NABTEB Registration Form 2020 | Click Here to Register NABTEB Online

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NABTEB Registration Form 2020 | Click Here to Register NABTEB Online.

National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) registration form is now on sale for 2020 examination. Continue reading to see how to register and more details below.

NABTEB Registration Form 2017

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has announced the commencement of the sale of 2020 National Business Certificate (NBC) / National Technical Certificate (NTC) and General Education Advanced National Business Certificate (ANBC) / Advanced National Technical Certificate (ANTC) application form.

This information is mainly for those secondary school candidates preparing to write the examination with their respective schools to commence their registration with their school principal and authorities so that they will not miss out in the examination expected to start by May/June 2020.

Required Data for NABTEB Online Registration Form

  • Surname
  • First name
  • Middle name
  • Date of birth
  • S-e-x
  • Marital Status
  • Address
  • Telephone Number
  • State of Origin
  • Local Government of origin
  • O-level Subjects to be written
  • Email address
  • 1 passport photograph with red background

N/B: NABTEB registration process, selection of approved school name, passport upload, selection of subjects and fingerprint or thumbprint capture is done with digital personal on WAEC official website –

Where to Buy NABTEB Scratch Cards in Nigeria for Registration

Places to Buy Scratch Cards
You can purchase scratch cards from any of NABTEB zonal offices and all Fountain Trust Bank branches nationwide

NABTEB Zonal Office, Ministry of Works, Behind Iluobe Petrol Station, Benin/Agbor Road, B/City, Edo State Edo, Delta, Ondo, Ekiti and Bayelsa 052 – 259320
NABTEB Zonal Office, Ahmadu Bello Way , Ministry of Education Headquarters, ANNEX II. Ilorin (Kwara State). Kwara, Kogi and Niger 031-224879
NABTEB Zonal Office, Rumfa College Complex, Along Bayero University Road , Kano , Kano State . P.M.B. 3552 Kano, Jigawa, Katsina and Kaduna 064 – 668892
NABTEB Zonal Office, Old Governor’s Office Block C & D Gbongon/Ibadan Road Osogbo, Osun State Osun, Oyo, Lagos and Ogun 035-243814
NABTEB Zonal Office, State Ministry of Education (Resource Centre) Shell, Camp, Opposite Alvan Ikoku College of Education Owerri, Imo State . P.M.B. 1022 Imo, and Rivers 083-233869
NABTEB Zonal Office, Block 10, Five Star, Giginya Secretariat, P.M.B. 2431, Sokoto, Sokoto State . Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara 060-231435
NABTEB Zonal Office, Ministry of Education, ‘ Headquarters’Yola, Adamawa State . P.M.B. 2048, Yola Adamawa, Taraba, and Gombe 075 – 626788
NABTEB Zonal Office, 20, Ekpeyoung Street , Off. Barracks Road, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State. Akwa-Ibom and Cross River 085-200065
NABTEB Zonal Office, Area Education Office, Water Board Headquarters Opposite Akper-Aku Stadium, P.M.B. 102079 Makurdi, Benue State Benue, Plateau, Abuj a and Nasarawa 044-533230
NABTEB Zonal Office, Ministry of Education, P.M.B. 1046, Maiduguri, Bomo State Bomo, Bauchi & Yobe 076-231226
NABTEB Zonal Office, INEC Road, Awka, Anambra State Enugu, Anambra C/o JAMB, 048-554089
NABTEB Zonal Office, IBEKE School Road, Umuahia, Abia State Abia & Eboyin
NABTEB Abuj a Liaison Office, Plot 650 Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse II, Abuia 09-5239676, 5237772
NABTEB Zonal Office, Lagos, Federal Secretariat, Phase II, Ikoyi, Lagos.


Victoria Island Branch

Plot 1611 Adeola Hopewell Street
Victoria Island
Tel: 3200117-20,
2610062, 2614207
Fax: 01-3200124
Email: [email protected]
Ikeja Branch

6 Allen Avenue
Tel: 01-4970983, 4711236
Fax: 01-4939638
Email: [email protected]

Ibadan Branch

Aje House Annex
Lebanon Road
Ibadan, Oyo State
Tel: 02-2412731, 2414947, 2413999
Fax: 02-2412985
Email: [email protected]

Port-Harcourt Branch

Plot 87 Trans Amadi Industrial Layout
Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Tel: 084-236087, 230396
Fax: 084-230371
E-mail: [email protected]
Abuja Branch

