WAEC GCE Registration Form, 2022 First Series

WAEC GCE Registration Form for WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2022 First Series: 

9jahowto presents the informations for the intending candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2022 – First Series.

It is however noted that the said registration has commenced. Here are the guidelines to follow in registrations and partaking in the examination.

The examination will be urban-based and will be conducted at a period to be announced in due course. Thirty-Six subjects will be available for the examination. Intending 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. 


Registration for WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2022-First Series will be online. After the Registration PIN, candidates should log on to www.waeconline.org.ng for registration. Candidates should also note that the registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination center

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WAEC GCE Registration Period 

• The normal registration period is from Monday December 20th, 2021 to Friday January 21st, 2022 

• 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. 

How to Apply for WAEC GCE Registration 

Candidates are expected to pay a registration fee of Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000) only, at branches of any of the following banks or any accredited agent and obtain 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 

In addition, Candidates will be requested 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 who wish to register for the examination after the close of entries may be accommodated as “Walk-in-Candidates” provided they register not less than twenty-four hours to the scheduled time of the paper(s) they intend to write. The “Walk-in-Candidate” fee is Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) only. 

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Candidates with special needs will also register online like other candidates but they must clearly state their Impairments e.g Visual, Low vision, Spastic, Speech, Hard to hear, etc 


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, as Evidence of successful registration, which will serve as identification during the examination. The Result Checker PIN will also be on the Admission Notice. The acceptable fingerprint Scanner is UareU digitalPersona fingerprint device. 


Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination -Candidates should note that registration fee is not refundable 

Candidates should continue to check the website for the examination Timetable 

Entries must be uploaded with passport photographs captured with digital camera. The specification of the digital camera should be Microsoft HD 3000. The passport photographs must be of good quality BLACK & WHITE OR COLOUR (JPEG File only, 275 by 314 pixels with 72 dbi resolution) and with a CONTRASTING BACKGROUND. There must be no obstructive items. Please note that the submission of a defaced or poor quality photography by a candidate would automatically invalidate the entry of the candidate. For further details, visit www.waecnigeria.org 

Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses for the examination which they can download from WAEC website (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 

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The entire result of candidates who sit for the examination in more than one centre will be cancelled -Smoking is not allowed in the examination hall 

Any Candidate that comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or any other electronic gadget(s) will have his or her 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 candidate’s particulars. Request for amendments will NOT BE entertained on any information which a candidate voluntarily gives at the point of registration. 

Candidates must come into the examination hall with their original Admission Notice 

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

Candidates must ensure they provide valid email and telephone number(s) during registration 

All Candidates MUST be prepared to observe all COVID-19 Regulations.

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