MTN Short Codes in Nigeria

MTN Short Codes in Nigeria

The MTN short codes in Nigeria seem to have changed, and the USSD short codes that check your airtime account balance, alongside providing updates for other commands. The old MTN USSD – *556#, is no longer responding as usual.

MTN Short Codes in Nigeria.

MTN Nigeria now has new USSD codes for its users to buy data, recharge airtime, check data bundles, and more. This means that the old MTN USSD codes won’t be working for MTN users in Nigeria. I will share with you all the newly launched USSD codes to perform various operations in your MTN line. Check out the New USSD codes in Nigeria.

Below are the new MTN USSD codes and their operations:

Buy data bundles*312#
Recharge airtime*311#
Borrow airtime and data*303#
Check your data balance on the MTN network*323#
Check Account balance (airtime balance)*310#
Share data with friends and family*321#
VAS code on MTN network*305#
Link your NIN to your MTN number, check your NIN number, change SIM info, etc.*996#
MTN customer care number300

All old MTN USSD codes have stopped working and you’ll need to use the new USSD codes above. So familiarize yourself with the new MTN USSD codes above.

Other Ways to Use the MTN Short Codes in Nigeria

Some people have a lot on their minds so they find it very difficult to memorize the codes off-Head. The easy way to master the codes above is by using the other ways stated below to perform basic operations on your MTN line in Nigeria.


Download the MyMTN App from the App Store. Sign in using your MTN phone number. You’ll be able to buy data, airtime, check airtime balance, share data, share airtime, etc. on the App.

MyMTN Online Website

You can kindly visit the MyMTN Online Website, sign in with your MTN line, and also perform all MTN operations.

You can use any of the other ways above. But always note that with these other ways; you will need to have access to an internet connection before you can use the MTN shortcodes in Nigeria.