RE-WAEC DIGITAL CERTIFICATE PLATFORM: THE WAIT IS
Posted By Town Crier News Nigeria
Published By Fitness Network Communications
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), being Africa’s foremost examining board, in
its over seventy years of existence, has continued to experience a paradigm shift in its technological
The Council has leveraged on technology to improve its service delivery to stakeholders in diverse
ways. The migration from physical registration of candidates to online registration, online
verification of results, and online result printout, are some of the ground-breaking achievements
recorded so far.
Advancing in its mission of encouraging academic and moral excellence, promoting sustainable
human resource development and international cooperation, meeting the growing global demands,
and ensuring prompt service delivery, WAEC Nigeria is set to unveil the much-awaited WAEC
Digital Certificate Platform.
This platform is a mobile and web-based application that is designed specifically for candidates,
individuals, institutions, and organizations and holds powerful features that enable users to access,
share, request, confirm certificates and recover forgotten WAEC candidates’ examination
The West African Examinations Council is excited and thrilled to introduce this innovation at a
time the global world has gone digital. This further proves that the Council maintains its vision of
being a world-class examining body, adding value to the educational goals of its stakeholders, by
providing timely solutions to all the bureaucratic bottlenecks associated with the academic
The Digital Platform creates an easier, instant and safer mode of accessing certificates by
stakeholders. With this digital platform, users will be able to recover burnt, lost, and damaged
The benefits of this innovation are enormous, as candidates who have sat for the WASSCE in the
past and present are able to access and share the original copies of their certificates with ease, the
original copies of their certificates, which can be instantly confirmed from a credible and reliable
source, regardless of the location.
Also, institutions, organizations, and recruitment agencies can carry out bulk/individual
confirmation of certificates at once, with ease. The reliability and authenticity of this confirmation
on the digital platform eliminates the chances of fraud.
The unveiling/launching of the product will be on Thursday, 20th October, 2022. The general
public and all stakeholders are hereby enjoined to take advantage of this new WAEC Digital
Certificate Platform, designed to eliminate the bureaucratic bottlenecks associated with the manual
procedures of certificate issuance and collection.
The WAEC Digital Certificate Platform is available online via www.waec.org. The mobile
application can be downloaded on android and iOS app stores. For more information, stakeholders
can visit www.waecnigeria.org and www.waecdirect.ng.