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How To Retrieve/Get Back Lost WAEC Certificate


How to Retrieve/Get Back your Lost, Stolen Or Burnt Original WAEC Certificates – Are you a victim of lost, stolen, or burnt WAEC Original Certificate? and you currently need to get it back for one reason or another.

I have seen many students complained about this same thing over and over again and it has bothered me to write this post to be of help to any student who might have lost or misplaced his/her original WAEC Certificate.

If you lost, misplaced or burt your WAEC certificate unintentionally, do not panic at all. In this post I will elucidate on how to retrieve/get back your lost WAEC certificate easily. All you have to do; is to follow the steps highlighted in this work painstakingly. Trust me; you will eventually get back your WAEC result after this tutorial.


How to retrieve/get back lost WAEC Certificate

According to the West African Examination Council , Issuing of Original Certificate is done Once.


Candidates who lost or Misplaced their Original Certificate are to report to any WAEC Office in the State he or she sat for the examination and apply for “Attestation of Results”.

The Attestation of Result confirms that the individual registered and sat for the West African Senor School Certificate Examination [WASSCE].



Documents Needed To Collect Attention of Results 

  1. Letter of Application for Attention of Result: To be handwritten or typed by the candidate
  2. A police report on lost or damaged certificate
  3. Photocopy or online result print of the lost, stolen or damaged certificate
  4. Two recent passports of the candidate
  5. Court Affidavit
  6. Administrative Charge of N20,000


To get beck your lost WAEC certificate kindly follow the steps I will show you below:

  • Visit any WAEC head office nearest to the school where you took your WAEC examination.
  • Inform any of the officials in duty that you lost your WAEC certificate and that you want to apply for WAEC Attestation of Result.
  • Give them a police report confirming that you lost your WAEC certificate, your recent passport and an affidavit for WAEC Attestation of Result.
  • Pay the required amount for the new certificate and provide other information about yourself (E. g your name, address, school where you wrote your examination etc).

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Ok I will stop here for now on how to retrieve your lost, stolen or burnt waec certificate. Incase you have any questions to ask me on this topic, do not hesitate to drop it in the comment section below.

Or you need more information about getting back you lost WAEC Certificate then drop them in the comment section below.


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