WAEC GCE 2018-2019 REGISTRATION: How to Apply | Registration Guide Steps for all Private Candidates

Registration Steps for all Private Candidates (WASSCE JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018): The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced plans conduct a first series of examination for private candidates for the month of January and February 2018. This will be added to the already May/June as well as November/December examination. Candidates interested are to register online and below I have outline the following simple steps you can follow to start your online application and submit the form without any problem.


 All candidates for the January. February GCE 2018 are advice to follow and adhere to the following steps in completing and submitting their inline application form online. Failure to adhere may lead to the candidates being disqualified and deem ineligible to apply.


Candidates are to start their Registration by enrolling their fingerprints and capturing other personal details using the Biometric Data Capture software. Download if you have a fingerprint scanner or visit any Registration Centre with such facilities to scan your fingerprints. Ensure your Surname, First name and other names are captured using the software

Click the link below for the rules and regulations governing the examination



You are required to enter your bio data which includes Gender, Disability, Marital Status, Maiden Name (if applicable), Date of Birth, Nationality and State of Origin. Note that your name must not be more than 40 characters; this includes spaces between the surname, first name and other name. Please select NONE for disability information if you are not disabled


You are required to upload your scanned passport size photograph with a white background. The photograph must be a recent one and must be in Joint Portable Exchange (jpg) format. Note that the photograph you upload will be printed on your photocard and certificate. The dimension of the passport must be exactly 275 X 314 pixels. The photograph must not be more than 15 kilobytes and not less than 7 kilobytes in size.

Click the link below to download WASSCE for Private Candidates – First Series (2018) Time Table (P).ht



You are required to supply your contact information which includes telephone, email, residential address, residential city, residential state, postal address, city and state. Note that Telephone number is compulsory since it would be used to contact the candidate should the need arise.


You are required to select the state and town you wish to write the examination. The exact centre will be automatically assigned to you by the system. Please note that you cannot change your examination town after submission


English Language and Mathematics have been automatically selected for you because they are compulsory. You are required to select the other subjects you wish to register for in this examination. Please note that a minimum of Seven (7) and a maximum of Nine (9) subjects are allowed (English Language and Mathematics inclusive).


You are required to read the declaration section carefully and check or tick the check boxes before submitting your form. You cannot proceed unless you have done this.

Click below  to get the WAEC Syllabus



Once you have completed the registration form, you are required to click the ACCEPT button after which a preview of your details will be displayed. You are required to review your application at this stage and click the EDIT button if you desire to make any modification. You should click the SAVE button if you want to save your application and still be able to come back and modify it. Note that you can only modify up to 3 times. Click the SUBMIT button if you want to submit your application. NOTE that you will no longer be able to modify your application once you click the SUBMIT button.


On successful completion and submission of your registration form, the system will allocate a centre to you and generate your examination number. You should then print the admission notice/photo card. Note that this document will be required before you are allowed into the examination hall.

To start your online registration kindly visits the link below;


Registration closes by REGISTRATION CLOSES ON: 29-12-2017


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