WAEC Nov/Dec Registration Closing Date 2020 Extended


The West African Examination Council (WAEC) Registration deadline for 2020 November/December examination. Do you want to know the closing date for WAEC Nov/Dec registration 2020?

Following the commencement of the registration process for the 2020 WAEC GCE examination, the West African Examination has released the closing date for registration. All private candidate who wishes to participate in the Nov/Dec examination should register before the closing date.


The West African Examinations Council has extended the registration period for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, to 16st September, 2020. The decision to extend the date for the registration of the examination is due to the effect of COVID-19 pandemic, on the examinations calendar of the Council.  In due course, the Council will make available to all stakeholders the timetable for the conduct of the examination.

Meanwhile, the Council is encouraging everyone to adhere to the protocols put in place by the government to curb the spread of the virus.

The WAEC GCE registration is scheduled to close as follows;

  • WASSCE NOV/DEC 2020 Period (10 Feb 2020 0:00 – 16 Sep 2020 23:55) Registration and payment
  • 8th – 22nd April, 2020 (10 Feb 2020 0:00 – 15 Sep 2020 23:55): Payment for normal registration only
  • 1st May – 31st May, 2020 Late Registration Period (15 Sep 2020 23:55 – 16 Sep 2020 23:55)

To start your registration, see WAEC Registration Procedures for Nov/Dec 2020.


The examination is scheduled to commence on Monday, 27th July 2020 and ends on Wednesday, 30th September, 2020. The Timetable can be accessed by clicking on the Timetable. Candidates are advised to study the Timetable carefully in order to avoid a clash of subjects.

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  1. Please is there a possibility that the registration date will be extended or reopened again,I wasn’t able to register and I really need to write the exams

  2. I have registered for the novdec long time like 30 june but no index number and centres allocation.i am confused

  3. Please due to the pandemic when actual is the novdec 2020 is going to begin or start
    Because there several timetable out now and we don’t the
    Correct one

    • WAEC has not announced a new date for the private examinations yet. Once that is out, we will publish same on this platform.

  4. Please i just registered last month for the exams, but i don’t know the exact date or time to start the paper.so please i want the date and timetable

  5. Please I have registered but it left with the payment but I do not know what to do next because of this pandemic.i want to ask whether I should go and pay or stop when this crisis past then I paid

    • As at today, there has not been any official notice with regards to that. So it might go on or suspended. Just stay tuned.

  6. Pls I want to know if there is going to be an extension on the normal Novdec registration period because when there was lockdown most of us couldn’t register.

  7. Please I’ll like to register for NOVDEC but due tto the pandemic am not really sure. Is there still going to be a NOVDEC 2020, has it been suspended just like wassce!!?

  8. Please due to the pandemic am not able to register, and want to know if there will be an extension for 2020 Nov/Dec registration

  9. Please, because of the I virus could not come town to register the private, and today is the closing date for the normal registration, can we get some extensions to also to be registered after the virus. Thank you.


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