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Updated Requirements for WAEC and NECO Examination Results

Monday | March 18, 2019 | by Justine D’Souza

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WES recently updated its document requirements for all West African Examination Council (WAEC) and National Examination Council (NECO) results coming from Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and The Gambia.

Now, the appropriate examining body (WAEC or NECO) must send applicants’ official examination results directly to WES in a sealed envelope.

WES also requires applicants from these countries to send additional documentation to verify their examination results online.

Learn more below.

Steps to Follow

  1. You will need to obtain WAEC or NECO scratch cards or electronic pin code information.
  2. Then fill out this form and send the information to WES via postal mail.

You can buy scratch cards and electronic pin codes at WAEC or NECO offices, or from authorized vendors. Please visit your national WAEC or NECO website for further information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The following questions and answers will help you understand the new requirements:

Q: My file is on hold for verification. Can I send the WES WAEC/NECO E-PIN/Scratch Card Information Form?
A: Yes. Please go to the Required Documents page and follow the instructions on how to fill out and send the form. Before sending the form, ensure that all the information is correct and legible.

Q: Do I need to send my electronic pin or scratch card along with the completed WES WAEC/NECO E-PIN/Scratch Card Information Form?
A: Typically we only require the form. If you wish to send the electronic pin as well, please make sure it is taped to a larger piece of paper so that it is not misplaced.

Q: I cannot obtain an electronic pin or scratch card. What should I do?
A: Please inform us in writing and we will ask WAEC or NECO to verify your documents through posted letter or email.

Q: My graduation year cannot be verified using scratch cards. What should I do?
A: You do not need to do anything. We will ask WAEC or NECO to verify your documents through posted letter or email.

For more answers about completing credential evaluations, visit our Help Center.

Justine D'Souza

Justine D’Souza is the Social Media and Community Management Associate at World Education Services.