Guideline on JAMB Examination Slip Reprint

Last updated on May 1st, 2022 at 09:08 pm

JAMB examination slip contains details of applicants including their names, date of birth, gender, state and local government of origin, the registration number of candidates, and the institutions of choice of the candidates.

Registration slips are issued after the completion of registration while each candidate is expected to reprint the exam slip.

In the registration slip, the examination centre isn’t stated. The Joint Admission Matriculation Board clearly states that:

“Your examination slip shall be available within one week to the commencement of examination and you are expected to print it. You are to visit the jamb examination slip portal with your examination number”


When can I reprint my JAMB slip?

The 2022 JAMB exam will start on Friday, May 6, 2022, through Monday, May 16, 2022, across all the JAMB CBT centres in Lagos, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Cross River, Rivers, Kano, and Kaduna states among other accredited centres spread across Nigeria.

This means all 2022 JAMB candidates ought to have started printing their slips at any cafe nearby.

Candidates Can Now Print UTME 2022 Main Examination Slip – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) disclosed on Saturday, April 30, 2022, that all candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can start printing their main examination slips.

The news comes a few hours after the 2022 candidates expressed frustration over their inability to print the slip.

In a statement signed by the board by the Director of Information Technology Services Fabian Okoro, says:

“All candidates are advised to print slips on time so as to know the location of their examination centres, date of their scheduled sessions and time of the examination beforehand, especially with the adjustment in examination schedules this year.

“This would guide them in making necessary arrangements ahead of the exercise as the Board frowns at lateness to its examination, as no excuses would be entertained from any candidates as a stitch in time, saves nine.”

How To Print JAMB Main Examination Slip

On how to print their Main Exam slip, he said candidates should visit the nearest internet point – private or public – print the slip by following 2-easy steps:

  • Visit
  • Click on 2022 UTME slip printing
  • Enter UTME registration number
  • Click print


  • Use the exam slip reprint link at:
  • Enter your registration number
  • Click “print examination slip”

Before you follow the method above, ensure to allow pop-ups for JAMB portal on Chrome browser or any browser you want to use

The essence of UTME Main Examination Slip Reprint

The reprint which is also called the “Main Examination Slip” doesn’t contain the choice of institutions of the candidate.

The reprint slip contains the following details:

  • Full name of the candidate
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • LGA and state of origin
  • Active telephone number
  • Registration number
  • Examination number
  • Seat number
  • Examination town
  • Examination centre name
  • Examination date
  • UTME subjects
  • And instructions and guidelines for candidate

To be allowed into the examination centre and hall, candidates are expected to take along their exam reprint slip which contains a clear photo of the candidate.

The JAMB examination slip reprint is the major evidence that shows that you are the real candidate that’s registered for the exam, anything short of it will not be allowed. Even if you take just your National ID to the exam hall without your exam reprint form, you will not be allowed in.

When will the portal for reprinting the Examination slip be activated?

The JAMB for the printing of examination slips was activated on Saturday, April 30, 2022, for the 2022 UTME candidates.

How much is the printing of the JAMB main examination slip?

You can print your exam slip in the comfort of your home if you have a personal printer that is connected to a data-enabled device.

You will be charged a fee if you are using a public internet centre. Note that JAMB does not charge a dime for printing the main examination slip.

How will I know my examination date and venue?

Your exam venue and date is contained in the slip. That’s why it’s advised to print your UTME main examination slip immediately after the board uploads the slip on its portal.

I am unable to print my slip?

If you are unable to print your exam slip, check your internet connection and ensure that you input the right correct registration number.

What can I take to the examination hall?

Phone, spy glasses, USB, and cameras are some of the prohibited items listed by JAMB. The board strictly frown at cheating. Anyone caught may face the full wrath of the law.

How can I link my email with my JAMB profile?

In the past, candidates could link their email with their JAMB profile by typing their email address twice and sending it to inform of SMS to 55019. E.G  

Unfortunately, that no longer works. Hundreds of candidates are facing the issue of linking email to JAMB portal for them to have access to their profile on the board’s portal.

The best workable method to have access to your JAMB portal now is to create gmail account which gives you access to gmail by yourself.

You may write your email address and password somewhere in case you forget it’d be easy for you to refer to it.

Head straight to JAMB office to help you link your email with your portal. That is all.

What can I do if I lost the SIM card linked to my JAMB registration?

Go to your network provider to do a welcome back. This way, you will be able to receive messages from JAMB when the need arises.


Problem printing your slip

You may not be able to print your slip, don’t be worried, there is a way around it as discussed below.

One of the most popular issue candidate encounters is “Examination Slip Printing Not Allowed”

If you tried to access your main examination slip before it is uploaded on the JAMB slip printing portal, you will not be able to reprint and you’ll see a pop up that says, “slip printing not allowed”

Solution: Wait for a week before the slips are uploaded by the examination body

You may also find it difficult to print if you haven’t enabled a popup on your browser. If you blocked the popup on your browser, you will not be able to print.

Make sure that a valid registration number or GSM number or email address is used.

Sometimes, the JAMB examination slip printing portal may be overwhelmed, if this is the case, try again in a few minutes.

Also, don’t forget to check the updated list of prohibited items by JAMB before going to the exam hall.

So, what challenges are you facing in printing your JAMB exam slip? Share your problems with us.

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