VerifyMe API

Virtual NIN (vNIN)

vNIN is a tokenized version of a user's actual NIN implemented by NIMC. The virtual NIN allows third parties to verify a user's NIN details without putting the user's data at risk.
Please note that when using your test key, Our test persona is John Doe and his vNIN is JZ426633988976CH. Hence all matching done with your test keys with details other than our Test Persona would simulate a failed identity matching.
3. Please note that the applicant needs to generate the virtual NIN by themselves on the NIMC mobile app in other to use this endpoint.
They will need Verifyme's shortCode to generate the vNIN successfully, the short-code is 715461
Generate vNIN via USSD
Dial *346* 3* Your NIN* AgentCode# An SMS message will be sent back to you containing the Virtual NIN generated for you.
Steps to generate vNIN through the NIMC app
  1. 1.
    Download the NIMC App
  2. 2.
    Click on "Get Virtual NIN"
  3. 3.
    Select "Input Enterprise short-code" and type 715461
  4. 4.
    Click "Submit" and your virtual NIN will be generated.

John Doe's matching test

idNumber: 'JZ426633988976CH',
firstname: 'John',
lastname: 'Doe',
dob: '04-04-1944',
gender: 'male',
phone: '+2348000000001'
"firstname": "JOHN",
"lastname": "Doe"
curl --location --request POST '' \
--header 'Authorization: Bearer {your secret key}' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{
"firstname": "JOHN",
"lastname": "DOe"
Virtual NIN