Step by Step: How to retrieve a lost jamb profile code easily with three different Methods

On this page, I will explain to you the easiest way to recover your JAMB profile code, Why you can’t I access your jamb profile, paradventure you lost it for one reason or the other. Of course before you may think of reading this article you must have gone through the process of JAMB registration and therefore you are not new to the word “Profile Code”. But eitherway even if you are new to this word, i will explain it to you in a more detailed way and answer some other frequently asked questions regarding the subject matter. In my previous article, I mentioned to you some very low tuition universities in ghana. But here I will how you can recover you lost jamb profile code

Most candidate at the initial do not know how important their Jamb profile code will be, therefore some candidates do not take proper consideration to keep and remember it for the due time.

Without wasting much of our time, let us treat go straight to answer our main question. How can I retrieve my lost JAMB Profile code?

What is JAMB PROFILE code?

This is a one time unique ten digit number sent to your mobile phone at the first instance of registering for the JAMB Screening exam.

Still don’t understand What the code means? I will explain further;

At the first phase of registering for jamb examination, the first thing every candidate is expected to do is to first send some informations which is basically their names as SMS to a specie number [JAMB 5-digit contact], and immediately that message is send successfully to 55019, you immediately/in some few minute receive a reply from them on the same SIM card. On opening this, you’ll see a ten unique digits like 123456799 this is your one time JAMB PROFILE code.

Now, that you know what your profile code Is, have you lost the phone on which this code was sent? Have you misplaced the SIM card with which you received this code? Did you mistakenly delete the code sms off your phone? Then you really need to get it back as soon as possible because you will need it to do many things in the course of your admission and registrations

Don’t know how to go about it? Worry no more I have provided for you on this page three simple and easy way to Retrieve the code that will not cost you a dime. Just choose any of these steps and try it. But if one does not work for you, please try another, but I can guarantee you that all the three methods are sure solutions to get back your lost jamb profile code right back to your mobile phone.


This might be too stressful for some candidates who might have lost their SIM card with which the code was sent to. However, if it is worth the stress then here is the simple step.

  1. Retrieve your lost number from your service provider
  2. After successful retrieving, you have a minimum of 50# airtime on the phone
  3. Text RESEND to 55019
  4. You will receive an SMS reply consisting of your profile code digit.

Please if you can’t go through the stress of retrieving the exact SIM card, then try method 2 or 3


This method is very easy and straight forward

  1. Visit JAMB portal by clicking Jamb eFacility
  2. Input your valid email address and password and login.
  3. Your JAMB profile code will be shown to you at the top of your dashboard as seen in the image below
JAMB profile code


This is a simple four steps to check your profile code in your mail box, so far as you have not forgotten the email password you used while registering for your JAMB but if you have forgotten, simply click on forgot password

  1. Log in to your email you used while creating the profile
  2. Locate the message sent to you that very day.
  3. If you can’t find it in your inbox then check your spam folder
  4. The message that contains the profile code will look like the one below.

Frequently Asked Questions on how to Retrieve a lost JAMB profile code

What is JAMB profile code?

This is a one time unique ten digit number sent to your mobile phone at the first instance of registering for the JAMB Screening exam.

Example of JAMB profile code

The typical example of how a JAMB profile code looks like is 1234567899.

Can I use last year jamb profile for this year?

Yes! You can use the same profile code you used last year to register for your jamb exam this year if you so wish.

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