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JAMB Registration Form

Is JAMB form out for 2023? Yes, the JAMB form for 2023 is out online. The 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Direct Entry (DE) will commence on February 12 and end on March . The mock examination is expected to hold on April, while the examination would hold from May.

JAMB Registration Update 2023 is out: This is to inform intending candidates that wish to sit for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) UTME that the JAMB Registration Form 2023 is out.

On this page, you will find answers to the following questions.

Is JAMB form out for 2023?

Is JAMB form out for 2023 and how much?

Is JAMB form still out?

See Instructions and Guidelines below.

JAMB Registration Form

In this post, we’ll share all the basic tips you need during your JAMB UTME registration. You’ll learn the JAMB UTME 2023 general entry requirements and a lot more. The JAMB 2023 form is available to candidates in Nigeria and Foreign countries.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates are advised in their own interest to carry out their JAMB registration at JAMB Accredited CBT CENTRES Nationwide.

We strongly advise candidates against patronizing any Cyber café or computer centres other than the ones published by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

The release of this Jamb CBT registration form 2023 will give an answer to questions that many aspirants have been asking us, which include;

Insideschool Tips: JAMB has made it mandatory for candidates to create a Jamb profile before applying. Without the JAMB profile, No Candidates will register for JAMB Registration Form 2023 as all documents uploaded are done on the JAMB Portal. After creating a Jamb profile, you can apply for Jamb and even check your admission status.

You may want to BOOKMARK THIS PAGE and always check back often as we will continue to supply you with adequate information to help you have a hitch-free registration.

Let’s get started.

JAMB Form Registration Period and Cost:


Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) UTME has just announced that registration for the 2023 UTME and sale of forms, begins will commence on February 12 and ends on March . We will update this page as soon as the JAMB form 2022 is out.

JAMB Direct entry candidates should check (2023 JAMB Direct Entry Form Application Details) to obtain JAMB DE form and register.

Below are some important links you should check before you proceed with registration:

JAMB Brochure
JAMB Syllabus
JAMB Profile Creation & Purchase of e-Pin for New & Previously Used Numbers
JAMB Accredited Registration Centre Nearest to You
JAMB Past Questions and Answers
JAMB Subjects Combination for Science, Arts, Commercial & Social Sciences Students
Textbooks Recommended for 2023 JAMB UTME: All Subjects
Price, Selling Points of 2023 JAMB UTME E-Pin (Scratch Card)
Compulsory Novels to Read for 2032 JAMB UTME General Paper
2023 JAMB: List of 7 Important Things to Know about JAMB Registration
Approved Fee to Pay for 2023 UTME Registration

Other JAMB Important Links:
JAMB To Introduce Self Service Registration Platform
JAMB USSD Code: 66019 the New Addition to 55019
JAMB Introduces Computer Studies & Physical and Health Education as UTME Subjects
JAMB Adds WhatsApp Platform to its Support/Complaint Centre

JAMB Form 2023/2024 Online Registration Video Tutorial.

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Procedure for JAMB Form 2023/2024 Registration.

Interested candidates are advised to read the information below carefully to be able to obtain their JAMB Registration form:

  • Registration Fee is Three Thousand Five Hundred (N3, 500) Naira Additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira only, is paid to obtain the reading text The Life Changerby Khadija Abubakar Jali for both UTME Candidates and DE candidates  and $20 for Candidates from the eight foreign centres.
  • A CD containing JAMB eSyllabus, Brochure, and other vital materials is also given free.

2023 JAMB Order of Choice of Institution

On the 2023 JAMB registration platform, Candidates are to note that their 1st choice can be a College of Education, University, Innovative Enterprise Institutes, Polytechnics/Monotechnics, NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) or Nigeria Police Academy.

JAMB Syllabus for your Subject Combinations

We advise you to remember the course and the subject combinations for that course you selected before during the pre-registration stage, it is now time to get more details on it.

You will need to get the JAMB syllabus for those courses so you can start studying them in preparation for your JAMB exam.

