How To Check WAEC Results Without A Scratch Card

Checking the West African Examination Council (WAEC) results has been the use of Scratch card or by going to your Examination Centre to check your results when they are released by the exams body. However, this has changed. Here you will learn how to check your WAEC results without a scratch card or visiting the exam centre.

If you want to know how to check your WAEC result without the need to buy a scratch card, then you need to continue reading this article till the end. It shows you the new way you can check your results without having a scratch card. Also check how to collect WAEC certificate through NIPOST.

What is the new way to check WAEC results without scratch card?

In 2004, a new initiative was introduced by the examination body called WAECDIRECT information service. The aim is to allow students to have an alternative of viewing their WAEC results to put an end to the stress inherent in standing in queues just to read their results on the notice board. This demands that candidates buy scratch card and supply the unique PIN on it to be able to check their results. This has been going on for over 10 years, but there is a new twist to this.

Although it may sound impossible to check WAEC result without a scratch card, but we can tell you authoritatively that it is very possible.

Now, all you need to check your WAEC results without having a scratch card is WAEC PIN (Personal Identification Number)

Steps to purchase WAEC result checker E-PIN on Remita

Below are steps to purchase your WAEC result check PIN:

  • Visit
  • Select “WAEC Result Checker PIN” under the “Name of Service/Purpose” field.
  • Enter your name and other details.
  • Proceed to pay.

After payment, your PIN will be displayed on your payment receipt and also sent to your email.

Now, it is time to check your WAEC result!

How to Check your WAEC result without a scratch card

Below are steps to check your result without using a scratch card:

1) With your phone, send WAECExamNoPINExamYear to the short number 32327. Example: WAEC6489925491234567890122022.

2) Ensure you type the number correctly and without any space.

3) Your result will be delivered to you right on your mobile phone in SMS format.

Note: This service costs only N30.


  • Visit
  • Fill in all the required details.
  • Click on “Submit”.
  • Your result will be displayed on the screen.


Viewing your WAEC results without a scratch card is that simple if you follow the guideline stated above.

Source: Nyscinfo

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