How to Use Your NIN on Paxful

Modified on Thu, 10 Aug 2023 at 04:38 PM

Users located in Nigeria can now use their NIN (national identification number) to verify their identity and address on Paxful. To use your NIN on Paxful, follow the instructions below:

  1. Select your issuing country as Nigeria and choose the option National Identification Number (NIN) from the drop-down menu.
  2. Enter your 11-digit NIN in the box provided.NIN_KB_Step_2.png3. Click on the “Start Verification Process” button.
    4. The ID verification will start after clicking the tick box and the "Next" button. Make sure to check the details in the Consent to Personal Data Processing.

    5. Choose the country and document to upload. You can either continue verifying using your computer or your mobile phone. After choosing the country and document, hit the “Next” button.

    6. For uploads, you have the option to either take a photo of the document or upload it manually. After uploading the document, just click “Continue” (uploaded manually) or “Accept” (uploaded via camera).




7. The next step is the page for Selfie Verification. Make sure to follow the instructions on the screen.

8. You will then review the submitted files. Double-check the uploads on the page and click Next.

Wait for the approval of the application.

Note: If your image does not pass our verification process, you will see the screen below and need to try again.

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