Currently, the 2023 WAEC Registration has not started yet, but the date for the commencement of the registration has been announced.
Please carefully go through this information and check out the registration date, the price of the registration form, the registration requirements, registration fee, and registration staring date for 2023/2024 candidates below.
Do you wish to know if the Registration for the 2023 WAEC Exam has started?
Will you also love to know how much the registration fee for WAEC 2023/2024 is and how to buy the WAEC Pin and register online?
If yes, then this information covers all registration information for those school candidates (internal candidates) and external candidates (private candidates) that want to register and participate in the exam.
Note: The 2023 Registration fee has been increased from Thirteen thousand nine hundred and fifty naira (N13,950) to Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000).
WAEC Registration Requirements for 2023
Firstly, all the 2023 WAEC candidates that wish to register for the 2023 WAEC SSCE exam must meet the following requirements;
- National Identity Number (NIN): WAEC has announced that NIN is compulsory for the registration of the 2023 WAEC exam. Register free NIN for WAEC here
- List of Subjects to register
- Passport photographs
- Addresses of the candidates
- WAEC ePin
Personal Information/Data Required for Registration:
Additionally, you will have to provide the following personal information/data when registering for the exam;
- Valid Date of Birth (D.O.D)
- A valid email
- State of Origin
- Local Government
Recommended: View WAEC Timetable 2023 here
How much is 2023 WAEC Form/Registration Fee for this Year?
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced that the registration fee and the amount for the WAEC SSCE registration form for 2023 are as follows;
School Candidates (Internal Candidates) registration fee:
The registration fee for WAEC 2023 school candidates has been increased from Thirteen thousand nine hundred and fifty naira (N13,950) to Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000).
Check out: WAEC 2023 Timetable is Out Here
SSCE Registration for School Candidates 2023
WAEC School candidates which are also called internal candidates are candidates that register their exam through schools via the general WAEC SSCE examination.
The registration fee for WAEC SSCE school candidates 2023 is Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000). Check below for the registration process.
Who is Qualified to Register for WAEC 2023?
The Federal Government along side the West African Examination Council Nigeria Branch, has aired the warning that it is only students in their Senior Secondary School Three (SS3) that are qualified to register and write the 2023 WAEC exam.
Can SS1 & SS2 Students Register WAEC?
Students in the Senior Secondary School One (SS1) and Senior Secondary School Two (SS2) are not qualified/permitted by the West African Examination Council to register the 2023 WAEC exam.
Has WAEC Registration 2023 Started?
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) registration for school candidates 2023 has not started yet.
I have also shown the link to the registration portal for WAEC internal candidates and private candidates and how to register in this article.
Check out: NECO Registration date 2023 and deadline
Importantly, the registration starting date and the closing date/deadline for the registration of WAEC for 2023/2024 session have been started below.
When Will WAEC Registration for 2023 Start in Nigeria?
2nd February, 2023!
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) as at last year approved the 2nd February as the official date for the commencement of the WAEC SSCE registration.
As such, the 2023 Registration will start from 2nd February 2023. See the registration form price, the 2023 registration fee and the registration deadline below.
Can I Still Register WAEC Now 2023?
The 2023 registration for school candidates has not commence yet. Candidates who haven’t registered already cannot register till the registration for 2023 starts.
The only alternative now is to register for the WAEC private candidates’ second series. You can register here.
Registration Pin Portal for WAEC 2023
All external WAEC candidates are to carry out their official registration on the official WAEC Portal while school candidates are to carry out their registration on the school portal as shown below;
- School Candidates (Internal Candidates) Registration portal: The official portal for WAEC School Candidates is https://www.waeconline.org.ng/register/
- External Candidates (Private Candidates) Registration portal: Visit the official portal for WAEC GCE external candidates here
How to Register WAEC 2023 Online
To register the 2023 WAEC online, kindly follow the steps as outlined below;
- Visit https://registration.waecdirect.org/ or https://www.waeconline.org.ng/register/
- Navigate to where you see “General Information”
- Click on “HOW TO REGISTER” to see the proper steps to register
- Tap on “AVAILABLE SUBJECTS” to see the complete list of available WAEC subjects
- Select, “AVAILABLE EXAM TOWNS” to see the full list of WAEC exam towns
- Click “BIOMETRIC DATA CAPTURE SOFTWARE” to download the WAEC Biometric Data Capture Software
- Tap “REGISTRATION FORM” to download the registration form
- Finally, select “REGISTRATION PIN/CODE” to download the registration Pin/Code
How to Buy/Fill WAEC 2023 Registration Form
Firstly, the candidate to Buy and Fill WAEC Form 2023
- Visit https://registration.waecdirect.org/
- Navigate to “General Information”
- Select “Registration Form”
- You will be redirected to https://registration.waecdirect.org/Home/ManualForm
- Fill the registration form following the steps below;
BIODATA SECTION: In the Bio-data Section, the candidates must have to fill in the following information;
- Disability (if applicable)
- Marital Status
- Maiden Name(if applicable)
- Date of Birth
- State of Origin
CONTACT INFORMATION SECTION: in the Contact Information section, the candidates are to fill in the following information;
RESIDENTIAL INFORMATION: In the Residential Information Section, the candidates are to fill in the following information;
POSTAL INFORMATION: in the postal information section, the candidates will have to fill in the following information;
EXAMINATION LOCATION: In the examination location, the candidates will have to fill in the following information;
- Choose “Preferred Examination Town”
EXAMINATION SUBJECTS: in the examination subjects section, the candidates will have to fill his or her 8 or 9 subjects include the compulsory subjects.
WAEC Compulsory Subjects are;
- English Language and General Mathematics.
WAEC Date 2023 |Registration Starting Date
When will WAEC registration start? The registration for the 2023 WAEC SSCE exam will start from 2nd February 2023 for school candidates.
WAEC offline registration 2023: The commencement of the 2023 WAEC offline registration may start from 2nd February 2023 to April 2023.
WAEC Online Registration 2023: The date for the commencement of the 2023 WAEC online registration will take place from 2nd February 2023 to 20th March 2023.
Registration Closing Date (Deadline) 2023
The WAEC closing date and registration deadline for both online and offline registration for the 2023 WAEC SSCE exam are 20th March 2023.
Warning: The West Examinations Council (WAEC) has issued a very strong warning to all 2023 WAEC candidates that there will be no extension of the deadline for registration.
There will be no late registration of candidates by schools in the 2023 WAEC exam and the deadline for the registration will not be extended as in other years.
If you have further questions to ask about the registration, then kindly drop your comment in the comment section below.