NYSC Requirements

NYSC Requirements

The NYSC requirements are those vital and very important things you need to put into place before the NYSC registration will begin. The NYSC registration is when prospective Corps members will be going to upload their details on the NYSC dashboard just after their names appear on the Senate list.

NYSC Requirements

Below are the NYSC requirements you must fulfill before you start your registration.

1. NYSC website

The NYSC Website. You can use any of these three addresses

2. Your e-mail must be functional

All Prospective Corps Members, PCM must have functional e-mail addresses that they can access and Nigerian (GSM) telephone numbers with which to register

3. Use correct Matric number to register

PCMs who graduated from Nigerian higher institutions are expected to use correct Matriculation numbers to register.

4. Only PCMs whose names are approved by the Senate can register

For the locally-trained graduates, only those whose names appear in the Senate/Academic Board Approved Result lists submitted by their Institutions will have access to the register on the NYSC portal.

5. Those who study abroad must have graduated from accredited schools

Foreign-trained PCM should ensure that their Institutions are accredited. Where in doubt, it is their responsibility to approach Federal Ministry of Education for verification. The letter of verification must be uploaded during registration.

6. Foreign-trained graduates must upload some documents on NYSC portal

Foreign-trained graduates), are to visit the NYSC portal, register and upload the following documents:

  • – West African School Certificate(WASC) (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or General Certificate of Education (GCE O’ Level) (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or NECO (with not less than 5 Credits at 2 sittings) or its equivalent; or High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • – First Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) Certificate (Second Degree or PhD not necessary).
  • – Transcript of the first Degree or HND.
  • – International travelling Passport showing data page and date of departure for the course of study.

7. Graduates who study in non-English speaking countries must get documents translated

It is the responsibility of the prospective corps members who studied in non-English speaking countries to get their Certificates and

Transcripts translated into English language before uploading.

8. Medical Science graduates must have Certificates of Registration with professional bodies

All graduates of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Optometry, Medical Laboratory Science and Pharmacy are expected to have their Certificates of Registration with their professional bodies. Payment receipts are not acceptable.

9. Foreign trained graduates should not visit Abuja for document verification

Unlike in the past, Foreign-trained graduates should NOT visit NYSC Headquarters, Abuja for verification of their documents. This exercise will now be done at the Orientation Camps. They should simply print their call-up letters online and report at the Orientation camps in their States of deployment but should come to the camp with the original documents they uploaded for verification.

10. No fake document should be presented

Anybody who presents any fake document will be demobilized and decamped.

11. Passport Photographs

Prospective corps members should ensure that Passport photographs used meet the following specifications:

  • Ensure your face (eyes, nose, ears, mouth and jaw) is fully shown without bending
  • Make sure the picture fills the frame and centralized
  • Ensure the Photo background is white or off-white with no shadow

12. Proxy Registration not allowed

On no account should prospective corps members register by PROXY. They should also remember the fingers used for their biometric capturing as these will be used for verification at the orientation camps. Those who cannot be verified with their biometric at the orientation camp will not be registered.

13. You’ll pay N3,000 if you want your call up number sent to you

Only prospective corps members who want their call-up numbers sent to them through SMS and wish to PRINT their call-up letters on-line are expected to pay the sum of Three Thousand Naira (N3,000.00) (see NYSC Portal on how to make payment).

14. Don’t pay anybody if you’re collecting your call-up number from your school

PCM who do not want to pay the N3,000.00 have the option of going to their schools to collect their call-up numbers and call-up letters.

15. If you have paid before, don’t pay again

All prospective corps members who paid for the online registration before but were not mobilized need not pay again.

16. Upload your marriage certificate if you’re married

Married female prospective corps members (whether locally or foreign-trained) should upload copies of their marriage Certificates, evidence of Change of name and their husbands’ place of domicile during registration.

17. Orientation camp will not accommodate pregnant PCMs

The orientation camp is highly not ideal for pregnant and nursing mothers. Prospective corps members in this category are therefore to note that they will not be accommodated. They go back home after registration.

18. Part-time graduates should register online to collect Letter of Exclusion

All Part-time graduates are expected to register online and wait for collection of their Letter of Exclusion at their various Institutions. For those willing to print the Letter of Exclusion online, this can be done on payment of Three Thousand Naira (N3, 000.00) only.

About Lola Princess

This is Lola Princess and I'm from Earth. Born somewhere in Osun State, raised in Lagos, based in Lagos. Love making friends and blogging. I'm your NYSC Google Assistant and I'm always here.


  1. I want to revaidate, but I can’t it saying registration has closed

  2. Hi lola, I did only traditional wedding not yet gone for court for marriage certificate. pls, what can I do so I won’t. transfer to other state

  3. so what do you think I should do, should I fill single or married

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