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JAMB: Can I Use Phone No. Different from NIN Phone No.?

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I have got a few calls since JAMB compulsory the use of the National ID card for JAMB UTME/DE registration.


Of course, candidates don't need the paper printouts for National ID cards, so to say, rather the National Identity Number popularly called NIN.


Each candidate is instructed to send, through SMS, NIN followed by their 11-digit NINs to 55019/66019 in order to get their profile code needed to procure or buy the JAMB UTME/DE e-PIN.


Whereas, some candidates used different phone numbers during the ID card registrations. In other words, they may not have the phone numbers put down during the national ID card registration again.


They have new lines or phone numbers different from the ones used during the registrations for their NINs.


Now, they intend to buy their JAMB PINs following the instruction above. They want to know if they can go ahead using phone lines or numbers other than the one they used for the NINs to buy their JAMB UTME/DE form.


This post will answer your concern and set your mind at ease.

NIN Phone Number is Not Needed For JAMB Form

It's true that you used a line for NIN. This doesn't mean that the line is tied to your NIN. Hence, to buy the JAMB form, you can use another phone number (line) that belongs to you (of course) to procure the UTME/DE PIN.


To be certain that the number used during the National ID card registration was not tied to the card, why did all telecommunication companies ask you to link the same NIN with different phone numbers?


While sending the SMS for the profile code, JAMB will only use your NIN to fetch your details from the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) database. And the details expected to fetch don't include the old (used) phone number.


The details JAMB will collect include:


  1. Your names
  2. Date of Bith
  3. State/Local Govt of Origin
  4. Address and,
  5. Passport photo


If you use another line or phone number to request UTME/DE profile code, the new phone number will be updated for your JAMB registration instead.

Conclusion

With the explanation above, you can proceed to use another phone number different from the one used for NIN to buy JAMB UTME/DE PIN. Just be sure that the new phone number belongs to you as well. This is because, in the future, you may need to use the phone line to request OTP for the change of institutions and similar other after-JAMB activities.

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41 comments:

  1. jamb profile code. Whenever I send my NIN to 55019,its shows me different types of messages on different attempts like, "Your Surname and or First name is missing from your NIN , or NIN must be 11 digits , Please I need assistance guidance and advice on how to tackle this issue.thank you sir.

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    1. Do it like this

      NIN 78651209671. Make sure you don't use more than one space the NIN and the 11 digits. Don't use. Don't use space after the 11-digits. Don use full stop or any other symbols.

      That should be right

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  2. HV been trying to send my nin to 55019 but I keep getting this message
    Already generated profile code
    ( I lost the) does not match the names u registered with NIMc

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    1. Try using another line. If the same, lodge your complaint with NIMC

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    2. I have tried to generate my profile code and it keeps telling me that my NIN has been Registered with my other line but I don’t have the sim card again.what do I do about it?

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    3. Get the profile code you used last year and use it again this year for your JAMB. Use any of the methods in the post below to get the profile code back.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2018/09/2-quick-methods-to-retrieveget-back.html

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  3. I want to generate another profile code with a new number but it keeps telling me my nin is registered to my previous number that i misplaced...how do i get the profile code with this kind of reply

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    1. You will use the same profile code used last for this year too. See details of this through the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/01/using-last-year-jamb-profile-code-is-it.html

      To get the profile back, follow the guide in the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2018/09/2-quick-methods-to-retrieveget-back.html

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  4. Good day, please I've sent my NIN to 55019 following the due procedure, with a new number, though the number is not attached to my NIN, but I can't still get any message regarding my profile code, what should I do?

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    1. Try late at night or early in the morning. It could be due to network.

      Read the posts below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2021/04/jamb-can-i-use-phone-number-different.html
      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2021/04/solutions-to-complaints-on-profile-code.html

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  5. I hope the info action given above will help.

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  6. i tried sending my NIN to 55019 but is not working

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  7. Please I sent the nin with the exact format to 55019 even with 66019 using a new line but the reply was my NIN was already linked to my old number.
    I Was also told at the jamb accredited center not to use the old profile code.
    Please I need help.

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    1. You will use the old profile code. You've been tied to that. And nothing is wrong with that. Read the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/01/using-last-year-jamb-profile-code-is-it.html

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  8. This is what they keep telling me.
    No record found. Send email with NIN and Name to [email protected] Then try again in 4 hours.‎

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  9. I sent my NIN to 55019 but the reply was that my NIN has been registered with my other number and I have used the number for jamb registration previously. I tried sending with 66019 but it didn't go through pls what should I do

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    1. You will use the same profile used last year to buy this year JAMB too.

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  10. I don't have phone number and I want to register for JAMB can I use my dad phone number?

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    1. I sent my NIN number to 55019 they reply this phone number is already use by another person

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    2. Use another number. You can use your dad's or mum's number.

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  11. Can I change my middle name in my profile after regularization? Pls I need reply

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  12. I have tried like 12 times
    Sending nin to 55019
    But it keeps showing no record found
    What should I do

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    1. Follow the guide in the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2022/03/how-to-send-email-to-nicm.html

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  13. Mine is showing no record found
    Why

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    1. Follow the guide in the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2022/03/how-to-send-email-to-nicm.html

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    2. I've send my NIN several time, yesterday and today both with the sim I used to register my NIN and two other sim of mine and all I get is "record not found" and the mail I was asked to Lodge my complain to seems not to be right cos that's what Gmail was telling me so the mail wasn't sent to them. I even downloaded NIMC app and confirmed that nothing was wrong with my NIN and right now I'm lost on next thing to do. Pls help me out...

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    3. Follow the guide in the post below exactly.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2022/03/how-to-send-email-to-nicm.html

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  14. Can I use my mom number for my nin registration to get my jamb profile code

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    1. Sure, you can. Just make sure it's your NIN you send.

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  15. Sir please I've lost the sim card I used to generate my profile code last year and I can't also create an account on jamb caps please can I use another number linked with my NIN to generate my profile code

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    1. No. You can use any of the other methods explained in the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2018/09/2-quick-methods-to-retrieveget-back.html

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  16. I lost my nin sim last year...if I change my nin number to a recent number.. Can I get my profile code?

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    1. You don't need your NIN SIM to get the profile code. You can use another SIM. Just make sure it's your NIN you send.

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  17. I'm still getting No record found

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    1. Follow the guide in the post below.

      https://www.schoolcontents.info/2022/03/how-to-send-email-to-nicm.html

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  18. Please I use another person phone number to make my jamb registration and I use my phone number to get the profile code and I want to change the number used in making the jamb registration pls help me out

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