Registration Procedures In NYSC Orientation Camp

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).
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2. Accommodation

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
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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.

5. Platoon

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.

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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

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Updated: September 9, 2020 — 9:26 am

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  1. Please since this lock down,and it’s gradual easing which batch of pcms will enter camp and and when likely will they enter camp?

  2. Pls,is it compulsory to open another account in camp

  3. Please I made a mistake in my date of birth during my registration. How will I change my real date of birth in NYSC portal? I am in stream 2 batch A

  4. Mr writer you didn’t tell us when and where to collect meal ticket pls.

    1. At the place of biometric registration

  5. How do we get the performance report and certificate format?

  6. Good morning sir how do I see answers to my question

  7. Pls sir what if I want my father’s name to be on my NYSC certificate instead of my husband’s name how do I go about it. I hop my husbands name appearing on my NYSC certificate will not cause any trouble in the future?

    1. Make sure that your name on school certificate match with the one on NYSC Certification. In camp they will give you certificate format. There you will tell NYSC who you want your name to appear on NYSC certificate.

  8. Sir please i lost my original ND statement of result but i have the photocopy will it be accepted along with my original HND statement of result sir???

    1. Yes, it will be accepted

  9. Pls sir how many days will pregnant women use in camp before leaving after their registration.

    1. After the first day, you find your way out

  10. Please, I have issues with my DOB which my waec is carrying 1995 while my jamb is carrying 1990, and complain to them thy have not yet answer me what is the alternative and I hope it will not affect my allowance.

  11. Sir pls My ND certificate Name is: Nasiru Abubakar, And Then My HND Certificate Name is: Abubakar Nasiru Sir Is There any Problem Sir.In Camp Registration.

    1. Arrangement of name, no problem with that

  12. Pls my last name is not on my statament, but I swore affidavit for it, hópe it won’t affect me in camp registration

  13. Please sir, when I get to camp which surname will I use is it the surname I have been using before marriage or my husband’s name. Thank you

    1. Use the one on your school documents

  14. Nura Adamu Hussaini

    Please what are requirements for opening bank account in camp?

    1. 1. BVN
      2. NYSC camp registration slip
      3. Identification letter from NYSC
      All these will be given to you in camp.

  15. My third name on my bvn is not the same as the one on my certificate I hope it doesn’t matter

  16. Pls.sir i need little explain about medical certificate,

  17. What of if we have account before,is it compulsory to open another account in camp.

  18. Gud evening sir,pls. when did stream 2 start printing their call up letter?

    1. No official date yet, keep checking for latest update as regards to that.

  19. You mean the fresh account opening for payment of allowee must be in camp?


    1. Be patient, they will upload your name on or before 13th March. Please, next time you write to us don’t write in Capital.

    2. Please if you are not physically fit either because one has issue with the leg, will he be allowed to sit and watch others while they are on parade ground??

      1. Yes, you will even meet other people like you.

      2. Good evening sir, pls My name has been uploaded on senate list and i saw on the status bar that i can register for NYSC, but it is not on jamb matriculation list, hope it is not going to affect/prevent me from registering and going to service for batch A stream 2.

        1. Since your status bar says you can ‘register’, there is no problem.

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