Nigeria will charge N1000 to verify a Nigerian’s National Identity Number when they apply for a passport.
The commission claims that by promptly verifying NIN, the fee would increase the timeliness, accuracy, and quality of passport services.
It asserted that the Nigerian Immigration Service and it had agreed to this arrangement. On April 1st, the NIN service, fees, and new NIS process will go into effect.
The commission states that Nigerians will pay N1000 in Nigeria, $5 in other African nations, and $15 in other nations for NIN verification. According to the NIMC, NIN is meant to connect a person’s records.