Jamb Profile Registration – How to Create Jamb Profile Online

Are you aware that the JAMB 2020 UTME Registration has commenced? Latest information reaching our news desk today disclosed that all candidates who intend to sit for the forthcoming JAMB 2020 CBT examination, Must create a Profile on the jamb portal.

We have decided to provide you, a walk-through step by step procedures ps of achieving this vital procedure, before the actual jamb registration commences within this month.

It won’t be long now before Jamb profile registration / Jamb profile login / Jamb profile creation closes, if you haven’t created a profile yet pay attention to this article very well as we shall be showing you how to do this.

It was easier to register for Jamb before; with just a scratch card and few mouse clicks at a cyber café you are good to go. There is new way now to create jamb profile registration, the good thing it is completely free and you do not have to pay any extra charge unlike before.

Jamb Profile Registration – How to Create Jamb Profile

Creating a profile is highly imperative. You would require a profile to check your result and admission status. Follow the steps below carefully to create one. Make sure you do this on a computer and not on your mobile phone if you insist on using mobile phone download puffin browser for Android.
  • Sign up for an e-mail verification by visiting the Jamb portal here, use an active e-mail account as important information will be sent to it.
  • Fill all spaces as required. Enter you e-mail address, choose a secret question and an answer.
  • Click on Verify e-mail.
  • Log-in to your email address, be patient until you see an e-mail address confirmation from Jamb. If you cannot find it in your inbox, check the Spam folder.
  • Open the mail and click on Click here to continue your Profile Creation
  • Do not delete the e-mail as it contains a unique code you will be needing at the CBT centre.
  • A new form opens where you are to fill your bio-data and personal information.
  • Fill all information as required with the most accurate answers as possible, this is very important.
  • Click on Sign Up. Your profile is now successfully created.
  • Login to see your new Jamb profile.
That is how you go about a Jamb profile registration. After this, proceed to a bank and tell them you want to pay for Jamb – a sum of N5,500 is required for this. The bank gives you a PIN number after payment, go to the nearest CBT center afterwards and pay N700 to an account which will be given to you there.

How to Create Your JAMB Profile Using Your Mobile Phone Via Text (SMS)

1. Prospective candidate should send his/her Surname, First Name and Middle Name (where applicable). This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to JAMB short code of 55019.
2. One cell number (mobile number) can be used by one candidate only.
3. A confirmation code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number which will be used to procure the ePIN


To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, resend a text message (from the registered number) “CORRECT Surname First name Middlename” to 55019
To retrieve a lost confirmation code, resend a text message (from the registered number) “RESEND” to 55019.

Please Note:

  • If you are to create this profile, it is advisable to do it on Chrome browser using a very good smart phone or computer system.
  • Make sure you log in to your profile to ensure there is no mistake before you proceed to get the ePIN. If you made a mistake, you can use the SMS profile self help method above to correct it.
  • Ensure to use the same email address used to create your profile to get your ePIN.

Common JAMB Registration Payment Methods to Obtain ePIN


-Participating Banks
-Mobile Money Operators including eTranzact (Paga, Cellulant, Teasy Mobile e.t.c.)
-Registered Microfinance Banks – (Ifesowapo, Regent, FUDMFB, Welfare MFB)
-Online Payment – Remita & Interswitch (Switches)
-POS (Citi-Serve)
-ATM (Interswitch)
-USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) – for mobile (Internet/online) banking


Present confirmation code and pay by cash or card
ePIN is delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, Other POS Outlets & any CBT Centre that demands it
Present confirmation code & pay by card
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


This is available at CBT Centres & Other Agent Outlets

Present confirmation code & pay by cash
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


This is available at all ATM outlets of participating Banks (Interswitch Channel)

Select Bill Payment & then pick JAMB
Enter confirmation code & pay
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


Log on to JAMB website: www.jamb.gov.ng
Click Registration
Enter confirmation Code
Select payment Method e.g. Interswitch or Remita
Make payment
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique
telephone number


Dial USSD code (e.g. *565*6#)
Enter confirmation code
Select bank & follow the prompts to complete payment
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


If ePIN is not Received or Lost , send a text message from the registered telephone number “UTMEPIN” or “DEPIN” to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively
The ePIN would then be retrieved

After payment…
After successful payment & obtaining ePIN, candidate should proceed to any of the accredited CBT Centres to complete his/her own registration.


The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for validation and completion of registration
Candidate is expected to pay not more than N700.00 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre
Provides biodata
Choice of institutions and programmes
UTME subjects
Picture capture (no passport photography
Biometric capture
Print Registration Slip using biometric authentication
Collect reading text & CD

Payment and Registration Flow

Use text to create profile from your phone (only one number per candidate)
Receive confirmation code in your phone
Buy form ePIN using the code in your phone
Register with your ePIN at any CBT Centre

When you’ve done the above, go back to the CBT center with the bank PIN number given to you earlier and the teller issued to you for the N700 to complete your registration.

Good luck!

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