Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has in a statement on Tuesday afternoon suspended services until July 18, 2021.
According to UNEB, the suspension is in line with the President’s address to the nation outlining preventive measures against the 2nd wave of COVID-19.
In his address, the President suspended operations of schools and institutions of higher learning for 42 days.
In response to this guidance, UNEB has suspended physical interactions with the public.
“The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) hereby suspends services that require interaction with the public, until July 18, 2021,” a statement by the Executive Director, Dan Odongo, reads in part.
However, UNEB says the Board will only render services offered online, specifically, the provision of Letters of Verification of Results ( LVRs), which is initiated virtually via https://es.uneb.ac.ug; https://eservices.uneb.ac.ug/es/lvr.
According Mr. Odongo, clients who had already submitted their requests for any other service will also be served accordingly.
UNEB says the mode of operation until July 18, 2021 will be as follows;
1. Application for Letters of Verification of Results: All applications should be done online with either an internet supported smart phone or a computer using any of the following links; https://es.uneb.ac.ug; https://eservices.uneb.ac.ug/es/lvr. The applicants should submit/ upload an introduction letter from their former school, a valid Identity card of the applicant, and a police letter, in case of a lost or damaged slip/certificate. A payment code will then be provided which the applicant can use to pay either via mobile money or through the bank.
Clients are urged to ensure that they avail an operational telephone number on the application form where a response message and further guidance will be sent.
2. Equating of academic documents: This has been suspended until July 18, 2021. Clients who had already applied and were given specific dates for collecting their documents will however be handled.
3. Collection of documents: ONLY clients who have been notified to come and collect their documents should do so from the UNEB- Ntinda, Annex Offices, just next to the Main Office.
These should fully observe the SOPS.
4. Delivery of documents and reports: Documents that must be physically delivered at our offices will be deposited at any of our security points at the entrance. Those that can be emailed should be sent to the e-mail addresses of the relevant officers or to any of the following email addresses; email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Any further inquiries should be directed to; 0417 773100; or Toll free No: 0800-211-077 UNEB cares for your personal health and safety and is committed to following the SOPs for curbing the further spread of the corona virus, as guided by His Excellency the President of Uganda.
“Together, we can fight the coronavirus pandemic and secure the future of Ugandans,” Mr. Odongo said in a statement.