December 3, 2023

Jamb Registration for Foreign Candidates: Residing outside the country and you have an interest in writing the 2024 jamb examination but you don’t know how to go about it? Hey, don’t panic, keep reading this article as we take you through the steps on how to register for Jamb as a foreign candidate.

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB), a national educational organization, is charged with the sole duty of putting suitably qualified candidates in tertiary institutions.

Following this, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board organizes the annual Jamb examination. Successful candidates are then given admission.

However, this solely depends on your institution of choice and basically if you meet their specified cut-off mark.

Candidates who are not in Nigeria but want to take jamb exams should please visit the Nigerian Embassy. They will guide you on what to do but it has to be some selected countries we listed below.

As a foreign candidate who resides in a foreign land, you can still register for JAMB because the facility has been put in place to make everything easy for you. Available in just 9 countries but be rest assured that you will pay a small fee of $20


Jamb registration for foreign candidates should be followed with due process. If you are willing to write jamb and you find yourself a resident in any of the 9 countries we listed below then you can download the jamb Application form from the official website (

Jamb Registration for Foreign Candidates; What You Should Do

We have carefully mapped out steps on how you can complete jamb registration for foreign candidates. You are to complete the application form by filling in all the details you are asked to fill out and submit after you have filled them.

Visit these foreign missions Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Buea, Cotonou, Jeddah, Johannesburg, London, and Berlin. There are additional locations where Nigerian embassies are located. carefully follow these steps for your online application.

steps to follow:

  • Foreign candidates visit the link stated above
  • As usual, Firstly, create a profile
  • Then secondly, log in to the profile with your details
  • On your system, just take a look at the left side of your menu, then click on Foreign UTME/DE registration
  • Go through all instructions and follow all guidelines until the payment page
  • You can pay $20 with your card. Just Make a payment with any of the payment methods listed on the site.
  • Lastly, complete the registration directly online.


Salient Points to take into consideration

    • While registering for JAMB, do it at any of the accredited centers.
    • Be aware that JAMB will mount CCTV cameras to capture every moment of the exams across all centers. There is no way examination malpractice will be possible. Please prepare very well.
    • The information is that this year’s JAMB will be and remain a Computer-Based Test for all except those with special cases.
    • It’s best you avail yourself the opportunity to Register on time so as to choose better centers with nice facilities that are also close to your home to avoid traveling far distances.
    • Candidates with more than one Jamb registration number will be identified by Jamb. Please be aware that dual registration is a criminal offense and might lead to disqualification
    • Your details are of high importance and you need to keep them safe such as your Email address, password, registration number, exam number, examination date, and seat number.
    • JAMB mock is not for everyone but we implore you to take or participate in it so as to be in a better position during the main exam day.
    • Have it in your mind that your mobile phone won’t go with you into the exam hall. Just keep it at home. Other gadgets you should keep away from you on that day are any electronic device, wristwatch, pen, or any other materials.

Your details are of high importance and you need to keep them safe such as your Email address, password, registration number, etc.

Has the 2024 Jamb Registration for Foreign Candidates Started?

At the conclusion of the organization’s management meeting held on Tuesday, 20th December 2023, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) released key dates for its activities in 2024.

Therefore, JAMB has stated the registration period for the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Subsequently, the jamb registration, including foreign candidates, is to start from Saturday, January 14, to Tuesday, February 14, 2024.

Consequently, this does not include registration for Direct Entry (DE). However, application documents for DE registration would begin on Monday, February 20, and end on Thursday, April 20, 2024.

When is the JAMB 2023 Examination Date

As prospective students who want to gain admission this year, you should know exactly your  UTME date. With this, you will plan and prepare accordingly.

The Jamb examination will be held from Saturday 29th April 2024 to Monday 12th May 2024. Hence you are to start your Registration for the Next UTME as the date for registration is stated above

Jamb Registration for Foreign Candidates; Necessary Requirements 

As a foreign candidate, it is important to know the necessary requirements so you don’t have to miss your way. Most candidates have sleepless nights over the necessary items that jamb requires to have a successful registration. If you are writing a jamb for the first time then read this carefully.

If you haven’t written the JAMB UTME exam yet, this information must have been given to you by your peers. This means it isn’t as simple as your typical Senior Secondary exam. Therefore, early planning is required to guarantee a successful outcome.

Beginning your JAMB preparations entails timely registration for the exams. But what are those necessary requirements? Candidates must possess the following to be qualified for the Jamb examination this 2023:

Beginning your JAMB preparations entails timely registration for the exams. But what are those necessary requirements? Candidates must possess the following to be qualified for the Jamb examination this 2023:

  • Active/ Correct Personal telephone number
  • National Identification Number(NIN)
  • Active/New Email address
  • build your JAMB profile
  • Correct subject combinations
  • Record biodata,
  • O’-level results(optional, kindly read below), JAMB forms, and E-pin payment slips.

FAQ about the 2024 Jamb Examination

When do I print my Jamb Acknowledgement slip?

When all your jamb registration is complete, then it’s time you print your jamb acknowledgment slip. With this slip, you can be able to enter the exam hall without anyone stopping you.

I can’t see the venue and time of my examination.

Do not panic. Immediately after you complete your registration process you will notice that the exam date, venue for the exams, and also your time will be missing. This is because Jamb has not assigned you to a particular center yet.

Hence, make sure you reprint your slip to know your exam date and time and also your venue. You will have to reprint your 2024 jamb slip to reflect your venue and time for your examinations.

Does Jamb Repeat Questions?

You should be aware that JAMB occasionally asks the same questions, usually from their own question banks that you won’t have access to. However, reading past questions can go a long way in helping you.

How Long Does the Jamb Exam Last?

All of the exam questions for the four registered subjects must be answered or attempted during this allotted time. As a UTME candidate, it requires you to complete all 180 questions, including 60 in English and 40 in each of the other three topics, in the allotted 2 hours.

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