NYSC Green Card – Details, Print, And Sample

The NYSC Green Card is a very important document in the National Youths Service Corps program. Apart from containing your personal details, it’s also one of the mandatory documents you must show during orientation camp registration. Without your this card, you won’t be allowed into any orientation camp in Nigeria.

Either you are searching for questions about the NYSC Green card, how to get the Green card, where to find it, how to print it and many other questions, you will get your answers from this post. Even if you have never heard or seen the Card before, this article will provide all the important details. [Read also: Top 10 Things You Must Know Before NYSC Registration]

NYSC Green Card Sample

Do you need the NYSC Green Card sample? Here is a picture of it for you to know what it looks like. Based on some sensitive information contained in the green card, you might not find many pictures of it online. But don’t worry, I’m going to show you the picture.

Note that I will censor the picture by covering some real-life information just to keep the identity safe. I present to you the Official sample below.

nysc green card


How To Access Or Print Your NYSC Green Card

To access or print your NYSC Green card, you have to login to your dashboard on the NYSC Portal and scroll down. You will see a green button with ‘Print Slip’ caption on it. Click the button and you will be redirected to a page to download the PDF format of your green card which you can print. You can CLICK HERE to go to NYSC portal login page.

NYSC Green card


You have to understand that you can only have access to the green card after your NYSC registration. Immediately after you complete your registration, the green card will appear on your dashboard. Sometimes, it might take days to appear on your dashboard but it always appears.

If you just finished your online National Youths Service Corps registration and you can’t seem to find the card, do not panic, sometimes, it appears immediately, and sometimes, it takes a while. Don’t panic, it will appear. [Read also: Top 10 Scam Methods Prospective Corps Members Should Not Fall For]

What Is NYSC Green Card?

The NYSC Green card is a document that contains all the personal details of a prospective Corps member. Those details you gave to the National Youths Service Corps during the online registration, your green card will contain the most important ones.

Picture the Green Card like a bio, or a profile that contains all your personal information. If someone could get hold of your green card, they will have access to a lot of things about you.

Your full name, date of birth, state of origin, permanent address, next of kin details, and more. One more thing to know is that the Green Card is not actually green in color. [Read also: Top 10 Reasons Why Serving In The Village Is Awesome]

Green Card For NYSC Other Details

The Green card is made up of 5 segments. The first contains your name and other personal details like date of birth, state of origin, call-up number, gender, call-up number, and others.

The second segment contains your permanent address and present address. The third segment is about some information pertaining to the nation and the next one contains details about your next of kin.

The last segment of the Card is about your education and qualifications.

Questions And Answers On NYSC Green Card

This section will provide answers to frequently asked questions including Google searches about the green card.

What Does NYSC Green Card Mean?

The green card in NYSC simply means that you have successfully registered for the National Youth Service Corps programme and are eligible to go for the Orientation camp.

The card is like a piece of evidence that you completed your National Youths Service Corps online registration. The card is also important as you must present it in camp during camp registration.

Which One is green card for NYSC?

The green card for NYSC is a highly important document that shows personal details and sensitive information about you and this document is only useful for National Youths Service Corps programme. I’m not sure you will need it for anything else. If you need to read more details or more information, just scroll up and you will see every detail. [Read also: Top 10 Legit Work From Home Jobs In Nigeria For Corpers]

How Long Does It Take To Get Green Card After NYSC Registration?

There is no official specific duration. But normally, within 24 – 48 hours, you should get your green card available on your dashboard. However, sometimes, it might take longer especially if you are Foreign-trained but you don’t have to panic. It will appear. It always appears.

How Does Green Card Look Like In NYSC?

First of all, you should know that the green card is not green in color. It’s just an officially branded A4 paper with some details on it. Below is the picture of the National Youths Service Corps official green card.

nysc green card


Is Green Card Same As Call Up Letter?

No! The green card is not the same as the call-up letter. The green card is a piece of evidence that you have completed your National Youths Service Corps registration successfully and it only contains your personal details. While the NYSC call up letter is the official document that will reveal the state you have been deployed for your NYSC service year. Both documents are mandatory for submission at the orientation camp.

