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How to Retrieve JAMB Profile Code on your Phone 2024

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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The academic journey towards higher institutions in Nigeria involves a critical step known as JAMB. It is an institution that requires some details for one to achieve a forward trajectory, like the use of JAMB registration number, your JAMB profile code, and other details.

Also known as Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB is the gateway to higher education in Nigeria as it is a regulatory body that plays a pivotal role in accessing and facilitating admissions into Tertiary institutions across the country.

What does JAMB do?

JAMB conducts admission for prospective students seeking admission into Polytechnics, Universities and Colleges of Education.

Students register for JAMB yearly to be able to embark on a higher academic journey and for JAMB registration, there are crucial requirements, one of them being the student JAMB profile code.

The JAMB Profile Code

The JAMB profile code is very important as it is a unique identification candidate assigned to each JAMB student.

The code is important for initiating the JAMB registration process and also for checking out the e-facility.

If the code is so important then, what happens if a proposed Academic candidate’s code goes missing?

In this article, we will walk you through the different ways you can retrieve the profile code if it goes missing.

How to Retrieve JAMB Profile Code

There are numerous ways you can retrieve your code and here are some:

Through the JAMB e-facilty

Search for and click on the jamb webpage http://www.jamb.gov.ng/efacility

Log in to your account.

When you log in, you will see your JAMB profile code at the top left corner of your dashboard page in your account.

Through your Mail box

Very recently, JAMB made it a necessity to send profile codes to candidate’s mail during registration.

If you registered for JAMB within the last year then your JAMB code is sitting pretty in your inbox.

The first thing you should do is to log on to the mail you used during JAMB registration.

Go to your inbox in your mail, check for previous mail messages gotten from JAMB, your profile code should be amongst the messages.

Through your Phone’s SMS

Another easy peasy way you can retrieve your code is through your messaging app in your phone.

Open your SMS app in your phone

Type “RESEND” in uppercase letters followed by a space as seen here.

Then, type your JAMB registration number after the space(make sure to type the correct number)

After that, send the message to the number 55019, you will receive a message containing your JAMB profile number.

Through JAMB Official Customer Care Support System

Lastly, you can retrieve your code through JAMB’s central online support system which you will find when you go to https://www.jamb.gov.ng/support 

There are different support options located there; go to the option for “Candidate/General Support System” 

Click on ‘create support ticket’ which is green

After that indicate that you are a candidate with a JAMB registration number

Then, a support ticket will be provided that contains details to be filled like; your registration number, nature of complaint(choose profile code), type of complaint (general) and the message you want to send to them, and then click on send.

You can also go to a physical JAMB office, locate their SERVICOM desk and lodge your complaint.

Lastly, you can call these numbers provided by JAMB at their National Headquarters for support; 08166335513; 08123658955


Your profile code and JAMB registration number are not just numbers but key identifiers throughout the JAMB registration process, therefore highlighting its importance.

By following the steps outlined and promptly obtaining your profile code, you can seamlessly proceed with the subsequent stages of your JAMB registration process and any other related activity you have to carry out.

As you embark on this educational endeavor, remember that each number from your JAMB registration number to your profile code are not merely codes but a gateway to unlocking your academic aspirations. 


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