In this post you’ll see how to generate your JAMB profile code using USSD/SMS for the 2023 UTME. Get your JAMB profile code easily with your phone
The joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have released the new procedure on how to generate the 10 digit profile code for UTME/DE registration
All Candidates who would like to register for the JAMB 2023 UTME and Direct entry should be informed that they can now generate their 10-digit profile code using their smartphones by dialling the new JAMB USSD code.
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How to generate JAMB profile code 2023
For your 2023/2024 JAMB you would only need an active Phone number (preferably the one you haven’t use for JAMB Registration the previous year) and at least 50 Naira in the sim to request for your Jamb Profile code. Make sure the SIM is active.
- Send the phrase “ NIN ” followed by a space and your 11-digit NIN number, for example Example NIN 01234567890 to 55019 or 66019. Visual example on the picture below
- You will receive a reply that contains your JAMB profile code and full name after sending the message, the profile code is ten digits unique number e.g. 6457281331.
How to Generate JAMB Profile Code via USSD
The introduction of the new USSD code was part of measures JAMB has put in place to address some challenges experienced by
candidates while registering for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
JAMB has confirmed that the board was connecting effectively with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on the registration process and have had not much to worry about.
As we stated above don’t use the SIM card you use for the previous year JAMB registration to generate your profile code for this year JAMB As your likely to encounter some issues.
How to retrieve your JAMB profile code
Have you lost your JAMB profile code and wondering how to retrieve it? We provide you with steps to retrieve your JAMB profile code below.
Send SMS to the JAMB short code to retrieve your profile code
- Open the messaging app on your phone
- Type “RESEND” in capital letters followed by a space
- Type your JAMB registration number in the next space
- Send the SMS to 55019
- You will receive a response containing your profile code
If you have any issues generating or retrieving your JAMB profile code it’s advisable to consider JAMB support and inform them about the issue, JAMB support is there to help you solve problem that’ll be rather hard or impossible to fix yourself. The You can send an email to JAMB at firstname.lastname@example.org to make your complaints or inquiries. Or simply go to the nearest JAMB centre and tell them about your situation and hopefully your issue will be solve
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