How To Get Back/Retrieve Lost First School Leaving Certificate

Last Updated on March 19, 2020 by Oyeniyi Michael Barry

First school leaving certificate (FSLS) is one of the essential certificates every graduate in Nigeria should have. The reason is because, it is very difficult if not impossible, to get a government job in Nigeria without it. Thus, this post was created to help everyone who has lost his/her First school leaving certificate, recover it. Trust me; if you follow the guides in this page, you will successfully retrieve your lost First school leaving certificate (FSLS) without necessarily writing the examination again.

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This page contains 2 (two) methods for recovery lost First school leaving certificate (FSLS). In the first method, you will go directly to your school (that is, the school where you took the examination). In the second method, you will go to the ministry of education in the state where you took the examination to demand for your First school leaving certificate (FSLS). The latter method is for people who can not remember the location of the school where they took the examination. Now, here we go!

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HOW TO RETRIEVE LOST FIRST SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE (FSLS)

METHOD 1.

  • To get back your lost First school leaving certificate (FSLS) from your school, you have to get an affidavit from a high court in Nigeria.
  • Proceed to the school where you took the examination.
  • Meet the headmaster or mistress in the school, and tell him/her that you want to get back your lost First school leaving certificate (FSLS).
  • Pay the recommended sum of money if any, and provide every other information they demand.
  • After that, the school will confirm whether you were their student by checking your name in their list of students.
  • When you have been certified, they will offer you another First school leaving certificate (FSLS).

This is the easiest way to get back lost First school leaving certificate (FSLS). Nevertheless, if can’t remember the school where you took the examination, then you can use the next method below.

METHOD 2.

  • Alternatively, you can get your lost First school leaving certificate (FSLS) from the ministry of education in the state where you took the examination. All you have to do, is to:
  • Get an affidavit from any high court in Nigeria.
  • Go to the ministry of education in the state where you took the examination with your affidavit.
  • Inform them that you want to retrieve your lost First school leaving certificate (FSLS).
  • You will be asked to pay a particular some of money (Go with N5,000 at least).
  • Tell them your name and the school where you took the examination.
  • They will search for your certificate in their database and give it back to you.

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OK. That is all on how to retrieve and get back lost First school leaving certificate (FSLS). Remember to ask me your questions if any. I will give you a quick and excellent reply. Hope this article was helpful?

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Emeka

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Very informative article. Thanks Again. Will read on…

Flames

I did not write the common entrance exam in Primary school but was told my school can still give me since i was a student. I don’t know if the document will be authentic or is still okay since it will be issued by the school.

Japheth James Adibe

I did not write the common entrance
I had problem back then
So what can I do to get it now

ARNOLD(M)JOSHUA

goodmuring,sir,mar,my nam ARNOLDJOSHUA is about my first school leaving certificat,i need it to retrieve the lost first school leaving certificate.

ARNOLD(M)JOSHUA

i dont have my first school leaving certificate.

Musari sukurat

The primary school i went to was not in existence again and have not collected my primary school leaving certificate

Udoh

Please I did not write the entrance exams back then, how can I get a new one it is urgent

Chris Amadi

I did not write Common Entrance in Primary School, is they any way my School can give me An Authentic Result

Adedoyin

Thanks for the information, it was really helpful, but in my case my parents registered me as an external student with a school, I have gone to the school, but had no record, can I still approach the ministry of education

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