How To Get Your Academic Transcript In Nigeria

Are you looking for how to get your academic transcripts from your institution of graduation? Maybe you’re in Nigeria, outside Nigeria, studying abroad or intend to study abroad, and you need your educational transcript. In this post, I’ll show you how to get your transcript in Nigerian.

There is no doubt that getting academic transcripts in Nigerian tertiary institutions can be stressful, adding to the cost, logistics and structural bureaucracy that exist in the Nigerian educational system.

However, there are two possible way’s you can process, transfer or obtain your academic transcripts from any Nigerian University; it can be done either manually or electronically.

If you are in Nigeria, I advise you to go for it manually. Go to the Institution of graduation, locate the ‘Exams and Record’ unit, and ask them how you can go about transferring your educational transcript to the recipient institution outside Nigeria.

But if you are already living abroad, there is no way to go about it manually except if you’re willing to come back to Nigeria or by sending a relative/friend to get it on your behalf.

Note: Your school may not hand your transcript to you, it’s usually transferred between Institutions. You’ll give your Institution the recipient Institution, and they will forward it to them by your order, so don’t expect to get a personal copy. Anyway, you may ask the person in charge if there is a way to get your personal copy. Having known all these, let’s look at how transcripts can be obtained electronically.

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How To get your academic transcript in Nigeria – Electronically

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Many Nigerian Universities offer electronic transcripts transfer option. For Example, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) offers e-transcript request service by which the Institution can transfer their graduates transcripts regardless of their geographical locations.

You can check your Institution’s website to see if they offer e-transcripts transfer service.

Another way electronically is to send an e-mail to your Institution requesting for steps to follow in transferring your transcript to the desired destinations. I am sure they will give you a response. If you decide to go for e-mail, make sure that you include the following when composing message:

  • Name
  • Course of Study
  • Matriculation
  • Year of graduation
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What Nigerians are saying on how to get academic transcript in Nigeria

Now, let me show you what some Nigerians are saying on social media concerning getting transcripts from their schools.

how to get academic transcript in University Of Nigeria Nsuka (UNN)

Go to UNN exams and record and sort it out. Mine took two days. But make you go with cash to tip those hungry people.

For University of Uyo

You can apply through their website directly or in person. In both cases, you pay for the transcript and the mailing (about N10,000).

For Delta State University

You process your transcript through the exams and records office. After paying a token at the bank, you convert the teller to receipt and use the receipt to apply for the transcript. You can pay for swift delivery as well. You’ll get it in less than a week, all things equal.

For University of Port harcut (Uniport)

Transcript payment receipt, photocopies of convocation gown receipt – application letter, generated by the school – document from requesting body – and several other irrelevant documents, just to make u pay twice if u probably u’ve misplaced a receipt.

For University of Lagos (Unilag)

You apply on the school website, pay through Remita. But the charges varies based on the continent (international schools). You will be notified through your email.

Transcript is not a problem bro. Go to your school and pay the required amount into your school account and your transcript will be wired to its destination. You can even get the hard copy yourself. ‘Na naija we dey’. I did it for a friend. Just paid the normal N5,000 into the school account and blessed the man in charge with small amount and fiaaaa!! The transcript was in my palms.

I believe this information will help you. You can ask question or make contributions in the comment section. Also, don’t forget to help a friend by sharing on social media.

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