How To Retrieve/Get Back Lost WAEC Certificate

Assuming you lost, lost or burt your unique WAEC certificate inadvertently and you have been searching for a method for getting it back, don’t overreact by any means. In this post I will tell you the best way to recover/get back lost WAEC certificate. You should simply to meticulously follow the strategy in this article. Trust me, you will ultimately get back your WAEC result after this instructional exercise.

I had a companion who additionally lost his WAEC certificate. He failed to remember it in a public vehicle while heading out to Onitsha, Nigeria. In the wake of doing a few enquiries, he found how to get his endorsement and he had the option to get it back. Indeed! that is by and large the thing I will clarify for you today. I will show you how my companion had the option to recuperate his WAEC authentication easily. In any case, I should admit that this strategy is exceptionally difficult. It is exceptionally unpleasant and tiring.

Note: After following this tutorial, you will be able to recover your “WAEC Attestation of Result” not the “Original WAEC Certificate”. WAEC does not give out original certificates twice. Conversely, it is probably impossible to recover your exert WAEC certificate again. You can only get “WAEC Attestation of Result” which can be used for anything the original certificate can be used for.

Requirements For Collection of WAEC Attestation result

  1. To apply for attestation of result, visit any of the branch offices of WAEC closer to you and take along the following:
  2. Letter of Application which should be addressed to be the registrar
  3. Police report on the lost or damaged certificate
  4. Photocopy of the lost of damaged certificate
  5. Two passports
  6. Sworn affidavit for the collection of attestation of result
  7. An administrative fee of N50, 000 in cash or draft payable to WAEC account

What To Include In Letter of Application for Collection of WAEC Attestation Result

  • Your address
  • Address of the registrar through the WAEC branch office
  • Salutation
  • Title, “Application for Collection of WAEC Attestation Result”
  • Your full name
  • The school where you sat for the exam
  • Year of exam
  • Certificate number (if the certificate is partially damaged) not necessary if it’s a case of a complete burn
  • Reason for your application
  • Sign with your full name and date

Note: A few months ago, the administrative fee to retrieve WAEC result was N20, 000, but the examination body unofficially announced on its Twitter page that it’s now N50K.

Check: WAEC ScratchCard Outlets in Ghana

Attestation of result was introduced by WAEC in August 10, 2015. According the examination board, this attestation of result is meant to replace the original result when it is lost. Below is a tweet by WAEC explaining this:

How to retrieve/get beck your lost certificate

To get beck your lost WAEC certificate kindly follow the steps given 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).

Yeah! Those are the steps to retrieve your lost WAEC certificate easily. Nonetheless, i would like to also educate you about WAEC Attestation of Result. So if you want to know whether WAEC Attestation of Result has any limitation, continue reading below.

WAEC Certificate
WAEC Certificate

Does WAEC attestation of result look like the original WAEC certificate? 

Yes! there is no much difference between WAEC attestation of result and WAEC certificate. The only difference is on the title of the two documents. In WAEC Attestation of result, the document is titled “ATTESTATION OF RESULT” . On the other hand, WAEC certificate is titled “CERTIFICATE“. This is basically the difference between “WAEC Attestation of Result” and “WAEC certificate”

Can WAEC Attestation of Result be used in place of original WAEC result?

For sure! WAEC attestation of result can be used for any thing the original WAEC result can be used for. Even if you intend to gain admission abroad, you can still use your WAEC attestation of result as long as it was issued to you by WAEC. So there is absolutely no need to doubt whether WAEC attestation of result can be used in place of WAEC.

How much to retrieve lost certificate? 

Well, there is no definate answer to this question. While some people say it is Twenty Thousand Naira (N20,000), some say it is about fifteen thousand Naira (15,000). Nevertheless, there is no particular amount for retrieving WAEC certificate. In my opinion, if you want to follow the steps above just have about 15 – 24k with you.

How long will it take for lost WAEC certificate to be given?

Most times, it takes up to 30 months for persons who lost their WAEC results to receive it. Nevertheless, there is actually no particular time for that. In fact, whenever you apply for a new WAEC certificate, they will tell you when to come and collect your WAEC certificate.

Yes! That is all i can tell you on the how to retrieve/get back lost WAEC certificate. If you had any problem following this tutorial kindly let me know what the problem in the comment section. Accordingly, if this tutorial worked for you, do not also forget to let other readers know in the comment section.

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