NSS Portal: How to Log into your NSS Dashboard 2020

NSS portal login dashboard

NSS portal is the portal for NSS personnel to log in and access and manages important info regarding the National Service Scheme.

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a youth-focused program designed to provide young Ghanaian graduates with practical experiences that were not provided in the classroom.

Once the public NSS posting is announced, you can access your account to see where you will be heading and to get your NSS login credentials.

NSS portal login

Nss portal sign in page
NSS portal sign-in page

NSS personnel are strongly encouraged to log into their NSS dashboard. The process is as follows:

  1. Visit portal.nss.gov.gh
  2. Go to the top green icon and click “Sign In
  3. Select the option “Sign In As Personnel
  4. On the login page, enter your username (the email you used during registration)
  5. Enter your PIN CODE as your password
  6. Click on the green “Log In” button to access your dashboard.

How to retrieve your pin code via NSS dashboard

After payment, you will proceed to check the pin code in the system. The steps include:

  • Go to the NSS portal
  • Click on the dashboard menu “Check & Pay For PIN CODE
  • Enter your Index No. or your School ID No.
  • Click search
  • A display of your PIN CODE and personal data will appear. Write down your PIN CODE for future reference.

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How to check and activate your NSS PIN Code before registration

Activating your PIN Code prior to NSS portal registration for your national service 2020 obligation has been simplified. The process takes less than five minutes to complete. Just follow the instructions below:

  • Visit the link portal.nss.gov.gh/check-pin
    on the NSS portal and prefix your Index Number/student ID number and Date of Birth in the space provided and “SEARCH”.
  • A biodata of your pin code, full name, Institution, Course of study, and year of enrollment will be given. Kindly copy the pin code.
  • The next thing is to use your pin code as a reference in payment for its activation.

The use of MTN Mobile money and Agricultural Development Bank Ltd. (ADB) are preferred.

How to activate PIN with MTN Mobile Money

  1. Kindly dial *170#,
  2. Choose option 2 for “PAY BILL”,
  3. Choose General Payments (Option 6),
  4. Enter Payment code as – NSS PINCODE (type NSS, put a space, then type your PINCODE). The menu will return to your name for confirmation,
  5. Enter the deposit amount (GH¢41.00),
  6. Enter “NSS” as the reference,
  7. Enter PIN to confirm payment,
  8. You will receive a message to confirm the transaction, then you can proceed to NSS Registration.

Features of Nss dashboard

The NSS dashboard has many features that can be used to do a lot of things.

  • Replace lost ID
  • Check NSS Posting
  • Print NSS posting letter
  • Replace lost ID
  • Update registration form
  • Request for NSS certificate
  • View Online Registration Form
  • Print NSS Monthly Evaluation Form
  • Request changes in name and other details
  • Place Order for Items (NSS Life Starter Deals)
  • Regional Registration Verification Appointment.

How to reset your NSS portal login password

Nss password reset page

Changing your password on your nss personnel dashboard is very easy. Here is a step-by-step guide below.

Step 1

This step involves if you just want to change your login password.

  • On your NSS dashboard, click on “Reset Password” at your left-hand side on the screen
  • Enter your old password
  • Enter new password
  • Re-enter your new password
  • Click on “Update Password”.

Remember: You must have the proper credentials to access your NSS Dashboard.

Step 2

If you have forgotten your password, then you need to request a new one.

To reset your NSS portal dashboard password, provide the email you submitted during registration and click on “Send Me Reset Link” as seen in the image above.

An email with instructions on how to allow you access your account in order to create a new password will be sent to you.

Check your email and follow the process.

Frequently asked questions

These are common questions asked about the NSS portal with their answers. If you have other questions that are not covered here, feel free to ask via the comment section below.

How can I check my NSS posting 2020?

How to check national service posting on your phone or any other device in 2020

Click this link: portal.nss.gov.gh/check-posting.
Enter your User ID and Password.
You’ll see a page showing where you have been posted to.
Click on “print” to print the page.

