How To Activate a New MTN SIM Card in Ghana

How To Activate a New MTN SIM Card in Ghana

What is MTN SIM Card?

E-Sim performs the same functionality as a traditional SIM card, however unlike a physical SIM card it is activated by installing the “E-Sim profile” on an E-Sim enabled device. The offer is available to all subscribers, both Prepaid and Postpaid. Onboarding journey is strictly digital and will be done via myMTN App.

How To Activate a New MTN SIM Card in Ghana

  1. Confirm that your device is eligible for eSIM.
  2. Open the Settings app on your phone and select “Network & Internet.”
  3. Tap on “Mobile Network” and then select “Advanced.”
  4. Choose “Carrier” and then click on “Add Carrier.”
  5. Scan the QR code provided by the customer care agent.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to get a SIM card in Ghana?


  1. Simply walk into any Vodafone Shop, buy a SIM Card and present your ID for registration.
  2. Alternatively, you can buy a Vodafone SIM from any vendor and present your ID for registration at the nearest Vodafone Shop.

How many MTN SIM card can Ghana Card register?

a. Please note that you can own 10 SIM Cards across all the networks (AirtelTigo, Busy, Glo, MTN, Surfline, Telesol and Vodafone).

Can I register MTN SIM myself?

To start the online registration process, visit the MTN online registration portal. Here, you will be prompted to provide your personal details, which will be used to verify your identity and register your SIM card.

What is the code for MTN SIM registration?

Registration to get you started. Dial *400# to check. details of your SIM and dial *404# to secure your SIM.

How do I know if my SIM card is registered with Ghana?

Ministry of Information on X: “Dial *402*1# to check the number of SIMs linked to your Ghana Card

How do I check my MTN number in Ghana?

For how to check your MTN mobile number with USSD in Ghana, simply:

  1. Dial *156#
  2. You’ll see a pop-up showing your MTN mobile number. Simply write it down, screen record, or take a screenshot, depending on the features of your phone.
  3. Just follow the prompts if it doesn’t bring up your number immediately.

What is the short code to check my Ghana Card number?

NCA Introduces Shortcode for Checking SIM Cards Linked to a Ghana Card. 1st May, 2023:The National Communications Authority (NCA) has introduced a new shortcode, *402*1#, that allows consumers to easily check the number of SIM Cards registered with their Ghana Card.

What should I dial to know my number?

You can also check your phone number using the android code, and it does not require you to open the phone app or check device status. All you need to do is dial the code, which is *#99#, and your phone number will show up.

How can I double my airtime on MTN?

Simple, just recharge using the *888*Recharge PIN#, VTU or other eligible channels. As soon as your recharge is successful, the full-face value of the recharge and airtime bonus will be credited in your Awuf4U account.

What is the code for MTN Momo?

What is The Code to Use MTN MOMO? *671#. Once you dial the code, you can make transfers, pay bills, buy airtime or data, and manage your MOMO account.