Steps on How to Retrieve WAEC Examination Number

Last updated on September 14th, 2020 at 08:09 pm | This article was published at an earlier date and has been updated with new information.

How to Retrieve WAEC Examination Number

There are some of you who need to learn how to they can retrieve their WAEC Examination Number. In fact, you can retrieve your WAEC Examination Number for free. Though this service is  2,500 Naira but this guideline will show you the steps to Know your WAEC GCE Examination Number.

There is one of our readers asked us through our Facebook page if she could check her WAEC result without her examination number? We gave her the solution actually but we want to make it public for everyone who may be experiencing the same problem now or in the future.How to Retrieve WAEC Examination Number :   How You Can Retrieve your WAEC Examination Number :  2,500 Naira for this service.  How to Know WAEC GCE Examination Number

There is no way you can check your WAEC result without knowing your examination number. You don’t need to border, we would show you how to retrieve your WAEC examination number for you to make use of it at the right time and can use it to check your result.

Here is how it works; your WAEC examination number is a combination of your center number and seat number. Your center number is the first seven (7) numbers while your seat number is the last three (3) numbers.

How You Can Retrieve your WAEC Examination Number

There are three methods you can use to retrieve the WAEC exam number. Check for the method that is suitable for you.

Method 1

To be able to use this method, you should know the name of the school you did your exam and your seat number during the exam. I will explain it in two ways on how to check your WAEC center number with your mobile phone and your laptop,

We are going to provide you all the WAEC center numbers in Nigeria. How you can get to the page, press Ctrl-F on your keyboard, and type the name of the school you did your exam in the search box. Copy down the center number.

If you are using a mobile phone; when you get to the page that contains all the WAEC center numbers in Nigeria, press the options button and locate the “Find” or “Find in page” button then type the name of the school you did your WAEC. Copy the center number either on your mobile phone or on a piece of paper.

Click here to see all the WAEC examination center numbers in Nigeria.

After you have copied the exam center number down, just add your seat number to it without leaving any space. Your seat number is in three digits E.g (006, 035, 412).

Method 2

If you have forgotten the name of the school where you did your WAEC exam, this method is for you.

Find a way to locate the school and explain to the principal your purpose of coming. Every secondary school has a master list of candidates who have written examination in their center. The master list contains the names and examination numbers of students.

Method 3

You will need to a court and do a sworn affidavit for loss of examination number or photo-card. Take the affidavit and one passport photograph to any WAEC office close to you.

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You will be charged 2,500 Naira for this service.

How to Know WAEC GCE Examination Number

For now, WAEC GCE center numbers are not currently available to the public. The option you can only follow is the method 3 above.

Now that you’ve gotten your WAEC examination number, read our tutorial on how to check WAEC result by yourself.