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How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

The Ghana Card is a national identification card issued by the government of Ghana to its citizens. This is to serve as a proof of identity and also to be recognized as a citizen of Ghana.

Individuals can now link their Ghana card to their NHIS card, TIN number, SIM card, SSNIT and many more.

In this article, I’ll take you through how to link your SIM card to your Ghana Card. The procedure is very easy and you would not encounter any difficulties along the line.

Earlier on, the Ministry of Communication announce their intent to allow telecommunications networks to register all mobile SIM cards. This process was scheduled to last for 6 month. It began on October,1,2021 and would end on March 2022.

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According to the minister, this exercise is to help put an end to criminal activities and facilitate E-learning. Criminal activities include: Sim boxing, Momo fraudulent and so on.

You can register up to 10 SIM cards across all network with your Ghana card. It is only eligible for Ghanaian citizens.

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All SIM card which remain unregistered after the scheduled date would be deactivated. Hence, it is a must for every Ghanaian to link their SIM card to their Ghana card.

We’ve compiled the full list of steps on how to link your SIM card to your Ghana Card. Follow the steps below to undergo the linking process with ease:

  1. Dial the short code *404# on your mobile phone
  2. Choose option 1 (register)
  3. Enter the ID number on your Ghana Card
  4. Re-enter the pin to confirm.
  5. Type your Surname
  6. Type your First Name(s)
  7. Enter your date of birth (Format: DDMMYYY)
  8. Select your sex
  9. Confirm your details
  10. Submit the details provided after you’ve confirmed it.
  • Dial the short code *404# on your mobile phone

How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

The first process of the registration process is to dial the USSD code *404#. Wait for the prompt to pop up and continue with the other process.

  • Choose option 1 (register)

How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

You’ll need to choose the option 1 right after you receive the prompt. This is to begin you registration process.

  • Enter the ID number on your Ghana Card
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How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

This process require you to enter the ID number on you Ghana Card. Note that you’re to enter the letters and figures without a hyphen). For example , GHA5829106489

  • Re-enter the ID number to confirm.

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Re-dial the ID number you entered above to confirm your pin. It is advisable to copy the number and re-paste it on the re-confirmation prompt.
  • Type your Surname

How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

After confirming the ID number on your Ghana card, enter your surname as it appears on your card.

  • Type your First Name(s)

How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

This section requires you to input your first name as it appears on your Ghana Card.

  • Enter your date of birth (Format: DDMMYYY)

How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

Enter your date of birth in this format DDMMYYY. For example, if you were born on December,25,1999, then you need to enter 25121999.

  • Select your sex

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This section requires you to enter your gender. Gender comes in two forms: either you are  a “Male” or a “Female”.

  • Confirm your details

How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

Confirm the informations you provided to determine if you made no error above. Any mistake you make when linking your SIM card to your Ghana card may affect you. There’s a need for you to cross check you details before submitting it.

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  • Submit the details provided after you’ve confirmed it.

How To Link Your Sim Card To Your Ghana Card

Submit the details you provided above after confirming there was no error in the process. You’ll be given a unique code after submission.

  • Visit any service provider with the unique code to complete the registration process.

Capturing of your fingerprints and passport for your bio data is the second stage of the registration process. It would be done on your arrival at the office of the service provider .

Boom! You’re done linking your SIM card to your Ghana Card. You’ve nothing to worry about.

However, in case your registration turns out to be unsuccessful, you have 3 attempt to answer security question.

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    1. It will be rejected until the Ghana Card information of the person who registered the sim is linked to it. You can also seek for assistance from your service provider if they can help solve the issue.
      Thank you

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