MTN resumes sales of SIM card, see list of approved MTN stores

MTN Nigeria has announced that it has resumed sales of SIM card in some select MTN stores across the country.

The telecoms giant made this known on Tuesday morning in a text message it sent out to some customers.

The text read thus:

Y’ello! We’ve resumed the sale of new SIM Cards. Go to for a list of selected SIM activation stores.
What are you waiting for? Get your New MTN SIM today!

It went further to list requirements for purchasing a new MTN SIM card. These it said will make your experience at its store seamless and make the process faster.

Requirements for purchasing a new MTN SIM card

1. Your National Identity Number (NIN) is mandatory by law for registering and activating your new SIM.

2. In addition, please come along with any one of these valid, government issued IDs:
i. Your NIN slip
ii. Your Voter’s Card
iii. Your Driver’s License
iv. Your international passport.

Note: SIM registration cannot be done by proxy.

If you do not yet have a NIN, please click on this link Enrolment Centres – CUSTOMER NIN CAPTURE ( to find the nearest enrollment center

Click here for the comprehensive list of MTN Select Stores

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