How To Create JAMB Profile Account Online/Offline Via Jamb Website and SMS Method Using (Mobile Phone & PC) – Get E-pin Online For 2021/2022 UTME Registration

Latest Update On JAMB Profile Creation 2021: This page will guide you how to create the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) UTME Profile Account and how to obtain ePIN successfully with you mobile device or PC.

Are you preparing for the 2021 JAMB? Do you want to know how to create your JAMB profile on the JAMB CAPS and eFacility portal?

TIPS ON HOW TO: create Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) online profile for FREE, and you can do it yourself. If you can create a Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account, creating a jamb profile account shouldn’t take your time.

You need to create a profile on the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) E-facility portal before you can be able to access the portal to carry out any action.

Action such as:

Original JAMB result slip

Jamb admission Letter

Change school of choice/course

Check of admission status  e.t.c

The Jamb profile contains your personal information such as names, email, date of birth, local government of origin, Waec or Neco result, gender, course of choice, passport photograph and so on.

How To Create JAMB Profile Via JAMB Website And Sms/Text Method

Carefully Follow The Online & Offline Step by Step Procedure [Instructions and Guidelines] Outlined Below To Create JAMB Profile For 2021 UTME And Direct Entry Candidates

We advise you to bookmark this page and always check here for more guideline and updates.

How to Create Jamb Profile Account On Jamb Website Using Your Mobile Phone & PC

Step 1: Verifying Your Email Address

1.  Visit the JAMB Official website using this link

2.  Click on Create e-Facility Account/Login. A new webpage will open.

3.  If you don’t have an email address, now would be a good time to create one, you can create a gmail account.

4.  Click on the Create New Account button to begin your JAMB profile creation. You will be required to verify your email. You can see the screenshot below.

Create Jamb Profile Account Online

5.  Click on select to choose a security question from the drop down menu. For example, you can select the security question, “What is the name of your childhood friend?” Note that security questions can be used as an extra level of security that can be used to verfiy your identity when necessary.

6.  In the last two spaces (Secret question answer), enter the same answer. If your childhood friend was Mike, write it in the last two spaces and click on verify.

7.  You will see a dialogue box (see screenshot below) requesting you to verify your email. If the box shown to you is not exactly like the one below, it means your email has issues. Create and verify a new email before creating your JAMB profile.

JAMB online profile Account Creating

8.  Open your email and find an email sent from “”. If you don’t find the mail under updates, check your spam folder. If you still can’t find it, relax. Sometimes it takes time to arrive. The email should be titled “eMail Address Confirmation”.

9.  Open the email and click the link that says “Click here to continue your Profile Creation”. Note that there is also a unique code that was sent to you in that email. Please ensure you do not delete that email or you can copy the unique code to somewhere safe. You will be needing this code when you go to register at the CBT Centre. See the screenshot below to have a glimpse at what the email looks like.

Easy Way To Create JAMB Profile Account

Step 2: Signing Up as a New User

Once you click the link in the last step above or entered the confirmation code sent to you on the JAMB email validation form, this means that your email has been verified and you can now continue with your JAMB profile creation. The next webpage provides you with a form to fill in your personal information.

1.  Fill in all the information as provided by the form. Your surname, first name, middle name, date of birth (day, month and year), your phone number, nationality, state, LGA and Password for your JAMB profile. See what the form looks like in the screenshot below:

Create JAMB Using Online/Offline profile Account Method

2.  On the Last two Boxes, Create a Password that you can remember and Repeat it on the Next Box.

3.  Please ensure you crosscheck all the above information, because if you don’t, it may cost you to change it in future.

4.  Once you are sure of all the above information, click on “Sign Up”.

5.  That’s all, your profile will be created immediately. You should see a message that says “Your Account Creation Was Successful.”

6.  You can click on “Proceed to Login” to access your new JAMB profile. With your new JAMB profile, you can perform any of the actions talked about above when the need arises.

NOTE: If you are to create this profile, it is advisable to do it on Chrome browser using a very good smart phone or computer system.

