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NYSC Biometric Registration Requirements For PCM’s


When it comes to NYSC registration, each candidate from Nigeria has to meet particular NYSC biometric registration requirements. You know that every prospective corps member has to capture his or her fingerprints.

People who are searching the information about NYSC biometric registration requirements can find two main methods described by NYSC in terms of biometrics. We will mention both of them in this post. Keep reading to learn everything about NYSC biometric registration.

NYSC biometric registration requirements

NYSC registration

Before each new member of the National Youth Service Corps reaches their primary place of assignment, they has to check their NYSC posting online, scan their biometrics, attend the ‘orientation’ camp for a couple of weeks, and only afterward get the 1-year job followed by official certificate ceremony.

NYSC biometric capture

Method 1. 
Via desktop client
This registration method requires using a desktop tool and internet connection:

Step 1.
It is necessary to get Biometric Client using this link to capture biometrics, according to NYSC requirements.’ You will have to obtain Biometrics Prerequisite (the links are available at NYSC site). They are Microsoft .NET Framework and Windows Installer. Make sure you get the correct versions.

NYSC candidate biometric registration requirements

Step 2.
You need no license if you prefer using this client. So feel free to launch it.

Step 3.
You will see a detailed guide on how to get your application. Use internet connection and the program instructions for NYSC biometric registration along with fingerprints and photo of corps candidate.

Here are the main requirements for your photo:

– Use light (better white) background.
– The face has to be in the center.
– The photograph needs to be the same size as for the passport.
– The image has to be clear.

P.S. Sometimes you can face an unpleasant problem when trying to use the client. In case you see the message ‘Get the updated version’ you are highly advised to uninstall the tool. Download it again and proceed through the installation once again.

Method 2. Via browser
Many people who search for NYSC biometric registration option come across the online method:

Step 1. 
This method used to be based on internet and some updates. You will need a computer with internet connection and Java Runtime 6, 7 or 8.

Step 2. 
It was possible to use any online browser, get drivers for Digital Persona Scanner and successfully scan fingerprints.
Although, according to the official NYSC biometric registration requirements listed on NYSC website https://portal.nysc.org.ng/, this online method of scanning biometrics for registration is no longer supported. So please be very attentive!

Now you know that NYSC requirements for registering biometrics data of each prospective corps member involve the usage of Digital Persona 4500 Scanner. This is the only equipment that is allowed by the National Youth Service Corps in Nigeria.




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