272/273 Central Business District
UAC Commercial Complex
Garki, Abuja
Tel: 09-5238490, 5235906, 5237755
Fax: 09-5239182
E-mail: [email protected]
Idumagbo Branch

53 Idumagbo Avenue
Tel: 01 – 2662401
E-mail: [email protected]

6/8 Market Street
Ebute Metta
Tel: 7744802
E-mail: [email protected]
Aba Branch

30/32 Milverton Road
Aba, Abia State
Tel:082 – 447076
E-mail: [email protected]

Apapa Branch

20 Wharf Road
E-mail: [email protected]
Osogbo Branch

165 Station Road
Osogbo, Osun State
E-mail: [email protected]

Tincan Island Cash Center

Opposite Custom Long Room
Tincan Island
Tel: 5457241
E-mail: [email protected]

NABTEB Contact Information

Corporate offices

National Headquarters,
No. 1, Benin-Agbor Road
Ikpoba Hill, P.M.B 1747, Benin-City,
Edo State, Nigeria

Contact Info

T: +2348078840770
E: [email protected]
E: [email protected]


What is NABTEB?

NABTEB: The acronym NABTEB means National Business And Technical Examinations Board.

When was NABTEB established?

NABTEB was established in August 1992 and was enacted through the promulgation of Decree 70 (Now Act 70) of 1993.

Why was NABTEB established?

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NABTEB was primarily established to take over the conduct of examinations hitherto conducted by the City and Guild (C&G) of London, Royal Society of Arts (RSA) of London and the technical and business examinations conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in the bid to domesticate the examinations and tailor them towards societal needs.

Where is the National Headquarters of NABTEB?

The National Headquarters of NABTEB is located in Ikpoba Hill, Benin City, Edo State. Apart from the National Headquarters in Benin, where else can NABTEB offices be found? NABTEB Zonal Offices are located in the Headquarters of the six geographical zones with state offices in the spread capital of the 6 states of the federation.

What is the statutory mandate of NABTEB?

NABTEB is statutorily mandated to:

(a) Conduct specified examinations on behalf of or in collaboration with other examination bodies or agencies.

(b) Issue results and certificates and make awards in examinations conducted by it.

What is NBC?

NBC means National Business Certificate.

What is NTC?

NTC means National Technical Certificate.

What is ANBC?

ANBC means Advanced National Business Certificate.

What is ANTC?

ANTC means Advanced National Technical Certificate.

What are the four major examinations conducted by NABTEB?

The four major examinations conducted by NABTEB are:

I: May/June NBC/NTC Examinations

II: November/December NBC/NTC & ANBC/ANTC Examinations

III: Modular Trades Certificate Examinations (MTCE)

IV: And, National Common Entrance Examinations.

When are the examinations conducted?

The NBC/NTC Examination series are conducted between May and June while the NBC/NTC and the ANBC/ANTC series are conducted between November and December of every year.

What are the entry requirements for NBC/NTC and ANBC/ANTC?

The NBC/NTC is an in-school examination designed to certify final year students of Public and Private Technical as well as Commercial educational Institutions and holders of the C & G or RSA Certificates who wish to broaden their knowledge and be certified accordingly. However, to be eligible for the

ANBC/ANTC, a candidate must possess the full NBC/NTC Certificate

What are the entry requirements for the National Common Entrance Examination?

Entry Requirements for the National Common Entrance include:

(a) A minimum of Junior Secondary School Certificate (JSSC) or equivalent (e.g. S.75).

(b) Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSCE) or GCE O’ Level

(c) Teachers Certificate Grade II (TC II)

(d) Candidates with higher certificates but who have interest/passion for technical education.

What are the entry requirements for the Modular Trades Certificate Examination?

Entry requirements for Modular Trades Certificate Examinations include:

I: Primary Six Certificate plus Certificate of Apprenticeship (Informal Training)

II: Primary Six Certificate plus Trade Grades III, II and I.

III: J.S.S. III or equivalent qualification with knowledge of introductory Technology.

IV: Federal Craft Certificate

V: Any other equivalent qualifications.

What is the difference between the NBC and NTC and the NABTEB General Education Certificate?

The NBC/NTC is a professional certificate earned through criterion referenced examination in specific trades and the fulfillment of certain conditions before certification in acquired skills for upward mobility in career development while the NABTEB General Education is mainly for admission to tertiary educational institutions like the SSCE of WAEC and NECO.

What does a candidate require to earn NBC and NTC?

