NIMC announce age limit for National Identification Card
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said that minors cannot obtain the National Identification Cards (NIC), until they are 16 years.
The Head, Corporate Affairs of the commission, Mr. Loveday Ogbonna, told reporters on Wednesday in Abuja, that they could only be issued with National Identification Number (NIN).
“Relevant documents proving the minor’s identity should be provided by the parent or guardian at the enrollment centre.
“The applicant’s parent or guardian must also provides his or her initially issued NIC slip or verification,” Ogbonna said.