How do I retrieve my NSS password?

To reset your Nss password, provide the email you submited during registration and click on “Send Me Reset Link“. An email with instructions on how to allow you access your account in order to create a new password will be sent to you.

How do I register for NSS in Ghana?

Go to the NSS Registration Portal, and enter your username (School Index number or ID number), and your password (payment pincode) to login and access the NSS application form.

What are the benefits of NSS?

NSS helps you to grow individually and also as a group. It makes you confident, develop leadership skills, and gain knowledge about different people from different walks of life in Ghana and other parts of the world. You also learn other skills that help you lead a better life in various situations.

How do I book an appointment at NSS?

To book apointment at NSS,
1. Log in to your nss portal dashboard.
2. Scroll down the dashboard area and select Regional Registration Verification appointment.
3. Click on it to show the Calendar and select the date and time of your choice.
4. Finally, click on Schedule appointment and then click on Print appointment slip.

How can I print NSS monthly evaluation form?

1. Head to nss.gov.gh/downloads/
2. Click on “End of Year Assessment Form” among other options.
3. A PDF copy of the form will be displayed.
4. Click and download the file on your computer.
5. Print the downloaded evaluation form and have to yourself a hard copy.

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  1. Please I have been trying to login into my dashboard since I finished my online registration but I’ve denied of the access, please what should I do

  2. Please i have paid for the activation of the pin code through MTN mobile money but am trying to log in but I can’t log in. Please any help?

    • If you’re a prospective National Service Personnel, ensure that you complete your enrolment process on or before Friday the 31st of May, 2020.

      The opening date was April 24, 2020

      The NSS closing date 2020: 31st of May, 2020

  3. Please, I want to reset my password and I received an email from nss that they have updated my password. When I type a password of my choice I am told it has been emailed to me but I can’t find this new password from nss. Have tried severally

    • Hi Juliet,

      Follow these steps if you want to change your login password and username…which is already in the post;

      On your NSS dashboard, click on “Reset Password” at your left-hand side on the screen
      Enter your old password
      Enter new password
      Re-enter your new password
      Click on “Update Password”.

      Do the same to update your username.
      Remember: You must have the proper credentials to access your NSS Dashboard.

      I hope this helps.

  4. Please what do I do if I’m already registered but wanted to work with an institution? How do I go about it to be posted to that institution?

  5. I went to the regional directorate to do my validations and biometric registration in December 2019.but unfortunately my biometric registeration was not done they said at the region that I should go and comes back in 2020 for the biometric registeration ,but my everything is moving on well, could it be possible if I didn’t go back to do the remaining registeration I will receive my certificate and my ID card.

  6. I can’t open my website to submit my monthly evaluation forms for May. Anytime i visit, it keeps on saying error. Please I need assistance. thanks

  7. Good morning..please I can’t reach my nss dashboard. Anytime I log in I’m being told invalid email and pin..
    My phone has been stolen and I’ve been signed out from my Gmail.. and that’s the mail I registered my nss with.. I want to change the email I used to register..
    I need assistance please…

    • Hi Jennifer,

      At this point, call the NSS secretariat or visit the nearest NSS office to solve your issue.

  8. I’m Oppong Marfo Solomon, an NSS at Offinso in de Ashanti region, my problem is the phone number I used to register for NSS is blocked that I can’t receive any message from NSS, so pls I want to change it and use a different phone number, pls what are the guidelines.

    • As you already know, educational institutions are closed for now. However, some schools are innovating ways to come up with an effective online learning system.

  9. Please I am 2019/2020 nss personnel. Please after my registration when I enter my email address to go into my dashboard it tells me that my email is invalid. Please what should I do now

    • Try and reset your password. If it doesn’t work, please call the NSS secretariat via these numbers…0554404422, 0554400078, 0554400069. Hope this helps.


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