WAEC Ghana | How to Apply for WAEC Certificates Online (Private Candidates)

Are you a WAEC private candidate? Do you want to request your WAEC certificates? On this page, you will learn how to apply for WAEC certificates online for private candidates (Nov/Dec and Private BECE).

Once the WAEC Result is out, private candidates can now proceed to request their statement of results as well as their certifcate. The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released the online application procedures for the result of certificates online.

After the online result application, the certificates will be dispatched to the WAEC Office of their choice for collection.


Candidates are also informed that the certificates for private candidates will be printed only on request and should be collected within 48 hours.

Requirements for WAEC Certificate Application

For the issuance of a certificate, the applicant will be required to provide the following:

  1. Your Name (in full as used in the examination)
  2. The Name, Month and Year of Examination
  3. Your Index Number
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Telephone Number
  6. Email Address (Should be active)
  7. Candidates will be required to produce a valid identification document when collecting their certificates.

For new applicants, visit NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST to request online.

How to Check WAEC Ghana Certificate Status Online

For applicants who have applied before for WAEC Certificate of results, you can now check your status online.


Below are the requirements needed to check your certificate status online.

  • Your Invoice Number
  • Index Number
  • Examination (WASSCE May/June, Nov/Dec, BECE)
  • Examination Year (e.g. 2019)

For applicants who have applied before, visit CERTIFICATE REQUEST STATUS.


  1. Please I have made payment for my certificate at agricultural development bank but when I kin in my invoice number it says some parameters does not match. Pls how do I know when my certificate is in?

  2. Please I went to ADB today they are saying they cannot open waec portal for the payment of the certificate request form . Please if I may ask is it a technical problem?

  3. Please I have made the necessary payment and any time I kin in my invoice and index number it’s says parameters does not match what should I do since I have to take the certificate in 48hrs


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