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JAMB Profile Creation | How To Create JAMB Profile Using Cell Phone Number

The Procedures or steps on how to create jamb profile and get the JAMB Profile code required for JAMB 2019 registration has been changed and it is now done using cell phone.


Because of the new method of creating JAMB Profile and the introduction of JAMB code which was recently launched by JAMB, candidates are now advised to learn the new steps in other to successfully complete and update their JAMB profile.

Since the new way to create JAMB Profile has been introduced, a lot of jamb candidates are now asking questions such as:

How Can i Create JAMB Profile?

What are The Ways to Create JAMB Profile Using Phone Number or Mobile Phone?

It is my pleasure to inform all candidates who will be participating for 2019/2020 JAMB registration that the steps to successfully create JAMB profile using each candidates Cell phone number has been explained below.

Recommended: See Why You Need To Download JAMB 2018 CBT Practice App Here.

Why Do you Need To Create JAMB Profile? – Importance

Creation of JAMB Profile is a vital step towards JAMB Registration for 2019. For any candidate or aspirant to be able to register for JAMB , he or She must have created JAMB Profile.

Creating JAMB profile does not mean any other thing other than opening an account with JAMB on their Portal to enable them capture your details.

Without JAMB profile, No Candidates will be able to register for JAMB this year as all documents upload are done on JAMB Portal by logging in using the profile username and password.

JAMB Profile Creation also makes it easier and faster for JAMB aspirants to complete their registration just by login in to JAMB Portal.


Many JAMB aspirants think its hard to create JAMB Profile or that JAMB Profile Creation Requires a lot of technical skills to be able to fully set it up and get it running.

You don’t really need to have a lot of technical skills or learn a particular skill just to create Jamb Profile. All those activities can be done by having one of the following:

Note: For 2019 Jamb registration, Creation of JAMB profile is now done only using cell phones or mobile phone numbers.

So this means that you will be needing your mobile or cell phone to successfully create JAMB profile.

Recommended: See Why You Need To Download JAMB 2019 CBT Practice App Here.

How To Get JAMB Profile Code Using Cell Phone Number

  • Candidate should send his/her name [Surname First-Name Middle-Name (if any)] though SMS to 55019.

Examples On How To Create JAMB profile

jamb profile

  1. If Your Surname is Anyigor, And Your First Name is Benjamin, While your Middle Name is Eze; Send Anyigor Benjamin Eze to 55019.(Surname and first name are mandatory)
  2. Or If you don’t have a middle name, then send Anyigor Benjamin To 55019. (Surname and first name are mandatory) as shown in the picture above.

Note: Make Sure your Surname, First name and Last Name is not More Than 38 characters. All 40 Characters which includes 38 For Names Plus 2 for spaces between names is allowed.

A JAMB Profile Code of 10 characters will be sent yo your phone number and that is what you will use to start JAMB registration.

Note:One Cell (mobile) number can be used by one candidate The Cell phone number used for the text message is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2018 Application/Examination. Congratulations, you have successfully created your JAMB profile.

See How to Register For JAMB Using The JAMB profile Code Here.

How To Recover JAMB Profile Code Using Phone Number

  1. Should you make any mistake and want to correct the error in candidate’s name, send the [CORRECT Surname First-Name Middle-Name] to 55019 as a text message from the same mobile number with which you registered from.
  2. To retrieve a lost Profile Code, send [RESEND] to 55019 as text message from the same mobile number
  3. Recommended: See Why You Need To Download JAMB 2018 CBT Practice App Here.


There are two basic methods used in creating JAMB Profile and we are going to explain the two methods here and there are:
1. Using JAMB Mobile Application
2. Using Online Jamb E-Facility Portal

On this article, we are going to show you how to easily create JAMB profile using e any of the means below. the detailed step by guide to doing the above mentioned with pictorial illustrations has been shown as follows:

Creating JAMB Profile JAMB E-Facility Portal (Older Updates)

Step 1:

  • Candidates are to visit
  • Scroll Downward and click on “CREATE AN ACCOUNT“.
  • On the Next Page, You will see different Boxes where you will enter your details like the image shown below

jamb profile

Step 2:

  • On the First Box as shown in the image above, Enter Your Email Address
  • On The Second Box, Repeat The same Email Address you Entered Above
  • On The Third Box, Select a Security Question that you can remember 
  • On the Fourth Box, Enter a Secret Answer to the question you selected above that you can remember.
  • Repeat The same Answer you entered above on the Fifth Box
  • Click On “Verify E-Mail Address
  • We are almost done with Creating the Profile.

