Mistakes occur in Waec results. Sometimes the mistakes come from you. Other times, it comes from the school or centre that enrolled you for WAEC. The good news is that you can change your name or date of birth in Waec Certificate so long you are still with the certificate.
Now, if you lost your Waec Certificate and currently wondering how to get another one, there is a guide for you. Click here for how to get Attestation if you lost your waec Certificate. The attestation is exactly the way waec certificate looks and takes just three months to be ready.
Back to the topic; How to Change Name or Date of Birth in Waec Certificate. To change either wrong name or wrong date of birth in Waec certificate, you need to go to a Waec office around you with the following documents:
- Your birth certificate
- Affidavit of correction of name or DOB
- The Waec Certificate to be corrected
- Application letter to Waec for correction of details.
How much do I need to apply for a change of date of birth or correction of name in my Waec certificate? You need the sum of ten thousand Naira (#10,000) to effect correction of date of birth or change of name in Waec certificate.
How long does it take for waec to correct wrong date of birth or name in Waec certificate? It will take about 6 to 12 months for WAEC to change your name or date of birth in your WAEC result.
If you can’t wait for 6 months or above, then apply for attestation of result. It is faster and you can correct your name and date of birth in the process. See more information about attestation of result here.
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