JAMB Registration 2024 Requirements and Procedures

The JAMB registration in Nigeria will start on Monday, January 15, and end on Monday, February 26, 2024.

The JAMB 2024 examination will occur from Friday, 19th to Monday, 29th April, 2024. The JAMB mock examination date is March 7th, 2024.

Registration for the Joint Matriculation Board (JAMB) exam is through creating a profile code by sending your NIN number to ‘55019‘ or ‘66019’ as a text message.

Dial *55019*1*NIN# or *66019*1*NIN# to get your ten (10) digits JAMB profile code.

NIN is an eleven (11) digit code that stands for National Identification Number.

The amount for the JAMB registration is four thousand and seven hundred naira (₦5,700).

JAMB Registration 2024Information
Registration BeginsMonday, January 15 2024
Registration EndsMonday, February 26, 2024
DE RegistrationMonday, 28th February – Thursday, 28th April 2024
JAMB Registration 2024 Amount₦5,700
Mock Exam Fee₦1,000
Direct Entry Registration Fee₦4,700
JAMB Mock Examination DateMarch 7th, 2024
Examination Slip PrintingWednesday 10th April, 2024
JAMB Examination DateFriday, 19th – Monday 29th April, 2024
JAMB USSD Code*55019*1*NIN# or *66019*1*NIN#
USSD Code AmountFifty Naira (₦50)
JAMB Exam SlipReprint JAMB Exam Slip Portal
JAMB 2024 SyllabusSyllabus for all Subjects
JAMB 2024 NovelLife Changer by Khadija A. Jalli
JAMB 2024 Portalhttps://jamb.gov.ng/Efacility

JAMB Registration Requirements

Here are the requirements for the JAMB registration 2024;

  • National Identification Number (NIN)
  • JAMB Profile Code
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • O’level/A’level Result
  • JAMB E-pin
  • Biodata

National Identification Number (NIN)

The National Identification Number (NIN) is an eleven (11) digit code that is compulsory for the JAMB examination.

You can get your NIN number by visiting a registration centre that is close to you.

The requirement to get the NIN number for your JAMB registration is as follows;

  • Birth Certificate
  • Local Government of Origin Certificate.

JAMB Profile Code

The JAMB profile code is a ten (10) digit number for the registration process.

You can generate your JAMB profile code by dialling *55019*1*NIN# or *66019*1*NIN# on your phone.

Generation of your JAMB profile code will cost you fifty naira (₦50).

Phone Number

You need a mobile phone number to create your JAMB profile code.

Your phone number will also be used for filling out your biodata.

Do not use your phone number for last year’s JAMB registration.

Email Address

A Google email address is required to create your JAMB profile.

You will use your email address and password to access your JAMB CAPS to accept your admission on the JAMB portal.

See how to create your email address here.

O’level/A’level Result

O’level is your senior secondary school leaving certificate result. An example is your WAEC and NECO results.

You can register for the JAMB examination using awaiting results if you are still in Senior Secondary School.

You can upload your result to the JAMB portal when your O’level is out.

A-level result is an advance secondary school result for direct entry applicants.

JAMB E-pin

The JAMB ePin is a unique token you purchase for your JAMB registration.

Here is a breakdown of the JAMB ePin.

  • JAMB ePin = ₦3,500
  • Reading Text = ₦500
  • CBT Registration Fee = ₦700


JAMB biodata is a form that contains your personal information;

  • First Name (Your Name)
  • Last Name (Your Surname)
  • Middle Name
  • Gender/Sex (Male or Female)
  • Date of Birth
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government of Origin
  • Religion (Christianity, Islam, etc.)
  • Marital Status
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Home Address
  • Maiden Name (Your Mother Surname)
  • Choice of Institution & Course
  • Preferred State for Exam

JAMB Registration Procedures

Here are the registration procedures for the JAMB 2024;

  1. Dial *55019*1*NIN# or *66019*1*NIN# on your phone
  2. Receive your JAMB profile code
  3. Purchase JAMB ePin using your profile code
  4. Go to a JAMB CBT centre
  5. Fill out your Biodata form.
  6. Complete your JAMB Registration

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146 thoughts on “JAMB Registration 2024 Requirements and Procedures”

  1. Hi Blessing pls I tried to get the code but it keeps giving me the following message “unable to charge. (ds. value. not-found)

  2. I want to create a new profile code,but it was telling me that my nin has already been registered with another number which was the number I used last three years which was 2001

    • Okay, Mariam

      You can only request for your JAMB profile code using the number linked to your NIN.

      Do you still have the number linked to your NIN?

      • Hello ?? Good morning Sir
        Pls did date Of birth on NIN slip is different from the weac one and I don’t have Neco..
        Eg NIN date of birth is 2005 while the weac is 2006..
        Pls does it has any effect,can I used it like that or it’s a must I changed the NIN dob and weac should b d same ..pls am confused bcs NIN is requesting for alot of money to change the DOB

  3. Hello Mr Blessing, I registered for jamb this year, I lost the sim I used for my registration the previous year but got my profile code from the jamb official this year for registration. I provided a email for my registration and received a mail showing profile creation details with password but I have tried to login with the email and the password jamb sent for me but it keeps saying my password and email are wrong(Not registered on their system) I can’t access my portal to check my profile And print results.what can I do

    • Wisdom,

      The JAMB portal has not yet been activated.

      You must update the phone number linked your sim or retrieve the sim.

