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How to Apply for NYSC Correction of Name

Last updated on April 17th, 2024 at 09:44 pm


The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is aware that there could be mistakes in the names of prospective corps members and they’ve given room to make corrections.

Here is the step-by-step guide to making corrections such as name spelling mistake or rearranging your names

  • Login into your NYSC dashboard using your username and password
  • Choose and click on “Apply for Name Correction” and fill in the required fields
  • Then click on “Place Request”
  • Click on the submit button
  • And wait for approval

NOTE: If you want to add or remove a name, you should reach out to your institution to officially write NYSC for such a request.


Process of requesting name replacement and removal

For marital women, here is the process of requesting for addition, removal, and replacement of name:

  • Login into your NYSC Dashboard with your username and password
  • Click on “Apply for Name Correction”
  • Choose and click on name “Addition/Removal” Option and fill the required fields
  • Click on “Place Request”
  • Click submit
  • Then contact your Students Affairs Officer for necessary actions and wait for final approval

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15 thoughts on “How to Apply for NYSC Correction of Name”

  1. I made a very big mistake by not correcting the error on my dob on my NYSC portal, I wasn’t given the discharge certificate with the wrong dob, is there any hope of rectifying it, please? What can I do? I’m so confused right now

    I mean I was given the discharge certificate with the wrong dob on it, how can I rectify it?

  2. Pls thr was a mistake in my first name n middle name wen I went to change it on my portal I entered a wrong name…
    Pls can it b corrected twice?

  3. Please I made a terrible mistake when entering both my primary school year of entry and year of graduation and even that of my secondary school, I entered 2001-2006 instead of 1999-2005 pls how do I correct this. Please I need your reply badly Thank you

    1. Hi David please you can apply for correction immediately right on the portal. It’s easy and they will effect it within 48 hours. Sorry about that

  4. Chinedu Dimakunne

    Please, my school made a mistake while sending my name to nysc. I tried correcting it on my dashboard but its showing that I have pending request. How do I go about the correction?

  5. Okolie Desmond Chetachukwu

    Please help me out. I made a mistake in my University year of entry (instead of 2011, I mistakenly filled “0”). Please how do I correct this mistake? And would it affect me?

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