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How to authenticate any WAEC Certificate / Result on your phone

How to authenticate any WAEC Certificate / Result on your phone

In an increasingly digital age, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has introduced a convenient method for candidates to authenticate their certificates and results right from their mobile phones. This advancement allows individuals to verify the legitimacy of their educational credentials without the need for physical documents. This guide will walk you through the steps to authenticate any WAEC certificate or result using your phone.

The Significance of Certificate Authentication

Ensuring the authenticity of your WAEC certificate or result is imperative in today’s competitive world. Authentic documents are crucial for various purposes, including job applications, further education, and professional certifications. By authenticating your certificate, you not only validate your educational achievements but also safeguard against potential forgeries or alterations.

Step-by-Step Guide to Authenticating Your WAEC Certificate/Result

Step 1: Visit the Official WAEC Website


Open the web browser on your phone and navigate to the official WAEC website. It is essential to use a secure and reputable internet connection to ensure a smooth authentication process.

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Step 2: Access the Certificate Authentication Portal


On the WAEC website’s homepage, locate and click on the ‘Certificate Authentication’ option. This will direct you to the dedicated portal designed for certificate verification.

Step 3: Provide the Required Information


In the provided fields, enter the essential details:

Certificate Serial Number: This unique identifier is crucial for the authentication process.

Examination Year: Specify the year in which you took the examination.

Examination Type (e.g., WASSCE, GCE): Select the appropriate examination type.

Candidate’s Date of Birth: Provide the date of birth as per the records.

Step 4: Initiate the Authentication Process

Click on the ‘Authenticate’ or ‘Verify’ button to initiate the authentication process. The system will process the information provided.

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Step 5: Review the Authentication Results

Upon completion, the system will display the authentication results. A positive verification message indicates that your certificate or result is legitimate and has been successfully authenticated.

The certified Statement of Results are, however, NOT issued to individual candidates or persons but rather directly to any of the following authorities only:

  • Institutions of Higher Learning
  • Public Bodies
  • Prospective Employers (Public/Private)

Requirements to authenticate any WAEC Certificate

The passport-size photographs should be endorsed at the back by any one of the following persons who must also guarantee that the applicant is a candidate who wrote the examination:

  • Head of a recognized educational institution
  • A senior officer of the security services not below the rank of Major/Superintendent or its equivalent
  • A senior public servant (Principal Executive Officer and above)
  • A barrister/solicitor Fee for Confirmation / Verification of Results and Related Services
  • Head of applicant’s present/former school
    A qualified registered medical practitioner (herbalists are not acceptable)
  • Requests by individuals/organizations/institutions for statements to be issued to organizations/institutions in Ghana or outside Ghana

Payment Details

Issuing of confirmed statement of results to local/foreign destinations GH¢150.00 per statement per examination (exclusive of courier/delivery services)
Bulk confirmation of results – GH¢100.00 per statement per examination
Bulk Verification of results – GH¢75.00 per document
On-line verification of results for tertiary institutions and organisations – GH¢10.00 per result per candidate
Verification of results/identity – GH¢150.00 per document
Establishment of equivalence/interpretation of statement of results – GH¢150.00 per statement

These fees are revised from time to time and do not include courier/delivery services. All payments must be made in cash at the nearest WAEC Office or by bank draft made payable to the “West African Examinations Council” written out in full.

Payment may also be made using VISA card. Any application which is not accompanied by all the requirements will not be processed.

Attestation of Results

Attestation of Results are issued to individual candidates or persons for their possession. The Attestation must be collected personally by applicants from the offices of the Council in Accra or the regions. For the issuance of the Attestation, applicants will be required to provide the following details:

Your Name (in full as used in the examination)
The Name, Month and Year of Examination
Your Index Number
Passport photograph.
A valid identification document.
GH¢ 400.00

Payment may also be made using VISA card. Any application which is not accompanied by all the requirements will not be processed.

Conclusion

By following these steps, you can effortlessly authenticate your WAEC certificate or result directly from your phone. This method provides a convenient and reliable means to verify your educational credentials. Remember, authenticating your certificate empowers you with verified credentials, opening doors to various opportunities in your educational and professional journey.

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