Nigeria’s national ID card, NIN (National Identity Number) enrollment at foreign locations and the procedure

National ID card with NIN (National Identity Number) enrollment locations and procedure for diaspora.

The locations are UK, Canada, Germany, Ghana, India, UAE, Malaysia and South Africa among others


CameroonDouala00237 6710281001231 Rue French opposite BICEC Bank Bonanjo, Douala, Cameroon
CanadaEdmonton780-862-7410 / [email protected]Rice Howard Place-Tower-2, Suite-531- 10060-Jasper Avenue, Edmonton- T5J3R8, CanadaPlease send an email to book an appointment.
CanadaOttawa(613) 686-5911/ [email protected]Address: 2211 Riverside Dr. Unit 403, K1H7X5, Ottawa, ON, Canada
ChadNdjamena00235 66900511“Satguru Travel & Tours Service, Rue 1016, En Face De La Bank UBA, Avenue Charles De Gaule, B.P. 6676 | N’Djamena | CHAD”
GambiaBanjul00220 7577845“Satguru Travels & Tours Services, 20,Kairaba Avenue – Opposite Pipeline Mosque, Banjul, The Gambia”
GermanyBerlinNACO/ Mail Boxes Etc., Bismarckstraße 85, 10627 Berlin
GermanyFrankfurtNACO/ Sprachcaffe Frankfurt Gartenstraße 6 Frankfurt am Main 60594, Frankfurt
GhanaAccra00233 30 294 84961st floor Atlantic Tower, Airport City, Accra-Ghana
IndiaBangalore91-80 – 46308929VFS Global, Global Tech Park No: 11, 1st Floor, O Shaughnessy Rd, Langford Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025
IndiaChennai+91 9042582570Address : No74, Ground Floor Floor, Fagun Towers, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore, Chennai-600008, India.
IndiaDelhi+91 9873611285Shivaji Stadium Metro Station, Concourse Level, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi- 110001, India
IndiaMumbai022 66008560Address: Urmi Axis Building, Behind Famous Studio, Opp. E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi (West), Mumbai – 400 011.
Ivory CoastAbidjan00225 0769110613Centre de demande de Visa VFS Cote d’Ivoire, Residence Bertille Vallon deux Plateaux Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire
KSAJeddah920007184Tasheel Commercial Plaza, Ground Floor, Suwaid Bin Sakher Street, Al Mohammadiya District, Jeddah-KSA
KSARiyadh9200071842nd Floor, Al Shamshia Plaza Opp. G Mart, Al Futah King Faisal Road Riyadh 12632
LiberiaMonrovia00231777 555 591“Euro World Travel & Tours Services Inc. Sinkor 4th Street Opp. Old Ecobank, Monrovia Liberia”
MalaysiaKuala Lumpur+603 2161 8028“Suite 19-04, 19th Floor, Wisma MCA, 163 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia”
MaliBamako00223 77623244Euro World Sarl, ACI 2000 Hamdallaye dans la rue de Mille et une Merveille, Bamako, Mali.
SenegalDakar00221 33 899 97 07VFS global , rez de chaussée , Immeuble Atryum centre, km 8 route de Ouakam , Dakar , Sénégal.
SouthAfricaJohannesburg27 61 069 06611st floor Rivonia Village Office Block, cnr. Rivonia Boulevard and Mutual Road, Rivonia, Johannesburg
SouthAfricaPretoria27 61 069 0661Cherry Lane Office Park, 1st Floor, 114 Fehrsen Street, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Brooklyn, 0181
TogoLome00228 93296130Immeuble P. THERESE, Boulevard du 13 janvier, Rue des Femmes Savantes, BP: 2978, Lomé-TOGO
UAEDubai00971 4 2055 882WAFI Mall, Level 3, Falcon Phase 2, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai : 114100 UAE
UKLeiceter7825896049Peepul’s Centre, Leicester, Orchardson Avenue, Leicester, L E4 6DP.
UKLondon777652396866 Wilson Street, London, EC2A2BT.
USHouston281-857-60862425 W Loop S Suite 340, Houston, TX 77027.
UKEdinburgh 1 Rennie’s Isle, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6QT
UKManchester 50 Devonshire Street North, Manchester, M12 6JH


Step 1

Fill up the pre-enrolment form online, download and print Pre Enrolment Slip

  • Fill the NIMC Pre Enrolment online form by visiting Pre Enrolment Portal
  • All the mandatory fields need to be completely filled with correct information.
  • Download and print your Pre Enrolment Slip (Preview)

Step 2

Submit Your Application

  • Walk into the nearest NIMC Registration Centre with any one of the following Original and Validsupporting documents.
  • At Enrolment Center you will be directed to a counter where our Enrolment Officer will verify the presence and compliance of all details of your application.
  • If your application is in order, Enrolment officer will guide you to proceed with the capture of biometrics (ten finger prints and facial image) and you will collect the Transaction ID Slip as an evidence of the transaction.
  • EDMONTON ENROLMENT CENTRE-Follow the link given below to book an appointment at Edmonton VFS Centre:
    Please click here to book an appointment-Link

Note :

  • Applicants who cannot read nor write should be accompanied by a literate individual who can do the form filling for him/her.
  • Minor applicants should be accompanied by parents / guardians can do the form filling for them.
  • Minor applicants should only bring original and valid birth certificate and NIN slip of one of the Nigerian Parent / Guardian.

Step 3

NIN issuance

  • The normal time frame for issuance of National Identification Number (NIN) Slip is 2 to 3 working days from the time the biometric details are captured at enrolment centers.
  • The issuance of NIN may take longer in certain cases due to validation of details at NIMC. VFS has no role to play to expedite for such cases.
  • The Transaction ID Slip is required to be stored carefully by applicant as it is required to be presented at the time of collection of NIN Slip indicating completion of enrolment

Nigeria is a country in Africa, a regional power on the continent and an emerging power on the international scene.

It has 36 states and a Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Having being divided into states, the country is further divided into 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs).

The LGAs are under the control of their respective states.

The country has the largest economy in Africa.

Nigeria’s population is over 230 million, making it number 1 most populated country in Africa, and number 6 in the world.

Tiv people of Nigeria

It covers an area of 923,769 square kilometres (356,669 sq mi).

It is situated between the Sahel to the north and the Gulf of Guinea to the south in the Atlantic Ocean.

Abuja City Gate

Nigeria borders Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west.

It is often referred to as the Giant of Africa owing to its large population and economy and is considered to be an emerging market by the World Bank.

National Assembly building

However, the country ranks very low in the Human Development Index and remains one of the most corrupt nations in the world.

Maitama, Abuja with Hilton Hotel’s high-rise building in the foreground

The largest city in Nigeria is Lagos, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world and the largest in Africa.


Nigeria is a multinational state inhabited by more than 250 ethnic groups speaking 500 distinct languages, all identifying with a wide variety of cultures.

Obudu Mountain Resort

The official language is English, chosen to facilitate linguistic unity at the national level.

Nigeria is a founding member of AU (African Union) and a member of other international organizations including UN (United Nations), Commonwealth of Nations and ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States).