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How to Change JAMB Phone Number | Expert Tips

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by Ofa

Are you in need of changing your phone number on your JAMB profile?

The good news is that it’s now possible to change JAMB phone number before and after UTME registration.

It’s essential to have your current phone number on your JAMB profile to receive important notifications from JAMB, such as exam dates and results.

How to Change JAMB Phone Number | Expert Tips

How to Change JAMB Phone Number this Year

To change your JAMB phone number, follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to the JAMB portal and log in with your JAMB profile email and password.
  2. Once you’re logged in, click on the “My Profile” option on the JAMB dashboard.
  3. Click on the “Edit” button next to the phone number field.
  4. Enter your new phone number in the space provided and click on “Save.”
  5. You will receive a confirmation code via text message on your new phone number.
  6. Enter the code in the space provided on the JAMB portal and click on “Verify.”
  7. Once the verification is successful, your JAMB profile phone number will be updated to your new phone number.


  1. Obtain an affidavit from a court near you stating that your old GSM phone number belongs to you.
  2. Visit any JAMB office near you.
  3. Undergo biometric verification at the JAMB office.
  4. Provide your new phone number, which must be entered twice for confirmation.
  5. Upload the affidavit before the new phone number can be updated.
  6. After the update, use the “RESEND” command from the new phone number to retrieve or create a JAMB profile code for the 2023/2024 UTME registration.

It is essential to note that these steps only apply to individuals who have lost access to the phone number they used to create their JAMB profile.

If you fall under this category, visit the nearest JAMB office and follow the steps outlined above to update your phone number.

It’s important to note that you can only change your JAMB phone number once. So, make sure you double-check the new phone number before saving.

In case you encounter any issues during the process, you can contact JAMB support through their official website or helpline.

Changing your phone number on your JAMB profile is a quick and straightforward process.

By following the above steps, you can update your phone number and receive essential notifications from JAMB without any hassle.

We hope that you found our article on how to change JAMB phone number on your profile to be helpful.

You may also like our article on how to create JAMB profile for UTME registration and How to get JAMB profile code.

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The SchoolSavant team comprises a group of seasoned education professionals, spearheaded by Ofa Joseph, with a collective experience of more than 8 years. Their expertise has been instrumental in guiding countless students towards the realization of their academic aspirations.

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