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How To Correct Wrong Date Of Birth & Course Of Study On NYSC Portal

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Is it possible to change my Date of Birth on NYSC? Or how can I correct my course of study on NYSC dashboard online? These are the questions corpers are seeking to answers to.

Many prospective corps members made a mistake during their NYSC mobilization registration either with their date of birth or course of study.

The NYSC discharge certificate carries your full name, date of birth, NYSC certificate number, call-up number and year of service. A mistake in date of birth can hinder your chances of getting employment or political appointments.

You don’t have to panic about it, in this post, I will show you steps by step on how you can apply for a change of date of birth and how to correct course of study on NYSC portal online.

What Is The Age Requirement For NYSC

You need to know that the age requirement for prospective corps member is thirty (30) years. Anybody of any age can register for NYSC mobilization but anybody above the required age of thirty will not be deployed to serve. However, graduates above thirty (30) years would get the NYSC exemption certificate.

How To Apply For Date of Birth On NYSC Portal

Not every prospective corps members are eligible to apply for correction of date of birth. The National Youth Service Corps NYSC uses the date of birth and JAMB date of birth. The date of birth (DOB) with these examination bodies must correspond with each other.

It’s safe to say that starting from 2017 Batch A, NYSC will start using date of birth on the affected corper who wishes to apply for change of date of birth on the NYSC dashboard.

To apply for change of date on birth on NYSC portal online follow the steps listed below:

  1. Visit the official NYSC website or via
  2. Login with your email address and password
  3. Click on the link Date of Birth
  4. Enter your WAEC examination number, WAEC Verification Pin, WAEC type and examination year
  5. Click on the verify button
  6. Click on the submit button

How to Correct Wrong Date of Birth & Course of Study

The application for change of date of birth on NYSC portal will be subjected to approval process which will take at least twenty (24) hours or forty-eight (48) hours.

Note: Application for change of date of birth on NYSC portal online is free.

How To Apply For NYSC Change of Course

Application for change of course of study can be done on NYSC portal online by following the steps listed below:

  1. Visit official NYSC portal via
  2. Login with your email address and password
  3. Scroll down and click on the link for Correction of Course of Study
  4. Select your correct Course of Study
  5. Click the submit button

How to Change Date of Birth on NYSC Certificate

There shall be no correction of Date of Birth on the NYSC Certificate after the completion of National Service. Accordingly, you are strongly advised to utilize the link provided on your dashboard for Date of Birth correction during your Online Registration.

Let me know in the comment if you have any questions or need further assistance. I would love to hear from you.

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