How To Generate Remita For NIMC

How To Generate Remita For NIMC
How To Generate Remita For NIMC

How To Generate Remita For NIMC – As a Nigerian, you are more than likely aware that the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is currently running a campaign to ensure that all Nigerians have been registered for their national identity.

The National ID card that is issued by NIMC is used for a lot of things from business to voting and in the future, it will be used for many more activities which makes this whole thing so important.

To help you understand the importance of this card, here are a few of the most important facts about it:

This card can be used as your official photo identification. This will make it easier for you to carry out everyday tasks such as opening bank accounts or getting married. It also makes it easier to apply for government jobs as they often require a photocopy of your ID card.

One of the most important things about this card is the fact that it is a permanent ID card. This means you will not have to re-register every time you change your address.

How to Apply:

You must fill out an application form and send the form or link to your email address to get the necessary forms. 

Click here to save an application form. 

You must also provide a recent photo of yourself (preferably from a few months ago) and proof of residency (a residential lease or property title). 

You can also download your application forms from NIMC’s website.

Why do we Need NIMC

1. It helps you to become active in society and participate in all activities with a national identity card.

2. It makes it easier to interact with the government, banks, mobile operators, and other institutions.

3. It makes it easier for you to apply for any job that requires photo identification.

4. It helps you get beneficiaries of any benefits or subsidies that are given only to Nigerians (e.g. housing loans).

5. You can use your national ID card as your official photo identification in Nigeria and some other countries.

6. Makes it easy for you to vote without using your old voter’s roll (voter’s roll is given on the day of polling only).

7. It enables you to go to your place of work without carrying all your documents (e.g. Tax Returns, Driving License).

8. It makes it easier for you to get a passport.

9. Makes it easier for you to travel abroad as a Nigerian and is therefore essential for you to have one.

However, what’s not as widely known is how to generate your remita and add yourself or others to the list. We’re here to make things easier with this article by showing you exactly how!

How To Generate Remita For NIMC

The steps are:

1. Visit to start the payment process.

2. Click on the option ‘Pay Billers’ on the ‘Bills & Purchases’ button.

3. Who do You want to Pay – type in ‘National Identity Management Commission’.

4. Click on the ‘Submit’ icon to ͞proceed to payment.

5. Click on Remita to generate your Remita.

6. Payment Confirmation and Payment Reference Number will be printed for your records.

7. Print the Remita for your records and present it at any of the E-Service Centers of NIMC accredited dealers or their branches nationwide or scan the Remita image and e-mail it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

8. Have Your Identity Card/Voter’s Card/Driver’s License scanned at any of the accredited dealers’ branches nationwide while presenting your original card(s) as evidence of identity (ID).

9. Your card will be returned to you with your new Remita, as you have ported from your old one.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I generate RRR for NIN payment?

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

How do I check my Nimc details online?

To check if your National Identity Number (NIN) card is ready, visit the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] website- Scroll down the homepage and click on ‘e-ID Card Status Portal’ to check if your card is ready and now available at the activation centre.

Why can’t i make payment on remita?

If you don’t have enough money, the payment will be declined. Payment limits: Some payment methods, such as debit cards, have daily or monthly limits on how much you can spend. If you’re trying to make a payment that exceeds these limits, the payment will be declined.

How do I pay Remita through my bank?

Remita Payment Channels
Debit/Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Paga Wallets)
Bank Account.
Branches of ANY commercial bank nationwide.
Microfinance Banks.
Internet Banking.
Digital Wallets

Does Remita require OTP?

It also has finger print authentication and OTP verification. Remita is not particularly new: the release of the full version of the app is coming after its beta version was released on the Android platform in March 2017.

How do I verify my NIN on the NIMC app?

To scan someone else’s verification QR code on their mobile app or NIN slip, tap on the “Scan an ID” button on your app. To get an OTP number to use when logging into the online portal for printing out your NIN slip, tap on the “Security PIN” button on your app.

Does Remita payment expire?

It is not reusable, but it does not have an expiration date, as long as it has not been processed through the Remita system yet. If you do not know how to generate Remita code yourself, it is very easy, and you can do in on the Remita website or the Biller’s page.

Can I print out my NIN slip online?

Use the UserID and OTP to log into to the or portal. Go to the the “Print Premium Slip” or “Print Standard Slip” menu section on the portal’s homepage. Make the relevant payment then download the front and rear parts of your Slip as a PDF document.


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