Recommended Links

How To Obtain JAMB Registration Form For 2021 UTME Examination

JAMB/UTME Syllabus For All Subjects/Courses (Science and Art)

How To Reprint Your JAMB UTME Examination Slip Online

JAMB Subject Combination For All Courses (Both Science and Art)

Jamb Timetable Schedule For UTME Exam (Venue, Center, Date And Time)

How To Apply/Obtain For JAMB Direct Entry Registration Form

How to Create Your JAMB Profile Account Offline Using Your Mobile Phone Via Text (SMS)

  1. Prospective candidate should send his/her Surname, First Name and Middle Name (where applicable). This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all to JAMB short code of 55019.
  2. One cell number (mobile number) can be used by one candidate only.
  3. A confirmation code of 10 characters is received by the candidate on the same telephone number which will be used to procure the ePIN

How To Avoid SMS Issues Creating Profile

  • Don’t add a comma to the names.
  • 50 Naira will be deducted from your Sim. Make sure you have above N50 Naira airtime on your Mobile phone before sending the SMS.
  • One Phone number can be used by one candidate only. Don’t share the same number with your brother or sister. They should get their own sim and send their own message.

How To Correct Name And Retrieve Confirmation Code

To correct a mistake in candidate’s name, resend a text message (from the registered number) “CORRECT Surname First name Middle name” to 55019

To retrieve a lost confirmation code, resend a text message (from the registered number) “RESEND” to 55019.

Please Note:

  • Make sure you log in to your profile to ensure there is no mistake before you proceed to get the ePIN. If you made a mistake, you can use the SMS profile self help method above to correct it.
  • Ensure to use the same email address used to create your profile to get your ePIN.

How to To Reset your JAMB Profile Password

To reset your JAMB 2021 profile password. Just send PASSWORD Email as SMS from your unique GSM number to 55019. e.g. Password

To receive your already Purchased Direct Entry PIN again, Send DEPIN as SMS from your unique GSM number to 55019. e.g. depin

To receive the guide on how to use this service, Send HELP as SMS from your unique GSM number to 55019. e.g. help

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JAMB Registration Payment Methods To Obtain Your ePIN

  • Participating Banks
  • Mobile Money Operators including eTranzact (Paga, Cellulant, Teasy Mobile e.t.c.)
  • Registered Microfinance Banks – (Ifesowapo, Regent, FUDMFB, Welfare MFB)
  • Online Payment – Remita & Interswitch (Switches)
  • POS (Citi-Serve)
  • ATM (Interswitch)
  • USSD (NIBSS & ERCAS) – for mobile (Internet/online) banking

Present confirmation code and pay by cash or card

ePIN is delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


This is available at State Offices of JAMB + CBT Centres, Other POS Outlets & any CBT Centre that demands it

Present confirmation code & pay by card

ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


This is available at CBT Centres & Other Agent Outlets

Present confirmation code & pay by cash
ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


This is available at all ATM outlets of participating Banks (Interswitch Channel)

Select Bill Payment & then pick JAMB
Enter confirmation code & pay

ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


Log on to JAMB website: Click Registration

Enter confirmation Code and Select payment Method e.g. Interswitch or Remita Make payment

ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


Dial USSD code (e.g. *565*6#)

Enter confirmation code

Select bank & follow the prompts to complete payment

ePIN is then delivered to the candidate’s unique telephone number


If ePIN is not Received or Lost , send a text message from the registered telephone number “UTMEPIN” or “DEPIN” to 55019 for UTME or DE respectively
The ePIN would then be retrieved

After successful payment & obtaining ePIN, candidate should proceed to any of the accredited CBT Centres to complete his/her own registration.

Payment and Registration Flow

Use text to create profile from your phone (only one number per candidate)
Receive confirmation code in your phone
Buy form ePIN using the code in your phone
Register with your ePIN at any CBT Centre

I believe that with the above tutorial, you now know How To Create JAMB Profile Account Online/SMS Method and how Get e-PINS Online on Jamb Website.


The candidate presents the ePIN at any JAMB accredited CBT Centre for validation and completion of registration
Candidate is expected to pay not more than N700.00 as Service Charge to the CBT Centre. Candidates Should Provides the Following biodata outline below:

  • Choice of institutions and programmes
  • UTME subjects
  • Picture capture (no passport photography)
  • Biometric capture
  • Print Registration Slip using biometric authentication
  • Collect reading text & CD

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