How To Buy JAMB e-PIN For both UTME & Direct Entry Registration


The JAMB e-PIN is a necessary tool for registration for candidates seeking admission into various tertiary institutions.

Many candidates and CBT centre usually find it difficult in buying the JAMB PIN, it is on this note that we have put together this tutorial to help and walk you through the process of how to buy and use the JAMB e-PIN.

Below is a 5 simple step-by-step guide on how to buy JAMB e-PIN for UTME and Direct entry registration.

1. First, Obtain Your NIN:

In line with JAMB’s directive only candidates who have obtained their NIN can register for the JAMB UTME and Direct Entry.

So if you are an aspiring JAMB candidate, rush now to any NIN enrollment centre to obtain your NIN as directed by JAMB.  If you have already registered for NIN but you have misplaced it,  you can dial *346# using the phone number you used in registering for the NIN to retrieve your NIN.

2. Secondly, Get Your Profile Code:

Haven got your NIN, now you need to get a profile code that will be used in buying the JAMB PIN.

If you have not gotten your profile code, use the method below to generate a profile code for yourself:



 SMS ‘NIN’, space, and your 11-digit NIN number to 55019 using any network provider of your choice.

That is, open your phone and head over to message, open the messaging app and compose a new SMS. Write NIN space and your 11-digit NIN number, then send the SMS to 55019. For example, send NIN 91236544419 to 55019.

After sending the message to 55019, you will receive an SMS response with a  10-digit profile code and your name as it appears on your  NIN slip.

3. Thirdly, Proceed To Buy the JAMB PIN Online

visit  then click on “Buy JAMB UTME e-PIN”  if you are a UTME candidate or click on “Buy JAMB DE e-PIN” if you are a Direct Entry Candidate ”.

4. Fourthly, Receive Your JAMB e-PIN:

On the page that appears after step 3, enter the 10-digit profile code you received via SMS and make payment using either bank transfer or online payment using your ATM card. Your JAMB e-PIN will immediately be sent to your Phone number and also displayed on the website.

5. Lastly, Proceed For Registration:

Take your JAMB e-PIN which you have purchased to any JAMB-accredited CBT centre nearest to you for your registration!

Note: The phone number used to get your profile code will automatically be linked to the name supplied by NIMC and used in all communications related to your JAMB registration. So endeavor to use your phone number or a number you can always have access to.

Follow the 5 steps above and you would not have any issues completing your JAMB registration, whether you are a UTME candidate, a Direct Entry candidate, or a CBT centre operator for this year’s JAMB.

Hope this article was helpful. Head over to now to buy your JAMB e-PINs for UTME and Direct Entry now!

2024/2025 JAMB e-PIN (UTME/Direct Entry) is now available at

The sale has commenced and is scheduled to close on the 26th of February, 2024. Make sure you buy JAMB PIN and register now before the registration closes.

NOTE: The 2024 JAMB Novel is the “Life Changer” by Khadija Abubakar Jalli. The JAMB Novel will be given to you at the point of registration at the JAMB CBT Centre. Please don’t forget to collect it because most questions from the English language will be gotten from the Novel.

We have taken our time to List out ten facts about the Novel and we have also done a summary of the Novel. Use the links below to access them.

Also, Read The Following Posts

Synonyms & Meaning of Words Used in The Life Changer Novel

Jamb Novel: 10 Facts About The Life Changer You Must Know

The Life Changer Novel – Chapter One Summary & Questions

JAMB Novel 2024: Leaked Questions & Answers – Life Changer

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