How To Create JAMB Profile Code For JAMB 2021/2022


An all-new way to create a JAMB profile for 2021/2022 JAMB/UTME registration – This is the major question I am going to answer in this article. 

JAMB profile code creation

Just chill, this article with fully packed with all you are expected to know for successful JAMB registration.

Additionally, I have taken my time to provide a well-detailed answer to some of the most requested asked questions relating to this topic we shall be discussing today.

NEW UPDATE: This is kndly inform all the aspiring candidates for the 2021/2022 JAMB exam that the use of NIN for the as a requirement for the registration has been made very compulsory. Hence, you are required to go and do your NIN now!

Even though the use of NIN was canceled some years back (2020), and the reason for this was because they didn’t inform the candidate early enough hence, then postponed to 2021.

Without wasting too much of our precious time, let’s go straight to the business of the day

How To Get Obtain JAMB Profile Code For 2021/2022 Registration

JAMB profile code creation

Here are the steps you need to follow in other to get your JAMB profile without stress;

  1. Obtain your NIN, Visit here to see how to get my NIN code for JAMB registration if you have not received your NIN.
  2. The next step is to send your 10 digit NIN number to 55019. (Say your NIN is 1234567890, send it to 55019 as a text message/SMS from your mobile phone).
  3. A message will be sent to your phone containing your profile code, which is 10 in number.

If you, however, have followed the above steps and you are yet to receive your JAMB profile code as SMS on your phone, then the below article is a very good guide on how you can resolve the problem.

All candidates are hereby expected to know that any phone number used to send the message containing their NIN is automatically registered as the official number for the candidate’s application for that year as well as for the examination and even for admission.

It is also important that candidates should also for no reason forget the SIM card used to send the NIN as subsequent information from JAMB concerning your application will the communicated. Hence, you are to make it an utmost priority to keep it. And even if you lose it for any reason, try as much as possible to retrieve it back on time.

I Have Obtained My JAMB Profile Code, What Next Should I Do?

Yes, very simple and quick. The next step to take is to use your unique profile code sent to you to purchase JAMB e-PIN.

The e-PIN is what you will require in other to complete your registration at the CBT

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How Much Is JAMB E-PIN And How To Get It

Below is the detailed breakdown of how much the JAMB registration e-PIN cost.

  • CBT Service charge – N700
  • Reading Text (Novel) – N500
  • UTME/DE Registration form actual fee for all candidates – N3,500
  • JAMB mock exam fee – This is absolutely free, so do not be scared. (But you need to register for this early as only those who register early will be allowed to write the JAMB mock exam.

Where To Pay For JAMB E-PIN

  • State branches of JAMB
  • JAMB approved CBT/ Accredited CBT centers.
  • JAMB approved banks. It is important to know that not all banks are approved by JAMB for the purchase of e-PIN. The list of banks approved by JAMB is; [UNITY, UBA, UNION, TAJ, STERLING, Polaris, KEYSTONE, JAIZ, HERITAGE, FCMB, FIRSTBANK, FIDELITY, ECO, ACCESS]
  • Nigerian Postal Service offices (NIPOST offices).
  • Some online payment platforms like; Remita, Jumia pay, Quickteller (Interswitch), E-transact, Capricorn Digital Limited, etc.

Do you have a question about what I have said so far? The comment session is always open. Scroll up now and go n-type your question.

Here Is How To Buy JAMB E-PIN On Remita


  1. The first thing you need to do is to create your JAMB profile code.
  2. Go to //
  3. Input “Sales of JAMB/UTME registration form” into the “Name of Service/Purpose session.
  4. Type in your “registered phone number” (The exact one that you received your profile code with) This is also also the same number used on the JAMB facility Profile
  5. Enter the amount you want to pay
  6. Enter Currency (This has been set to NAIRA by default.
  7. Input your name if you are paying for yourself
  8. Input your phone number in the required column.
  9. Input your E-mail address.
  10. Verify The CAPTCHA
  11. Click On the “SUBMIT” button.

After a successful payment, your E-PIN will be sent to your registered phone number and it will also display your REMITA receipt.

For JAMB Direct Entry e-PIN

  1. Obtain your JAMB Profile code/password
  2. Visit //
  3. Input “Sales of JAMB/UTME registration form” into the “Name of Service/Purpose session.
  4. Enter your registered phone number – The one you use to receive your Profile code.
  5. Enter Phone Number
  6. Select payment option
  7. Upon successful payment, Click on “PRINT RECEIPT.

Latest News On JAMB 2021 EXAM & Registration

Here are the latest updates you need to check out about the 2021/2022 JAMB. This will keep you abreast of all the latest information you need to know about the upcoming UTME exam.

  1. JAMB form is out, and the JAMB Registration date had been announced. A statement by the JAMB Boss himself, the 2021/22 JAMB UTME/DE exam will hold from April 8, 2021, till May 15, 2021
  2. The 2021 JAMB mock exam has been fixed to hold on April 30, 2021.
  3. JAMB 2021 exam will commence on June 5, 2021, and end on June 19, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions


What Is JAMB Profile Code Used for?

The JAMB profile code is a UNIQUES 10 digit, that will be used to create your JAMB profile.

How Can I Get My Profile Code?

To get your JAMB profile code easily, I have highlighted the steps you should follow in the article above.

Can I use Different Names for JAMB And JAMB Profile Code?

No. you cannot use different names for the two. You are expected to use the same name you used for your JAMB registration to register your JAMB profile.

What If There IsAn  Error In My NIN Details?

In case there is an error in your NIN details, you are expected to go back to the NIN registration point and log a complaint to correct the error before you will proceed to do your JAMB registration.

Is The USE Of NIN Compulsory?

Yes. JAMB has made the use of NIN compulsory for all candidates who want to register for the UTME exam.

How Can I Recover My Lost JAMB Profile Code?

To retrieve your lost JAMB password or profile code, Follow my detailed guide on how to recover a lost JAMB profile code here.

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