The company said the objective is to make the second series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE GCE) for private candidates easier.
Prospective candidates can pay for their ePINs through any of the options on Remita, including cards, USSD, mobile wallet, account transfer, internet banking, or with phone number, until August 12.
Aside from paying through digital payment channels, candidates can also pay for their ePIN at accredited agent locations and bank branches nationwide.
To obtain their ePINs, it said prospective candidates are to click the WAEC icon on the Remita website or the Remita mobile App, select “Buy WAEC PIN”, fill required fields and choose the preferred payment channel.
It added that once payment is confirmed, the candidate would receive the exam registration ePIN in the email provided at the point of payment on Remita. The candidate is then expected to log on to WAEC’s website or visit any authorised center to complete the registration with their ePIN.
“Candidates for the second series 2022 WASSCE GCE exams are guaranteed a simple and smooth process when they purchase their ePINs on Remita,” said Chinedu Alisa, Business Lead at Remita Payment Services.
He noted that candidates can make their purchase at any time and from anywhere with a few clicks.
Candidates should note that theWAEC GCE registration has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres, the company.