How To Check Your NIDA Number Using USSD, The NIDA National Identity Number (NIDA Number) is a unique 20-digit code that is issued to every resident of Tanzania. It is used to verify the identity of an individual for various purposes, such as opening a bank account, registering for national health insurance fund or getting a mobile phone SIM card.

In order to get a NIDA Number, an individual must provide various forms of identification, such as a birth certificate, passport, education certificates or driver’s license. The national id number in Tanzania is a valuable form of identification that helps to improve the efficiency of various government services. It also helps to protect the identity of Nigerians and prevent fraud.

If you have completed your application at the NIDA offices recently and would like to know your National ID number then you have come to the right place. Here we have provided you with a simple step-by-step guide on how to find your National ID number on your phone using USSD.

We have also covered a way to find your National ID number on the NIDA website as well. Click on the ink below if you would like to check your NIDA number online with your smartphone or laptop.



Follow the steps listed below to check your nida number using ussd

  1. Dial *152*00#
  2. Select option #3 “Ajira, Utambuzi”
  3. Then select # 2
  4. Enter your full name in the following format (First, middle, and surname eg. Michael Jeremiah Njumbe)
  5. Enter your active phone number – the one used during registration for National ID.
  6. Accept the payment of the required fees.
How To Check Your NIDA Number Using USSD 

Jinsi Ya Kuangalia Namba Ya NIDA Kwa Simu Ya Mkononi

If your national identity card number is ready you will receive sms notification with your National ID number. NOTE, The National ID number is normally ready two weeks after you have submitted your registration form at the NIDA regional office.

For more information about NIDA Tanzania and registration process and forms, please visit the official NIDA website using the url