Nigerians in Diaspora who are interested in writing the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination for the 2023 academic session can now register for the examination in their country of residence.
As a foreign candidate living in a foreign land but interested in schooling in Nigeria, you can actually register for the upcoming JAMB 2023 examination, because the facility has been put in place to make everything possible in just the nine (9) countries listed below.
All applying candidates should be assured that their registration is 100% legal, and the JAMB registration fee for foreign candidates is $20.
Candidates who wish to write JAMB but are not staying in Nigeria can do so in their country if they are living in any of the 9 countries listed below. Simply download the JAMB Application form from the official website (www.jamb.gov.ng).
Proceed by filling out the JAMB registration form with your correct information and submit it, take note that you can also do this online. The JAMB examination board prefers candidates to fill out the form online.
List of Foreign Countries You Can Write JAMB;
- Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.
- Accra, Ghana.
- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- Beau, Cameroun.
- Cotonou, Benin Republic.
- Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
- Johannesburg, South Africa.
- London, United Kingdom.
- Berlin, Germany.
Here is the step-by-step procedure that international students who are interested in participating in the JAMB examination should follow to register at the nine foreign centres:
How to Register for JAMB Exam for Students Living Outside Nigeria.
Remember that candidates who are registering from any of the nine (9) foreign countries listed above are to pay $20 or its equivalent in each of the nine countries’ local currencies as the JAMB registration fee.
- Foreign candidates are required to visit the JAMB portal @ www.jamb.gov.ng/efacility.
- The first requirement is to create a JAMB Profile. Please endeavour to use your correct details.
- After you have successfully created your JAMB profile, log in.
- On the left side of your menu, click on Foreign UTME/DE registration.
- Go through all instructions and carefully follow all guidelines until the payment page.
- When it comes to the payment page, you will be required to pay the JAMB foreign student registration fee of $20 with your card. Ensure you make payment with any of the payment methods listed on the site.
- A confirmation mail will be sent to the email you used for registration. In rare case where you did not receive the confirmation email, please contact JAMB support by creating a ticket at https://jamb.gov.ng/support.
JAMB Registration for 2023 Important Tips.
- All candidates interested or who will be registering for the 2023/2024 JAMB examination, it is important that this is done at any of the accredited centres listed by Jamb here centres.jamb.gov.ng/public.php. While for foreign students, the JAMB centre address in your country of residence will be communicated to you after registration. Please use the support address to reach out to JAMB before registration.
- JAMB will fix CCTV cameras inside all the JAMB examination halls across all centres. This is to capture the activities of all candidates and invigilators, ensuring that malpractice is reduced to the bare minimum.
- Be rest assured that this year’s JAMB will be and remain a Computer-Based Test for all candidates, except special candidates with difficulties.
- It is advisable to register early for the examination, so you can avoid congestion of web traffic from other candidates registering late.
- The Board forbids candidates to have more than one registration number. Candidates with more than one registration number will be identified by Jamb. Dual registration in JAMB is considered a criminal offence and might lead to disqualification for the exercise, even if you’ve fully paid the registration fee.
- Your details you used for your UTME/DE registration is very important. Details like E-mail address, password, registration number, are vital.
- JAMB mock is not mandatory and candidates can skip it if they chooses, it does not have any effect on your JAMB result. However, the introduction of the JAMB Mock Examination is to help prepare candidates so they can better position and understand how the CBT works on their examination date.
- JAMB management prohibits candidates carrying either mobile phone, smartwatches, calculators, from entering the examination hall. Gadgets such as any electronic device, wristwatch, pen, or any other materials are not allowed inside the examination hall.
To score high in JAMB is not that difficult. You can get the recommended textbooks, go through the JAMB syllabus and most importantly, the JAMB past questions and go through it. It will help you grasp the type of questions JAMB sets.
How to Print JAMB Acknowledgement Slip in 2023
After you’ve successfully registered for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board examination, it is necessary that you print out the JAMB acknowledge slip. With this slip, the acknowledgement slip will grant you access into the exam hall without any official or security stopping you.
The Acknowledgement slip is like your access card into the examination hall. This slip contains your Name, examination details, personal details, etc.