How to buy WAEC scratch card with mobile money

How to buy WAEC scratch card with mobile money

This is an easy guide on how to buy WAEC scratch card with mobile money. However, it is necessary that you have an MTN sim card for the process to work. Therefore, in case you do not have it yet, make the initiative to purchase one today and begin enjoying the services offered by WAEC scratch card using mobile money.

How to buy waec scratch card with mobile money
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Step 1

Pick up your phone and dial *711*1000#. Ensure that you are using an MTN sim card.

Step 2

The next display will appear as follows:

Welcome to InstantPins portal

Choose an option below:

1. Individual

2. Merchant

Pick the one that matches your type of mobile money account, either individual or merchant. Click on your choice and press on the ‘reply’ option. Here, I will pick the individual account for easier illustration.

Step 3

The next screen will appear as below:

Select a Card to Buy

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1. Price list

2. WAEC result checker card

3. SHS placement card

At this point, select number 2 and press reply. This should take you to another screen.

Step 4

You will receive a displayed message informing you that a bill prompt has been sent to you for payment.

Step 5

From here, you will be required to enter your mobile money pin. Once you have done this, submit those details. Within a minute, you will receive your card serial number and PIN.

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About WAEC (West African Examinations Council)

This is an examination board that is lawfully used to determine the exams done in West African countries that speak English. It is responsible for conducting the exams and awarding certificates in comparison to those of international examining authorities.

How to buy waec scratch card with mobile money
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WAEC was established in 1952 and has contributed to better standards of education in countries such as Ghana, Liberia, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. They also created an endowment fund aimed at contributing to the education of West Africa. This is done through lectures and offering financial assistance to those that cannot afford education.

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Frequently asked questions concerning the WAEC scratch card and answers:

What is an e-Pin?

In WAEC, this is a 10-digit or 12-digit unique number that is required to access the services offered. It facilitates direct access to the user’s results.

How can one get an e-Pin?

It is possible to purchase an Electronic Pin at the WAEC National office in your country or any of its branch and zonal offices.

Can the e-Pin be used to check more than one result?

Unfortunately, an e-Pin voucher can only be used to check one result. If you need to check another result, you will require a new e-PIN voucher.

Which information is provided on this service?

On the WAECDIRECT service, you are able to access;

  • WASSCE for private candidates – First series results
  • Addresses of the branch and zonal offices of WAEC in your country.
  • WASSCE for private candidates – Second series results
  • WASSCE for school candidates results

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How can one correct the candidate’s gender?

In case you made errors such as filling in the wrong gender during registration, you can visit the nearest WAEC office for the corrections to be made.

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How to solve problems experienced when checking WAEC results

To solve any problems encountered using the service, send the details outlined below to for assistance.

  • Your exam number
  • Year of exam
  • Type of exam
  • Error message displayed

Can one use an e-PIN voucher purchased in the previous year to check the results of the current year?

A voucher bought in the previous year will still be valid for use. However, remember that you can only use one e-PIN voucher for checking one result. If you need to check a different result, you need to have a new e-Pin voucher.

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How many times can one check their results?

It is possible to check your results up to five times using one e-PIN. Once you exhaust your five chances and you need to check the results again, simply purchase another e-PIN and get yourself another five chances.

With the information provided above, I believe you now understand how to buy waec scratch card with mobile money. It's easy, right?

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