See JAMB Syllabus for All Subjects [PDF] here.

  • Candidates should note that ePINS purchased are tied to individual profile and are not transferable.
  • Candidates are advised to keep as private and confidential their security details such as registration numbers, password/numbers of ATM Cards, email addresses, and ePINs. No center is allowed to request or accept a candidate’s password.

Jamb Registration Date, Duration and Amount:

According to Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, the Jamb Registration Date is expected on January. We will update this page as soon as the JAMB form 2022 is out. All interested candidates, including those registering in foreign countries, should take note of this date.

How Much Is JAMB Form 2023?

The Cost of the JAMB Registration Form is outlined in the table below.

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ItemsAmount (₦)
Registration Fee3,500
Compulsory Reading Text500
Service Charge for Registration700

JAMB Registration Form 2023 Requirements.

The general entry requirements for admission into the First Degree, National Diploma (ND), National Innovation Diploma (NID), and Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) programs in Universities, other degree-awarding Institutions, Monotechnics, Polytechnics, Innovation Enterprise Institutions and Colleges of Education are five (5) O’Level Credit passes including Mathematics and English Language.

Details are available in the Brochure, which would be given to each Candidate at the accredited CBT centres and JAMB State-Offices. It is also available for download at www.jamb.gov.ng and on Android Mobile App (JAMB IBASS) from the Google Play store.

Insideschool Tips:

  • Please do not give your password to any center.
  • Make sure you generate your JAMB REGISTRATION PROFILE CODE with your own phone number. (Don’t use the Registration Center phone number as an important code will be sent to you in the future).
  • Make sure you register with a valid email address. We strongly recommend you use Gmail Account.

JAMB Direct Entry Form Requirements

Please know that candidates for JAMB Direct Entry Form must have any of the following qualifications to be considered for admission through Direct Entry:

  • A minimum of an O’Level credit pass in five (5) SSCE subjects at not more than two sittings with at least two prescribed subjects [for each program (course of study)] at Principal or Advanced level.
  • Two passes (in prescribed subjects for each course of study) at the Advanced-Level Examination of IJMB, Cambridge, JUPEB, or Institute of Baccalaureate with SSCE/GCE, NTS/NBC credits equivalents in three other subjects.
  • Passes in two major subjects in the NCE with S.S.C.E., NTC/NBC credits, or equivalents in THREE other subjects (mainly for Education Courses) and ND.
  • Minimum of lower credit grade in National Diploma or National Innovation Diploma and the O’Level requirements



Arrangement of UTME Choice of Institutions

Every candidate is to note that the 1st choice can be a Polytechnic/Monotechnic, College of Education, University, Innovation Enterprise Institution, Nigerian Defence Academy, or the Police Academy.

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Where & How to Obtain Jamb 2022 Registration Form – How to fill JAMB Form 2023 – Step by Step Guide

Interested candidates are advised to follow the instruction below carefully to be able to obtain their JAMB UTME form:


UPDATED ON PROFILE CREATION: The examination body also raised concerns that candidates, in trying to generate their profiles, are sending their details wrongly to 55019.

Below is the right step to take, according to JAMB:

“The right process is to send the word “NIN” allow one space in between, then insert the eleven digits NIN number to 55019 e.g. NIN 00000000000. Any other process is wrong and would not generate the profile code for the candidate”

“It is also necessary for the candidate to know that only the SIM that is linked to his/her NIN can be used to send the NIN to 55019.”

