Last Updated on May 9, 2020 by Oyeniyi Michael Barry
Losing your WAEC examination number is tantamount to losing your WAEC certificate. This is so because, you can not retrieve or access your lost WAEC certificate without having your WAEC exam number.
Accordingly, it will be very difficult if not totally impossible, to edit your WAEC profile without your examination number. For this reason, many people have sort for explicit tutorial on how they can get back/retrieve WAEC examination number.
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Nevertheless, in this tutorial, i will be teaching you how to recovery and retrieve a forgotten WAEC examination number. More so, i will show you have you can easily get you WAEC centre number too.
So, if you have been searching for a good article that will help you to get back your WAEC registration number, then you are in the right place.
How to retrieve WAEC examination number
There are 3 (three) basic ways to retrieve WAEC examination. Trust me, if you follow any of the ways below, it will work effectively for you. Below are the three different ways to get back WAEC examination number:
- Retrieving WAEC examination number from school.
- Retrieving WAEC examination number from an accredited WAEC office.
- Retrieving WAEC exam number using the name of your school and sit number.
Those are the three most effective ways to retrieve your WAEC examination number. More details on the ways above, will be made below.
Retrieving WAEC examination number from school.
The easiest and fastest way to retrieve your WAEC examination number, is through the school you took the examination. Here, all you have to do is to:
- Visit the school where you took your WAEC examination.
- Inform the school management that you have forgotten your examination number.
- Pay some token if necessary.
- The school will search for your details in their register, and you will get back your WAEC examination number.
Retrieving WAEC examination number from an accredited WAEC office.
Another tentative way to retrieve your WAEC examination number, is to demand for it in any WAEC accredited office. Here, what you have to do, is to get all your details such as your Name, sit number, name of the school you took the examination, an affidavit from any Nigerian high court etc. Proceed to any WAEC office in the area where you took your WAEC examination, and demand for your examination number.
Note that you may be asked to may some money in the WAEC office. So, i advise you to go with at least N5,000 in case.
Also, i personally recommend this method for people who cannot remember any information about their WAEC examination. Just go to WAEC office near the school where you took your examination, and make your complain.
Recovering WAEC exam number using the name of your school and sit number.
If you can vividly remember your sit number and the name of the examination centre where you took your WAEC examination, this method will be ideal for you.
Since it is apparent that WAEC examination number is a juxtaposition of both center number and sit number, if you can remember your sit number, and name of the school where you took your WAEC examination, i will provide a document that contain the name of all the schools in Nigeria, and their WAEC number (That is the centre number).
Click here to download the list of all WAEC centres in Nigeria, and their center number.
- All you have to do now, is to download the file above.
- Search for the name of the school where you took your WAEC examination.
- When you find the school, add your 3 digits sit number to the 7 digit center number of your school and that is your WAEC examination number.
Example: If my sit number is 011 and my center number 4965853, my examination number will be = 4965853011.
How much will it cost to retrieve WAEC examination number?
As at the time this article was written, there is no amount stipulated for the recovery of WAEC examination number. However, this does not mean that the exercise is totally free. You may be asked to pay some money after using any of the methods above to retrieve your WAEC examination number.
How can i retrieve my WAEC centre number?
It is very easy to retrieve your WAEC a center number. Just download this document containing all the WAEC centres and and their center number here.
After downloading the file, click Ctrl-F on your computer to search for the name of the center where you took your WAEC examination and check the center number there.
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Hope this article was helpful? I know it is very stressful to retrieve a forgotten WAEC examination number, but with the ways i have highlighted above, retrieving your WAEC examination number or center number will be a lot more easier. Don’t forget to let me know if you have any question or contribution this topic.
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