For many Nigeria individuals familiar with the job recruitment process in the country, it is a fact that fake certificates are a common trend. While some Nigeria tertiary institutions engage in the illegal act of selling certificates to unqualified individuals, a tremendous production of fake N.Y.S.C certificates is the new trending.
Many of those who acquired this fake N.Y.S.C certificate like certificate of exemption, discharge certificate, letter of exemption, use these illegal certificates for official purposes. Thereby, making the entire program and it objectives lack integrity and purpose.
In a bid to curb the illegal act that has been robbing the program of it integrity, the management of N.Y.S.C introduced a means of detecting a fake certificate from an original certificate.
How to verify your NYSC certificate manually
1.Write a letter of “request for verification” addressing the “Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Directorate Headquarters, Plot 416, Tigris Crescent, Maitam, Abuja.” The letter should be marked clearly written “Attention : Director (Corps Certification).
2.Provide the following information in the content of your letter (a) Your email address (b) Telephone number (c) a valid home contact address.
3.Ensure to make photocopies of every single certificate(s) you intend to verify.
4.Each of the certificate should be be arranged in their order of importance, numbered serially with a pen or marker.
5.Attached the serially numbered certificate with the letter that was addressed to the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps .
Please note that the following are the certificates verified by N.Y.S.C
Letter of exemption
Certificate of national service
Letter of exclusion
6. Proceed to submit your letter to the Director General Registrar’s office, located on the sixth floor of the National Youth Service Corps Headquarters complex at the Yakubu Gowon House, Plot 416, Tigris Crescent, Maitam, Abuja. Calmly awaits your response or reply after you have followed the following procedure.
How to verify N.Y.S.C. certificate online.
For many individuals who lives very far away, you do not need to go to the NYSC headquarters for verification of your NYSC certificate. Kindly following the procedures above and get your certificate verified at your comfort zone.
1. Log on to the website : https://verify.nysc.org.ng/
2. Click the verification button
3. Sign up : for existing users, log in with your username and password. For new user, click on the SIGN UP link
.4. You will be asked to create an account and pay particular amount of Naira(s) for subscription to verify. Pay via your card and answer the Validate yourself Question.
5. Complete the question section and click the register button.
Please ensure that you provide all necessary information and confirm the password used to register.
You’ll get a feed back of your NYSC certificate verification.