How To Re Register Your GH SIM Card Via Phone
How Can I Re Register my GH SIM Card Via Phone ? Ghana National SIM Card Re-registration has been set to commence on Friday 1st October , 2021 and will end on 31st March 2022 . It a Must For All Ghanaians to Re register your sim card via phone by dialing *404# On All network.
The Minister of Communication, Ursula Owusu Ekuful tweeted that ”Barring any unforeseen eventualities, SIM Registration will begin on 1st October, 2021 for a six (6) month period and end on 31st March, 2022.Any sim which is not registered at the end of this exercise will be blocked. #UrsulaSpeaks”
Can Ghana card be used for SIM registration? Only an individual’s National ID card – the Ghana card – can be used for registration of SIM cards of citizens, foreign residents in Ghana and foreigners staying in Ghana for more than 90 days.
What are the Requirement for the National SIM Card Registration ?
The National SIM Card doesn’t require going to any telecom outlet as the process can be carried out on mobile devices with a dedicated USSD code, if only you have a Ghana Card.
Ghanaians who are yet to get the Ghana Card can obtain one for free by visiting any National Identification Authority (NIA) office in the country from July.
This move is part of plans to strengthen Ghana’s digital economy by creating unique IDs, adding them to the country’s database, and in the process, reducing incidences of fraudulent digital activities, which have become commonplace.
How To Re Register National SIM Card Via Phone
- Dial the short code *404#
- Enter Ghana Card Pin ( Note: Enter letters and figures without hyphens)
- Confirm Ghana Card Pin
- Enter Surname
- Enter First Name(s)
- Enter Date of Birth (Format: DDMMYYYY)
- Select Sex
- Confirm Details
- Submit Details Provided After Confirmation
1, If successful, you will get a confirmation message with a unique code
2, If unsuccessful due to wrong details, you have 3 attempts to answer security questions
3, If unsuccessful due to verification failure at the National Identification Authority (NCA), you will be informed to contact the NIA.
Why Do I Have to Re – Register my Sim Card ?
This registration plans to rid the country’s cyberspace of fraud, monitor and track down persons who use their phones for criminal activities.