How to Check Your WAEC Result With or Without Scratch Card


Ways To Check Your WAEC Result Using Either Scratch Card Or Without

WAEC result Checking can be done using different ways, and Checking WAEC Result without Scratch Card is one of them. This article will teach you how to check WAEC results easily. The processes were laid down by the West African Examinations Council, so don’t feel it’s a trick to checking the WAEC Result without using a scratch card.     

Checking of WAEC results can be done only in 2 methods, which require the use of Pins. This means that one will still need to have a starch card.

Why Do You Need The WAEC Result Checking Scratch Card?

  • It protects your result in the WAEC database.
  • The Scratch Card helps control the usage and grant access to the Result checking Portal.
  • It is a means of generating money for the organization (WAEC).

Here are Ways to checking Your Results, NOT to Check WAEC Result without Scratch Card

You may be mistaking that the SMS method of checking WAEC does not require the use of the Result checking Scratch card. Checking your result via SMS also requires the use of the PIN Number of the scratch card, but there won’t be a need for the serial number.


  • Send SMS in the format – WAEC*Examination Number*PIN*Examination Year To short code 32327 (Airtel, MTN and Globacom subscribers)
  • E.g., WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2007

NB: While typing the SMS, ensure that all parameters are correctly entered and without space to achieve success.

Your WAEC result will be delivered to your phone via SMS at the Cost of N30 Only.

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Checking WAEC Results Online

To check your WAEC results online, you can either use your mobile phone and as well as your personal computer (PC) so long you have an active network connection.

Logon to

Ø  Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number.

Ø  Input your WAEC Examination Number (Usually ten digits i.e., your WAEC Centre Number which is seven digits plus candidate 3-digits number e.g., 4123456789)

Ø  Enter your Examination Year; Usually four digits, eg, 2020

Ø  Type in the “Type of Examination”

Ø  Fill in the Card Serial Number. The serial number can be found on the other side of your Scratch card.

Ø  Enter PIN (Personal Identification Number) on your Scratch card and,

Ø  Click Submit.

The next page should come with your WAEC result.

There are somethings you should know about WAEC Like;

Ø  Checking your WAEC result without the use of your examination number in the process.

Ø  Checking your WAEC result without providing the  scratch card pin or serial number too and,

Ø  Checking your results without paying money or using airtime

This is because one needs the following to successfully check your WAEC result online or via SMS;

Ø  Checking One’s Examination number – Examination numbers are provided for individuals to have different identity going into the exam hall, and two candidates can never have the same number.

Ø  Year of Examination – to check your WAEC result, you need to provide the year in which you sat for the Examination to enable the WAEC database in locating not just your Result but other important information about the candidate.

Ø  You’ll also need to provide information such as the type of examination. WAEC conducts exams like; GCE, SSCE, WASCE, etc. Therefore, you’ll have to provide the type of Exam which you sat for to obtain your data from the WAEC portal.

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