How to Check 2023 WAEC Result for May/June Exam

WAEC Result: How to Check May/June WASSCE Results Online and through SMS for 2022 and Previous Years.

  • Has WAEC released the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for School Candidates (May/June Exam) results? Yes, the 2022 WAEC results have been released.
  • How can I check my WAEC Result? The results can be checked online and offline (i.e. via SMS) using the council's shortcode.
  • Do I need a scratch card to access my result? Yes. Use the WAEC result checker PIN  that accompanies your smart card. But in case you have exhausted your number of tries or misplaced it, it will cost you N3,654.82 to get a new one from the WAEC website.
  • How can I check the WASSCE results of years other than 2022 (i.e. 2021, 2020, 2019, etc.)? It's easy. Follow the same steps outlined below. You only need to select your exam year.

How to Check WAEC Result

All Secondary School Candidates who recently participated in the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) can now check their results. The 2022 WAEC results are now available for candidates to check online or via SMS.

According to the figures given by WAEC, 76.36 per cent of students got a minimum of five (5) credits, including English Language and Mathematics, in five (5) or more subjects (See: WAEC Result Statistics). Within the next ninety days, applicants whose results have been properly processed and released will receive their certificates.

About WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is a lawfully established examination board tasked with determining the examinations required in the public interest in English-speaking West African countries, conducting the examinations, and awarding certificates comparable to those of equivalent examining authorities internationally. Since its inception in 1952, the council has contributed to education in Anglophonic West African countries (Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and the Gambia) through the coordination of examinations and the issuance of certificates. They have established an endowment fund to support education in West Africa through lectures and assistance to individuals who cannot afford education. Since its inception, it has remained one of West Africa’s largest and most widely known tests.

How to Check WAEC Results Online

You don’t need to purchase any scratch card/pin to access your result. Check your Smart Identity Card for your Result Checker PIN and Serial Number. 

  1. Go to the WAEC portal at
    waec portal
  2. In the required column, enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789). For examination year < 1999, enter your 8-digit WAEC Examination Number. (This is your 5-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 19865001)
    WAEC EXAM Number
  3. Select your Examination Year, e.g. 2022.
    WAEC EXAM Year
  4. Select your examination type, i.e. SCHOOL CANDIDATE RESULT.
    WAEC EXAM Type
  5. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your e-PINWAEC Result Checker PIN
  6. Enter the e-PIN Voucher Number
    WAEC Result Checker Serial Number
  7. Finally, click the “Submit” button to obtain your WAEC result.
    Submit to Check WAEC Result

How to Buy WAEC Result Checker PIN

The council has already given each candidate its result checker PIN and Serial Number. You can check the Smart Identity Card used during the conduct of the examination to check for your Result Checker PIN and Serial Number. 

But in case you have exceeded the number of checks or you’ve misplaced your PIN and serial number, you will need to visit the WAEC Request Management System portal to order your PIN online.

The cost of a WAEC result checker PIN is N3,654.82. Candidates interested in purchasing the e-PIN/result checker can do that on the council’s Request Management System portal. Follow the procedure below to buy WAEC result checker PIN:

  1. Go to the WAEC Request Management System portal at
  2. Your Transaction Ref No will be generated automatically.
  3. Under the Select a Request Type option, pick Request For Service from the list of options.
  4. Under the Select a Request option, pick Sale of WAEC Direct Result Checker for the list of options.
  5. Now enter your Name, Phone Number and Email Address in the required columns.
  6. Finally, click on Proceed to Online payment to make payment and access your WAEC result checker PIN.

How to Check WAEC Results Via SMS

Send SMS in the format below:

To short-code 32327 (MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers)

For example -: WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2022


  • Ensure you adhere strictly to the format above. There should be no space in the message.
  • Wait for your WAEC result to be delivered to your phone via SMS. (SMS Cost N30 Only)

Have a Problem Checking your WAEC Result?

If you have a problem checking your 2022 WAEC result online or via SMS, simply follow the procedure below.

Kindly send the following details to for verification and assistance:
1. Error message displayed.
2. Your examination number.
3. Type of Exam.
4. Year of Exam.


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