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TRCN Registration Form 2023: Are you looking to register for the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) examination in 2023?

This article provides comprehensive information about the registration process, closing date, requirements, registration fee, and steps to successfully register for the TRCN exam.

If you’re interested in registering for the TRCN exam and need guidance on the proper procedure, you’re in the right place.

This guide will walk you through the correct approach to TRCN exam registration, your eligibility criteria, and how to register for the exam this year without falling victim to scams.

Can I Take the TRCN Examination?

Absolutely! If you have a background in education from a university or college level, you are immediately eligible to register for the TRCN exam.

To qualify for TRCN Exam registration, certification, and licensing, you must hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE, PDE, or PDDE) if you pursued a Non-Education course at the university or hold an HND.

Basic Requirements For TRCN Registration 2023

To complete your TRCN exam registration, you need to possess and submit the following documents:

  1. Copy of your School Certificate: NCE, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree certificate.
  2. Teaching Qualification: If you already possess a school certificate in Education (e.g., NCE, B. Ed, M. Ed), you are already a qualified teacher and don’t need any additional teaching qualifications.
  3. If you lack a teaching qualification (PGDE, PDE, or PDDE), you must provide it alongside your Non-Education school certificate (e.g., B.Sc., B.A, M.Sc., M.A, Ph.D.).
  4. Photocopy of your Birth Certificate.
  5. Photocopy of your Certificate of State of Origin.
  6. Four passport photographs.

How to Register for TRCN Examination

Once you’ve gathered all the necessary documents, follow these steps to complete your TRCN exam registration:

  1. Visit a TRCN Office: There is an official TRCN office located in the capital city of each state in Nigeria. To avoid scams, choose the office nearest to you in your state. Avoid seeking registration assistance from sources outside these offices.
  2. Submit a Registration Request: When you arrive at a TRCN office, inform the officer that you wish to register for the TRCN Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE). You will receive Remita payment instructions to send the registration fee of $3,500 to a designated “Federal account via Remita.” It’s important not to make payments to personal, business, or corporate accounts.
  3. Make the Payment: Visit a bank or a computer café to pay for the TRCN exam using Remita. Banks should be able to process the payment easily. If using an internet café, provide them with clear instructions. They should visit the Remita Platform at and select “Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria.” Then, select “Professional Qualifying Examination Application Fee” and enter the GIFMIS code from the TRCN officer. Input the amount, your name, phone number, and email, and click “SUBMIT.” Afterward, provide their ATM card details and click “Make Payment.” Ensure you do not share your ATM card details.
  4. Return to the TRCN Office: Once you’ve made the payment, go back to the TRCN office with proof of payment (teller or Remita receipt) and all required registration documents.
  5. Complete the Registration Form: The TRCN officer will provide you with the exam registration form. After verifying your documents and proof of payment, fill out the form. Choose the appropriate category (A to D) based on your qualifications:
    • Category A: Doctorate degree holder.
    • Category B: Master’s degree holder.
    • Category C: Bachelor’s degree or HND holder.
    • Category D: NCE holder. Choose the category that corresponds to your highest certification.

After completing the form and submitting your documents, you will receive a TRCN test permit, which you’ll need to enter the exam center on the exam day. Obtain your exam date from the officer and exchange contact details for any further questions or information about your exam.

TRCN Registration Fees

S/NCategoriesRegistration Fee (NAIRA)Annual Fee (NAIRA)
1A (Ph.D.)N10,000.00N5,000.00
2B (M.Sc.)N8,000.00N4,000.00
3C (B.Sc.)N6,000.00N3,000.00
4D (NCE)N3,000.00N2,000.00
Letter of Professional StandingN60,000.00

Frequently Asked Questions on TRCN Registration Form

Can TRCN Exam be Done Online?

TRCN exam was primarily conducted through in-person registration and examination processes. But resently the TRCN has initiate an online Teachers’ Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) for Nigerian education graduates residing abroad.

Is TRCN Form Out for 2023?

TRCN Form for 2023 is not yet out. To stay updated about when the form will be out bookmark this page or visit the official TRCN portal for update.

How much is TRCN Exam Fee?

The TRCN exam fees can vary based on different categories, with rates for Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc., and NCE holders ranging from N10,000 to N3,000 for registration and N5,000 to N2,000 for annual fees. Additionally, a Letter of Professional Standing costs N60,000.

Does TRCN Certificate Expire?

The TRCN certificate remains valid for a specific period, typically three years from the date of issuance. Before the certificate expires, individuals may need to renew their registration to ensure continued recognition of their teaching qualifications.

What is the Pass Mark for TRCN Exam?

The pass mark for the TRCN exam is set at 50%. This means that candidates need to score at least 50% of the total marks to pass the examination. This threshold ensures that aspiring teachers demonstrate a solid understanding of the subject matter and teaching principles.

What Date is TRCN Exam 2023?

TRCN exam date 2023 is not yet announced. It’s advisable to stay updated by visiting the official website of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria or bookmark this website to be inform when the date is announced.

How many Times does TRCN Exam Hold in a Year?

The TRCN exam takes place 4 times in a year, with specific examination dates announced by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria. This allows aspiring teachers multiple opportunities to take the exam and attain their certification.

What Documents are Required for TRCN Registration?

To complete TRCN registration, essential documents are necessary. These includes a copy of your school certificate (NCE, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree), teaching qualification, birth certificate, certificate of state of origin, and four passport photographs.