How To Change JAMB Phone Number 2023/2024
How To Change JAMB Phone Number: What do I do in case I lost the sim I used to register for JAMB?, How to change my JAMB phone number even after registering for JAMB?, Can I use the same phone number twice for Jamb?, how to change JAMB email address and phone number?
Hello SAVANT! Welcome to today’s episode of my “JAMBPEDIA SERIES“, here, we will concern ourselves with all there is to know on changing of Phone number in JAMB, and the right steps to take in cases of lost sim… STAY TUNED!?
One of the basic requirements for 2023 JAMB registration is an active phone number, without this, you cannot request for your JAMB profile code, can’t check your JAMB result, you won’t even be able to link your email address to JAMB, in fact, no SIM no registration for JAMB 2023, oh yes!, it is that serious
Therefore, any mistake, either by means of using a wrong phone number or the phone number of a friend or someone you know who you cannot reach any more, or used a lost sim, the consequences could be dire.
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But some students already find themselves in this quagmire of either misplacing their phone number, having their Sim blocked or using someone else’s phone number that they can no longer reach.
I was contacted by a student who used the phone number of his Boss to register for JAMB, but unfortunately he (the Boss) travelled out of the country and since then, the line could not be reached, and I am pretty sure there are many other students currently facing similar challenges…
…that was the motivation for this guide today, here I will attend to the various forms these issues can surface as, all you have to do now is, take a glass of chilled water and read through diligently as take you on this journey. ENJOY!?
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Can I change The Phone Number/SIM I Used To Register For JAMB?
Currently, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) do not allow students to apply for Change of Phone number online unlike what is obtainable for other data details like Name, Gender, Course, Institution or DOB.
This is because the number used for JAMB unlike how it was done in previous years is directly linked with the students data through NIN and as such cannot be changed, at least not from the student’s end.
This was expressed by JAMB through her official twitter handle (JAMBHQ) as shown in the image below…
So, does this mean that there is no possible solution to this error, or I should forget about this year’s JAMB?♀️
NO, not at all, there are some steps you can take to resolve this issue, I will guide you through what to do based on your peculiar situation
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How To Change JAMB Phone Number
The steps to take depends on the technicality of the circumstances, below is how you can Fix JAMB phone number issues for various cases.
1. Lost/Misplaced The Sim You Used To Register For JAMB
If the number you used to register for JAMB is yours, but for some reasons the number was blocked, lost or Misplaced, the best solution would be to retrieve the SIM from your Network service provider (SIM WELCOME BACK).
Although this process is not as easy as it once were, it is still the safest option for this category of students, all you have to do is make sure you still have your sim pack (If you don’t, you will have to pay extra for affidavit), your National Identity card and remember at least four (4) numbers you usually call.
With these three things, your SIM will be retrieved in no time, and you can start enjoying all the benefits that comes with having an active Phone number for JAMB.
Will I Need To Pay Anything To do SIM Welcome Back??
Yes, if you have your sim pack with you, you will only pay N1000 for the service, else you will pay an additional N1500 for affidavit, making your total expenses somewhere around N2500.
But this would only work for student who did use their own for number for JAMB but along the line misplaced it, what about students that used someone else’s phone number to register for JAMB.
This brings us to the second category of students that would want to change JAMB Phone Number…
2. Used Someone Else’s SIM To Register For JAMB
If the sim you used to register for JAMB is not yours, but belongs to somebody else, the best solution is to go to JAMB office closest to you (MIND YOU: JAMB Office is different from JAMB Accredited registration centers), to initiate JAMB Change of Phone number.
All you have to do to change JAMB Phone Number is…
- Stroll into any JAMB Office close to you
- You will be asked to provide an affidavit stating that the Old Phone number you used for JAMB belongs to you
- After that, you will be asked to thump print to verify your identity
- Once the verification is complete, you can now supply your new phone number for the Change to be done.
- Once the change is successful, you can now use that new phone number for all your JAMB proceedings.
With this, I guess you now know what to do to change JAMB phone number for 2023.
For those who may not know where JAMB office is located in their state, I have prepared a list of JAMB Offices in all states in Nigeria and how to contact them, you can check it out here?
How Much To Change JAMB Phone Number?
To do Change of JAMB Phone Number you will have to pay Two thousand five hundred naira (N2500) Similar to what you would pay for change of course, Institution, name, et al.
This is the lot I can take on this topic, I will now attempt to answer some frequently asked questions.
Can I use another phone number to register JAMB?
Yes, you can use another phone number that is not yours to register for JAMB, but it is better you register a new sim if you don’t have one to avoid stories.
Can I Use One Phone To Register For Two JAMB?
YES, you can register for JAMB again using the same phone number, but you cannot use one phone number more than twice to register for JAMB.
Can I use another number to get my profile code?
NO, you cannot use a number that was not used to register for JAMB to retrieve your JAMB profile code, but if the number has not been used before for JAMB, and it is your first time registering for JAMB, you can use another number.
If you lost your the Phone number you used for JAMB you can easily retrieve the sim back, but if the number you used was not yours then you will have to go to JAMB office for assistance.
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This will be all for now, I understand you may have a question or two to ask, feel free to drop them using the comment box below!
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I lost the Sim card i used to registered for jamb and the details on the Sim card is not mine the Nin on it is not mine I but a already registered Sim card and misplaced it and jamb result is out and i can not have access to my results can I still change my number I used to registered for jamb
No, you will have to contact the person whose details was used for the registration to do a SIM welcome back
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Please I use someone sim and the sim now has lost I have been trying to get my profile code with my second that I linked to my NIN what they told me that my first sim has been registered and I can’t get in touch with the person that have the first sim please what can I do
You need the sim you used to request for your JAMB profile code to recover your JAMB profile code.
You can try other options, like through your JAMB profile to confirm your profile code, I have explained this in a great deal HERE.
If the number I used was for my friend but we are no more but I don’t have her affidavit and I want to change it to mine will that be possible
You can try regardless, or better still, send a direct message to jamb via the Central Online support system.
Don’t know how to go about this? Follow the link below?
Pls i use someone else phone number for jamb but now it has lost so am unable to send my email to jamb pls what can I do
Hey Mercy, if you can still get in touch with the person, ask him/her to go retrieve the line (SIM welcome back)
else, you will have to visit the nearest JAMB office for assistance
Bro how can I change my email ,the one I used is not mine and d person cannot be reach ,I av no access to jamb caps d most fearful thing is,the school I choose commenced admission yesterday
Send a complaint to JAMB through COSS.