The National Identification Authority NIDA has provided online services where each Tanzanian citizen can obtain his/her NIDA Number (NIN) online. In this post, you will learn all the necessary information on how to get a NIDA number online or get a NIDA number by SMS. Also, in this article, you will be directed towards NIDA’s online services official website.
After reading this informative blog post you will obtain the following information:
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National Identification Authority NIDA
National Identification Authority (NIDA) – This is the institution registered to authorise National Identities cards to all eligible Tanzanians and non-Tanzanians. The instruments were established in accordance with the registration and identification of personal (Act No:11 of 1986) Revised Edition
How to Apply for National Identification Card
The National Identification Card NIDA Card can be applied for online or personally by visiting NIDA’s office near by you.
Recently NIDA released the online NIDA application portal where you can apply as an early step to get the Nationa Card. You can learn step-by-step how to register and apply for the NIDA card through this link.
Who are eligible to have NIDA cards
The eligibility for National Identification is for all Tanzanian citizens who reached the age of 18 years old.
Also, non-citizens who are at the age of 18 years old and above and legally staying in Tanzania are eligible to apply for National Identity cards to get NIDA Number online.
What is NIDA Number NIN?
National Identification Number or normally known as NIDA Number NIN is the National Id Number that a citizen or non-citizen got after applying for National Identification Card.
The Number has wide usage, like in the registration of different processes like Telephone Numbers registration, work and job applications, and legal registrations in banks and other different institutions.
How to get NIDA Number Online?
After applying for the national Identification NIDA Card, you will be noted with the SMS the NIDA Number. If you lost your NIN or you want to prove your NIDA Number online just follow these step-by-step guide on how to get a NIDA number online:
- Visit the official NIDA Online services website
- Fill in your personal details and full date of birth (DD-MM-YYYY)
- Fill in your mother’s first name and last name
- Finish by filling in the security word/number to prove that you are a human
- Click Send or Tuma and you will see your NIDA Number.
How to get NIDA Number through SMS?
Also, NIDA has a service where you can get the NIDA Number through SMS. If for any reason, you do not have an access to the internet so you can’t get NIDA Number online, you can also get a NIDA number through SMS. The following is the step-by-step guide on how to get NIDA Number through SMS or NIDA Number online;
- Dial *152*00#
- Select 3
- Then select 2
- Key in your full name (First, middle and surname)
- Key in your mobile phone number – the one used during registration for National ID.
- Accept paying the necessary charges
That’s all about how to get NIDA Numbers online or through text SMS. If you found this post so helpful please share it with other people who might need to know. Thank you in advance.
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