This post is about how to update your MTN Ghana SIM registration status to avoid losing your MTN personal line.
Recently, I published a post about how to check your MTN Ghana SIM registration status, and today’s post is about how you can update that details — after you have checked. If you have to read about how to check your MTN Ghana SIM registration status, then kindly take your time and read through the post with the link above. How To Check Your MTN Ghana SIM Registration Status.
How to Check MTN Ghana SIM Card Registration Details
You can dial *400# on your mobile phone to check your SIM Registration status, confirming your name though, but you still have to update this information on the web portal provided by MTN Ghana.
After making the post on how to check your MTN Ghana SIM registration status, for visitors of ICT Catalogue to be able to check their SIM registrations status, I have had numerous requests — from readers on how they can update their MTN Ghana SIM registration status to avoid losing their MTN Ghana personal numbers.
MTN Ghana has rolled out a feature that allows you to update your SIM registration details online without leaving your comfortable homes.
If you are yet to purchase a new MTN Ghana SIM card, then you can read on how to register MTN SIM card yourself by following the simple and easy to follow steps explained. This feature by MTN Ghana is solely for already existing MTN subscribers and this is free.
In this article, I will walk you through how you can update your MTN Ghana SIM registration details and any other important information that should be included — using a simply login portal from MTN Ghana.
Requirements For Updating Your MTN SIM Registration Details?
Before you can update your MTN Ghana SIM registration details, you will first of all have some basic requirements before you can start this process. These requirements for updating your MTN SIM card registration details are found below:
- Ghanaians: As a Ghanaian, you will have to provide a valid National ID (Voter’s ID, Driver’s License, Ghana Card or Passport).
- Foreigners: Foreigners will be required to provide their National Passport when updating their MTN SIM details.
How To Update Your MTN SIM Registration Details
Kindly take some few minutes to read and understand this part of the post, if you truly want to update your MTN SIM Card registration details via the internet.
To update your MTN Ghana SIM registration details on the web portal, then kindly follow the easy steps below:
- Visit the MTN Ghana Registration Update portal: https://simregistrationupdate.mtn.com.gh/
- Enter your MTN number and press proceed. Sample: 0543XXXXXX
- Wait for a while for MTN Ghana to send you the One-Time-Password (OTP) Code
- Enter this OTP Code (6 digits numeric code sent via SMS)
- Check and update your first, middle and last name details
- Check and update your Date of Birth, ID type and ID number and residential address (with your Ghana Post GPS)
- Select the Region of your Residence
- Choose your Nationality
- Upload a photo of your ID (max 4MB)
- Upload a photo of you holding the ID
- Press Update Details
- After making a successful update, there will be a confirmation message sent via SMS to your phone number.
Duration For Updating Your MTN SIM Registration Details
The Ministry of Communication announced earlier in 2019, that you will have to Re-register Your SIM By June 2020 Or Lose Your Phone Number and MTN Ghana began this updating of SIM Cards in June and will end this exercise in December 2020.
How Do I Activate My MTN SIM Card?
There has been a lot of complains and requests form MTN Ghana subscribers, and if you are part of these people out there asking how do I activate my MTN SIM card, then this part is for you. MTN SIMs need to be activated individually and by inserting the SIM in a handheld device when at the MTN Vendor or customer service across Ghana. You can read into detailed on How To Register Your MTN SIM Card Yourself In Ghana — within come couple of minutes.
As said earlier by the Ministry of Communication, that you either re-register your SIM by June 2020 or lose your phone number, it will be good if you follow the steps above to register your MTN SIM Card today to avoid loosing your phone number.
Follow this simple process to update your MTN SIM Registration details online, and make sure not to send your details to anyone claiming to be working with MTN Ghana in demand for your personal details.
Kindly update your friends and loved ones about this new initiative and help them go through this online SIM Registration update — to avoid loosing their phone numbers.
Thanks for reading our update on how to change MTN SIM registration details with the help of technology and the internet.
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