How to Change Name or Date of Birth in WAEC Certificate

In the process of WAEC, mistakes are usually bound to happen. These mistakes may come from you or the school you registered your WAEC with. If you have this issue, there is hope.  You can change your name or date of birth in WAEC Certificate.

How to Change Name or Date of Birth in Waec Certificate

You need to go to a WAEC office around you with the following documents:

  1. Your birth certificate
  2. Affidavit of correction of name or DOB
  3. The Waec Certificate to be corrected
  4. Application letter to Waec for correction of details.

How much do I need to apply for correction in my WAEC certificate? You need the sum of ten thousand Naira (#10,000)


How long does it take for WAEC to correct the wrong date of birth or name in WAEC certificate? It will take about 6 to 12 months.


If you can’t wait for 6 months or above, then apply for the attestation of result. It is faster and the corrections can still be made there. Click here on how to get the attestation of result.

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Questions and Answers

Does the WAEC certificate carry a date of birth? – Yes, WAEC Certificate carries Date of Birth.

How to check WAEC date of birth – Check your WAEC Result or Slip


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