How to Check WAEC Result without Scratch Card

Like you a lot of people want to know how to check waec result without scratch card.

Checking your WAEC result can be done in many ways and the method shared here today is not a trick but is approved by the West African Examination Council.

Note: There is no way to check WAEC result without Pins. There are ONLY 2 methods to check your result- Online and SMS.

But, the two methods require Scratch card. Meaning that, to know your grades in WAEC, you still need scratch card.

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Why You Need the Waec result Scratch Card

  • It protects your results in the WAEC database
  • By using the Scratch Card, WAEC can monitor how you access the Result checking Portal
  • It serves as a means of income for the organization (WAEC office).

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How to Check WAEC Result without Scratch Card

Here is How to Check WAEC Result without Scratch Card

I know you probably think the SMS method of checking WAEC result is a method to check WAEC Result without Scratch Card, you are worng.

This is because checking your result through SMS also requires PIN Number of the Scratch Card (although no serial number is needed)

How to Check WAEC Result through SMS

  • Send SMS in the format below:
    To short-code 32327  (MTN, Airtel & Glo subscribers)
  • For Instance -:
    Ensure you adhere strictly to the format above. There should be no space in the message.
  • Last step is to Wait for your result to be delivered to your phone via SMS. (SMS Cost N30 Only)

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How to Check WAEC Results Online

Checking your WAEC result online is easy! You use this method by

  • mobile phone or
  • PC to do this, as long as its connected to the internet.
  1. Logon to
  2. Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number.
    (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 8290856421 )
  3. Enter the 4 digits of your Examination Year e.g. 2002
  4. Pick the Examination Type
  5. Input the Card Serial Number found on the reverse side of your Scratch card.
  6. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN) on your Scratch card
  7. Click Submit and wait for the results window to come up

But, there are certain “searches” you should know about which does not exist for now and those are;

  • to check waec result without scratch card pin or serial number
  • to check waec result without examination number
  • to check results without spending money or credit

This is because you MUST use the following to successfully check your waec result online or SMS;

  • Examination Number  – Your Exam number is your unique number. It differentiates you from the rest. This is why no one can have same exam number (only by error).
  • Examination Year – By providing the year you did your exam, you will simplify the database job of locating your results and other vital information about you fast.
  • Type of Examination –  WAEC conducts different exam type, like GCE, SSEC, etc.  That is why providing the type of exam you had participated also help getting your data from the WAEC portal.
  • Card Serial Number– This is a number unique to each card too

There is how to check WAEC result without scratch card online and via SMS.


24 thoughts on “How to Check WAEC Result without Scratch Card”

  1. Pls I’m in a big mess right now and I dont know what to do. The thing is I mistakingly washed my scratch card together with some of ma clothe and i can’t tell my mum or dad and they’ve told me that they want to see ma result pls what do i do at this point some pls tell me what to do. You can text me on what to do thanks.

  2. I took my waec on 2018,, and I checked thw result online and wasn’t able to print it out in the cyber cafe. Now I want to take my jamb they are requesting for my waec result.. What should I do? Isn’t it too late to check waec result of 2018 in 2021?

  3. Please I lost my waec card and I need to check my waec results urgently
    Please which other way can I use to check it with only my exam number.


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