Immigration Service says NIN compulsory for e-passport issuance

NIN compulsory for e-passport issuance

Immigration Service says NIN compulsory for e-passport issuance   The Nigerian Immigration Service has clarified its position on the on-going registration of Nigerians on the National Identity Numbers (NIN), saying that obtaining the number is compulsory for issuance of enhanced e-Passport. Muhammad Babandede, The Comptroller General of the Service (CGIS) who announced this, said the NIN which is generated by the National Identity Management Commission (NIM) must be provided by all applicants for international passport. He explained that providing the NIN by all applicants for enhanced e-passport would “enable successful…

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