How to Check WAEC First Series Result for 2018 – Quick Guide

 This is to notify the general public and especially, candidates that partake in the 2018
January/February WAEC First Series Exam, WASSCE for Private Candidates (popularly known as WAEC GCE) that their results are now accessible online.


2018 WAEC First Series Results have been successfully transmitted online and it is available from the WAEC official result checking website. Candidates need to acquire the WAEC result checker which cost N500 (five hundred naira only) from accredited dealers or any WAEC office nearest to them to be able to access their results.

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How to Check WAEC First Series Result for 2018


1. Visit the WAEC First Series result checking portal @

2. Type in your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number. (This is your Seven Digit centre number followed by your three digit candidate number eg. 4123456789)

3. Type in the four digits of your Examination Year eg. 2018

4. Select the Type of Examination i.e. PRIVATE CANDIDATE RESULT

5. Type in the Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch card.

6. Type in the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card

7. Click Submit and wait for the results window to come up.

How to Check WAEC First Series Result Via SMS Short Code

In case you want to check your 2018 WAEC First Series Result via sms, use the short code format below:

WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear To short-code 32327 (MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers)
For example -: WAEC*4250101001*123456789012*2018

Note: Make sure you adhere closely to the format above. There should be no space in the message.

Wait for your result to be sent to your phone via SMS. (SMS Cost N30 Only)

How to Check WAEC Result Using Phone With Out Internet.

To check result using phone that has no internet, follow the step outline above

How Long is WAEC Result Valid?

The certificate issued by the examination body (West African Examination Council) is valid for life.

WAEC conduct achievement test which remain valid forever. unlike UTME which conduct selection test that is valid for a particular academic year.

How to Edit or Upgrade WAEC Result online

Please note, upgrading of waec result is false, if any one promise to help you upgrade your waec result, note that you are in for a scam, upgrading of waec result is not possible. do not be a victim.

Do not listen to their fake testimonies and call their fake phone number.

If you are already a victim, please recheck your result online, to see that it is not possible. do not be a victim to internet fraud.

Hint: you can only use your result checker five times, so be wise!
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