National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I Orientation Course To Commence February 23


This message is to inform all prospective corps members that the Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the date for the commencement of the 2022 Batch ‘A’  Stream I Orientation Course.

Management of the Scheme has scheduled the 2022 Batch ‘A’  Stream I Orientation course to commence on Wednesday, 23rd February 2022, and Friday, 18th March 2022, respectively Nationwide.

  • Commencement / Registration: Wednesday, 23rd February 2022 – Sunday, 27th February 2022.
  • The cut-off date for Registration: Sunday, 27th February 2022.
  • Swearing-in Ceremony: Tuesday, 1st March 2022.
  • Closing Ceremony: Tuesday, 15th March 2022.

The NYSC 2022 Batch ‘A’  Stream II Orientation Course is scheduled to commence in all the NYSC Orientation Camps as follows:

  • Commencement / Registration: Friday, 18th March 2022 – Tuesday, 22nd March 2022.
  • The cut-off date for Registration: Tuesday, 22nd March 2022
  • Swearing-in Ceremony: Wednesday, 23rd March 2022.
  • Closing Ceremony: Thursday, 7th April 2022.

All Prospective Corps Members must present themselves for the COVID-19 test at the camp before registration.

Prospective Corps members are to fill COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) self-reprinting form and print a verification slip to be presented in camp for the COVID-19 test.

All prospective Corps Members slated for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I & II Orientation Course are advised to proceed to their respective camps as stated in their Call-up Letters.

Foreign-trained graduates are to report to the camp with their International Passports and original copies of all uploaded documents.

Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to embark on a night journey to the Orientation Camps in order not to endanger themselves.

They are also advised to break the journey if it’s going beyond 6.00 pm and pass the night in military or police barracks, NYSC Secretariats, Corps Lodges and other safe places. PCs should diligently read the Call-up letters containing all relevant information and guidelines.

Parents and Guardians are urged to warn their wards to be security conscious and not board vehicles by the roadside or vehicles unregistered with the NURTW While travelling to Camp.

They are advised to use only government-approved motor parks to avoid falling prey to criminals. They should equally be admonished on the dangers of travelling at night.

We wish to inform Nigerians that all COVID-19 safety protocols will be strictly adhered to in the Orientation Camps.

We have partnered with the NCDC and State Health Officials to ensure COVID-19 free Orientation Camps. Lison security agencies are ongoing to ensure the safety of Corps Members. Enquiries where in doubt should be made, and NYSC will readily provide information.

National Diploma (ND) Certificate will be presented in addition to other relevant documents by Prospective Corps Members of Mono Polytechnics as a pre-condition for registration at the Orientation Camps nationwide.

Prospective Corps Members are strongly advised not to present any fake document for registration at the Orientation. Camp Management has put in place adequate machinery to clamp down and prosecute anyone caught.

In the event of loss of the Call-up Letter, the prospective Corps Member who collected the Call-up letter from his or her institution is advised to obtain Police Report and Swom Affidavit and then report to the institution of graduation for further necessary action.

Those who initially printed their Call-up Letters online can reprint the Call-up Letter in the case of Loss.

Any person who fails to report for service in the Service Corps as directed in the Call up Letter and/or refuses to make himself available for service in the Service Corps shall be promoted in line with the provisions of Section 13 sub-section 1(a) and (b) of the NYSCS Act, Cap. N84 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

Also, any person who is not eligible to participate in the Service Corps or has been duly issued with a Certificate of National Service or Certificate of Exemption but so participants to participate shall be prosecuted in line with Section 13 sub-section2(a) and (b) of the NYSC Act, Cap N84 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

In observance of COVID-19 protocols, Prospective Corps Members are to report to camp strictly on the dates stipulated on their Call-up Letters and abide by all COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical interventions, including washing hands at designated points at the Orientation Camps.

The staggered date of reporting to comp by Prospective Corps Members is to avoid overcrowding and ensure physical and social distancing. Every Prospective Corps Member is therefore expected to come to camp with enough face masks and personal pockets-size hand Sanitizer. 

Sequel to the recent announcement by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19. PCM are to note that effective 1st December 2021, all Federal Civil Servants (including Corps Members) will be required to show evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination before they are allowed access to offices and orientation camps).

Please note that presentation of a forged COVID-19 certificate is a criminal offence.

All married pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their respective husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the NYSC Orientation Camps within their spouses’ States of residence for the Orientation course.

However, they are to present for registration, in addition to other relevant documents:

  • Evidence of marriage
  • Identity of husband
  • Evidence of husband’s place of domicile


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