How many passports are needed in NYSC camp

Passport photograph is one of the major things needed in the NYSC orientation camp for physical registrations. However, prospective corps members usually stumble for the exact number of passports photographs required from them for registrations in the NYSC orientation camp. In this post, I’ll answer the question, how many passports are needed in NYSC camp?

Perspective Corps members are usually misinformed by rumors traders who carry wrong information about. Someone will come out from no where to tell prospective corps members that NYSC requires 30 copies of passport photographs, another will say it is 40 passports, just different numbers altogether. And you may wonder if they use passports to cook food in orientation camp!

I keep on receiving calls from prospective corps members asking whether it’s 30 or 40 passports are need in NYSC camp.

During my time, I reported to the NYSC orientation camp with 28 passport photographs, and I know someone who reported with over 40, all because we were misinformed by those who derive joy deceiving other people.

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I don’t want you to make thesame mistake I made during my time as regards to the number of passport needed in NYSC orientation camp. This post was created to save you from going to camp with more than what is required, to set the record straight, and to end the rumor of 20, 30, 40 or more passports.

You don’t really have to waste your money on passports; things are so costly in Nigeria and as a fresh graduate, you may not have enough pocket money let alone the one to waste, and it can be so annoying to spend money in getting many passport photographs, and at the end, you realize you don’t need them.

Without wasting much of your time, let me answer the question that led us to this page.

How many passports are needed in NYSC camp

According to the management of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), the number of passport photographs required from prospective corps members is eight (8) passport photographs. It will also be stated on your Call-up letter. However, from the 8 passports which is required, only 5 or 6 will be used for registrations.

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See where it’s state in NYSC call-up letter below;

How many passports are needed in NYSC orientation camp

Do not go to camp with over 8 passport photographs because you will end up not using all of them.

The background color should be white or off white. However, going to camp with passport photographs is not a ‘do or die’ affairs as there will be many photographers in every nook and cranny of orientation camp to give you affordable ‘wait and take’ capturing.

Click here to see the list of things required in NYSC orientation camp.

Updated: August 12, 2019 — 8:56 am

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