Step 3: (Verifying Email Address)

jamb profile picture

  • After Clicking Verify as mentioned on the Last point of Step 2 above, you will see a message like the one shown above.
  • Click Ok and login to the email address you provided above. Use Gmail Login Here if you used a Gmail Account or Use Yahoo Mail Login Here if Yahoo mail email address.
  • On Successful login to your email account, you will see a message from [email protected]
  • Click and open the email and click on place that says “Click Here To Continue Your Profile Creation” to successfully activate your account.

Step 3: (Profile Date Input)

Jamb Profile Picture 2

Enter Your Personal Details

  • After Clicking the Link, you will be redirected to a page with the details as shown in the image Above.
  • On The First Box : Enter Your Surname e.g : Anyigor.
  • On The Second Box: Enter Your First Name e.g Benjamin.
  • On The Third Box : Enter Your Middle Name e.g Eze
  • On The Fourth Box : Select Your Gender e.g: Male For Boy or Female For Girl (LOL).

Enter Your Date Of Birth

  • On the Fifth Box: Select The Day you were born e.g 1 for 1st or 7 for 7th.
  • On the Sixth Box: Select the Month You Were Born e.g: January.
  • On the Seventh Box: Select the the Year you were born. E.g: 1900
  • From Box 8-10, Repeat the details you enter From box 5-7.

Other Details

  • On The Eleventh Box: Enter Your Phone Number. e.g : 08083123612.
  • On the 12th Box: Select Nigerian if you are from Nigeria or otherwise, select Foreigner.
  • On the 13th Box: Select Your State of Origin
  • On the 14th Box: Select Your Local Government of Origin

Creating Password

  • On The Last two Boxes, Create a Password that you can remember and Repeat it on the Next Box.

Last Step: (Finalizing Profile Creation)

  • Visit from box 1 to the last box to Ensure the details you entered are all correct.
  • If all are correct, Click on “Sign Up“.
  • Congratulations, You Have Successfully Created your JAMB Profile.

JAMB Profile Creation Using JAMB Mobile Application

JAMB Profile Creation is also possible using an application that JAMB Introduced for 2019 JAMB registration.

The steps on how to Successfully create jamb Profile using JAMB Mobile Application can be found by below.

Step 1: Download the JAMB Mobile Application Here.

Step 2: Install the App you downloaded in step one above

Step 3: Open the Jamb Application and you will see something like the Image Below.

Jamb Mobile App

Step 4. Click On SIGN UP

Step 5: Enter your Email Address

Step 6: Confirm Your Email Address

Step 7: Click on the 3rd Line and Select any Security question you can be able to remember

Note: The Security Question will help you while logging in or for resetting your Password.

Step 8: Enter A Secret Answer to your Question

Step 9: Confirm The Secret Answer you Entered Above

Step 10: Click Continue

Step 11: On the Next page, enter a Password and Confirm it

Step 12: Enter your Basic Details, Date of Birth and Confirm your Date Of Birth

Step 13: Enter Your Country, State of Origin and Local Government Area of Origin

Step 14: Click Sign Up.

Congratulations, you have successfully created your JAMB PROFILE, to login, click the link below.

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Benjamin Anyigor also popularly called BEN10 is a Student, Blogger, Tech Lover, SEO Expert, Programmer (Kinda Part-Time) and the Founder and CEO of BENTENBLOG. You can follow him on Twitter here and Instgram here.

24 thoughts on “JAMB Profile Creation | How To Create JAMB Profile Using Cell Phone Number”

  1. Pls I wanted to check my results ,I wrote on Wednesday,I sent results to 55019 but they er saying that my GSM number has been used by someone else ,ND I try logging in to d jamb portal but it showing that d site has been shut down temporarily,
    Pls what do I do

  2. We use the same phone number used last year to create profile code this year the same given last year was given and the same Email which I have lost the contact to open it. what can I do?

  3. Please I’ve been trying to create a jamb profile on my phone but whenever I click sign up, it says an error occurred. Please what do I do?

  4. I have sent my name to 55019 and have not receive any profile code oo….. But I have created jamb profile… do I get my jamb ePin or do registration since I have not receive any profile code

  5. Please upto now i did not see anything in my yahoo i don’t know what’s going on, are their going to send it for us or we should go where we register our UTME to check it there.


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