School candidates collect their certificates from their schools while private candidates obtain theirs directly from WAEC.

A confirmation of result can be processed by submitting to WAEC the following:

  1. One plain foolscap envelope
  2. One stamped, addressed envelope for each confirmation of results
  3. =N=250 postage stamp for local mails
  4. =N=350 postage stamp for international mails
  5. An affidavit sworn to in a court of law which should contain the following details:
    1. Candidate's Name (in full)
    2. Name of Examination
    3. Year of Examination
  6. Two copies of candidates's passport photograph per result
  7. Fee for confirmation of resultis:
    1. =N=10,000.00 per result for overseas institutions
    2. =N=5,000.00 per result for institutions within Nigeria

Confirmed results are not handed over to candidates. They are sent direct to the institutions/establishments which candidates want to provide with the information.

No. Accreditation is carried out by the Federal Ministry of Education alone.

Candidates can collect their certificates from WAEC Zonal and Branch offices in charge of the state where they sat for the examination.

Results are cancelled when candidates are found guilty of examination malpractice.

Yes.

Yes. Reports about functionaries who are teachers are made to the various State Ministries of Education and All Nigerian Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) for disciplinary measures. Such functionaries have been disciplined in the past. WAEC has its own procedures for disciplining erring inspectors.

A Private candidate sends his/her request for an amendment to WAEC directly, while in the case of a school candidate it is the principal who makes the request. In the two instances, the original copy of the certificate should be sent along with the application for amendment. WAEC charges a fee for the amendment where it is discovered that the error emanated from the candidate, otherwise, it is free.