Starting October 2021, all SIM cards in Ghana are required to be officially registered using the Ghana Card.
✔New: You can now re-register your MTN, Vodafone, AirtelTigo SIM cards all by yourself. All you have to do is to visit your app store, download the self-service app and pay Ghc 5 to register a SIM card. The name of the app is Ghana SIM SELF REG.
Download Ghana SIM Card Self Registration App
The Ghana SIM Self Registration App is now available on the Google Play and App stores.
Download the Ghana SIM SELF REG on Google Play store now. You will need your Ghana ID card to register.
What you Need to Register Using Self SIM REG App
- Smartphone (with a good camera)
- Ghana Card
- Email Address
- Unique Code from Stage 1 Registration. Dial the SIM registration short code *404# or *400#
- Ghana GPS
- Mobile Money Account for payment
All current MTN, Vodafone, AirtelTigo and Glo users are to re-register their SIM cards.
Register your MTN, Vodafone, AirtelTigo or Glo SIM card Using Short Code
- Dial the SIM registration short code *404#
- Enter your Ghana card PIN. Do not add the hyphen
- Confirm your Ghana card PIN
- Enter your surname
- Type your first name(s)
- Type your date of birth – day, month and year
- Choose your sex – male or female
- Confirm details – You will receive a code after successful confirmation. Dial *400# to check unique code if you don’t receive it
- Submit details provided after confirmation to complete USSD SIM registration
I Didn’t Receive SIM Registration Code
Dial short code *400# to see your unique code. Dial *404# to check if reregistration was successful.
If you are unsuccessful due to verification failure, you will be informed to contact NIA.
If you are unsuccessful due to wrong details, you will have 3 attempts to answer security questions.
When is the Deadline for SIM Reregistration in Ghana?
The deadline for SIM registration has been extended to 30th September, 2022.
If you fail to reregister your SIM card before the deadline, you won’t be able to use your SIM card.
After you are done registering your SIM via USSD, visit your network operator’s shop to complete final stage of registration – biometric registration.
MTN SIM Card Registration Centres
Visit the following places to re-register your MTN SIM Card.
- MTN Offices / Branches
- MTN Connect Stores
- MTN Distributor Branches
- Light Retail Stores
- MTN Retail Centres and Agent Touch Points
What You Need to Register SIM card
You will need to present the following at the registration centres:
- Ghana Card
- Ghana Post Address
- Unique Code. Dial *400# for it
For further information call 100.
The app. unfortunately is not working but the developer does not even allow you the user to take a screen short of the error, when you are even ready to pay and use the app. Please the app. is just not working, it gives you an error message and ask you to try again latter, and its always like that, so you will not be able to register with the app. please the developer should fix this problem. thanks
Yes, the app has some challenges, hopefully they fix them as soon as possible.
the app has problem, after filling everything and clicking next, it gives error and cant take screenshot for security reasons. the developer must do something about it, i am not in ghana and trying to register from the app but it’s a mess now. please fix this.
Same thing with me
Yes there is a problem with the the app, it gives when ever you cleck on next
The app has some bugs that need to be fixed by the developers.
I lost my unique code when I dial *400# it didn’t go through
Please try again.
I paid for one particular number for four times and still they are sending me a pop up message to pay for same number again.Why?