Pictures Of NYSC Exemption Certificate – How To Obtain NYSC Exemption Letter

We want to talk to you about Pictures Of NYSC Exemption Certificate. However, we will also let you know the conditions upon which the letter of exemption can be given. Furthermore, we will point out the process of getting an exemption letter if need be. I am certain this will be very helpful to you and your loved ones.

There are 3 major certificates that NYSC awards to graduates of tertiary institutions. These include

  1. Discharge Certificate
  2. Letter/Certificate of Exemption
  3. Letter/Certificate of Exclusion.

Also See: How To print NYSC Call Up Letter

Discharge Certificate

This is known to everyone. It is the certificate given to graduates who have completed their 1-year compulsory national service. This is awarded on your POP (Passing Out Parade) day.

Exclusion Letter

Candidates who are always entitled to NYSC certificate of exclusion are people who are graduates but could not attend the regular programs in school. E.g Graduate from part time programmes, Sandwich, Long distance learning and so many other forms of irregular programs.

Certificate Of Exemption

An exemption certificate is issued to someone who by law could not participate in the NYSC scheme despite the fact that such person attended a regular program in a University or Polytechnic program and graduated.

Also See: NYSC Call Up Letter Sample – How Call Up Letter Looks Like

Pictures Of NYSC Exemption Certificate

Now, before we look at the pictures and samples of NYSC Exemption letter, Let’s look at what qualifies one to be given an exemption letter.

In accordance with the National Youth Service Corps Decree 1993 section 2 subsection (1) it is stipulated that;

“With effect from 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” :
  • He is over the age of thirty (30) years
  • He has served in the Armed Forces of the Federation or the Nigeria Police Force for a period of more than nine months; or
  • He is a member of staff of any of the following:
    • The Nigerian Security Organization or
    • The State Security Service, or
    • The National Intelligence Agency or
    • The Defence Intelligence Service
  • He has been conferred with any National Honour.

These categories of persons are therefore exempted from service and issued with the Certificates of Exemption.


Nigerian Graduates either home or oversea 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.

Also See: How To Obtain NYSC certificate Of Exemption

What Does The Exemption Letter Contain?

Pictures Of NYSC Exemption Certificate - How To Obtain NYSC Exemption Letter

Left: Discharge Certificate, Center Exclusion Letter, Right: Exemption Letter

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The NYSC exemption letter contains the following:

  • Candidate’s name 
  • Exemption number
  • Year
  • School of graduation
  • Reason for exemption.
Note: That if your exception is due to age, that means your real date of birth would be stated on the certificate for clarity. Therefore, any candidate with this kind of reasons might not be able to change their date of birth for any official purpose again.

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