How to Generate a National Service PIN Code – Pin Code

As a final year student seeking to register online with National Service Scheme (NSS), why do you need a PIN Code? 

The Postal Index Number Code, PIN Code increases the efficiency of the postal distribution system by ensuring speedy sorting and delivery.

Who are the NSS PIN Codes for?

NSS PIN Codes are for eligible Ghanaian final year students from all accredited Tertiary Institutions in the country to enable them to enrol to do their mandatory national service.

“This post contains Steps on – How to Check NSS PIN Code, How to Pay for NSS PIN Code, Hoe to activate an NSS PIN Code, The preferred network and bank for activation, as well as, answers to FAQs.”

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How to Check a National Service PIN Code

There is a need for NSS PIN Code, and the steps to activating it are listed in three steps.

Activating your PIN Code prior to registration for your national service obligation have been simplified, please follow the instructions below.


Visit the link Prefix your;

  • Index Number/student ID number
  • Date of Birth in the space provided

then “search”.


A biodata of your pin code, full name, Institution, Course of study and year of enrollment will be given. Kindly copy the pin code.


The next thing is to use your pin code as a reference in payment for its activation.

After creating a pin, the next thing to do is PIN Code activation.

How to activate PIN with MTN Mobile Money

The use of MTN Mobile money and Agricultural Development Bank Ltd. (ADB) are preferred. This is how to activate your NSS PIN Code in few steps;


Kindly dial *170#,


Choose option 2 for “PAY BILL”


Choose General Payments (Option 6)


Enter Payment code as – NSS PINCODE (type NSS, put a space, then type your PINCODE). The menu will return to your name for confirmation.


Enter deposit amount (GH¢41.00).


Enter “NSS” as a reference


Enter PIN to confirm payment

You will receive a message to confirm the transaction, then you can proceed to NSS Registration

If you need any special care or help, NSS is always ready to listen, also as to take care of the problems. For help, contact NSS using the provided details below.

SEE – National Service Secretariat Contact Details

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