WAEC Registration for May/June SSCE exams for secondary school students started in December 5, 2022 via the respective secondary schools of the candidates. WAEC Registration for Nov/Dec GCE exams for private / external candidates (2023 First Series) started on December 19, 2022. Registration for both WAEC examinations are currently ongoing for normal registration, so register now to avoid the penalty fee that comes with late registration.
WAEC Result for each Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) and the GCE exams are usually released a couple of months after the exam. WAEC Timetable for its Nov/Dec GCE exams can be found online, while the timetable for May/June SSCE exam is usually available at the respective schools.
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In 2012, the cost of WAEC GCE Registration was ₦6,650 covering administrative charges, e-learning fee, and information VCD. Late registration fee then was ₦10,000. To compare the cost for the 2023 WAEC GCE for private candidates now ₦18,000 for normal registration.
You can buy the 2023 WAEC Registration PIN at WAEC offices or designated banks.
Banks approved for Payment of WAEC Registration Fees / PIN
The following banks are approved by WAEC for the sale of the WAEC GCE online registration PIN for WAEC Examinations. So, visit these banks for payment of all your WAEC Registration fees. You will be requires to pay ₦500 service charge at the bank.
- 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
Once you buy the WAEC Registration PIN at the bank or WAEC office, you should proceed to registration.waecdirect.org for your WAEC SSCE or GCE online registration.
We advise all interested candidates for the WAEC May / June 2023 and WAEC GCE First Series to read instructions at the WAEC registration website carefully, before attempting registering. This will prevent unnecessary mistakes that can lead to amendments.
Amendments may attract a huge penalty fee per entry payable to WAEC. Candidates must conclude their WAEC registration within two weeks of their first access to the WAEC registration website or within registration period whichever is shorter.
All candidates are expected to have completed their WAEC registration before registration deadline whether or not they have accessed the WAEC registration website for up to two weeks or they will pay the late registration fee.
WAEC 2023 Registration Date
WAEC Registration for May/June SSCE exams for secondary school students started in December 5, 2022 and ends on May 22, 2023. Normal WAEC GCE Registration for private / external candidates (2023 First Series) started on December 19, 2022 and ends on January 9, 2023..
WAEC Registration Guidelines
We advice all candidates to read the instructions at the WAEC registration website carefully, before starting their registration to avoid unnecessary mistakes.
We also advice candidates to download the blank registration form and study it in order to familiarize your self with the information required for their WAEC 2023 registration.
If possible print it out and fill it carefully, then go online to fill in the required information on the online WAEC registration form.
The WAEC registration website has lots of information for you. You can read the rules governing the exam; download the timetable; and syllabus at the WAEC registration website. There is also information to help you with a successful WAEC registration.
There is a step by step guide to help you with your registration, read that step by step guide familiarize yourself with the steps required to successfully complete WAEC registration.
To start your registration click on Register button at the WAEC registration website. Carefully fill the form required and create a password. Note your password and username as you may require them for accessing the website in future for continuing your WAEC GCE registration. Also keep your Registration PIN safe. Carefully fill in all required information.
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Notes on Passport Photograph
At some point in your WAEC registration, you will be required to upload a passport photograph. You are advised to upload only good quality Black and White photographs. The background must be blue or red and the dimension should by 275 x 314 pixels.
The size of your passport must be between 7 kilobytes and 15 kilobytes. There is a tool at the WAEC GCE registration website to help you validate your passport. ‘Wait and Take’ passports and coloured passport photographs are not allowed.
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Notes about selecting preferred examination town
You are required to select the state and town you wish to write the WAEC GCE examination. The exact GCE centre will be automatically assigned to you by the system. Please note that you cannot change your examination town after submission. Think carefully before choosing your WAEC examination town.
When you have successfully filled all entries, click on the Submit button to complete your WAEC GCE registration. At the end of the registration your centre number will be automatically generated and a centre will be automatically allocated to you. Then you can print your admission notice/photo card.
Registration for May / June 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for secondary school students and GCE 2023 for private candidates, First series has commenced. Registration for May / June WAEC SSCE 2023 exams closes May 22, 2023 while normal registration for the GCE frist series closes on January 9, 2023.