Asked Questions (FAQ)
is a PIN?
PIN stands for Personal Identification Number. In WAECDIRECT, it is
a unique 12-digit number that is required to access the service. The
service enables direct access to a candidate's results and also allow
requests for result confirmation and verification. The PIN is found
on a valid WAECDIRECT Scratch card and is revealed when cover patch
on the reverse side of the card is carefully scratched off.
is a Scratch card?
scratch card is a plastic card with a scratch patch on the reverse
side that conceals a PIN required to
access the WAECDIRECT service. The scratch card applicable for the
WAECDIRECT service is marked "WAECDIRECT ……Access Card" on the face.
can I buy a Scratch card?
Scratch card may be purchased at the National Office of WAEC and at
any of its council offices across Ghana. From time to time it may
become available at any other outlets so designated by WAEC. Please
click here to go to the outlets page.
is Service Delivery Type?
Delivery Type means the type of WAECDIRECT service you wish to use.
Three types of services are available namely:
1. Result Checking: This allows candidate
to view their results online.
2. Result Confirmation: This allows candidate
to request for their results to be sent to them by post.
Verification: This allows candidate/organisation/institution
to request that their results should be verified and the result
of verification sent to them by post.
many times can I check my results?
may check your results up to a maximum of 3 (three) times, 1 unit
for each use, with 1 (one) scratch card. On the other hand, you can
request for result confirmation or result verification once with 1
(one) scratch card i.e. 3 (three) units on the card for a use. In
order to check further after exhausting the 3 (three) units, you will
need to purchase another scratch card which will entitle you to another
3 (three) units.
I use one scratch card to check more than one result?
You may only use one scratch card with only one result. To either
check, confirm or verify another result of interest, you will require
a new scratch card. If you misuse a scratch card by attempting to
use it against another result different from the first, you will be
penalised as having used the card, and will be presented with the
appropriate error message.
information is available on this service?
following information is available on the WAECDIRECT service
S C E (School) and S S C E (Private) results
of Council's Offices of WAEC