How to check 2023 WAEC Results through an online portal and Text Message.


The Publisher Nigeria reports that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Friday, released the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) result for private candidates in the first series for 2023.


Announcing the results, the Head, the National Office of WAEC, Patrick Areghan, said that out of the 8,348 candidates that sat for the exam, the examination body withheld the result of 413 candidates due to varied cases of examination malpractice.



According to the figures given by WAEC, 76.36% of students got a minimum of five (5) credits, including English Language and Mathematics, in five (5) or more subjects.


WAEC directed the private candidates who sat for the 2022 WASSCE second series to visit its website to check their results. The 2022 WAEC results are now available for candidates to check online or via SMS.


Here are steps to help candidates check their WAEC results online


You don’t need to purchase any scratch card/pin to access your result. Check your Smart Identity Card for your Result Checker PIN and Serial Number.

  1. Visit and in the required column, enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789).
  2. For examination year < 1999, enter your 8-digit WAEC Examination Number (This is your 5-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 19865001).
  3. Enter the 4 digits of your Examination Year eg. 2002
  4. Select the Type of Examination, i.e. SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULT
  5. Enter the e-PIN Voucher Number
  6. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your e-PIN
  7. Click Submit and wait for the results window to come up

How to Buy WAEC Result Checker PIN

WAEC has already given each candidate its result checker PIN and Serial Number. You can check the Smart Identity Card used during the conduct of the examination to check for your Result Checker PIN and Serial Number.

However, in case the candidate has exceeded the number of checks or misplaced the PIN and serial number, he/she will need to visit the WAEC Request Management System portal to order the PIN online.

The cost of a WAEC result checker PIN is N3,654.82. Candidates interested in purchasing the e-PIN/result checker can do that on the council’s Request Management System portal. Follow the procedure below to buy WAEC result checker PIN:

  1. Go to the WAEC Request Management System portal at
  2. Your Transaction Ref No will be generated automatically.
  3. Under the Select a Request Type option, pick Request For Service from the list of options.
  4. Under the Select a Request option, pick Sale of WAEC Direct Result Checker for the list of options.
  5. Now enter your Name, Phone Number and Email Address in the required columns.
  6. Finally, click on Proceed to Online payment to make payment and access your WAEC result checker PIN.

How to Check WAEC Results offline Via SMS

You can also check the West African Examination Council results via SMS on your phone. It does not matter whether it is a small phone or smartphone (Android, iPhone) etc.

  1. What is needed is the SMS App on the phone, though it is not free, it comes at a meager cost of N30.
  2. Send SMS in the format below:
  3. Make sure there is no gap in what you wrote before texting it. WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear
  4. To short-code 32327 (MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers)
  5. For example -: WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2022

Wait for your WAEC result to be delivered to your phone via SMS. (SMS Cost N30 Only)