Nigerian Army Recruitment For 2023 – Step By Step Application Guide


Nigerian Army Recruitment For 2023 – Step By Step Application Guide

The 85th Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) for the Nigerian Army is now accepting applications from qualified individuals for tradesmen/women and non-tradesmen/women positions.

We will give you an overview of the qualifications, specifications, and application procedure in this post to help you on your path to joining the Nigerian Army.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Requirements

Minimum Educational Requirement:

All applicants must have completed the WASCE, GCE, NECO, or NABTEB with at least 4 credits or passes (including English and Math) in no more than two sittings to be eligible.

A Trade Test/City Guild Certificate is also required for trade applicants. For more information on particular trade requirements, visit the website of the Nigerian Army.

Basic Requirements:

  • Be a single Nigerian citizen by birth
  • Possess a National Identity Card/NIN or BVN
  • Meet medical, physical, and psychological fitness standards set by the Nigerian Army
  • Have no criminal convictions
  • Hold a valid birth certificate or age declaration endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital, or Local Government Council
  • Possess a valid certificate of state of origin
  • Meet height requirements: at least 1.68 meters for males and 1.65 meters for females
  • Be between 18-22 years old for non-tradesmen/women applicants and no older than 26 years for tradesmen/women applicants as of April 31, 2023

Requirements Summary:

Minimum Age (Non-Trades)18
Maximum Age (Non-Trades)22
Minimum Age (Trades)18
Maximum Age (Trades)26
Minimum Height (Male)1.68 meters
Minimum Height (Female)1.65 meters
Minimum Educational QualificationWASCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB + Trade Test/City Guild Certificate (for tradesmen/women)
Application Period13 Mar 23 – 14 Apr 23

How To Apply For The Nigerian Army Recruitment Form

  • Visit the online application portal at
  • Create a user account using a functional email address as your username.
  • Log in using your username and password.
  • Fill out and submit the application form, then print a copy.
  • Print and complete the Guarantor Form.
  • Bring copies of the Application and Guarantor Forms to your state’s recruitment centre.

Important Dates:

  • Shortlisted candidates’ names will be published on the Nigerian Army website.
  • State Recruitment Screening Exercise will occur from May 2 to May 17, 2023.
  • Application deadline: April 14, 2023.

Nigerian Army Recruitment General Instructions

  • No Pre-Selection Computer Based Test will be conducted.
  • All screening will take place in the candidates’ respective states of origin.
  • Candidates must adhere to COVID-19 guidelines while being recruited.
  • Candidates who are discovered falsifying or forging results or documents will be disqualified and turned over to the police for possible criminal charges.
  • Avoid rewarding or inducing anyone while the recruitment process is underway.
  • If in doubt, call support lines: 070812711985 and 07041467033.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share post:



More like this

Best Christmas Decoration Ideas to prepare your Home for Celebrating this Season

Christmas Decoration Ideas for Celebrating this SeasonAs Christmas Eve...

How to upload your O’level result to the JAMB portal: A Helpful Guide

How to upload your O'level result to the JAMB...

AE FUNAI Admission List 2023/2024 -check your Admission Status with this Easy steps

How to Check your Admission Status on the AE...

MTN Tariff Plan: Migrate to the MTN Pulse Tariff Plan with these 4 Easy Steps

How to migrate to the MTN Pulse Tariff PlanIf...