GCE Registration 2022/2023 Form, Fee, Portal, Starting & Closing Date

WAEC GCE Registration 2022 second series will start from 13th July and end on 31st August 2022 while the first series registration will start around November and December and the exam will commence in January.

See the registration fee, date for registration, registration deadline, registration requirements and registration portal below.

Are you interested in knowing when the GCE registration 2022 will start?

Do you want to buy the WAEC GCE form 2022? Do you also want to know how much the GCE registration fee for 2022 is?

If those are the information you are actually searching for, then this is a very good page with accurate answers.

The West African Examination Council has fixed the GCE registration starting date and the registration closing date (deadline) for the 2022 as shown on this page.

Note: all the GCE application process, including the payment of registration fee, uploading of documents and the completion of the registration will take place online on the GCE registration portal 2022.

How many Time is GCE written in a Year?

Two times!

The West African Examination Private Candidates examination (WAEC GCE) is written twice in a year; i.e, GCE first series and GCE second series.

About GCE: GCE stands for General Certificate Examination and it is a Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) that is headed by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) for private and external candidates.

External candidates (private candidates) are candidates that register for the West African Exam outside school (those that are not currently in a secondary school)

These are candidates that usually register for the WAEC General Certificate Examination (GCE) without the need of being admitted or registered as a student of a particular secondary school.

Can School Candidates Also Write GCE?

YES!!!

Even those who passed through a secondary school but couldn’t meet up writing the exam with the internal candidates can register and take part in the GCE.

Must GCE Candidates Register Through a School?

GCE exam is for external candidates (private candidates) who are not students of any secondary school. So candidates do not need to be students of, or pass through a school to register for GCE.

How much is GCE Registration fee 2022?

The 2022 registration fee for WAEC GCE (external and private candidates) is Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000.00) only with a N500 commission fee for those paying through commercial bank.

Those paying online through Remita payment platform will pay the registration fee of Eighteen Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N18,500.00) only.

Also, the amount for the WAEC GCE Walk-in registration is Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) only.

We have explained the step by step procedures on how to pay and obtain the 2022 GCE registration form via the WAEC GCE in the section below.

GCE Second Series Registration Starting/Closing Date 2022.

Registration date for GCE Second Series 2022: the GCE second series registration will start from 13th July, 2022 and end on 31st August, 2022 (confirmed).

Image showing date and deadline for WAEC GCE registration 2022

Closing date for Second Series Registration 2022: the closing date for GCE second series registration is to 31st August, 2022 (confirmed).

Subjects Available for GCE Second Series 2022

Below is the complete list of approved subjects for WAEC GCE Second Series Exam. See how to register below.

S/N Subject Name Subject Code
1 Commerce 103
2 Financial Accounting 104
3 Christian Religious Studies 202
4 Economics 203
5 Geography 204
6 Government 205
7 History 207
8 Islamic Studies 208
9 Literature in English 210
10 Civic Education 216
11 Arabic 301
12 English Language 302
13 French 304
14 Hausa 327
15 Igbo 328
16 Yoruba 329
17 Further Mathematics 401
18 General Mathematics 402
19 Agricultural Science 502
20 Biology 504
21 Chemistry 505
22 Health Education/Health Science 508
23 Physical Education 511
24 Physics 512
25 Auto Mechanics 603
26 Building Construction 604
27 Metal Work 607
28 Technical Drawing 608
29 Woodwork 609
30 Basic Electricity 614
31 Basic Electronics 615
32 Clothing and Textiles 701
33 Foods and Nutrition 702
34 Home Management 703
35 Music 705
36 Visual Art 706

GCE Registration Requirements 2022

External candidates that wish to apply for GCE must meet the necessary requirements needed for the registration.

Therefore, the compulsory registration requirements as stated by the GCE exam body for the 2022 registration are:

How to Buy GCE Registration PIN 2022 Online from Remita

Before you can register, you must first of all buy your registration ePin. There are many ways and methods of buying the GCE registration PIN, but in this guide, we are using remita.net since it is the must trusted.

Below are steps to buy GCE PIN on remita.net. Please make sure you read the step by step instructions before you proceed to avoid unnecessary complains.

  • Visit https://www.remita.net/
  • Click on *Buy WAEC PIN*
  • You will be redirected to https://login.remita.net/remita/onepage/WAEC/biller.spa
  • Click on the *Name of service/purpose* option and Select *WAEC Registration Pin*
  • The amount will be automatically filled for you
  • Enter the Payer’s name, phone number and email
  • Re-enter the email for confirmation
  • Tick *I’m not a robot*
  • Click on *SUBMIT* to complete the proceed.
  • On the next page, enter your card number, expiry date and CVV in their respective fields
  • Finally, click on *Pay NGN* to complete the purchase

If your payment is successful, the PIN will be displayed on your screen and also sent to the email address you entered.

