How Much Is WAEC Scratch Card?

WAEC examination runs throughout the year at specific dates as announced by the body. Students who sat for the examination always anticipate a good result as that is one criterion to gain admission to any tertiary institution.

If you intend to check your result and don’t know how much a scratch card costs, this article gives you all the information you need. Have a good read. 

About WAEC Result Checker PIN

The WAEC result pin is a 12-digit number that is required when checking your WAEC result and can work through different internet channels. Note that this card can only be gotten from specific locations and must be produced by the WAEC body. 

How Much Is WAEC Scratch Card?

The cost of the WAEC scratch card differs, it depends on the vendor. The price range is between N2,500 to N3,000 Naira. Note that if you’re purchasing your card online, you’ll be given an E-pin that contains everything you need when checking your result. 

If you need a physical scratch card, you can either try the WAEC office or any cyber café within your area. 

Most online vendors do it give a physical scratch card but whatever you get, it will work if used properly.

Where Can I Get The WAEC Scratch Card?

Purchasing a WAEC scratch card is possible only at specifically authorized locations within the country but with price ranges. 

Firstly, you can purchase a WAEC scratch card at a cyber café close to you. Although, it may be higher than the normal price of 700 Naira.

Secondly, there are other vendors aside from cyber café and banks. They include;

  • Capricorn Digital Limited
  • Paga At eTranzact Plc
  • Parkway Projects Limited
  • MobiFin Services Ltd
  • Interswitch Limited
  • Broadshift Technologies Limited

These companies have branches in some states in Nigeria, you can surf the net to know more about them before initiating payment. 

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Lastly, you can purchase a scratch card at any bank within your vicinity. They include;

  1. First City Monument Bank Plc.
  2. Skye Bank Plc.
  3. Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.
  4. Eco Bank Ltd.
  5. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.
  6. Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc.
  7. United Bank for Africa Plc.
  8. Fidelity Bank
  9. Heritage Bank Plc
  10. Standard Chartered Bank Plc
  11. Unity Bank Plc
  12. WEMA Bank Plc
  13. Polaris bank
  14. Jaiz Bank
  15. Access Bank Plc.
  16. First Bank of Nig. Ltd.
  17. Sterling Bank Plc.
  18. Zenith Bank Plc.
  19. Access (Diamond)

Note that just patronizing a bank will require an additional fee of 500 Naira which will be paid to the bank agent. 

Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

Does The Scratch Card Expire?

No. The scratch card does not expire based on age, this means that you can make use of it once and keep it till when necessary.

How Many Times Can I Check My Result?

You can only check your result 5 times, using one scratch card. On the fifth time, the card becomes void. 

Can I Check Multiple Results With My Scratch Card?

No. You can only use a scratch card for one result. This means that each candidate should have a scratch card. 

How Can I Check My WAEC Result Without A Scratch Card?

  • Send WAEC*ExamNo*PIN*ExamYear to 32327 from your Phone
  • Type the number correctly and make sure it meets the general requirements. You will have to wait for a little and the result will be delivered to your phone via SMS.

Where can I buy an e-PIN?

An Electronic PIN may be purchased at the National Office of WAEC and any of its Zonal and Branch Offices across Nigeria. From time to time it may become available at any other outlets so designated by WAEC. Note that reviewed price for the e-PIN is now N1,500.

I have been trying to check my result but the WAEC page is not loading.

Please be informed that it could either be a poor internet connection or a result of the high traffic to the result-checking site. We advise you to give it some time before trying again. 

I checked my WAEC result with the center and Examination number given to me but I saw someone else’s result. What Should I Do?

Please be informed that examination numbers are reused every year and the unique difference is the examination year. Please change the exam year to the year you took your exam. 

However, you will have to purchase a new WAEC result checker e-PIN Voucher to do this. 


Having read through this article, I believe you’ve gotten detailed information on how to get a WAEC scratch card. Over the years, the scratch card always comes in a hard copy and is sold at any available outlet. The new development of using E-pin vouchers is gradually replacing the hard copy scratch card. 

If you’ve purchased a scratch card already, head on to a cyber café or your phone browser to check your WAEC result. Note that you can only use one scratch card for one candidate and will remain void after the fifth attempt. Wish you success.

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