How To Register SIM Card And Link To Ghana Card

By | November 2, 2021

The Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation is clamping down on unregistered SIM cards in order to fight the duping of people using the Mobile Money(Momo) fraud also known as SIM Box fraud.

Once the Ghana Card is linked with the phone numbers, it would be easier for the law enforcement agencies to track down criminals and arrest them.

The Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation has given the directive that it would deactivate all unregistered SIM cards in March 2022, so Ghanaians have been given the window of opportunity to register before the deadline hits.

The Ghana Card has been approved as the only identity card that can be used to link the SIM cards to the ID cards and foreigners who come into the country for short stays would have to use their Passport or Travel Document to register a SIM for 30 days period. If they intend to extend the stay, they would have to apply for the Non-Citizen Ghana Card so they can use it for the registration.

How To Register Your SIM Card

The SIM registration is done using the Shortcode *404#. After you dial the shortcode, follow the instructions to provide your necessary details to register the SIM card.

How To Link Ghana Card To SIM card

Below are the step-by-step guide on how to link Ghana Card to SIM Card without any difficulty.

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


1, If successful, you will get a confirmation message with a unique code

2, If unsuccessful because of wrong details, you have 3 attempts to answer security questions

3, You would have to visit the NIA office if you see any error messsage about verification failure.

Thank You for reading this post from Latest Ghana as online entertainment and news portal from Ghana. Don’t forget to recommend our site, Latest Ghana to your friends and family who might also profit from the information on our website and check out our other articles because we have more information to bring to you via your devices.

I believe you have any comments or suggestions to drop about this article, kindly make use of the comment box below and reach us for more discussion.

Latest Ghana is on the mission to promote anything latest from Ghana; Latest Entertainment News, General News, Sports, Insurance, Banks, Mortgage, Farming, Scholarship, Education and Schools Admission, Product pricing, Food, Fashion, Health, Business and more.

2 thoughts on “How To Register SIM Card And Link To Ghana Card

  1. Ankamah Evans

    Good morning sir/madam , please am out of the country how can you help me to do the registration


Leave a Reply