This article covers the registration procedures in the National Youth Service Corps Orientation (NYSC) orientation camp from start to finish.
Once a prospective corps member arrives at the NYSC Orientation Camp his/her registration starts immediately. See best time to travel to NYSC orientation camp.
Registration procedures in NYSC orientation camp
Below is the process of registration at the NYSC orientation camp:
1. Gate check point
You would be requested to tender your NYSC call up letter. After seeing your call up letter, camp security will search your luggage. Once you’re cleared, they will give you a tag number.
- Important Note
Don’t go to orientation camp with foodstuff, they can only permit provisions and garri.
- Don’t go with cutleries like fork and knife, they can permit stainless spoon.
- Make sure the length of your white nicker is not beyond your knee (or half trousers).
After the gate check point, go to where you would be allocated a hostel and bed space. The security at the gate would show you there.
The tag number given to you by the security men at the gate would be requested there. Write your name in the book they will give, another tag number showing you hostel and bed space will be given to you. After that, locate your bed space and drop your luggage there.
3. Verification of documents
Original documents and six photocopies of each would be requested:
- Call-up letter
- Green card
- School ID card
- Statement of result
- Certificate of medical fitness
4. Biometric registration
If your thumbprint matched with what you did during registration, then they will determine the platoon you belong. You will be given;
- Registration Slip (showing your state code)
- Temporary I.D
- Meal ticket
- Certificate format
- Performance report form
- Bio-data form.
Note: Make two photocopies of the slip and keep the slip for further use.
Check the last digit number in your state code. It ranges from 0 to 9.
0 means platoon 10;
1 means platoon 1;
2 means platoon 2;
3 means platoon 3
4 stands for platoon 4
5 means platoon 5
6 means platoon 6
7 means platoon 7
8 means platoon 8
9 means platoon 9.
All platoon will be directed to gather at different locations. You need to locate your platoon with the following; Registration slip and Green Card. Your platoon officer will give you your NYSC Kits. Dress up immediately but before you run to the parade group, open NYSC allowance account for your N33,000.
6. Opening of Bank account
All PCMs should open a new bank account for receiving monthly NYSC allowance of N33,000.
7. Run to the parade ground
After opening new bank account, “double up” to the parade field. Parade is done according to platoon, so locate your platoon on the parade ground and join them.
This article is originally written by Humphery, first publication is at otondo.com.ng.
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