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Easy Guide on how to do your 2024 NYSC Biometrics Registration by Yourself

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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It’s an exciting moment for prospective NYSC Corps members. The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here! NYSC registration has begun, and you can do your biometrics yourself. Interested in how this is done? Let’s dive in. 

Nysc biometrics

Nysc is a mandatory service for graduates who are less than 30 years old. Graduates who are more than 30 are given an exemption certificate or Certificate of Exemption.

The service is to ensure that youths are disciplined and tolerant enough for the corporate world. It is an experience for a for a full year for graduates and it’s an opportunity to access places that are deemed mysterious. 

Why is Biometrics Registration Important? 

The biometrics stage is significant in your NYSC registration journey. It is necessary to avoid errors in filling in your details, as it can hinder your registration. Additionally, the NYSC registration part captures your fingerprints and facial recognition, as it is part of the NYSC registration.

The process verifies your identity and ensures the accuracy of your information. It’s simple, as you only have to follow the on-screen instructions. For more clarity, read on. 

It should be noted that capturing fingerprints from the browser is no longer supported. 

What You Need For NYSC Biometrics

  • Your details 
  • Your Matriculation number
  • A desktop or computer with computer access
  • Digital Persona 4500 scanner
  • Lastly, a passport with a white background

Steps to Take On Your Nysc Biometrics Registration 

Once you meet the above requirements, follow the following steps:

  1. Open and Install the biometric client. 
  • Visit the NYSC portal, and click on the Biometric Client link (https://nysc.org.ng/biometricclient/launch.htm).
  • It takes you to a site where you can install the client link.

Note that there are requirements to meet before installing the biometric client link:

  • Windows Installer 3.1 
  • Microsoft.Net Framework 4 (x86 and x64)
  1. Capture Your Fingerprints
  • Launch the Biometric Client Link
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to capture your fingerprints.
  1. Complete your Nysc Biometrics
  • Finally, you can continue your registration on the Nysc Portal
  • The biometrics software will merge with your registration on the NYSC Portal for seamless registration.


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Abdullahi Kafayat
Abdullahi Kafayat

Abdullahi Kafayat is an enthusiastic writer interested in the tech world. She's a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and has a BSc in Chemistry. You can reach her at Kafayatabdullahi17@gmail.com.

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