How to Buy WAEC GCE Registration PIN 2022 from Banks

If you wish to buy the registration PIN offline from operating commercial banks, you are to pay the N18,000 registration fee and N500.00 commission fee at any of the commercial bank branches listed below to obtain your Registration PIN and GCE Information VCD:

  1. Access Bank
  2. Ecobank
  3. Fidelity Bank
  4. First Bank
  5. FCMB
  6. GTB Bank
  7. Heritage Bank
  8. Jaiz Bank
  9. Polaris Bank
  10. Stanbic IBTC Bank
  11. Standard Chartered Bank
  12. Sterling Bank
  13. Union Bank
  14. UBA Bank
  15. Unity Bank
  16. WEMA Bank
  17. Zenith Bank

Once you get the Registration PIN, follow the steps below to create your registration profile online on GCE portal.

How to Create GCE Registration Profile 2022

To register for GCE you must first of all create a user profile following these steps:

  • Generate your GCE Registration PIN. Check below to see how to buy your PIN
  • https://registration.waecdirect.org/
  • Click on Start Registration
  • Enter any name as your username
  • Click on Check Availability to see if the name is available or whether it has been taken already
  • Enter a password you will remember
  • Enter the same password to confirm your password
  • Enter your PIN and click on *CONTINUE* to proceed

How to Register GCE Second Series 2022 Online on Registration Portal

Whether you are registering for the WAEC GCE first or second series 2022, you can follow these steps to register your online on GCE registration portal 2022 after buying the pin.

Note:

You may either do your biometrics first and then go to the portal and click on *CONTINUE REGISTRATION* or click on *START REGISTRATION* first, fill the form and save it, then go and do your biometrics.

  • After buying your pin and creating your profile, proceed to capture biometrics.
  • Your biometric information must be the same as your profile information
  • Print your Photocard after the biometric capturing.
  • Return to the portal and click on *CONTINUE REGISTRATION* to validate your information and complete the registration.

GCE First Series Registration Date/Deadline 2022.

The GCE first series usually comes up few months after the main WAEC exam and that is usually at the third quarter of the year but the registration has ended already.

2022 Registration date for GCE First Series: the 2022 WAEC GCE first series registration will start from 20th December 2021 to 21st January 2022.

Closing date for First Series Registration 2022: the closing date and registration deadline for the GCE first series registration is 21st January 2022 at 12.00 midnight.

Recommended: the 2022 WAEC GCE first series examination will start from 31st January and end on 19th February 2022.

View and Download the Timetable Here

Finally, the registration for the first and second series can be carried out online from anywhere using your phone or computer. So you may not have to pass through a school to register.

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Chris
Chris
2 months ago

Pls when is GCE registration for 2023 commencing

Elizabeth
Elizabeth
1 month ago
Reply to  Chris

I would love to know aswell,also how do I contact thee? For further inquiry against next quarter,thanks

Ayomide Osungbohun
Ayomide Osungbohun
2 months ago

Is this information for WAEC Registration or GCE Registration, because it’s Confusing. In need more information.
You can add me on WhatsApp via +2347081992230 or you can drop your WhatsApp Contact so that I can chat you up for more information.

Thanks.👌👌👌

Oriyomi
Oriyomi
2 months ago

Pls I want to known if the form is still out

Dave
Dave
2 months ago

When will the next GCE registration begin?

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago
Reply to  Dave

Around November/December

Ayomide Osungbohun
Ayomide Osungbohun
2 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

Good, I will be looking forward to that.

Liz
Liz
1 month ago
Reply to  Dave

Oct 31

Akanbi Bukola, H
2 months ago

Good morning sir, please can I still make the GCE registration now

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago

No

Kish George Semshak
Kish George Semshak
2 months ago

Is there any news about the 1st series 2023?

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago

First series was closed. Awaiting results now

Afolabi Omotayo
Afolabi Omotayo
2 months ago

Is there going to be third series registration

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago

No. It’s always 1st and 2nd

Bayo
Bayo
2 months ago

When is the close deadline

Oriyomi
Oriyomi
2 months ago
Reply to  Bayo

Pls is the form still available

Aliyat
2 months ago

I don’t understand but actually when will this year Gce close when is the closing date

Jerry
Jerry
2 months ago

Excuse me admin
Scrolling through the comment section u said the reg for second series ends August 14 but on the article it’s August 31.

And I went to some of the designated banks they are not able to do the remitta payment
Pls explain

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago
Reply to  Jerry

The date was later extended by WAEC. I have attached a screenshot of it inside the article.

Star
Star
2 months ago

“The pin is Invalid” this was the response while registering on waecdirect.org.

Kindly assist

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago
Reply to  Star

Where did you buy the pin from? Contact the vendor and launch a complain

Star
Star
2 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

Thanks Jude, it’s has now been resolved.
Can you recommend a preparatory class (online)
Also, where can the GCE exam time table be found?