To earn the NBC/NTC Certificate, a candidate must pass:

General Education subjects i.e. English Language and Mathematics

Trade Group subjects

Trade Related subjects

What does a candidate require to earn ANBC and ANTC?

To earn the ANBC/ANTC Certificate, a candidate must pass:

General Education subjects i.e. English Language and Mathematics

Trade Group subjects

Trade Related subjects

What are the two major differences between the mandate of NABTEB and NBTE?

NABTEB is to conduct examinations and award certificates while the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) is to accredit the and produce the curriculum used by NABTEB to examine the candidates.

What is the main difference between NABTEB and WAEC/NECO Examinations?

WAEC/NECO examinations are mainly theoretical while NABTEB examinations are criterion referenced or places more emphasis on practicals and continuous assessment.

What is the major difference between the RSA or C & G and the NBC/NTC or ANBC/ANTC Certificates awarded by NABTEB?

The NBC/NTC & ANBC/ANTC are of a higher grade and are the only Business and Technical Certificates recognized by the Federal Government for upward mobility in career development and educational pursuit.

Identify the basic difference between NABTEB and WAEC/NECO Certificates?

WAEC/NECO Certificates are basically for academic pursuit while NABTEB certificates are for both career development and educational advancement.

List four major advantages holders of NABTEB Certificates have over their counterparts with WAEC/NECO Certificates?

Unlike their counterparts who prospects are restricted to further studies and unskilled labour, holders of NABTEB certificates have the following advantages:

I: Skill acquisition

II: Career development

III: Admission purposes

IV: Gainful employment

V: Economic self reliance/Wealth creation

Is the NBC/NTC equivalent to the SSSCE of WAEC/NECO?

No, the NBC/NTC is higher than the SSCE of WAEC/NECO because it is a professional certificate with a higher entry point in the public service.

Can the NBC/NTC be used for admission to Universities Polytechnics and Colleges of Education within and outside the country like the SSSCE of WAEC/NECO?

Yes, the NBC/NTC is globally recognized for admission to tertiary institutions within and outside the country while they (NBC/NTC) are rated higher for gainful employment opportunities outside the country.

Is the ANBC/ANTC equivalent to the Advanced Level Certificates of WAEC and NECO?

Unlike the /advanced Level Certificates of WAEC/NECO, the ANBC/ANTC are mainly for upward mobility in career progression and are therefore higher in rating for employment opportunities and career prospects.

Can the ANBC or ANTC be used for Direct entry admission to Universities?

The Modular Trades Certificate Examination is purposely designed to certify educationally disadvantaged but talented or skilled artisans and bring them into the mainstream of the nation’s economic development.

What is Modular Trades Certificates Examination (MTCE)?

Apart from recognizing the potentials of ‘roadside’ artisans, the MTCE is designed to empower them and channel their resources towards sustainable national development.

What is the significance of Modular Certificate?

The Vision of NABTEB is: Be a Globally Recognized Assessment and Certification Body Preparing Candidates for the World of Work and Academic/Professional Excellence.

State the Mission of NABTEB?

The Mission of NABTEB is Become a Globally Acknowledged Assessment Body for Craftsmen and Technicians.

What is the relevance of NABTEB Certificates to the nation’s technological aspiration?

The Slogan of the Board is: NABTEB, Certifying skill for Craftsmen and technicians for wealth creation and economic self-reliance.

What are the products of NABTEB Certificates?

The products of NABTEB certificates are the craftsmen and technicians who constitute the foundation of the engineering pyramid. As nurses are to pharmacists and doctors, so are technicians to technologists and engineers.

How do candidates locate their centres during E-registration?

When filing the form online, candidates have the opportunity to choose or select centres when they click on the state icon.

Where can one buy NABTEB E-registration form?

A candidate can purchase the E-registration form from NABTEB Headquarters Benin-City, Zonal or State Offices and other designated places nationwide.

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  1. daniel says:

    pls sir/ma how much is d regisration fee for nov/dec 2017

  2. Mahmud Muhammed danasabe says:

    sir I want to know if registration is still on, am from lokoja Kogi state.

  3. ojo adedeji says:

    can I know the actual time the advance form will be out for the candidates

  4. oluchi says:


  5. Bakare Toheeb Olanrewaju says:

    please is the registration still on ? and when is the deadline for the registration

  6. Sir, am a resident of Abuja, where is the NABTEB office or centre that i can go for my registration? Need reply please.

  7. Newton says:

    please where can I get the pin for the REGISTRATION

  8. Covenant Christopher Abia says:


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