How to Register your SIM Card and link onto Ghana Card

How to Register your SIM Card and link onto Ghana Card

Here is how to register and link your Mobile SIM Card with the National Identification Authority (NIA) Ghana Card. Check the minimum age for SIM registration and total number of SIM Cards individual can register in Ghana. Also, Register for NIA Ghana Card Online.

How to Register your SIM Card

Kindly follow these simple steps below to link your SIM Card with the Ghana Card via the shortcode (USSD) *404#.

8 Simple Steps to register your SIM Card with Ghana Card

  1. Dial *404#
  2. Enter Ghana Card PIN (Enter letters and figures without the hyphens)
  3. Confirm Ghana card PIN
  4. Enter Surname and First Name(s)
  5. Enter Date of Birth (DDMMYY)
  6. Select Sex
  7. Confirm details
  8. Submit details provided after confirmation


  • The shortcode for SIM Card registration is *404#
  • If successful you get a confirmation message with a unique code
  • Due to wrong details, you have 3 attempts to answer security questions
  • If Unsuccessful due to verification failure at the National Identification Authority (NIA), you will be informed to contact the NIA.

Vodafone Online SIM Card Registration Portal

Stage Two

Visit your Service provider (Agent Customer Care) to complete this stage of the registration.

Bio-Capture via SIM Registration App

  1. Submit Code and SIM Number for verification by Service Provider
  • If successful, continue to step 2
  • If Unsuccessful, process terminates
  1. Presents your Ghana Card to registration agent
  2. The registration agent captures the following details of the customer:
  • Ghana Card Details
  • Photograph
  • Fingerprint
  1. The agent submits the biometric capture
  2. The subscriber receives a confirmation message

At the end of this stage you will receive this message. 

SIM Registration App with Ghana Card


Kindly follow this process to complete your registration of SIM with the Ghana Card and check out how to use GH Self SIM Card REG App for stage 2 registration.


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