WAEC Digital Certificate

WAEC Digital Certificate is a step further into the digital world. Yes, you can carry your certificate around on your smart devices. As you read on, we will be showing everything you need to know about the WAEC Digital Certificate.

WAEC Digital Certificate

WAEC Digital Certificate Platform

In today’s digital era, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Nigeria has taken a significant step to enhance academic credibility and access to academic documents.

The introduction of the WAEC Digital Certificate Platform allows candidates to easily access, share, and confirm their certificates from anywhere in the world.

Aligned with its longstanding goals of promoting academic and moral excellence, fostering sustainable human resource development, encouraging international cooperation, and ensuring efficient service delivery, WAEC Nigeria has launched an innovative Digital Certificate platform.

This platform, available as both a mobile and web-based application, caters to candidates, individuals, institutions, and organizations. Among its notable features, it facilitates:

1. Accessing and sharing certificates

2. Requesting and confirming certificate validity

3. Recovering forgotten WAEC candidate examination numbers


How to Access the WAEC Certificate

  • Go to waec.org on any browser.
  • Click “Create Account” on the top right corner.
  • Select “Certificate Access (Candidate)”.
  • Fill in your contact details, ensuring your email is accessible for verification.
  • Confirm your account using the verification code sent to your email.
  • To obtain the certificate, complete the form with your Exam year, Exam type, and WAEC candidate number.
  • For “Exam type,” choose from WASSCE for school candidates or WASSCE for private students 1 & 2.
  • Provide your BVN when prompted.
  • After verification, you’ll be charged 30 units, and your certificate will be available shortly.
  • You can download your certificate for free.
  • Sharing your certificate

For any concerns or inquiries, the platform includes a section where users can submit a complaint ticket directed to the support team. Additionally, they maintain an active presence on social media for more immediate interactions. The platform adheres to a 24-hour response rule.

According to the official WAEC Twitter handle, all certificates that have been withheld are not accessible or verifiable on this platform.

The WAEC Digital Certificate platform is an innovative solution, streamlining processes and ensuring that West African students and professionals can easily access their academic credentials, regardless of their global location.


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