University of Lagos (UNILAG) Procedure for Online Certificate Collection Application

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has unveiled a new online procedure for graduates who completed their programmes before 2016 to apply for their certificates.


This digital process simplifies requesting certificates and significantly reduces the processing time.

Steps to Request Your Certificate Online

Step 1: Visit the Website

Access the certificate application page by clicking on this link from any internet browser. This will take you directly to the certificate application portal.

Step 2: Input the Matriculation Number

Enter your Matriculation Number in the appropriate field and proceed. This number serves as an identifier and is essential for the university to locate your records.

Step 3: Provide the Required Certificate Information

Fill in the necessary information about your certificate as requested by the portal. This might include details such as the year of graduation, degree earned, department, faculty, and other related information.

Step 4: Select the Programme of Study

Choose your programme of study from the provided dropdown menu. This should reflect the programme you were enrolled in and completed at the university.

Step 5: View and Download Payment Advice

Once you’ve filled in the necessary information, you’ll be directed to a payment advice page. This page will detail the amount due for the certificate processing. Download the payment advice for your records and proceed to make the payment.

Step 6: Make the Payment

You either make payment online through the provided link or at the bank as indicated in the payment advice. Make sure to retain the payment receipt or online confirmation as proof of payment.

Step 7: Proceed to the Certificate Office

Upon successful payment, proceed to the certificate office at the university with your receipt of payment. Collection of certificates should be done upon presenting the receipt.


UNILAG graduates are encouraged to take advantage of this digital procedure for a swift and hassle-free collection of their certificates.

Always remember to safeguard your Matriculation Number and payment receipt, as these are necessary for the certificate collection process.

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