  1. One Cell (mobile) number (SIM) can be used by one candidate only. The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2022 Application, Examination/Admission. NOTE THE SIM-NUMBER USED. IT IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE FOR SUBSEQUENT COMMUNICATION
  2. Candidate sends his/her name [Surname First-Name Middle- Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to 55019. This should be a maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to 55019 e.g. Tinubu Adamu Odumegwu. Surname and first name are mandatory
  3. A Profile Code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone (SIM) number
  4. The candidate presents the profile code to the point of procurement of form (Banks, MMOs, MFBs, Switches, USSD Partners). The form- ePIN is then sent as a text message to the candidate
  5. The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration


  1. To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, send the [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number
  2. To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number
  3. Candidate can reset lost or forgotten Profile Password on their registered cell phone by sending [password] space [email address] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number

(FREE COMPLAINT) TICKETING: For ALL complaints on JAMB processes, candidates can create a support ticket at (support.jamb.gov.ng) with his/her email address registered on the Board’s site. The candidate then provides his/her name, phone number, and the nature of the issue selects a complaint area on a dropdown and then summarizes the nature of the complaint. He/she may also attach supporting documents (if available) then send them.


The list of JAMB ePIN outlets are:

  • NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, FCMB, FIDELITY, FIRSTBANK, JAIZ, Polaris, Stanbic IBTC, STERLING, UNION, and UNITY)
  • Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Transact, Pocket Moni, TEASYPay, Packway Projects (Readycash), and Xpress payment solutions
  • Participating Micro Finance Banks: Trust MFB, Zazzau MFB, Obeledun MFB, and Regent MFB
  • Online Payment Platforms: System Specs (Remita), InterSwitch (Quickteller) Upper-link, e-Transact and United Payment Services (UPS)
  • Cooperative Society: JAMB Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society
  • Others: Unique ICT, Digital Partners Network
  • POS (Citi-Serve)
  • ATMs of banks listed in (1) above (InterSwitch)
  • USSD (ERCAS) for mobile banking
  • Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Beau, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg, and London


  1. Collect the Profile Code from the candidate’s phone
  2. Collect payment and vend ePIN by SMS to candidate’s phone (Not dictating or copying)
  3. Facilitate POS Payment, if necessary
  4. Issue Evidence of Payment
  5. Collect Centre Service Fees, if requested by the CBT Centre
  6. ePIN is to be delivered electronically to candidates and not to be handwritten


    • Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  2. PAYMENT THROUGH POS – This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS outlets, and any CBT Centre that demands it
    • Present Profile Code and pay by card
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  3. PAYMENT THROUGH MOBILE MONEY OPERATORS – This is available at CBT Centres and Other Outlets
    • Present Profile Code and pay by cash
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
  4. PAYMENT USING ATM – This is available on all ATM outlets of Participating Banks listed in C(I) (InterSwitch Channel)
    • Select Bill Payment and then pick JAMB
    • Enter Profile Code and pay
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
    • Visit the JAMB website: jamb.gov.ng
    • Click Purchase of 2020 Application Document
    • Enter your Profile Code
    • Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
    • Make payment
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number
    • Dial *565*6*55019#
    • Enter Profile Code
    • Select the bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
    • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


  1. If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from the unique number
  2. The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number



The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for completion of registration. The name of the candidate as typed by the candidate on his/her phone when registering the profile comes up automatically on the input of the e-PIN by the CBT center

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Candidates are to:

  1. Pay NOT more than N700 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
  2. Provide Biodata including Date of Birth, Nationality, State of Origin, Local Government, Gender, e-mail address, among others
  3. Provide choice of institutions and programs (disciplines)
  4. Provide qualification with grades and dates, if not awaiting result
  5. Upload relevant certificates, if not awaiting result
  6. O/L and or A/L grades are to be provided by candidates. Candidates who are awaiting results should supply the results online as soon as they are available on JAMB’s portal. JAMB will consider no recommendations from any Institution if the candidate has not supplied his/her result on the portal of JAMB
  7. Supply JAMB registration number for previous institutional certificates for DE only
  8. Provide UTME subjects and choice of examination town(s) for
    • Mock examination (optional)
    • Examination for UTME (actual examination)
  9. Do picture capture (no scanning of passport photograph)
  10. Do Biometric enrolment (ten fingers)
  11. Review entries and confirm correctness
  13. Collect, at no other cost, the reading text, and CD
  14. Each Candidate is to collect his/her e-slip at the end of registration as evidence of registration
  15. There will be no offline registration, as all the accredited CBT centers have been empowered for real-time online registration. No candidate should register at any center other than the accredited CBT center and JAMB State-Offices. Any candidate who is registered outside approved centers will be identified and disqualified.


