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How to cancel NYSC relocation – best guide


Is it possible to cancel NYSC relocation? Yes, it possible. In this article, you will learn how to cancel your NYSC relocation.

You can stop NYSC redeployment or relocation either when it’s still in processing and also after it has been approved.

If you applied for relocation, and at a time you changed your mind to remain where you’re serving, I will show you what to do.

Please, don’t apply for relocation because others are applying. Before you apply for relocation, think very well if you really need it.

Let’s assume you apply by error or that NYSC relocated you to another state different from the state you wanted to go.

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How to cancel NYSC relocation

Below is best guide to cancel your relocation;

Within Camp

If you are still in NYSC Orientation camp at the time you want to cancel your relocation, meet your platoon officer, he will guide you on what to do. Or write a latter of request and submit to the NYSC relocation officer.

Outside NYSC camp

If you are no longer in the NYSC Orientation, follow the guide below to cancel your relocation;

  1. Think very well if you are sure to cancel your relocation.

  2. Write a latter of request, address it to NYSC State Coordinator in your present state of service.

  3. Submit the letter to your LGI, he will help you to submit at NYSC state secretariat, or go direct to the NYSC secretariat by yourself.

  4. Continue your regular activities in your present state of service.

NOTE: Make sure that NYSC cancel the relocation because it may ruin your service year if you continue service without the cancellation. It is also possible to apply for relocation more than once.

Hope this helps you? If you have any question, you can drop it in the comment section below.

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  1. Ridwan Aderemi


    Good day sir,
    I haven’t been given the PPA yet so I only canceled it through my dashboard and they even sent me confirmation mail in which i clicked on but it’s almost 10 days now it doesn’t reflect

  2. Kijey Philemon


    I’ve done my documentation after relocation and my PPA is out but don’t want report instead I want to cancel my relocation back to my State of deployment.
    What can I do?
    I hope they can return me back to my initial State.

  3. Ability


    Please what is the time range to carry on the cancellation of redeploy?

    • Fubara Zor-aabaBari


      I’m suffering from epilepsy and seizure, my parents are now residing in Otuokpoti Community, Ogbia LGA in Bayelsa State.I applied for relocation to Bayelsa State because I was advised by my doctor to stay close to my parents. I applied online without uploading my medical report, can I cancel the relocation and re-apply with the medical report?

  4. Jimoh Abdulroqib


    Good day sir ! I applied for relocation through my dashboard and I want to cancel it before it will be approved,what step am I going to take for it to be cancelled sir ?

  5. Jessica Michael


    Pls I have already hone to the secretariat and I have written an application for cancellation of relocation. When I checked my dashboard, it has been canceled. Pls what is the next step to take. Urgent answer pls.

  6. Tochukwu


    Please sir I applied for relocation and now I want to cancel it please sir what if I decide not to print the relocation letter will it cancel

  7. Enejor Joy Ene


    please sir is there any way I can apply for cancellation through my dashboard? Cos I applied through my dashboard and want to cancel it.

  8. Collette


    I’ve applied for cancellation of relocation, how long does it take before it shows on my dashboard

  9. Belinda


    Sir please i applied for relocation during the camp so today i didn’t see my own as others so i did it online myself on health grounds different from the one i did in camp
    Please what is my assurance will it affect me?

  10. Oke Samson oluwaseun


    Good morning my name is oke samson oluwaseun Corp member of plateau State , I’m wrongly apply for relocation last year December and the relocation is approved by NYSC and I’m in the place I posted too I want to cancel it what is the step for me to take to cancel it please I need help from you sir/ ma .

    • If you cannot follow the method we described above, then go to the NYSC Secretariat, they will guide you.

  11. Daniel


    Please I’m a batch b stream 11 corp member, can i relocate to another state?? Is it possible???

  12. Bes


    Please have done my documentation after relocation back to Abuja and ppa is given to me already but I don’t know if I should go to the local govt first or take the ppa letter to the company I was posted to? Please am confused and clearance is this week

    • Take the letter to the company and collect clearance letter…If they refuse to give you clearance letter, don’t report to your LGI and explain things for him. He will allow you to take part in the clearance exercise.

  13. Popoola


    I applied for relocation more than two weeks now regarding security issues is there a tendency that it will be Granted soon

    • Lentapwa


      Please I summited acceptance letter instead of request letter and until now I did not see my posting am confused what do I do pls

      • Obasa Esther


        Sir my name is OBASA Esther I fill form for redeployment on my dashboard n am yet to received letter of approved is der hope for me if it will be approved

    • Evelyn


      Good day,
      Please I need help. Is it possible to cancel a relocation after it has been approved? If yes what’s the way out?
      Thank you.

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