How To Create And Update Jamb Profile On Jamb Portal

So many students are really confused about the sudden changes made by Jamb, about creating a profile since they went from doing this “full name to 55019” to “NIN 12345678901” due to their reasons.

check Reasons: why jamb had to use NIN for registration.

So relax and read to the end of this article as we dig in on How To Create And Update Jamb Profile On Jamb Portal 2021/2022

What is a jamb profile? jamb profile is a jamb account candidate needs to create before they can continue with their full jamb registration, direct entry, check Jamb Result, Print Original result slip, and correct errors on Jamb Portal.

The jamb profile gives jamb current details about their candidates like your full name, age, DOB, State of origin, nationality and a passport of you as an identification. Jamb profile is best created during registration period

Jamb requirements during jamb profile registration

As listed above, here we will just give you a comprehensive list of them.

  • Names
  • Email
  • Date of birth,
  • Local Government of Origin
  • OLevel result
  • gender, course of choice
  • passport photograph

recommended: Requirements for jamb and how to go about their new update on NIN

How to create jamb profile using SMS

Type “NIN” along side with your 11 digit number and send it to 55019 Eg NIN 12345678910

Note: you will be charge N50 for each SMS made.

SMS is the best method to create a jamb profile and even jamb direct entry, just replace 12345678910 with your 11 digits on your NIN (identification number).

The candidate will receive a confirmation code on the same telephone they used in sending it which will be used to procure their e-Pin.

As Jamb re-introduces NIN for Jamb 2021 registration, you will have to Text NIN & NIN Numbers to 55019 to create Jamb profile Instead of Sending your Names. There should be a space between the word ‘NIN’ and your 11 digit NIN

Make sure you have enough airtime as this process requires you to have at least a N100 charge on your phone. note you make encounter too many errors during this process, as students complain that they have tried a couple of times and they are not getting any positive response, well if am you i won’t leave this page, I will just relax and read between the lines because this article still have more stuffs for you.

How To Avoid SMS Issues Creating Profile

  • Don’t make use of a comma to the names.
  • 50 Naira will be deducted from your Sim. Make sure you have above N50 Naira airtime on your Mobile phone before sending the SMS.
  • One Phone number can be used by one candidate only. Don’t share the same number with your siblings.

How to Create Jamb 2021 Profile On Jamb Website

  • Visit the Jamb website using this link
  • Locate create e-Facility account/login at the top
  • Click on the create New account
  • Enter your Email
  • Select Security Question
  • Enter your Security Answer
  • Verify your Email Account

After verification,

  • Log in to your email and confirm it. If you don’t find the mail under updates, check your spam folder. If you still can’t find it, relax. Sometimes it takes time to arrive.
  • Click on the link that Jamb will send to you to continue the registration.
  • Fill in the necessary details.
  • If you don’t have an email yet don’t waste your money creating what is already free click this link, create a Gmail account for jamb registration
  • Then create the account.
  • After the account creation, log in to view your Jamb Profile.

How can i solve the issues of failed NIN verification

So many students are not just comfortable with these changes because most students don’t have Identification Card and some of them that have are getting failed response from the SMS they sent to the jamb, most of them were like “I prefer the way last year registration was “, well to me I think it a change we all have to adapt to, in my last post on what is the requirement for jamb, I made mention of why such change came up and why you can click the LINK to read on it.

what are the solution to avoid issues on failed NIN verification

  • You can use any SIM Card So long it is registered with your name
  • Do not use Sim registered with another name
  • Make sure the NIN Name Matches the name on your SIM Card
  • Ensure to have N100 or above airtime on your Phone

What you should know about jamb profile creation

  • If you are to create this profile Online, I advise that you use a smartphone or COMPUTER to do so.
  • If you would like to use your mobile device, please DO NOT USE OPERA MINI due to browser compatibility.
  • Make sure you log in to your profile to ensure there is no mistake before you proceed to get the E-pin. This is very important.
  • If you have made a mistake already, click here to correct it.
  • Ensure to use the same email used to create your profile in getting the Jamb E-PIN.
  • Enter your details correctly.
  • It is advisable you create your profile yourself or being 100% present during the process.
  • If you are to pay someone for it, pay less than #500.
  • Do not use another person’s NIN for registration to avoid a wrong person profile


I know you have gotten enough information to get into this system of NIN and How To Create And Update Jamb Profile On Jamb Portal. if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to give a comment below and check back by bookmarking our page to get updates and replies from us.

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