Why Is My NYSC Green Card Not Showing?

The reason why your green card is not showing might be due to the slow National Youths Service Corps server or you are Foreign-trained. The green card is supposed to show up on your dashboard in 24 – 48 hours but in case it’s yet to show up, just be calm and wait for it. It will appear.

The foreign-trained green card always take a little time for processing and if you are not Foreign-trained, it’s probably because of a slow or error in the server and after a while, it will appear. Do not panic, the green card is yours and it will show. [Read also: Top 10 Chilling Facts About NYSC You Don’t Know]

How Do I Know If My NYSC Green Card Is Ready?

The only way to know is by checking your NYSC dashboard. There is no provision for an email or an SMS notification. To know when your green card is out, you will have to login and be checking your dashboard.

How Long Does It Take To Print Green Card?

Printing your NYSC Green card is as easy as just few clicks. Once you have a good Internet connection, Click HERE to login, then go to your NYSC dashboard, click on the print slip and download it. That’s it.

Can I Print My Green Card Anytime?

Yes, you can print your green card anytime. The green card will always be on your dashboard and its always available for you to print at anytime. Infact, for the rest of your NYSC service year, the card will remain on your dashboard. [Read also: Top 10 NYSC Highest Paying States]

Can I Edit My NYSC Green Card?

No you cannot edit it directly. This is why you should be extra careful during your online registration because once you click the final submission button, the details you submitted is exactly what will be on the green card.

While you will not be able to edit your green card directly, you can still make some corrections to some errors like date of birth, name arrangement and spelling errors, graduation date, and course correction through your dashboard. You apply for these corrections from your dashboard and it will automatically update on the green card.

I’m sure by now, you have all your answers about the green card in NYSC. If you have any other questions, kindly use the comment box below. I will respond with a speed of light.

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113 thoughts on “NYSC Green Card – Details, Print, And Sample”

  1. Idowu Tolulope

    Please, what of us that requested for a change of class of degree, firstly, like when it be changed? Also, are we to reprint the green slip? Thanks

  2. Can I print the green card the same time with my call up letter..again is there any special time to print green card

    1. Olawale ifeanyi izegbu

      How do I apply for correction of name on the portal because it’s not clicking but can I print my green card before doing so or should I wait and how long does the green card take to expire

  3. I asked a question before and i have not Received a response so i’ll ask again

    Hello, I have a question

    I am yet to collect my waec result from my secondary school, the school is withholding it due to some issues

    Will the normal Online print out be accepted on camp.

    1. Good morning. Under the educational qualification in my green card, it’s not showing the year in which I entered and ended school but it’s showing my date of graduation and other information. Please is there something i need to do?? How can I include it??

  4. chukwulobe Winifred

    state of origin Anambra.
    institution of study Federal polytechnic Bida, Niger state.
    choice of state: Nasarawa, Ogun, Kaduna and Enugu state

      1. Adebare Hammed

        State of origin: Oyo, Institution of study. Waziri Umaru fedpoly, birnin kebbi, kebbi state. Choice of state: Niger, Ogun, Kaduna, Ondo.

    1. Ukwenya faith uyo

      The year I started university is showing 0 while the year I finish is correct and the zero is showing on my green card. My educational qualification is second class lower instead of second class upper and the wrong class of degree is showing on my green card already please what should I do

      1. I mapplied for the correction of name on the day i registered, until now they have not chaned the name but they have given a call up number… my questions are(a) when would et be chaned? (b) must et change before i print the green card? (c) Do i have to go to my school for the correction to happen? (d) can i print my green card thesame day i will print my call up letter?

  5. I saw from 0 to 2018 in my green card as it regards my institution information, pls how can I get that corrected?

  6. Where am I likely to be posted.
    State of Origin: Ebonyi
    state of institution: Ebonyi.
    choice of State: Nasarawa, akwo ibom, Kaduna and anambra?

