How To Check WAEC Result Online/Offline For 2021/2022 SSCE Exam

This is to inform all the candidates that participated in the 2021 West African Examinations Council () May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) that they can now check their results online.

The West African Examinations Council is West Africa's foremost examining board established by law to determine the examinations required in the public interest in the English-speaking West African countries, to conduct the examinations and to award certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally.

Participated in the 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)? If yes, the 2021 results for the exam is out, you can follow the procedure outlined here to check your Result online.

Check out the WAEC GCE Results for 2021/2022 Academic Year, recently released by the board of West African Examinations Council

According to the statistics released by WAEC board, 65% of candidates obtained a minimum of credits in five (5) subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.

How to Check WAEC GCE Result Online.

West African Examinations Council (WAEC) GCE results have been successfully uploaded online. Simply follow the procedures outlined below to check yours

You don't need to purchase any scratch card/pin to access your result. Candidates are to check the Smart Identity Card used during the conduct of the examination for their Result Checker PIN and Serial Number.

  1. Go to WAEC 2021 result checking portal at https://www.waecdirect.org.
  2. When it loads up, proceed and type in your WAEC Examination Number in the required column.
  3. Select your Examination Year (which is 2020).
  4. Select your Examination Type i.e. SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULT.
  5. Enter the Card Serial Number.
  6. Enter the Card PIN.

Lastly, you click on the “Submit” button to get your 2021 WAEC Result.


If there is changes on How to Check WAEC GCE Result Online for 2020/2021 we'd let you know.

How to Check WAEC Result With Your Phone Without Internet (Offline)

To check your WAEC result using your mobile phone, send an SMS in the format below:


To short-code 32327 (MTN, Airtel and Glo subscribers)

For example:



Ensure you adhere strictly to the format above. There should be no space in the message. After sending the SMS, wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS. (SMS costs ₦30)

I believe that with the above tutorial, you now know How to Check WAEC Result With Your Phone Without Internet.

WAEC Result Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a PIN?

The PIN stands for Personal Identification Number. In WAECDIRECT, it is a unique 10-digit or 12-digit number that is required to access the service. The service enables direct access to a candidate's results via multiple channels. The PIN is found on a valid WAECDIRECT Scratch card and is revealed when cover patch on the reverse side of the card is carefully scratched off.

What is a scratch card?

A Scratch card is a plastic card with a scratch patch on the reverse side that conceals a PIN required to access the WAECDIRECT service. The Scratch card applicable for the WAECDIRECT service is marked “WAECDIRECT ……Access Card” on the face.

Where can I buy a scratch card?

A Scratch card may be purchased at the National Office of WAEC and at any of its zonal and branch offices across Nigeria. It may also be bought from any of the branch offices of Fountain Trust Bank Plc across Nigeria. From time to time it may become available at any other outlets so designated by WAEC. According to the WAEC website, the reviewed price for the Scratch card is currently around ₦450.

How many times can I check my result?

You may check your results up to a maximum of 5 (five) times with the use of 1 (one) Scratch card. In order to check further after exhausting the allowed 5 (five) times you will need to purchase another Scratch card which will entitle you to another 5 (five) result checks.

Can I use one scratch card to check more than one result?

No! You may only use one Scratch card to check one result. To check another result of interest, you will require a new Scratch card. If you misuse a Scratch card by attempting to check another result different from the first one checked, you will be penalised as having used the card, and will be presented with the appropriate error message.

We advise you to bookmark this page and always check here for more guideline and updates on WAEC GCE Result

In what other ways can I check my results?

Besides having your results displayed to you on a webpage on the WAECDIRECT website, you may also have your results delivered to an email address of your choice by selecting the appropriate options on the WAECDIRECT homepage. You may also have your results read out to you by calling into any one of our regional Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems or have it delivered to your GSM mobile phone via SMS.

I have been trying to check my result but I keep having problems with my examination number, I’m informed that my number is incorrect. What do I do about this?

Kindly proceed to the nearest WAEC office to make corrections to information erroneously provided by you in the course of your registration.

I made a mistake by inputting a wrong examination number while trying to check my WAEC result and it displayed a result that is not mine. Can I use the same result checker card to check my result now that I have my correct exam number?

You can only use one Scratch card to check one result. To check another result of interest, you will require a new Scratch card. If you misuse a Scratch card by attempting to check another result different from yours, you will have to purchase another card to check your result.

I checked my WAEC result with the center and exam number given to me but I saw someone else’s result. What can be done?

Please be informed that examination numbers are reused every year and the only unique difference is the examination year. Please change the exam year to the year you took your exam. However, you will have to purchase a new WAEC result checker card to do this.

Still Having Problems Checking Your WAEC Result?

Do you have any problem in checking your result? Then don't worry, because the WAEC management has made it easier for you to contact them.

To solve your issues, you are required to send the following details to [email protected] for verification and assistance.

These are the details as shown below:

• Error message displayed

• Your examination number

• Type of Exam

• Year of Exam.

WAEC Result Checker Portals By West African Countries

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