How to Register for PDP Membership (PDP e-registration portal 2023)

PDP Membership Registration Guide: It’s official now! You can now register for your PDP membership online. The PDP Nigeria e-registration portal is open and active to all. As a result, all Nigerians are welcome to log in and register to join the party, PDP. It is fondly called the movement to restore Nigeria. You can now join the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at

As you may have known, PDP is an acronym for the Peoples Democratic Party. PDP was founded by its then chairman, Jeremiah Useni, in August 1998 during the Sani Abacha-led military administration in Nigeria.

About PDP

PDP is a significant stakeholder in the Nigerian political sector and a prominent political party in Nigeria. Their slogan, “Power to the People” reaches the hearts of so many Nigerians. This slogan portrays how democratically inclined the People’s Democratic Party is and their submission and readiness to serve their followers.

How to Register for PDP membership

The PDP’s symbol, the umbrella, is another factor that has endeared this political party to the heart of the masses. The common man believes that an umbrella protects him from unfriendly weather conditions; the same way he believes that PDP is most fit to rescue him from unbearable living conditions.

Over the years, PDP remained Nigeria’s most successful political party, winning all the presidential elections, from 1999 until 2011. The party has also won many gubernatorial elections in Nigeria. Currently, there is another closely successful political party in Nigeria, the APC which almost makes Nigeria an unofficial bilateral state.

There are so many political parties in Nigeria that any legitimate citizen of Nigeria (without social/ legal binding restrictions) may choose to be identified with.

Choosing to be identified with a particular political party, means you must fulfil all the party registration requirements to be considered a member of such a political party.

When you join the PDP – the largest political party in Africa, your membership card qualifies you to enjoy the privileges of the party.

If you have read up to this point, I’d be safe to assume that you are interested in getting a certified membership in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

So, how do you become a PDP member? Read further:

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PDP Membership Registration at a Glance

Name of the Party People Democratic Party
Country of Origin Nigeria
Founded in 1998
Headquarters of the Party Wadata Plaza, Michael Okpara Way, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja
Type of Party Political Party
Current Chairman of the Party Umar Illiya
Name of the Scheme Membership Card
Date of Scheme Announcement 9th August 2021
Benefits of the Scheme Help to Join Party
Beneficiaries Interested People of Nigeria
Category of Article Registration
Status of Registration Active Now
Mode of Registration Online
Official Portal

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Tips on how to Register for PDP Membership

According to the PDP website, every Nigerian, from eighteen years and above, is eligible to register for PDP membership. The prospective member must also agree to obey the party rules and regulations. These rules and regulations are simple for any law-abiding citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to follow.

The following tips will give you a simple method of becoming a PDP member :

  • PDP keeps its membership register at every ward chapter of the party. It is believed that the Ward chapter is the primary stage of the party structure. To become a PDP member, you must register at the nearest ward chapter around you and pay the required registration fee.
  • There’s the Ward Executive committee, that is responsible for your PDP membership application. If your membership application is accepted, you will be given a membership card.
  • The National Chairman and secretary will then validate your PDP membership application.

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PDP e-membership Online Registration

All Nigerians can register online from the comfort of their homes and become official PDP members. Simply visit

You will be required to only provide your name and other personal details, your Local Government information and voting information (including your VIN – Voters Identification Number).

Click Here to access the PDP online registration portal.

After successful registration, you will be issued with proof of registration pending the approval and issuance of your PDP membership card duly signed by the PDP National Chairman and Secretary.

You will be notified by SMS when your official PDP membership card is ready.

PDP Membership Card

A membership card is issued to a registered member of the Peoples Democratic Party, which bears the photograph of the member.

The Membership cards are produced by the National Headquarters and authenticated by the National Chairman and National Secretary.

When you join the PDP – the largest political party in Africa, your membership card qualifies you to enjoy the privileges of the party.

Why Become a PDP Member?

  • PDP is the most successful political party in Nigeria and has been responsible for the little success and achievement Nigeria has garnered in the area of communication and infrastructure.
  • In Nigeria, an individual cannot become a political official or run for an election without becoming a member of a political party. Being a PDP member would make you eligible to become an election candidate.
  • PDP has a lot of grassroots support and strength. It is known as the party of the masses. Apart from the rival party APC (All Progressives Congress), it is the only party that has a wide geographical and nationwide spread. To be a PDP member is to be part of a grassroots movement.
  • If you are interested in politics and want to have a say in who gets a particular candidacy in the country, then becoming a PDP member is one of the ways.
  • The country is in shambles and a deteriorating state, and if you feel necessary reforms need to be done, then you need to be a party member.


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