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WAEC GCE Registration Form 2023 January/February First Series Update

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– WAEC GCE Registration Form –

 West African Examinations Council, WAEC has announced registration for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, First Series (January/February). Continue reading to see more details below.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is an examination board that conducts the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University and Jamb entry examination in West African countries.

In a year, over three million candidates registered for the exams coordinated by WAEC.

Intending candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2022 First Series are hereby informed that The 2023 WAEC GCE registration form is not yet out!

Stay focused as you read through this post to see how you can get the registration form online when it is out.

WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2023 -First series would be an urban-based examination. It is intended to help candidates who have deficiencies in their WASSCE results, bridge the gap. Nineteen )19) subjects would be available for the examination.

Prospective candidates are advised to visit the Council’s Corporate website – www.waecnigeria.org to confirm available examination towns and subjects before obtaining the registration PIN.

Candidates should also note that the 2022 WAEC GCE registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres.

WAEC GCE Registration Form 2023 First Series

Registration Period:

➢ WAEC GCE registration period begins on December 20, 2022, and ends at 12 a.m. on January 23, 2023..

➢ Walk-in registration is Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) only per candidate. Registration must be done not less than twenty-four hours to the scheduled time of the paper(s) intended to sit for.

Application Process:

Candidates must pay a registration fee of N13,950 at any branch of any of the following banks or an approved agent to acquire the Registration PIN and Information VCD:

➛ Access Bank Plc

➛ Ecobank Plc

➛ Fidelity Bank Plc

➛ First Bank of Nig

➛ First City Monument Bank Plc

➛ Guaranty Trust Bank Plc

➛ Heritage Bank Plc

➛ Jaiz Bank

➛ Polaris Bank Ltd

➛ Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc

➛ Standard Chartered Bank Plc

➛ Sterling Bank Plc

➛ Union Bank of Nigeria Plc

➛ United Bank for Africa Plc

➛ Unity Bank Plc

➛ WEMA Bank Plc

➛ Zenith Bank Plc

Also, candidates will be required to pay Five Hundred Naira (N500.00) commission to the banks/accredited agents.

After obtaining the Registration PIN, candidates should log on to https://registration.waecdirect.org/ for registration.

CANDIDATES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Candidates with special needs will also register online like other candidates, but they must dearly state their disabilities, e.g. blind, low vision, spastic, speech, etc.

COMPLETION OF REGISTRATION: Candidates MUST conclude registration within two weeks of first access to the website during the registration period.

They should ensure that their names, gender, passport photographs, dates of birth and subjects are correct. They are also to print the Admission Notice/Photo Card as evidence of successful registration which will serve as identification during the examination.

The Result Checker PIN will also be on the Photo Card. Only Digital Personal Scanner should be used for fingerprint registration.


➛ Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination.

➛ Candidates should note that registration fee is not refundable.

➛ Candidates should print the examination Timetable after their registration.

➛ Entries must be uploaded with good quality passport size photographs, not “wait and get” photographs. The background of such photographs MUST NOT BE BLUE OR RED.

The size should be 275 by 314 pixels. Entries with unacceptable passport photographs will be rejected.

➛ Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses and the Timetable for the examination that they can download from WAEC website (http://www.waeconline.org.ng/) using the Registration PIN.

➛ Candidates must go to examination halls in mufti and without arms. No professional uniform of any kind will be allowed in the examination halls.

➛ The entire results of candidates who sit the examination in more than one centre will be cancelled.

➛ Smoking is not allowed in the examination hall.

➛ Any candidate who comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or electronic gadget(s) will have their entire results cancelled.

➛ Candidates must ensure that their entries are correctly completed before uploading as the Council will not be held responsible for errors in candidates’ particulars.

Request for correction will NOT BE entertained on any information which a candidate voluntarily gives at the point of registration as soon as the examination commences.

➛ Candidates must come into the examination hall with their original Photo Cards.

➛ Candidates who engage in examination malpractice will not only have their results cancelled but may be prosecuted.

➛ Candidates must ensure they provide a valid email address and telephone number (s) during registration.

➛ All candidates must be prepared to observe all COVID-19 Regulations.


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