Buy JAMB UTME & DE Forms Using Mobile Phones - [Guidelines]

Joint Admission Matriculation Board, Profile Creation, Purchase of Forms Guidelines for both UTME & DE Students Using Mobile Phones

This is to inform candidates who wish to purchase the JAMB UTME and Direct Entry forms that they can now purchase their forms using their mobile phones via their respective unique mobile numbers

STEP: 1 JAMB PROFILE REGISTRATION FROM YOUR UNIQUE CELL (PHONE) NUMBER

The profile registration is as simple as sending a text to JAMB Short Code 55019 from any of the
Mobile Phone Networks. To register your profile:
I. Send Your Name [Surname First-Name Middle-Name (if any)] as text (SMS) to 55019.
Example, Tinubu Adamu Odumegwu
ii. A Profile Code of 10 characters is received on your telephone number used in (I) above.
The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to your name and will be used in all communications related to your 2018 Application/Examination Surname and First Name are mandatory while Middle Name is optional
iii. Name could be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters

How do I correct a mistake in my Name? 
Send [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from your mobile number used for Profile Registration in Step 1(i) above

How do I Retrieve a lost Profile Code? 
Send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile number 

STEP 2: WHERE AND HOW TO PAY AND PROCURE ePIN

REGISTRATION FEE/PROCUREMENT OF REGISTRATION

Registration Fee is Five Thousand (N5,000) Naira Only. Additional Five Hundred (N500) Naira Only is paid to obtain the reading text “IN DEPENDENCE” for UTME Candidates and “The Last Days at Forcados High School” for DE Candidates and $20 for Candidates from the eight foreign centres.

There are different channels for procurement of ePIN. Candiddates should choose the one convenient
for him / her.


i. NIPOST and eleven Participating Banks (ACCESS, ECOBANK, FIRSTBANK, FCMB,
FIDELITY, JAIZ, SKYE, STERLING, UNION, UNITY and ZENITH)
ii. Four Mobile Money Operators: Paga, e-Tranzact (PocketMoni), TEASYPay and Packway
iii. Projects (Readycash)
iv. Two participating Micro Finance Banks: FUD MFB (Dutse) and Regent MFB (Abuja)
v. Two online Payment Platforms: SystemSpecs (Remita) and InterSwitch (Quickteller)
vi. POS (Citi-Serve) - This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, other POS
outlets and any CBT Centre that demands it
vii. ATMs of banks listed in (i) above (InterSwitch) -
viii. USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) for mobile banking
viii. Nigerian Embassies in Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Buea, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg
and London


Payment Procedures: 

REGISTRATION CENTRES

REGISTRATION PROCESS AT CBT CENTRES:
i. PAYMENT THROUGH BANKS INCLUDING MICRO FINANCE BANKS / POS / MOBILE
MONEY OPERATORS
ii. PAYMENT USING ATM
iii. ONLINE PAYMENT ON JAMB PORTAL
iv. PAYMENTS USING USSD (NIBSS/ERCAS)
v. Procedure for the eight foreign centres only is as follows:
  1. Present Profile Code and pay by cash or card
  2. ePIN is then delivered to your unique telephone number
  3. Select Bill Payment and then pick JAMB
  4. Enter Profile Code and pay
  5. ePIN is then delivered to your telephone number
  6. Visit JAMB website: www.jamb.org.ng
  7. Click Purchase of 2018Application Document
  8. Enter your Profile Code
  9. Select payment method (InterSwitch or Remita)
  10. Make payment
  11. ePIN is then delivered to your unique telephone number
  12. Dial *565*6*55019#
  13. Enter Profile Code
  14. Select bank and follow the prompts to complete payment
  15. ePIN is then delivered to the candidate's unique telephone number
  16. Registration fee for candidates from the eight foreign countries is $20 or its equivalent in
  17. each of the eight countries
  18. Candidates from the eight foreign countries are to download the Application from the
  19. Board's website ( ) complete and submit it with the fee at the their
  20. designated centre as indicated on the website

How do I recover my lost ePIN after payment?

  • Send [UTMEPIN] or [DEPIN] to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively from your unique telephone number
  • The ePIN would then be retrieved and delivered on your unique number
  • The Registration Exercise is regulated by the Board and only the accredited Computer Based Test Centres and JAMB Offices will be allowed to register candidates
  • The list of accredited centres is on JAMB's website ( )
  • After procuring ePIN, you proceed to any JAMB accredited CBT Centre of your choice for
  • completion of registration. Your name as typed by your phone when registering the profile comes up automatically on the input of the ePIN by the CBT centre.
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