Cost of NYSC Online Registration at Cyber Cafe

Cost of nysc online registration

As the online registration date for the upcoming NYSC batch is fast approaching.

Today, we shall look at the total cost of NYSC online registration at Cyber Cafe.

In this post, I will answer questions such as; “What is the cost of NYSC online registration?” What documents are needed for NYSC registration at Cyber Cafe?”, and other important questions.

What Is NYSC Online Registration?

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) online registration is a process of submitting application form to the management of NYSC through the internet.

During online registration, the NYSC online portal will open to accept new registration from eligible candidates.

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How much does it cost to register for NYSC?

There are two major payments that every prospective corps member will make during NYSC online registration. Below are the payments;

1. Payment for NYSC Call-up letter (optional) 

2. Payment for Cyber Cafe service

Let’s discuss these two payments in details so that you make no mistake.

Payment for NYSC call-up letter (optional)

Though this payment is optional but it’s very important, so I personally advise you to pay.

To be able to print your Call-up letter online, you need to pay NYSC the sum of ₦3,048. If you don’t pay, NYSC will deliver your call-up letter to your institution instead of allowing you to print it online.

Foreign trained graduates who do not pay would have to visit the NYSC Abuja headquarters to ask for their call-up letters.

So, only prospective corps members who want to PRINT their call-up letters online at the comfort of their home will pay ₦3,048.

PCMs who do not want to pay the ₦3,048 have the option of going to their schools to collect their Call-up letters.

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Advantage of Paying ₦3,048 for Call-up letter

  • Paying ₦3,048 will save you the stress and cost of going to your Institution to pick-up your Call-up letter
  • You can never lose your Call-up letter since you can print and re-print as you wish.

Disadvantages of Paying ₦3,048

There is no disadvantage expect that it will cost you the sum of ₦3,048, you can see how to pay ₦3,048 to NYSC during online registration

Payment for Cyber Cafe service

This payment is the money that you will pay to Cyber Cafe owners for their services, unless the Cyber Cafe owner is your brother, friend or relation who may decide not to collect money from you.

But if you have a computer and or smartphone, you can do your registration by yourself without paying those in cyber cafe.

If you must do it in cyber cafe, the amount to pay Cyber Cafe owners depends on the negotiation between you and the Cyber Cafe owner.

However, Cyber cafe service cost ranges from ₦1,500 to ₦3,000 depending on your location.

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Documents you need in Cyber Cafe for NYSC Online Registration

Below is the list of things prospective corps members should take along with them to the registration center.

  1. A passport photograph: You passport photograph should be clear without any obstruction. The background color should be white or off-white.

  2. Make up Free Face: Do not apply heavy make-up that day. Ladies be warned!

  3. Biro: You need Biro to write important things, that will save you from begging.

  4. Email Account: You need to have an email address preferably gmail. If you don’t have a gmail address, please create one.

  5. ATM card: You need ATM card (Visa or Master Card) to pay NYSC the sum of ₦3,048. Paying with another person’s card is still acceptable.

  6. Cash: You need to go with some cash to pay the Cyber Cafe owner and make other miscellaneous expenses.

  7. Your School Matriculation number and JAMB Reg number: if you don’t know it off head, please write it out on a piece of paper and take it along with other items.

  8. Documents for Foreign trained graduates: All the foreign trained graduates need to upload their documents during the online registration. Click here to see the documents.

  9. Marriage documents for married women: Married Prospective Corps Members who need concessional deployment (posting to where their husband stay) whether foreign or locally-trained should upload copies of their marriage documents during online registration (Click here to see those documents married)

  10. Medical Report for those with Disabilities: If you are disabled, you need to upload a medical report to support your claim.


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The cost for NYSC Call-up printing is ₦3,048. This amount is to be paid in favor of NYSC during online registration, it can either be paid with ATM card or through any designated bank.

The cost to register for NYSC at cyber cafe ranges from ₦1,500 to ₦3,000.

Therefore, the NYSC online registration will cost about a total of ₦5000 to pay all that is payable.

Below are the list of things needed at cyber cafe for NYSC online registration: Passport photograph, make-up free face, Biro, e-mail account, ATM card, cash, matriculation number, JAMB reg number, marriage certificate etc.

If you have any question, drop it in the comment section below.

Updated: September 17, 2019 — 6:15 pm

The Author


Humphery is a life coach. He served in Abia State, and has been NYSC info ambassador since 2017. He is knowledgeable enough to guide you. Just feel free to contact him and keep following this blog for his updates.


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  1. Pls concerning the call up letter,if I don’t want to pay the amount of #3040 during the reg bcs I’m living in the same town with where I did my school will it be prob to me.
    And also which time does the used to bring it to school.
    Old I need your respond

  2. Please our school( federal university Gashau) said that has submitted the hard copy to you but you are telling us that the list is not submitted to you.please I want know what is the reality of it?

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