How to register as a WASSCE Private Candidate (NovDec) [2022/23]

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The West African Examinations Council has announced that registration for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates (NovDec).

In a press statement to the public, WAEC stated that all candidates who wish to apply for the WASSCE Private Exams should follow the procedure below;


For detailed information on the registration procedure, prospective candidates are to log onto the WAEC website www.waecgh.orgCandidates are advised to read the manual of registration available on the website carefully before proceeding to register.

  1. Candidates are to note that there is a biometric component of the registration, which includes the capturing of finger prints and photograph of candidates.
  1. Candidates are required to start the registration process by contacting internet cafes with the requisite equipment for the capturing of their fingerprints.
  1. Candidates may continue the registration process anywhere on their own after the biometric registration which should include the capturing of their fingerprints.

Upon submission of their entries online, candidates should print an invoice which they have to submit to a designated bank to effect payment of the registration fee by cash

The list of designated banks can be found in the manual of registration.

 The registration shall become valid only after the requisite fee has been paid.


Candidates should read the entire manual for the registration carefully and comply with the requirements.  The Council advises candidates not to make payments to any persons other than the designated banks only.  

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