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Exclusion Letters for NOUN, Part-Time, DLC, and Sandwich Graduates

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Mr. Opeyemi just called me. He wanted to apply for the NYSC exclusion letter or certificate (as he called it). But he never knew how to go about it. This post will answer the question: how do I apply for NYSC exclusion letters.

Firstly, be reminded that there three documents/awards/certificates NYSC does give out to Nigerian graduates. They are the Discharged certificate, exemption letter, and exclusion letter. I gave a clear difference among them in my post, “NYSC Certificate Differences: Discharged Certificate, Exemption and Exclusion Letters”. You should take a moment to check that.

How to for Apply for NYSC Exclusion Letter (NOUN Graduates and Others)
Are you excluded?
To save you time below is a quick note on each.
  1. A discharged certificate is issued to only the served corps members
  2. An exemption letter is issued to those over-aged graduates (i.e 30 years or above as at the time of mobilization) 
  3. An Exclusion letter is issued to graduates of distance learning, part-time, National Open University (NOUN).

It can pose some confusion if you hear that all Nigerian graduates (local and international students) will follow the same guide to apply for NYSC awards.

With that said, a graduate of NOUN falls to the exclusion category.

Then how do you get that?

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How to apply for an Exclusion Letter/Certificate

You will follow the same process as those who are meant to serve or exempted. Below is a quick look at the processes.
  1. Your school will send your data to NYSC for uploading it to the NYSC registration portal. This list of graduating students is called the senate list.
  2. You will go for online registration at the same time those who are meant to serve are also registering. You’re to fill exactly the same form (information) except that you won’t be asked to select 4 states of deployment.
  3. After completing the online registration you won’t be given any document (as that is not available for the exclusion candidates). Only those serving will be given green cards.
  4. You will return to print your exclusion letter when those who are to serve are printing their call-up letters.
  5. Note that at the time of this post exclusion graduates are to print this letter online while served corps are given a discharged certificate by hands after service.

What is the Procedure for Online Registration?

I have detailed the step-by-step guide to NYSC online registration in my post, “How to Register for NYSC Batch A, B, or C Mobilization. Step by Step Guide”. Follow the details there. But briefly here, follow the guide below.
  • Create Registration link
  • Fill your pre-registration form
  • Capture fingerprint and biometrics
  • Fill the main registration form
  • Make payment for the exclusion letter

  1. You will NEED the service of a professional and accredited café to complete this registration. Such a café must have a biometric scanner (fingerprint reader).
  2. Your latter should be loaded and available for printing within the next 48 hours of the payment.

Recommended: 36 States Accredited Cafes/Registration Centres for NYSC, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB

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  1. I've put down the necessary documents in my school for exclusion letter I still don't know how to go about it

    1. This post contains what next to do. You should all over again and follow the instructions given.

  2. I make payment for exclusion letter just now. How long will it take take have access to the print out.
    Also. How long will it take to get call of letter after registration

  3. I graduated from NON Katsina study center and I apply for my exclusion certificate, how long will it take for my certificate to be ready for printing ?

    1. It is exclusion letter not certificate. It should be ready within 48 hours or a week for printing on the NYSC portal.

  4. I graduated from a Seminary affiliated with the university of Ibadan, how do I register for exclusion letter sir?

  5. Pls when will these registration begins for exclusion letter for noun student

    1. It begins exactly the same time those going for serve are registering. You have to be following official updates through the posts with the links below.
      1. https://www.schoolcontents.info/2019/03/nysc-time-table-for-batch-b-c-official.html
      2. https://www.nysc.gov.ng

  6. I graduated from noun,can I get my exclusion letter when my mame is not on senate list since 2017 convocation

    1. No, you can't. First, go to your study centre to lodge this complaint. They will resolve it and you'll be able to process the later in the subsequent registration.

  7. Good day, in a case where the person graduated years back in a sandwich program, went to the school after graduation and still nothing has been done by the school all these years even after original certificate has been given by the school , how can exclusion letter be gotten?

    1. Only the school will submit your name for NYSC registration. Without that, you can't get exclusion letter.

  8. Please I graduated since last year.
    My name is in the Senate list
    How do I collect my exclusion letter and when is this years registration resuming

    1. The procedures are detailed in the post above. No official date announced for the commencement of the next NYSC registration. Keep following update on NYSC portal. 👇👇


  9. Good evening,please I registered for exclusion letter last year, and I printed out my remita form for paymentfor registration and I log in to check but is saying on the payment transaction(on my dashboard that u can make payment after registration.am I going to pay again.pls enlighten me

    1. Try to re-query the payment.


      If that doesn't work, kindly use the service of a qualified café.

  10. I did part time program from a university since 2004, how can I apply for NYSC exclusion letter/certificate sir?

    1. You will visit your school to inquire if they have forward your names to NYSC. You can also confirm that through checking the senate list. Below is the link to guide on how to check that.


      if you school has sent it, fine. If they've not, let them know so they can send it.

      After that, you will have have to register for NYSC mobilization when the time comes. That is when those who will serve are registering. But instead of NYSC to post with posting letter, they will only allow you to print Exclusion letter, being a part-time graduate.

      Below are the posts to register for NYSC and printing of our exclusion letter the time come.


  11. Please do I need to do Jamb regularization as Part Time student so that I get the certificate of Exclusion from NYSC? Kindly clarify

    1. You don't need regularization to get exclusion letter.


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