  1. All candidates must mandatorily register their profiles through text messages as illustrated above before proceeding to buy the ePIN
  2. The registration fee is non-refundable
  3. As it is the practice, centers are allowed to charge not more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) only as registration Any center that charges more than Seven Hundred Naira (₦700) should be reported to JAMB for appropriate sanctions
  4. All CBT centers have been mandated to select any of the participating banks, MMOs, MFBs, etc. These financial institutions are to be present at the CBT centers for the purpose of collecting all No CBT center staff is allowed to conduct direct cash transaction with the candidates
  5. Candidates are advised to read and understand the guidelines on admission and instructions on how to complete the online registration before commencing the process of registration
  6. Multiple registrations are not Candidates who register more than once will be identified and disqualified
  7. Candidates should note that they are required to be present and take live photographs, which will be embossed on their result slips and admission letters. No scanned/stapled passport photograph is allowed
  8. Candidates are to note that irrespective of their choice of course of study, they will also be tested on a general text: “Sweet Sixteen” by Bolaji Abdullahi for UTME and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” by H. Mohammed for Direct Entry Candidates
  9. Candidates/Officials would not be allowed to enter into the examination center with a wristwatch, Phone, electronic device, or any pen/biro. The only common pencil is allowed

Candidates are warned that JAMB does not require nor authorize the services of ANY cyber cafe or establishment other than the accredited CBT centers for this exercise

How to Recover Lost JAMB ePIN after Payment

If in any case you lost your ePin while during or after you purchase JAMB Registration form just follow the instruction below for how to recover your epin.

i. If ePIN is not Received or Lost, send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or  DE respectively from the unique number. The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on the candidate’s unique number

After successful payment and obtaining ePIN, candidate should proceed to any of the jamb accredited CBT centres to complete his/her registration

ii. In line with the Board’s regulated registration exercise, only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres and JAMB Offices will be allowed to register candidates

iii. Each candidate should visit any accredited CBT centre with his/her personal details, the profile, and evidence of payment.

Summary  of JAMB Timetable;

  • JAMB 2023 UTME Registration timatable will be update when is released

How To Get NIN For JAMB 2023 Registration 

NIN For JAMB 2021 Registration

Prospective candidates of the JAMB 2023 will have to link their applications to their National Identification Number (NIN). This is coming after the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Identification and Management Commission (NIMC) entered into a partnership to have the NIN as part of JAMB’s registration criteria.

You need not worry as we have you covered, here are the steps to linking your NIN to your JAMB Registration Form 2023.

What is a NIN?

The National Identification Number (NIN) is the unique number that identifies you as a Nigerian and is issued to you upon enrollment by NIMC (the National Identity Management Commission). It is used to match your biometric data and other details in the National Identity Database during verification and authentication.

Note: You Can Register Your NIN At either any NIN Enrolment Centre in Nigeria or at the Bank.

How To Register NIN At the Bank

  • Visit any UBA or Zenith Bank Branch
  • Tell them you want to enrol NIN for Jamb
  • You will be given a form to fill your personal details
  • Enter the country, state, local government and town of your father
  • Enter the country, state, local government and town of your mother
  • There is field in the form to enter your National Identification Number, ignore it.
  • You can open an account with the Bank if they insist.
  • Submit the form
  • Ask when to come back for your NIN Slip
  • Done

How To Register NIN At Approved Centres

To avoid the queue at the Banks and for convenience, you may want to register NIN at a centre close to you. Where Else can I register NIN? 

