The New National Identity Card -In a significant move to streamline identity verification in Nigeria, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has introduced a new General Multipurpose Card (GMPC). This all-in-one card is designed to simplify the lives of Nigerians by combining several functions into one efficient platform.

    National Identity Card
    NIMC Nigeria digital ID card

    The GMPC is set to replace the need for multiple forms of identification, consolidating essential services into a single, convenient platform.

    Facts About the General Multipurpose National Identity Card

    • All-in-One Convenience: Say goodbye to a wallet full of cards. The GMPC integrates payment, government services, and travel features in one card.
    • Joint Venture for Innovation: The NIMC, Central Bank of Nigeria, and Nigerian Interbank Settlement System have joined forces to embed robust payment and financial capabilities within the GMPC.
    • Homegrown Solution: Powered by the AFRIGO card scheme and developed by NIBSS, the GMPC is a testament to Nigerian innovation and adaptability.
    • Streamlined Application: With your NIN, you can apply for the GMPC online, at NIMC offices, or through your bank, making the process accessible and user-friendly.
    • Secure Issuance: Leveraging the trusted protocols of banks, the GMPC will be issued through your bank, ensuring the highest levels of security.
    • Flexible Pickup Options: Collect your GMPC at your convenience from designated centers or choose delivery to your preferred location for an additional fee.

    The GMPC is more than just an ID card, it’s a leap towards a more integrated and efficient Nigeria.