COLLECTION/REPLACEMENT OF CERTIFICATE OF EXEMPTION
Below are the requirements for collection/replacement of certificate of exemption.
In accordance with the National Youth Service Corps Decree 1993 section 2 subsection (1) it is stipulated that;
“Since 1st August, 1985, a person shall NOT be called upon to serve in the service corps if, at the date of graduation or obtaining his diploma or other professional qualification” :
These categories of persons are therefore exempted from service and issued with the Certificates of Exemption.
Nigerian Graduates either home or abroad trained who have the stipulated qualification of (B.SC, B.A or HND) from approved or accredited Institution by (NUC, NTBE or NCCE) are eligible for Exemption Certificate however while foreign trained graduates must submit their Certificates at the Mobilization Department for Evaluation.
PROCESS OF COLLECTION OF CERTIFICATE OF EXEMPTION
HOME TRAINED GRADUATES
The process begins from the Corps Producing Institutions.
FOREIGN TRAINED GRADUATES
Issues of complaints and corrections for home trained graduates are to be routed through the Institutions of graduation. The Institution then forwards such cases with necessary attachments such as photocopy of print-out to NYSC for the purpose of rectification or further necessary action.
Foreign trained graduates are to submit handwritten application with the attachment of photocopy of International passport –data page and original Certificate of Exemption to be addressed to the Director-General, NYSC NDHQ, Abuja, indicating their address and telephone number.
In the case of loss of Certificate of Exemption, the following steps are to be taken.
It is the policy of the Scheme not to reprint lost or burnt Certificates. Letters of Confirmation are issued instead.