Things to note when Registering for NYSC.

Abestring-Things to note when Registering for NYSC.
Abestring-Things to note when Registering for NYSC.

This is a very crucial tips for corp members. In order to ensure a seamless registration, here are the points which corp members must adhere to. The things to note Registering for NYSC are as follows;

The NYSC Website address are;

  • Every prospective Corps members should make sure that they have functional e-mail addresses that they can have access to. If there is any case of loss of password, the wise thing to do is to create a new E-mail address. They also need to have a Nigerian (GSM) telephone numbers with which to register. This E-mail address and password will be used to login to the NYSC portal subsequently and so are advised to keep it safe.
  • All locally trained prospective Corps members are to use their correct Matriculation numbers to register on the NYSC portal.
  • This is particularly for locally trained graduates; only those whose names were submitted by their institution on the Senate approved list will have the access to register on the NYSC portal.
  • For all foreign-trained prospective corps members; only those who attended an accredited foreign institution or those who obtained an online qualifications from an accredited institution will be considered. To this regards, it is advisable that they approach the Federal Ministry of Education for evaluation. This letter of evaluation must be uploaded on the course of registration.
  • Now for those who graduated from Institutions outside Nigeria, (Foreign-trained graduates) or obtained on-line foreign certifications, here are the documents which are to be uploaded on the NYSC portal;

a. West African School Certificate(WASC) (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or General Certificate of Education (GCE O’ Level) (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or NECO (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or High School Diploma or its equivalent.

b. First Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate (A Second Degree or PhD is not necessary).

c. A Complete Official Transcript of the First Degree or HND.

d. International travelling Passport showing all the necessary data.

e. All working-class Graduates and graduates of on-line foreign qualifications are required to upload their original Appointment LETTERS and LETTER OF APPROVAL from their respective employers to undertake their courses, as the case may be.

f. All graduates of Medicine and other health-related courses such as Nursing Science, Laboratory Science, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy etc MUST possess and upload current-professional license. An expired license will not be not accepted for mobilization.

  • All prospective corps members who studied in non-English speaking countries must get their Certificates and Transcripts translated into the English language before uploading. Such translation must be done in the accredited Institutions or Embassies.
  • All graduates of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Optometry, Medical Laboratory Science and Pharmacy are expected to have their Certificates of Registration with their professional bodies. Payment receipts will not be accepted.
  • Unlike in the past, Foreign-trained graduates should NOT visit NYSC Headquarters, Abuja for verification of their documents. This exercise will now be done at the Orientation Camps. They should simply print their call-up letters on-line and report at the Orientation camps in their States of deployment but should come to the camp with the original documents they uploaded for verification.
  • Anybody who presents any fake document will be demobilized and decamped and handed over to law enforcement agencies for prosecution.
  • Prospective corps members must make sure that Passport photographs used meet the following specifications:
    • a. Ensure your face (eyes, nose, ears, mouth and jaw) is fully shown without bending
    • b. Ensure the picture fills the frame and centralized
    • c. Ensure the Photo background is white or off-white with no shadow.
  • On no account should prospective corps members register by PROXY. They should also remember the fingers used for their biometric capturing as these will be used for verification at the orientation camps. Those who cannot be verified with their biometric at the orientation camp will not be registered.
  • Only prospective corps members who want their call-up numbers sent to them through SMS and wish to PRINT their call-up letters on-line are expected to pay N2,786.24 (see NYSC Portal on how to make payment).
  • For those Corps members who do not want to pay the N2,786.24 have the option of going to their schools to collect their call-up numbers and call-up letters.
  • All prospective corps members who paid for the online registration before but were not mobilized need not pay again.
  • All married female prospective corps members (whether locally or foreign-trained) should endeavor to upload copies of their marriage Certificates, evidence of Change of name and their husbands’ place of domicile during registration.
  • The orientation camp is highly not ideal for pregnant and nursing mothers. Prospective corps members in this categoriy are therefore to note that they will not be accommodated.
  • Prospective corps members who graduated from Institutions located in the following Geo-Political Zones with challenges related to mobilization should contact the following Telephone Numbers.

North Central – 08092142614

North East – 08102790538

North West – 08092142661

South East – 09038034460

South West – 08092142616

South South – 07018836388

  • All Part-time graduates are to register online and wait for collection of their Letter of Exclusion at their various Institutions. For those willing to print the Letter of Exclusion online, this can be done on payment of N2,786.24 only.


i. Foreign-Trained graduates are to use Nigerian Phone numbers during the online registration.

ii. When the portal is closed, registrations will not be allowed.


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