How To Use National Identity Card as ATM Card

Okechukwu Solomon | June 17, 2017 |
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) that issue out the Nigerian National Identity Cards is now issuing Electronic ID cards that can as well be used for electronic payments online in place of ATM, credit cards instead.

National Identity Card

In this post, you will learn not just how to load money into your new Nigerian national Identity card but also how to withdraw with it from any ATM machine having the MasterCard logo here in Nigeria.

NIMC was established by the NIMC Act on 23 of 2007, the NIMC has the mandate to establish, own, operate, maintain and manage the National Identity Database in Nigeria, register persons covered by the Act, assign a Unique National Identification Number (NIN) and issue General Multi-Purpose Cards (GMPC) to those.


This National Identity Card shows that you are a true citizen of a particular country, Some Nigerians have their National ID card while Some does not have, The national identity card looks like An ATM card so with this National ID card, you can withdraw cash from your ATM.

How to start funding your National Identity Card


Before you start funding your National ID card(Master Card), you must activate it in your respective banks, that is, Go to the bank you are using, then activate it, but if you haven’t done yours, follow this procedures:

=> First, activate your card by selecting a 4-digit PIN using the POS terminal at the NIMC center or any Access Bank Branch

=>If you wish to change your PIN, visit any Access Bank ATM and insert your card. Go to the PIN change menu then select I-PIN on the display,

==> A ”PIN Change Successful” message is displayed

If you are going out and you don’t go with you ATM card but your National ID card is with you, you can easily walk down to where you find ATM and withdraw cash

How To Load Your National Identity Card

=>Visit any Access Bank branch with your card
=>Complete a deposit slip with the required information
=>Your card will be credited instantly with the value of cash paid

IF YOU WANT TO MAKE CASH PAYMENT WITHOUT HAVING YOUR CARD WITH YOU:

=>Visit any Access Bank branch with your card
=>Make sure you know your 16 digits card number
=>Complete a deposit slip with the required information
=>The card will be credited with the value of cash paid

If You have any challenges in doing this, Kindly drop your Comments below.

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