Nigerian Army Recruitment: Form, Portal, List etc.


The Nigerian Army offers good career prospects for young Nigerians.  The force provides avenues for self development, education and training that builds its members for life and work in and out of military service.

Getting enlisted in the force requires interested persons to follow a prescribed procedure.  The following is a good guide through the Nigerian Army recruitment process.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Form

Applicants must use the recruitment form provided on the e-recruitment portal of the Nigerian Army.  Access to the form is available to a candidate who has created an account on the e-portal with a PIN from an e-Voucher purchased from the portal or a PIN from a paper voucher bought from a designated bank.

The form has to be completed on the portal and printed out for further use in the course of the recruitment process.  A guarantor’s form is also available on the portal.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal

The Nigerian Army runs an e-recruitment portal,, which details information, requirements, instructions and necessary steps to be taken towards recruitment.  The portal can be reached directly or through the official website of the Nigerian Army

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From the portal, candidates can learn about suitability, requirements for tradesmen and non-tradesmen, examination centres, zonal screening centres and how to make a contact.

A candidate who has registered with PIN from an e-voucher or paper voucher should keep both application number and PIN for the purpose of logging in to the portal from time to time, especially to check results, as will be necessary during the course of a recruitment process.

Nigerian Army Recruitment List (Result)

Candidates who are successful at every stage of the recruitment process are listed on the e-recruitment portal.  The list can be accessed by all candidates taking part in a recruitment program.

Nigerian Army Recruitment: Eligibility

Intending applicants must note that there are eligibility criteria to be met for selection to take part in the recruitment process.  All applicants must be of Nigerian origin by birth.

There are age limits, depending on category; applicants have to be medically, physically and psychologically fit and they have to be free of criminal conviction; minimum physical height is also prescribed for male or female candidates.

Educational qualifications are specified for different categories of applicants.  Current prescriptions for each criterion can be found on the Nigerian Army e-recruitment portal.

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Nigerian Army Recruitment: Required Documents

The printed form must be supported with photocopies of birth certificate or declaration of age, academic or professional certificates, and completed and signed guarantor’s form.  Originals of the credentials will also be required for sighting.

Nigerian Army Recruitment: Compliance

As a disciplined force, the Nigerian Army expects strict compliance with its recruitment requirements.  Therefore, candidates must conform to time and attendance at all screening events, taking care also to note instructions about dressing and any form of preparation that may be advised.  Required papers must also be complete.  Any slight deviation may see a candidate out of the process.

Nigerian Army Recruitment: Follow-up

Once a candidate joins the recruitment process, he or she must regularly visit the e-recruitment portal to keep abreast of information on dates, time and venues of screening events, list of successful candidates at every stage, and instructions for next line of action in the program.



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  1. Nwaha Abdulbasit adeiza

    I Abdulbasit have been trying to Nigeria army but no godfather, that is my week point. Please help me

  2. Muibi idris olukorede

    I appply for Nigeria army recruit and Am yet to get any feed back

  3. please sir! i don’t have a BVN number,
    what should i do now.

  4. please when will the shortlited candidate names come out?

  5. Sodiq

    The person that register for me ommitted bvn gap pls how can do it sir

  6. abdulrahman

    I have interest

  7. Kingsley

    finally the form is out let meet for dear

  8. boboye oluwamayowa joshua

    I love to b nigerian army, pls if d form is out just let me know

  9. joseph christian

    I love to join the Nigerian army

  10. Adeniyi kayode

    it is my desire and dream of becoming one of nigeria army make god grant me my desire….pls those of you army that ar there pls help me to become one of you….god bless u has you do so.

  11. Ajuka chukwuma humble

    My name is Ajuka chukwuma humble i love to be a soldier but is they going to be any form in 2019, please i need to know

  12. Ahmed Nafiu

    Ilove Nigerian Army”and i salute to Nigeeian Army!!!

  13. Ahmed Nafiu

    I salute The Nigerian Army’ and i want to became one of the greatest Heroes in the Hitory of The Nigerian Army”’ i love Army and i want to serve my father land’thats my mission insha Allah!!!

  14. Ahmed Nafiu

    Nigerian Army is my life”’insha Allah this time i will be in deport’as a gorrilla soldier”once again i love Army and i salute to Nigerian Army”’ iam Ahmed Nafiu by Name”thanks


      Living’ in ilorin kwara state Study’ at baruten kwara state my occupation’ is student


      Living in’ llorin kwara state ? study at’ saki oyo state ?

  15. Mohammed Salihu Liman

    I Love to an nigeria army man mohammed salihu liman edu kwara state

  16. joseph olaitan

    I want to be a gallant soldier


    Becoming a Nigeria Army is my desire dream.
    wish to be among next batch.

  18. Efemena Ogagaoghene Samson

    I Love And I Want To Be A Nigeria Army.

  19. Sanusi

    when the Nigerian Navy form will release?

  20. Dogwo Zagana Likita

    l want to save my cuntry as nigerian army

  21. fase

    Good job

  22. Abu sunday

    My name is Abu sunday an am in for the 77rr pls help me I have being try to fine my way in pls help us,I was told that is when u have up to 150000,before u can have acess to bcom a Nigeria army.but I never had enough to eat wher
    Can I get 150000 from pls u pole should
    Help ooh

  23. Ibrahim

    I want to be a army

  24. Joshuadbulus

    any new update

  25. Kamarudeen muhammed

    Av promise to serve my country wit all my been Nigerian arnmy

  26. oketa emeka samuel

    i want to be a nigeria soja

  27. abimbola adesoji

    I Abimbola adesoji I love to joint Nigeria

  28. pls is the form out

    pls is th

  29. plz o, is d form out now?

  30. Emmanuel Paul

    I love to be a solder

  31. Emmanuel Paul

    Av promised to serve my country with all my strength.Been a soldier will give the opportunity to do it better. I love to be a soldier.

  32. irikefe

    all my life i want to work as nigeria army ,

    1. Peter

      I love to be an army man

      1. joshuadbulus

        Applicants shall be of
        Nigerian origin by birth and
        possess National Identity
        Applicants must possess a
        minimum of 4 credits in not
        more than 2 sittings in
        NABTEB. One
        of the credits must be in
        English language.
        In addition, Tradesmen &
        Women Applicants must also
        possess OND/Trade Test/
        City and Guild certificate
        Non-Tradesmen & Women
        Applicants must be aged
        between 18 – 22 years by
        March 1, 2018.
        Tradesmen & Women
        Applicants must be aged
        between 18 – 26 years by
        March 1, 2018.
        Applicants must be
        medically, physically, and
        psychologically fit and must
        not be less than 1.68 meters
        tall for male and 1.62
        meters tall for female.
        Applicants must print their
        completed online forms,
        attest it and submit it at the
        examination recruitment
        centres during the screening
        exercise period.
        Knowledge of additional
        Nigerian Languages other
        than mother tongue is an
        added advantage

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