WAEC GCE Registration (2nd Series), 2021 is out | See How to purchase your ePIN on Remita
This is to inform intending candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2021 – Second series are hereby informed that the registration will commence Soon
Candidates should also note that the 2021 WAEC GCE registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres.
WAEC GCE Registration Period
As a prospective candidate, ensure that you register before the sale of ePINs closes on September 30, 2021.
The exam will be conducted in October 2021, while the registration process for the examination has been designed to accommodate biometric features to be used for validation at examination centres.
Buy your registration ePIN on the Remita portal or Remita mobile app using any of the multiple payment options available such as USSD, ATM cards, Wallets, Internet Banking, Phone Number and Account Transfer. You can also visit any bank branch or select agents to obtain your PIN.
Follow these easy steps for WAEC ePIN purchase:
- Visit https://www.remita.net or download the Remita mobile app.
- Select “Buy WAEC PIN” icon or simply click HERE.
- Fill all required fields (your name, phone number, email address, etc.) and submit.
- Select your preferred payment channel to complete the transaction.
Voila! Once payment is confirmed, your WAEC registration ePIN is sent to your email and also displayed on the Remita payment receipt.
You are to then proceed to WAEC’s website (https://registration.waecdirect.org/) or visit any authorised centre to complete your registration with the obtained PIN.
How to Apply
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 Notiec/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 at the completion of 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 as well as the Timetable for the examination which 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 that comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or 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 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..