Steps On How To Create JAMB Profile And Get ePINS 2020/2021

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Steps On How To Create JAMB Profile And Get ePINS: JAMB 2020 Registration

 How To Create JAMB Profile And Get ePINS…Information reaching us has it that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has published the Registration Steps and Guidelines for the forth coming UTME. More details on Examinations In Nigeria below.

  • Sends his/her Surname, First Name & Middle Name (where applicable). This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to JAMB short code of 55019
  • One cell number (mobile number) can be used by one candidate only
  • A confirmation code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number which will be used to procure the ePIN

Profile Self Help In Case Of Mistake / Loss

  • To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, resend a text message (from the registered number) “CORRECT Surname First name Middlename” to 55019
  • To retrieve a lost confirmation code, resend a text message (from the registered number) “RESEND” to 55019 .


  • -Participating Banks
  • -Mobile Money Operators including eTranzact (Paga, Cellulant, Teasy Mobile e.t.c.)
  • -Registered Microfinance Banks – (Ifesowapo, Regent, FUDMFB, Welfare MFB)
  • -Online Payment – Remita & Interswitch (Switches)
  • -POS (Citi-Serve)
  • -ATM (Interswitch)
  • -USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) – for mobile (Internet/online) banking

Payment through Banks Including Microfinance Banks

  • Present confirmation code and pay by cash or card
  • ePIN is delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

Payment through POS

  • This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, Other POS Outlets & any CBT Centre that demands it
  • Present confirmation code & pay by card
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

Payment through Mobile Money Operators Including eTranzact

  • This is available at CBT Centres & Other Agent Outlets


  • Present confirmation code & pay by cash
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


Payment Using ATM

  • This is available at all ATM outlets of participating Banks (Interswitch Channel)
  • Select Bill Payment & then pick JAMB
  • Enter confirmation code & pay
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

Online Payments Using Remita / Interswitch

  • Log on to JAMB website:
  • Click Registration
  • Enter confirmation Code
  • Select payment Method e.g. Interswitch or Remita
  • Make payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique
  • Telephone number

Payments Using USSD (NIBSS / ERCAS)

  • Dial USSD code (e.g. *565*6#)
  • Enter confirmation code
  • Select bank & follow the prompts to complete payment
  • ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number

Payment Self Help

  • If ePIN is not Received or Lost , send a text message from the registered telephone number “UTMEPIN” or “DEPIN” to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively
  • The ePIN would then be retrieved

After payment…

After successful payment & obtaining ePIN, candidate should proceed to any of the accredited CBT Centres to complete his/her own registration.

2020 Jamb Registration Process At Cbt Centres

  • The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for validation and completion of registration
  • Candidate is expected to pay not more than N700.00 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
  • Provides biodata
  • Choice of institutions and programmes
  • UTME subjects
  • Picture capture (no passport photography
  • Biometric capture
  • Print Registration Slip using biometric authentication
  • Collect reading text & CD
  • Payment & Registration Flow
  • Use text to create profile from your phone (only one number per candidate)
  • Receive confirmation code in your phone
  • Buy form ePIN using the code in your phone
  • Register with your ePIN at any CBT Centre

Recommended Links:

JAMB Registration Form

JAMB CBT Software

JAMB Result Checker

JAMB Examination Date

JAMB Mock Exam

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