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago
Reply to  Star

You can check out GCE timetable here

Ayomide Osungbohun
Ayomide Osungbohun
2 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

Where do I register for GCE? You can paste the link here please 🙏🙏🙏

echuku theresa rejoice
echuku theresa rejoice
2 months ago

have the registration ende?

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago

The closing date is boldly shown in the article

Daniella
2 months ago

What does it mean when u are asked for who to pay to when applying for the registration pin

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago
Reply to  Daniella

I don’t understand your question

Ismail Adebayo
Ismail Adebayo
2 months ago
Reply to  Daniella

When the second series will be released?

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago
Reply to  Ismail Adebayo

Are you asking about the main exam or the registration?

Sarah
Sarah
2 months ago

On 20 August 2022 i paid ₦18,500 to Remita via the link you provided on this blog , It was successful and I got the receipt in my email but up till this moment I have not received the product I paid for which is WAEC REGISTRATION PIN. I’ve tried reaching out to them but I keep getting robotic replies. I am not happy with your service.

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago
Reply to  Sarah

Please kindly know that we do not represent, nor work with Remita! It is only Remita platform that can handle this issue. You can reach out to Remita by visiting here. Please always check out our website disclaimer here or privacy policy here.

Last edited 2 months ago by Jude Idris
Daniel oko
Daniel oko
2 months ago

pls sir can i register for GCE this second series now? pls sir let me know so that i will do that now.

Cynthia okonji
Cynthia okonji
2 months ago

Pls can I still register for the waec GCE now and when will it be closing?

ADETOMIWA ADEKUNLE MUBARAQ

SECOND RESULTE

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago

Second series exam is coming up soon

ADETOMIWA ADEKUNLE MUBARAQ

okay, when the results will be out

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago

Did u mean the result for the first series?

ADETOMIWA ADEKUNLE MUBARAQ
Reply to  Jude Idris

second series

ADETOMIWA ADEKUNLE MUBARAQ
Reply to  Jude Idris

second series result

ADETOMIWA ADEKUNLE MUBARAQ

When is WAEC GCE is going to start ?

Jude Idris
Admin
2 months ago

Please read the article carefully!

Ameliae
Ameliae
3 months ago

When is WAEC GCE is going to start ?

Jude Idris
Admin
3 months ago
Reply to  Ameliae

Around Nov/Dec

Ameliae
Ameliae
3 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

But I think is August /September

Ahmad
Ahmad
3 months ago

How will the café link the biometric to the waec portal

Helen
Helen
3 months ago

Please can I possibly change My exam center location before exam starts

Jude Idris
Admin
1 month ago
Reply to  Helen

It depends on the exact time you want to do it. If the exam date is too close, then you may not

Ganiyu Bashiru
3 months ago

Good day! My question is that i took waec gce but later found out that the date of birth on my NIN is incorrect, can i change it when doing the registration?

Jude Idris
Admin
1 month ago
Reply to  Ganiyu Bashiru

You can correct your date of birth on the NIN or you can swear affidavit in the court

Zainab
Zainab
3 months ago

After registring for gce online,are we going to be provided with a centre?

Jude Idris
Admin
1 month ago
Reply to  Zainab

Yes… You can choose a center

Godpower
Godpower
3 months ago

Please I want to know if there is another WAEC GCE Registration that is coming up after this one that is ending this AUGUST,
Please I need reply asap.

Thanks

Jude Idris
Admin
1 month ago
Reply to  Godpower

Yes… Next one is the first batch for 2023

Solape
Solape
3 months ago

Thanks for the information. Please I’ll like to know, when buying the e-pin, should I put the student’s name as the payers name on remita or the account of who will be debited for the payment.

Yessy
Yessy
3 months ago

How do we get the biometric done? is it what we can do on our own via phone or laptop? Please explain

Jude Idris
Admin
3 months ago
Reply to  Yessy

Do it at a café

Kelly
Kelly
3 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

it seems the software is not submitting, is it a general issue?

Success
4 months ago

Good evening sir. Please when is GCE second series registration commencing. The exams is likely to take place when? Thanks

Jude Idris
Admin
4 months ago
Reply to  Success

It will start from 13th July and end on 14th August. Please go through the information carefully

Last edited 3 months ago by Jude Idris
Success
3 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

Thanks for your kind response. U are doing a great job.

Adegbenro Joshua
Adegbenro Joshua
3 months ago
Reply to  Success

Excuse me when exactly is the second series examination starting

Ameh Ladi Mary
Ameh Ladi Mary
3 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

Oops so it’s already late for me to register like this sir?

Idongesit
4 months ago

Hi please sir I want to register the second batch when is the starting date please.

