2021 JAMB REGISTRATION PROCEDURES: The following are steps for 2021 UTME registration:

STEP A. NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (NIN)
  • Candidate must have done Registration with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and obtained the National Identity Number (NIN)
  • The forgotten NIN can also be retrieved by dialing *346# from the Cellphone Number used to register (Available in MTN and Airtel only for now).
  • Visit www.nimc.gov.ng to see list of accredited centres for NIMC Registration
STEP B: PROFILE REGISTRATION
  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 2021 application, Examination/Admission.
  2. Candidate sends the word NIN space the eleven digits NIN to 55019 from his/her phone. [ (e.g: NIN (SPACE) 00123456789]. Candidate receives his/her profile code (of 10 character) and the registration name with NIMC on his/her phone.
  3. iii. 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 .
  4. Candidate presents the profile code, epin and NIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for registration
  5. Application cannot be completed until candidate’s finger print is verified. Successful verification authorizes a candidate to print his/her e-registration slip.
  6. Any change a candidate wants to do on the registration data; his/her fingerprint would have to be authenticated.
STEP C: SELF HELP IN CASE OF MISTAKE/LOSS OF PROFILE CODE
  1. To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number.
  2. 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
STEP D. (FREE COMPLAINT) TICKETING
  • For all complaints on JAMB processes, a candidate 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, select a complaint area on a drop-down and then summarize the nature of the complaint. He/she may also attach supporting documents (if available) then send