pay – type in ‘National Identity Management Commission‘.
Name of Service/Purpose – choose ‘Card Re-Issuance and Activation‘.
Amount to Pay – will be set based on your choice in the step above.
Payer’s Name – type your full name.
Payer’s Phone – type your phone number.
Tick the ‘I am not a robot’ reCAPTCHA checkbox and click on the stated selection of images before clicking on the ‘Verify’ button.

Step 4:
Click on the ‘Submit’ icon to ͞proceed to payment.
A new page which is the invoice will come up which will display your RRRRemita Retrieval Reference at the top of the page.
Print the invoice and take note of your RRR.

Step 5:
Choose any payment method convenient for you.
Option 1: ‘Card’.
Option 2: ‘Bank Branch’.
Option 3: ‘USSD’.
Option 4: ‘Internet Banking’
Option 5: ‘Wallet’.
Proceed to complete your transaction by clicking on the “Pay…’, ‘Print Invoice’ or ‘Continue’ button as suited to your preferred method.