How to Apply for Name Correction on NYSC Portal

Do you wish to change or correct wrong name for NYSC mobilization? If ‘yes’, you are on the right page. Here we will guide you on how to apply for correction of name on NYSC portal.

It’s no fun to have a wrong or misspelt name on your documents. This can be a big problem that may frustrate your career if appropriate care is not taken. See how to correct wrong date of birth at NYSC portal.

How to apply for name correction on NYSC portal

Follow the procedures below to apply for change of name on your NYSC dashboard;

  1. Go to the NYSC portal at

  2. Login to your dashboard using your registered email and password.

  3. Click “Apply for Change of Name” link on your dashboard.

You can only correct the following mistakes;

  • Spelling error
  • Re-arragement
  • Addition*
  • Removal*

Note: Those who need Addition or Removal of names will have to go to their institution’s Student Affair Officer who will process and forward the request to NYSC for further action.

Addition or Removal of names will not be attended to at the NYSC portal unless your institution follow the lay-down procedures.

It is important to ensure your Certificate of National Service does not bear a wrong name. You can also check out how to correct wrong date of birth at NYSC portal.

If you have question or contribute regarding how to correct wrong name from NYSC portal, kindly drop it in the comment section below.

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Updated: October 18, 2020 — 10:41 pm


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  1. Hello Admin, I registered with balogun-arogunjo and now that we have been moved to Batch B,from Batch A, stream II, the name has changed to Balogunarogunjo(with the hyphen being removed).
    Please Note: it is a compound name.

    Is it going to be a problem?
    If yes, what do I do now?
    Is it right to do corrections of Name?

  2. Hello Humphrey, how do I correct a spelling error on jamb site because we are yet to register for nysc this year, but I want to correct it before registration starts maybe next year.

    1. Go to the nearest JAMB Office

  3. Good day
    My surname changed because I registered as a married woman but I wish to make use of the name on my degree certificate. How do I rectify this problem

    1. Apply for name correction on your dashboard

      1. My name was mis spelt
        I have applied for name correction

        How long will it take to reflect on my portal

  4. How do I correct my state of origin

    1. You can correct it when you get to camp

  5. This is the third time I am asking this question. yet no reply. I graduated since three years now. I was mobilized initially but I have gone for service till now. can I still go for NYSC? please when will the registration postal site be opened for registration?

    1. Yes, you can still go for service. Next registration is next year.

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