  4. Mr. Blessing, please my brother has done his Jamb for this year. The jamb centre he registered helped him generate the profile code because the number he used in registering for NIN and last year’s Jamb was stolen. The question is how can he check his result because we’ve gone online and the portal did not bring 2023 option as exam date and he can’t receive his result on his phone as SMS. THANK YOU

  5. Can I register for de jamb with awaiting result in a subject,I’m rewriting for the paper I didn’t make, can I use a mixture of the previous one and write awaiting result for the failed paper

    • Adetoun,

      You can apply with awaiting O’level results.

      But I recommend you check with the CBT centre for confirmation.

  6. I got my profile code and pin from one jamb center and I also filled a template there,can I continue registration at another jamb center in another town,if yes do I have to pay again?

  7. Sir. Please I want to know if I can still link my email to my jamb.
    Another thing is this, since I haven’t linked my email to my jamb profile, how then can I know my center for the exam

    • Munachi,

      You do not need to link your email address to your JAMB profile to know your JAMB examination centre.

      You can do that after your exams.

  8. Can someone who is a Nigerian citizen but have a Ghana Wassce register for jamb? Or how do they have to go about it?

  9. Please while I registered for the 2023/2024 JAMB the staff told me that I would not be able to link my email because it would show ‘Not Aavailable’, and now I was told that I would not be able to do so because JAMB’s portal is closed.
    So please how will I go about linking my email to my JAMB profile.

  10. Please, when I registered for 2023/2024 JAMB the, staff told me that I would not be able to link my email, because it will show ‘Not Available’ and now I feel lost and confused because I was told that JAMB’s portal is closed.
    My question would be will I have the opportunity to link it and if yes when please?

  11. Please is it a must i go to Jamb CBT center to complete my registration? cant’t i do it on my own with my laptop.
    please if yes can i have the link sir?

  12. I have been try to get my pin since last two but what I get back is not the pin this is what I get back:-
    *Wrong Parameter 2349039395024 Passed. Send HELP to 55019 or 66019
    *Your request has been received and is being processed, you will get response shortly. The service will cost you #50 Please what could be the problem

  13. I am able to generate the PIN but I couldn’t finish the registration and I was told that it is the PIN generation that is closing today that I could continue the biometric tomorrow. Please is the claim valid?

  14. I requested for my profile code via sending my nin to 55019 and I receive this message: Thank you for requesting 9999880794. You have been charged N50 for the service.
    Pls is this my profile code cos when is entered it to purchase my e-pin, it displays code not exist.

    • My nin was linked to a number and it got lost, so I tried generating a new profile code with a new number it didn’t work. SO I TRIED USING THE PROFILE CODE FROM LAST TIME IT STILL HAS AN ISSUE. PLEASE CAN I ENTER AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY WITHOUT JAMB

  15. Please If I have my JAMB E-pin already purchased from my bank, can I fill it in my JAMB form and take it to JAMB Registration center to register for JAMB?
    Will they allow me to register even without purchasing the E-pin from them?

  16. Good evening sir.
    Please can I pauchase my e-pin myself, then head to any CBT center for my 2023 UTME registration?
    I was living at Banana island Lagos.

  17. Pls the phone number I used to register last year is missing so I am using a new phone number and they’re telling me that my NIN has been registered with another number so pls what should I do about it

  18. Pls I want to register jamb 2023 and my profile code is not showing can I use the same profile code and phone number I used last year to register

  19. Pleases I have registered for jamb previously that was 4 years ago can I still use the previous jamb profile code for this recent one sir

  20. Good morning sir, pls the number I used for linking my NIN, was stolen how can I link my NIN to the number I’m using now

  21. Good day! I tried generating my profile yesterday and today its kept saying “Wrong Parameter 2349029302158 Passed. Send HELP to 55019 or 66019”
    Pls what can i do ??

  22. Since I can use the same profile code of last year to register this year again. Can I also use the same phone number I used to register last year to register this year ?

  23. Is there any issue on picking just only 1 institute as first choice to fourth choice , just only one institute for all.

  24. I want to get my profile code but I used my Airtel number but they didn’t send me any profile code…and I decided to use the main line that I used to open my Nin but they told me that the first number that I used has already been registered what should I do

    • Wisdom,

      Do you mean you received a response from JAMB via text that the Airtel line has been registered?

      What sim is registered to your NIN?

  25. Can an individual use the same jamb profile code for last year (2022) enrollment in this year’s (2023) jamb examination enrollment? I’ve been trying to get profile code for registration since last week but to no avail.

  26. My profile code has refused to show due to connection problem.What should i do because i want to purchase a jamb early to aviod late registration.

  27. Good day sir,
    I did ND program, now I want to finish my studies in the university, I’m I to write jamb and use my ND result or I should apply for direct entry with my ND result?

  28. Good afternoon sir I want to know what is the requirements you know to get jamb form sir and also you will you register your jamb form online or offline sir

  29. I will love to study medicine in Nigeria but I am a Cameroonian already in the university study medical laboratory science

  30. great publish, very informative. I ponder why the other specialists of this sector do not understand this. You should proceed your writing. I am sure, you’ve a great readers’ base already!

  31. I want to create a new profile code,but it was telling me that my nin has already been registered with another number which was the number I used last year…… So any remedy

    • Go to a JAMB CBT centre.

      Specify that you were sent the same code from last year JAMB registration.

      You will be able to do your registration.

      • I don’t want to use same profile code for this year cos my name was not. Corresponding….. And if I go to cbt center will I be able to purchase my epin with profile code and continue for my registration

        • You will have to use the mobile number for last year registration.

          Also, you need to correct the differences in your name.


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