Nigeria Army Recruitment Portal

Nigeria Army Recruitment Portal

Discover the Nigeria Army Recruitment Portal and login to apply for the latest ongoing Regular Recruit Intake Application into the Nigeria Army

Basic Requirements/Qualification

  1. Applicants must be single and Nigerian citizens by birth and must possess a National Identity Card/NIN slip.
  2. Applicants must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit in accordance with Nigerian Army Standards.
  3. Applicants must be free of any criminal conviction by the court of law.
  4. Applicants must possess a valid birth certificate/age declaration endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital, or Local Government Council.
  5. Applicants must possess a valid certificate of state of origin.
  6. Applicants must not be less than 68 meters and 1.65 meters tall for male and female candidates, respectively.
  7. An applicant must not be less than 18 years or more than 22 years for non-trades men/women, while tradesmen/women must not be more than 26 years as of 30 June 24.
  8. All applicants must possess at least a minimum of 4 passes in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB.
  9. In addition to the above qualification, those applying as tradesmen/women must also possess a Trade Test/City Guild Certificate. Details are available on the website.
  10. Interested candidates are advised to log on to the Nigeria Army Recruitment Portal to complete online registration from 3 May – 7 June 24.

 Benefits of Serving in the Nigerian Army

  • Job/Career opportunity.
  • Enhanced pay/allowances.
  • Opportunity to further your education.
  • Social integration with people from various tribes/religions.
  • Enhanced welfare/Insurance Services.
  • Opportunity for all soldiers to own houses in choice locations across Nigeria.
  • Pension and Gratuity.

General Instructions

  1. Candidates are to note that there will be no Pre-Selection Computer Based Test.
  2. No special center for recruitment.
  3. There will be no Zonal Screening Exercise.
  4. All screening of potential recruits will be conducted at the candidates’ respective state of origin.
  5. Candidates are not to bring electronic or recording devices to the venue of the State Recruitment Exercise.
  6. Candidates must not have any bodily inscriptions or tattoos.
  7. Candidates must tender all original copies of educational certificates (primary to secondary)
  8. Candidates must not belong to any cult/society/fraternity.
  9. Any candidate who falsifies or forges his/her results and is discovered even during training at Depot NA will be withdrawn from training.
  10. Candidates are advised in their own interest not to give any form of gratification or inducement to any person or group of persons to assist them in the recruitment exercise.
  11. Candidates are advised to come with their NIN slip.
  12. Candidates are advised to carefully study the instructions on the website or call the following support lines if in doubt: 07036499094 and 09041116433.
  13. Names of shortlisted candidates for screening would be published on the NA website for the awareness of all candidates.
  14. Shortlisted candidates would be expected to report to their respective states of origin for the screening exercise from 20 June – 3 July 24.
  15. Applicants with the ability to swim will have an added advantage.
  16. Recruitment into the Nigerian Army is “FREE”

Age and Height Requirements for Nigeria Army


Minimium Age (Non – Trades)


Maximium Age (Non – Trades)


Minimum Age (Trades)


Maximum Age (Trades)


Minimum Height (Male)


Minimum Height (Female)


Minimum Educational QualificationAll applicants must have WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB.

In addition to the above qualification, those applying as tradesmen/women must also possess a Trade Test/City Guild Certificate.

Method of Application

To join the Nigerian Army, applicants must apply online via the Nigeria Army Recruitment Portal. 

  1. Apply online via the recruitment portal
  2. Log on to the above-mentioned link using the username and password.
  3. Complete the free online application form, submit it online, and print a copy.
  4. Print and complete the Guarantor Form as appropriate.
  5. Ensure you bring duly signed copies of the application forms and guarantor forms to the designated state recruitment centers.

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