WAEC GCE Registration Form — Application Guide

WAEC GCE Registration Form 2024/2025 — Application Guide

WAEC GCE Registration Form; Did you have the intention to register for WAEC and could not meet up for financial reasons or delay or reasons that are private to you? There is another opportunity for you guys. The good news is that WAEC GCE has started registration, and those who are interested should obtain their form immediately.

It is very obvious that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has come to an end, and the next big thing that is currently happening is the WAEC GCE. This is to inform you that the WAEC GCE Registration Form for 2024 is now out and on sale, so those who could not meet up to register for the main WAEC can now register for the WAEC GCE that is presently going on.

So guys, in this article, we are going to guide you on how you can apply for your WAEC GCE for 2024, so don’t hesitate to read this article to the end, for your good.

WAEC GCE Registration Form — Application Guide

WAEC GCE Registration Form 2024 — Application Guide

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has started the registration for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates, the second series. However, interested candidates are by this information invited to obtain their registration forms. 

This is to let intended candidates that registration will commence on the 10th of July, 2023.

Candidates should know that there are some new features in the 2023 WAEC GCE registration procedures, which is the inclusion of biometric features that will be used for the validation of students at their examination centers.

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), conducts two different examinations, they are:

  • The WASSCE for Private Candidates-First Series (Jan/Feb) 
  • And WASSCE General Certificate Examination, Second Series (Aug/Sept).

WAEC GCE Registration Period 

This section will look at the date of the commencement of WAEC GCE registration. so if you are an interested candidate, see here below the scheduled time for registration time for the WAEC GCE.

  • Registration will commence on the 10th of July, 2024
  • Registration closing date: 11 August 2024
  • Each candidate is required to pay the sum of Thirty Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N30,500.00) for walk-in registration, and the registration should be done not less than twenty-four hours before the scheduled time for the examination.

Approved Subjects for WAEC GCE Second Series

The council offers a total of 36 (thirty-six) subjects that candidates can choose from. Moreso, candidates should visit the council’s official website and check for available centers before obtaining their registration pin.

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Available Subjects for WAEC GCE Second Series

Before you choose the subjects that you will register for the examination, the following are the approved and available courses offered but the WAEC for all candidates.

S/N and Subject Name 

1 Commerce

2 Financial Accounting

3 Christian Religious Studies

4 Economics 2

5 Geography

6 Government

7 History

8 Islamic Studies

9 Literature In English

10 Civic Education

11 Arabic

12 English Language

13 french

14 Hausa

15 Igbo

16 Yoruba

17 Further Mathematics

18 General Mathematics

19 Agricultural Science

20 Biology

21 Chemistry

22 Health Education/Health Science

23 Physical Education

24 Physics

25 Auto Mechanics

26 Building Construction

27 Metal Work

28 Technical Drawing

29 Woodwork

30 Basic Electricity

31 Basic Electronics

32 Clothing And Textiles

33 Foods And Nutrition

34 Home Management

35 Music

36 Visual Art

Application Procedures for WAEC GCE 2024

Every applicant is required to pay the sum of Eighteen Thousand Naira (N18,000) only, as a registration fee. Candidates can pay for the registration fees at any of the following banks:

  • Access Bank Plc
  • Ecobank Plc
  • Fidelity Bank Plc
  • First Bank of Nig
  • First City Monument Bank Plc
  • Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
  • Heritage Bank Plc
  • Jaiz Bank
  • Polaris Bank Ltd
  • Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc
  • Standard Chartered Bank Plc
  • Sterling Bank Plc
  • Union Bank of Nigeria Plc
  • United Bank for Africa Plc
  • Unity Bank Plc
  • WEMA Bank Plc
  • Zenith Bank Plc

NOTE: After the payment, you are to obtain your registration pin and information VCD. also, applicants will have to pay the sum of N500 as bank charges to the designated bank. 

Candidates must have their National Identity Number, for the registration exercise.

Those with special needs should indicate it clearly (Visual, Low vision, Spastic, Speech, Hard to hear).

So, once you are sure to have met all the requirements, follow this link https://registration.waecdirect.org/ to begin the registration.

Completing the Application/Registration

Candidates should ensure that they apply for their examination during the period of registration, and ensure that all their personal information is correct. These include Their names, genders, passport photographs, dates of birth, and subjects. After all is said and done, they should print the admission notice which will serve as a means of identification during the examination. Their result checker pin will also appear there on the admission notice. UareU digital persona fingerprint device is the acceptable fingerprint.

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General Application Information

Here is important information that you need to know and have to complete your registration:

  • Even before registration, candidates should check the VCD first
  • Use a valid email and phone number
  • If you are caught in examination malpractice, you will be prosecuted accordingly
  • You need to come with your original Admission Notice
  • Make sure that your entries are correct before you upload them, the council will not be held responsible and there will be no room for corrections.
  • No mobile phones and other gadgets are needed at the examination hall.
  • No professional uniforms are allowed, only mufti with short sleeves are allowed
  • Study the syllables and the regulations before the examination
  • Application with a poor or defaced photograph will invalidate the candidate’s registration
  • Upload a passport photograph with a digital camera.
  • The passport must be BLACK and WHITE.
  • The passport has to be JPEG File only, 275 by 314 pixels with 72 bit resolution
  • Candidates are not permitted to smoke in the examination hall


In today’s article, we discussed the guide on how you can apply for your WAEC GCE for 2023 and other things that are necessary for the registration of the examination which include fees, the subjects available for all applicants, and the new features in the registration process. And finally, we told you the registration commencement date and registration deadline.

Amos Nya
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