FOREIGN-TRAINED NIGERIAN GRADUATES: REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN TRAINED PROSPECTIVE COPRS MEMBERS
The NYSC scheme which was established in 1973 is responsible for the mobilization of Nigerian youths who have successfully completed a higher education (Degree or HND) either within Nigeria or oversees for the one year compulsory National Service.
Nigerians who studied outside Nigeria are expected to register at the NYSC National Directorate Headquarters,Tigris Cresent off Aguyi Ironsi Street Maitama Abuja. The registration is never done by proxy. Therefore foreign trained graduates are expected to be physically present and are to present the originals of the following documents:
i West African School Certificate (WASC) or GCE O level, GCSE, IGCSE, SSCE,NECO, Higher School Diploma etc.(must have 5 credit in at least 2 sittings)
ii. Degree/ HND Certificate
iii. Complete Transcript of Degree/HND or Marks-sheet for Indian Schools.
iv. International Nigerian Passport, (if you have a dual citizenship,bring both Nigerian and other passports) showing:
a) First Departure date
b) Student Visa
c) Last arrival date
v) Doctors and Pharmacists must bring their certifictaes of registration with either the Nigerian Medical and Dental Council or Pharmacists Council of Nigeria or receipt showing full registration with either of the above mentioned professional bodies.
vi) 3 passport photographs.
All foreign trained prospective Corps Members who intend to participate in the 2011 Batch B Orientation course must complete registration on or before 14th June 2011.
NO REGISTRATION SHALL TAKE PLACE AFTER 14TH JUNE 2011.