>> Click to Access the NIN registration centres in all 36 States in Nigeria and the one closest to you<<

Follow the guide below to obtain your NIN for JAMB Registration Form 2023:

  • Walk into the NIN Enrolment Centre with a supporting document (see documents below).
  • You will be issued an enrolment form to fill
  • Applicant’s forms will be vetted by a NIMC Official to crosscheck the information filled on the form against the supporting document provided and to check for errors/mistake filled on the form.
  • Your pre-filled information will be inputted on the NIMC Software by a NIMC enrolment officer or the Barcode slip will be scanned by the NIMC enrolment officer to populate all the required field.
  • The enrolment officer will ask the Jamb candidate to double-check his/her information for errors using the applicant monitor.
  • If the applicant is satisfied with his/her demographic information, the biometrics (ten fingerprints and facial image) of the applicant will be captured subsequently.
  • A National Identification Number (NIN) Slip is issued to you after processing.
  • This is what you need to apply for Jamb 2023.

How To I find Your JAMB NIN?

You will be given a slip containing your National Identification Number after registering NIN for JAMB Registration Form 2022. You can also check your NIN by dialling *346# on your Mobile phone. The service costs just N20.

Document You Need To Register NIN for JAMB 2023

If you have any of the following documents (just one), then you are good to go. If you don’t have any, then it is easy for you to get a Birth certificate or the local government of origin. You can do that within two days.

  1. Driver’s License
  2. Voter’s card (Temporary or Permanent)
  3. Nigerian International passport
  4. Certificate of Local Government of Origin
  5. Attestation letter from a prominent ruler in your community
  6. Birth certificate
  7. Declaration of age
  8. Attestation letter from religious/traditional leader
  9. NHIS ID card
  10. Government staff ID card
  11. Registered/recognized private organization staff ID card
  12. School ID Card (private/public)
  13. Tax Clearance certificate
  14. Valid immigration documents

You will find the following information in the NIN Slip

Now that you have been giving the NIN Slip this how the National Identity Number Slip (NIMC Slip) look like

National Identity Number Slip (NIMC Slip)
Photo Credit: docs.smileidentity.com
  • Title: National Identity Management System, Federal Republic of Nigeria, National Identification Number Slip (NINS).
  • Tracking ID
  • NIN:  11 digits number
  • Issue Date: N/A
  • Surname
  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Gender
  • Address
  • NIN Website, email and call line.

Note: The National Identification Number (NIN) is your identity. It is confidential and may only be released for legitimate transactions. You will be notified when your National Identity Card is ready.

JAMB Registration Update – Procedure for Foreign Countries.

Candidates who which to apply for the 2023 JAMB form should strictly ahead to the following JAMB Registration Procedure to be able to have a smooth registration process.

  • The JAMB Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or it’s equivalent in each of the eight countries
  • Candidates from the eight foreign countries are to download the Application from the Board’s website (www.jamb.gov.ng) complete and submit it with the fee at the eight designated centers as indicated on the website.


Candidates who are blind are to indicate by typing BLIND and also picking the option of writing their examination through CBT mode or Read Examination Aloud


A special indicator for the deaf/mute has been created to differentiate them for special attention at the examination hall. Deaf candidates are therefore to confirm this appropriately during JAMB Registration Form 2023.


  1. Candidates with biometric challenges can only register at JAMB headquarters in Abuja.
    ii. No other CBT center is allowed to register such candidates
    iii. They will also sit for their examination at JAMB headquarters in Abuja

JAMB Form Closing Date 2023

JAMB Form Closing Date end on March , is yet to be announced once it announces we will update this section.

If you have registered for the JAMB Registration Form 2023 kindly share your experiences with others via the comments section below.

If you have any questions about the JAMB Registration Update, kindly use the comment section.

Frequently Ask Question on JAMB

YES: The JAMB 2023 form will be on sale from January. We will update this page as soon as the JAMB form 2023 is out.

Yes, Jamb Cbt registration has started.

Yes, you can register for JAMB 2022 now. Kindly see the instructions above for more details.

The Jamb 2023 form be released on January. We will update this page as soon as the JAMB form 2023 is out.

To get the JAMB profile pin all you need to do is send the following code

*550191*YOUR NIN #



JAMB WhatsApp Platform

See the information on this page to learn how to fill out the form.

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