Just as for NECO, the registrant or schools are expected to collect the approved registration fees from all their candidates and issue one bank draft in favour of The West African Examinations Council (WAEC). Cheques are paid at the WAEC Zonal/Branch Office in charge of their State. The designated WAEC Finance Officer in the Zonal/Branch Office enters information regarding the payment on his computer and issued the school a scratch card or pay voucher containing information to enable the Principal/Examination Officer sign up to the e-Registration Website.
After this there will be need for a source of Picture of Candidate from school or registrant either a passport, or pictures from phones or net.
After this a template or form of the registration is issue to the candidate to fill so as to quicken the rate of registration and to prevent timeout
After this the registrant log on to the WAEC website on: www.waeconline.org.ng; while on this website, click on the year of registration e.g. “May/June Examinations” icon. This takes you straight to the e-Registration home page where the details of the candidate are filled.
After the registrant must have registered the candidate, a photo card will be printed to candidate with information like the registration Number, Seat number and Examination date written on the photo card been printed)
After the registration has been successfully completed (The Registration Number or Examination Number serve as Evidence for Registration.
Full steps to register for the West African Examination Council (WAEC) and GCE
Step1: Make required Payment for the examination
Step2: Identification of Examination Officer or Registrant
Step3: Registration of Candidates through the Site
Step4: Reviewing/Editing of Candidates Information
Step 5: Generation of Examination Numbers
Step 6: Downloading of Information
Step 7: Printing of Photo card for Candidate