The joint admissions and matriculations board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. The board conducts entrance unified tertiary matriculation examination for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities.

What is regularization in JAMB?

JAMB regularization is the process of ensuring that the JAMB board validates candidates current admission details with the school that offered admission to such candidates in their database with the aim of either granting one gateway of securing admission and granting admission letter/registration number.

 The JAMB regularization procedure is designed to regulate ND/NID/OND, HND, and NCE type of admission to the university and clear up the JAMB status of a prospective student.

The purpose of the JAMB regularization is to ensure that JAMB has your current admission detail that tally with the admission/registration record in the school that offered you admission.

Application for JAMB regularization is also for students who don’t have an admission letter from JAMB but was offered admission in tertiary institutions.

Students who did remedial/pre-degree programme like basic programme or certificate programme or direct application to the school.

Students who did not register JAMB during the year they were offered admission (ie from basic and certificate programme).
This allows candidates with admission but with no prior record with JAMB ability to register on the platform.

What are the requirements for JAMB regularization?

1. JAMB result for an applicant who already has a valid JAMB registration number.

2. If you don’t have a JAMB number you are also eligible to apply for regularization.

3. O’level result, that is; WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB or combined results.4. Passport photograph.

5. Candidates personal details, that is; address, date of birth, email address, gender, Phone number, marital status, names, origin, previous JAMB registration number, year of enrolment.

6. Candidates’ institution details, that is; institution enrolled, reason for not being on JAMB list, matriculation number, matriculation year, year of graduation, serial no.

On graduating list, head of institution, registrar.

7. Current course studying in the institution.

Procedure to do JAMB regularization

1. Go to any nearest JAMB accredited centre or cybercafe with all
the requirements stated above

2. Make payment and the JAMB representative will process your JAMB
regularisation, confirm your information and complete the form.

3. Ensure to get printout after completion and submission of the form.

4. Submit the printed signed form to your school admission office.

5. The admission officer will submit it to JAMB office in your institution

6. Your institution will submit your form to the JAMB office in your state
or at the JAMB headquarter.

7. You will get notification in your email address from JAMB.

How to check your JAMB regularization status?

1. Visit

2. Log in with your JAMB email and password.

3. After a successfully login, scroll down; locate and click the “check admission status” tab.

4. Select your exam year and enter your JAMB registration number in the required columns.

5. Lastly, click on “check admission status” to access your admission status.

If approved, proceed to print your admission letter.