How to Check WAEC Result Using Phone Online 2023

Checking your WAEC result online using your phone is simple as ABC. 

In this post, I will give you an easy step-by-step guide on how to your WAEC examination results online by yourself.

You do not need to go to a computer centre, WAEC office or your secondary school to check your WAEC result.

Let me know using the comment box below if you need any assistance or have any questions concerning the checking of your WAEC result.

WAEC Result 2022

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The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has today on Monday 8th August 2022 released the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School Candidates, 2022 in Nigeria.

WAEC has reported that 76.36% of Nigerian students that took the examination obtained a minimum of five credit passes including English language and Mathematics.

WAEC Result

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The process of checking your WAEC result is through two methods;

  • Check WAEC results online
  • Check WAEC result via SMS text message

You cannot check your WAEC result without purchasing the scratch card pin. It is only with the WAEC pin that you can use to check your result.

There is no free WASSCE result checker. The WAEC scratch is three thousand Naira (₦3,000).

You contact me to get your WAEC scratch card pin by calling me here.

Requirements to Check WAEC Result

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Here is the list of what you need to check your WAEC result with your phone;

  • WAEC examination number
  • Scratch card pin
  • Examination serial number
  • Examination year
  • Type of Examination

WAEC Result Online Checker with Phone

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There are two methods to check your WAEC result by phone;

  1. Online on the WAEC result checker page
  2. SMS text message

Check WAEC Result Online

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Checking your WAEC result online is the best method. It is free of charge, faster and more reliable than the SMS method.

Here is the procedure to check your WAEC result online;

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser on your phone
  2. Go to the official WAEC result checker page
  3. Enter the ten (10) digits of your WAEC examination number
  4. Select examination year in the drop-down menu
  5. Select your examination type
  6. Enter your scratch card pin
  7. Enter your examination serial number
  8. Click on submit to view your WAEC result

WAEC Result SMS Checker

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This method allows you to see your WAEC result using SMS at the rate of thirty (30) naira.

Here is the procedure how to check your WAEC result through SMS;

  1. Open the text message app on your phone
  2. Select Send New Message
  3. Type your WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear
  4. Enter 32327 for the receiver
  5. Click on send message
  6. You will receive your WAEC result via SMS

Example of the text message; WAEC*4250101241*765546789872*2021

check WAEC result with sms

Buy WAEC Scratch Card Pin

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The place to buy the WAEC scratch pin is any WAEC office in your location. 

In addition, you can get it at a cyber café in your area or at your secondary school.

You can only use a scratch pin to check your WAEC result five (5) times. After which, you would have to buy another scratch card.

Also, you cannot check two different WAEC results with a single scratch card. It is one result to one scratch card.


How can I check my WAEC results online?

Visit to check your WAEC result online

How do I get my WAEC PIN?

You can buy your WAEC pin at the bank or online from online payment gateways like Remita, Interswitch, etc.

How can I check my WAEC result using Google?

Yes, you can check your WAEC using Google by visiting

Does the WAEC result expire?

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) result does not expire.

How much is WAEC verification PIN?

The WAEC verification pin is three thousand Naira (₦3,000)

Why is my WAEC result not available?

It means that your WAEC result is not yet out.

How can I check my WAEC result without a PIN?

You cannot check your WAEC result without a pin.

What is an e-PIN?

The e-PIN stands for Electronic Personal Identification Number.

In WAECDIRECT, it is a unique 10-digit or 12-digit number that is required to access the service.

The service enables direct access to a candidate’s results via multiple channels. The e-PIN is found in a valid WAEC Voucher.

How many times can I check my results?

You may check your result up to a maximum of 5 (five) times with the use of 1 (one) e-PIN.

In order to check further after exhausting the allowed 5 (five) times, you will need to purchase another e-PIN which will entitle you to another 5 (five) result checks.

Let me know in the comment box below if you encounter any challenges. Also, you can ask your questions. I will get back to you.

You can share your result to receive a congratulatory message.

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94 thoughts on “How to Check WAEC Result Using Phone Online 2023”

  1. Sir, I rechecked my waec results online and it’s telling me “you have exceeded your maximum allowance”. Decided to check through SMS(but not with my phone), and nothing came up.

  2. Ma I tried send mine via SMS but it telling me wrong perimeter,and also online but it not still showing my result, though it not the phone number I used in registration that I use to send it ooo what should I do

  3. Hello sir how do I save my result in a PDF format so I can print only in a cafe. Due to the increased price in purchasing scratch card I want to use mine just only once.

    • Hello,

      The WAEC result is not a PDF file.

      Therefore, you will have to print your result with a computer.

      You would need to get a laptop to check your WAEC result.

      Then you can save your result as a PDF to your phone for printing at a cyber cafe.

      Let me know if you have further questions.

  4. Hi am Thomas Jj demaestro gaye i took the WAEC IN 2017 for the first time but was unsuccessful.But that same year i sat the resitting N was successful but there was a error on my Names but did realized it sooner it was after the resitting i realized it.So what should i do next because it is the name causing me not to enroll in college please i need help.

    • Go to your school or JAMB office in your state.

      You will get assistance on the procedure for the correction of the name.

  5. Serial number is it same with seat number?cus I have my waec center number and don’t remember if my number is 004 or 005 ,I go to my school they said I should pay 7k which I don’t have now

    • Hello Angela, sorry for your ordeal.

      The serial number is different from the seat number.

      It depends on the arrangement in your school.

      • Can you please clarify the serial number if it’s not the same as the seat number….
        And I hope the exam number is the combination of centre number and seat number

  6. I have used my smart card just twice but they are saying have used it 5 of 5…
    What can I do to check my result again because my result is been held…

  7. Do i have to have checked my result before i reach my scratch card limits or does it start counting once i log in even if i get an error without checking d result?

    • You can only use the scratch card pin to check your WAEC result for three times.

      Afterwhich, you will have to get another scratch card to check your result.

    • Clinton,

      The error message that you are getting could be due to network congestion.

      Check your WAEC result online or try again later in the midnight.

      Good luck. I Hope to hear Good news from you.

    • Ensure that you enter the correct year and exam number.

      Also, ensure that you have not previously checked your result with the same WAEC scratch card more than three times.

    • Ensure that you select the correct exam year and registration number.

      If the problem persists, try again later.

      Also, ensure that you have not exceeded your scratch card limit.


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