  7. Olaoluwa Olujide

    Good evening m, thank you for all the information given to us so far, please someone that should finish in year 2016 but due to some issue in school the person finished in 2017, what year should the person fill online in tertiary institution space

  8. Dan'azumi Bello

    Hello madam when was the call up letter would be out so that we should get prepared thanks for your assistances.

    1. Good morning. Under the educational qualification in my green card, it’s not showing the year in which I entered and ended school but it’s showing my date of graduation and other information. Please is there something i need to do?? How can I include it??

  9. Dan'azumi Bello

    Hello ma pls am seen date 18th of June is the orientation camp is true thanks for understanding and information

    1. Good morning Lola
      When I did my registration,there was no section for state of choice just states I have visited,is this going to be an issue?
      Secondly, on my green card there is no kit specification but every other details are there

  10. I’m from Katsina.
    Institution Kaduna state.
    Deployment States: I selected Borno, Oyo, Nasarawa, Rivers.
    Where Will I likely be posted?

  11. Please on my statement of result my First name was put in place of my Middle name and Middle in place of First and I effected the change on my dashboard but all my other documents like I.D card, BVN still maintain my first name. Will this be a problem?

  12. Good day, pls i was not in the cafe when my payment was made the receipt was only sent to my mail how can I print my green card and the date of birth used is 1989 exactly 30 years will that be accepted ?

  13. Hello ma plz, due to my age, I graduated 2016 but due to some issues with some of my courses, missing scripts, I rewrote those exams again last year and I have just been mobilized, my result shows 2018 as year of graduation instead of 2016probably due to d issues, now im 31,though in my jamb regularization I did 2017 my age was reduced, upon registration for nysc, I used same age, plz will I still serve?

    1. Please during my registration, my year of Admission was omitted…hope this will not affect me in any way during camping and after.

  14. I observed that the year I started institution was zero and the year I graduated was correct, can this affect me or will I need to do anything to correct it because is already showing on my green card sent to me

  15. Playing I have an issue, when filling the kits requirements, I made a mistake in my waist measurement for trouser, playing how do I correct it?

  16. Ukwenya faith uyo

    I graduated with second class upper but I’m seen second class lower I retified it yesterday but it still pending yesterday they gave me some state which I picked they sent me a green card but the green card is still carrying second class lower what should I do

  17. State of origin Ogun
    And school in both Ogun and osun
    And chose Oyo,anambra,Niger and kano can u tell me the state I will be posted

    1. Please during my registration, my year of Admission was omitted…hope this will not affect me in any way during camping and after.

  18. Good day please reply me urgently, i applied for class degree correction on my dash board is showing approved..but I’ve been trying to reprint my green card because i only downloaded it before i saw the error..should go ahead and print the downloaded one with the error..please ma answer me..hope it won’t delay my callup letter

      1. I saw from 0 to 2021 on my green card as it regards my institution information, please how can i get that corrected?

  19. Please miss/ Mrs Lola I want to ask about error in my dashboard I fill the date of graduated with 2020 and when I want to print the green card is showing 2021 mean while I fill 2014/2020 is now showing 2 2020 and 2021 what should I do am confused

  20. I was admitted 2019 for my HND program and I graduated 2021 but the cafe man input when I started my ND program which was 2016 to my year of graduation so the green card come in as: Institution from 2016-2021,instead of 2019-2021
    Will it be an issue in camp

      1. Hello Lola my green card does not have my Camp kit specification . Everyother thing and signature last on the page except kit specification.
        Is it important ?

  21. Dear Lola, my green card doesn’t show my kits specification. Please what do you advise. Also must must my fitness certificate carry same name as my green card especially for the married?

  22. Good day,please a friend of mine made a mistake during the NYSC registration with her place of birth ,she fill in ogun state instead of Lagos she also fill in Waec instead of GCE
    And lastly with her signature the registrar just formed a signature for her cuz the laptop he Was using die down .

  23. Please will NYSC accept medical fitness report containing or showing just 4 or 5 test results or it must show all the needed test results??

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