Jude Idris
Admin
3 months ago
Reply to  Idongesit

13th July and end on 14th August

Sylvia
Sylvia
4 months ago

Hi, please has the registration for the second series started?
Please kindly send the link to where I can check the designated centres for GCE registration. Please and Thank you

Jude Idris
Admin
3 months ago
Reply to  Sylvia

Yes… It will end on 14th of August

Cornelan
Cornelan
4 months ago

Please I saw where it was written “GCE walk-in as 30,500”. Please what is the fee for?

Wasiu Usman
Wasiu Usman
4 months ago

Hi sir, are we to choose the exam location ourselves or they will choose for us? Thanks

Jude Idris
Admin
4 months ago
Reply to  Wasiu Usman

You can choose for yourself

ISREAL SOLOMON
ISREAL SOLOMON
4 months ago

WHEN IS THE FIRST SERIES OF GCE GOING TO BE TAKEN

Jude Idris
Admin
4 months ago
Reply to  ISREAL SOLOMON

Next year (2023)

Samuel
Samuel
4 months ago

Please let me know when gce second series commence.
Thanks

Caleb
5 months ago

Pls when is GCE second series starting , I really need the month and day pls help

Makaveli
Makaveli
4 months ago
Reply to  Caleb

August 23

OLOYE ADE
OLOYE ADE
6 months ago

SIR, WHAT IS THE DIFFRENT BETWEEN THIS

” Those paying online through Remita payment platform will pay the registration fee of Eighteen Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N18,500.00) only.

AND THIS

” Also, the amount for the WAEC GCE Walk-in registration is Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) only.

PLEASE I NEED EXPLANATIONS.

Thio
Thio
4 months ago
Reply to  OLOYE ADE

Walk- registration are those who missed the normal registration, and they are free to register each paper 24 hrs before the exam

Williams Gloria
Williams Gloria
6 months ago

Is it 2021or2022

Dominic Chima
Dominic Chima
6 months ago

Pleas need an update on how to register GCE for next year

Dominic Chima
Dominic Chima
6 months ago

I want to register for next year

Monsurat Eniola
Monsurat Eniola
7 months ago

Good morning sir,
I will like to know when the gce form will be out.(Month and date) cause I have been seeing stuffs like “it’s has been closed” buh under the comment section here, it is stated that it is not out yet.

Naomi Jonah
Naomi Jonah
3 months ago

The registration is starting July 13 and close August 14

Nkechinyere Rosemary
Nkechinyere Rosemary
7 months ago

Pls wen is gce form going to be out for d second series pls reply me

Joseph
Joseph
7 months ago

Is waec gce second series for 2022 out?
Sir please can I have your WhatsApp number to chat you on update

Suzan
Suzan
7 months ago

Pls I will like to know when the gce second series form will be out.

Daniel
Daniel
8 months ago

Pls sir keep me updated whenever the 2022 second series GCE registration form is out..

Juliet
Juliet
8 months ago

Please when is GCE registration starting and how much is it the form

Jude Idris
Admin
8 months ago
Reply to  Juliet

The form is N18,000 only… The date for Registration is not out yet.

Juliet
Juliet
8 months ago

When is GCE second serie registration starting

Maimuna
Maimuna
8 months ago

When is the result for 1st series of 2022 coming out?

Jude Idris
Admin
8 months ago
Reply to  Maimuna

Not announced yet

Maimuna
Maimuna
8 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

Ok thanks but any ideas…

Ruth
Ruth
8 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

Please is GCE registration date different from waec registration date

Jude Idris
Admin
8 months ago
Reply to  Ruth

Yes

Precious
Precious
8 months ago

I heard that gce registration site is closed
Is that true??

Jude Idris
Admin
8 months ago
Reply to  Precious

Yes!

Precious
Precious
8 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

But why is it closed already when it’s not the exact closing date?

Jude Idris
Admin
8 months ago
Reply to  Precious

The first Series Registration closed on 23rd January 2022 at 12.00 midnight.

Blessing
Blessing
9 months ago

After registration , where can the
examination take place ? Will it be in a school or offline .

Jude Idris
Admin
9 months ago
Reply to  Blessing

At Designated GCE Centers

IFEANYICHUKWU
IFEANYICHUKWU
9 months ago

Good day sir,i heard that the second series registration for gce is on now,pls how true is it

Jude Idris
Admin
9 months ago
Reply to  IFEANYICHUKWU

No! It’s not true.. the second Series Registration has not commenced yet. The ongoing Registration is for school candidates (WAEC SSCE), not GCE.

Oluwaseun
Oluwaseun
3 months ago
Reply to  Jude Idris

Boss good morning, please when is GCE form coming out? Also how can I have your WhatsApp number

Amarachi
Amarachi
3 months ago
Reply to  IFEANYICHUKWU

Good morning please which one is the walk in which is 30,500

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