Nigerian Police (2020/2021) Recruitment Form: Website, Qualifications, and Positions

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The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force as Police Constables (Recruits). The application will remain opned for intersted applicants between July 14, 2020 to August 23, 2020.

    General Requirements: Conditions and Terms of Applications

    1. Passion: Applicants must have a passion for a career In the Nigeria Police Force and must satisfy the following 
    2. Nationality: Be a Nigerian citizen by birth and possess National Identity Number (NIN).
    3. Age: Must not be less than 17 years of age or more than 25 years of age.
    4. Education: Must have an O’Level Certificate at least Five (5) Credits level passes including Mathematics and English Language in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO, NABTEB.
    5. Character: Must be of good character and must not have been convicted of any criminal offense.
    6. Height: Must not be less than 1.67 metres in height for men and 1.64 metres for women.
    7. Chest Measurement: Must not have less than 86cm (34 inches) expanded chest measurement (for men only).
    8. Physical Features: must not have any one of the following abnormalities or deformities: Speech Impediment, Knock Knees, Bow Legs, bent Knees, Flat Feet, Deformed Hands which cannot perform the full functions of the hand, Tattoos, Bodily Scar, Defective Eyesight or Squint Eyes, Amputation of any part of the body, Gross Malformation of teeth, Protruding Navel.
    9. Pregnancy: Must not be pregnant at The time of Recruitment.
    10. Financial Status: Must be free from any pecuniary embarrassment.
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    NOTE: All candidates must undergo a medical examination before the final selection. 

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    Nigerian Police Recruitment Method of Application is Online (On the Internet) 

    1. All applications must be submitted ONLINE.
    2. You MUST have a functional Email Address and Mobile Phone Number before you begin your Application.
    3. Read NPF Recruitment: Required Documents/Items for the Application
    4. Visit the force website at
    5. Fill and Submit the Online Form. (Review the information before final submission).
    6. Ensure that you print out the information that is sent automatically to your Email, and do not forget to copy and save your REGISTRATION NUMBER for future correspondences. The NUMBER is case sensitive, please.
    7. You would be required to present a hardcopy of the email message sent to you if you are shortlisted and contacted for the next stage at the recruitment process. 

      Guarantors’ Form

      Must download and fill the Guarantors’ Form, presenting verifiable references from any two (2) of the following: Traditional Rulers, Magistrate, Local Government Chairman, Heads of Educational Institutions attended, Career Civil Servant not below the rank of Grade Level 12, Police Officer not below the rank of CSP or Military Officer not below the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Possession of a valid National Drivers’ License is an added advantage.


      1. No email and/or phone number can be used more than once in this application.  
      2. Applicants with multiple applications would be disqualified.
      3. The Nigeria Police Force shall not enter into any correspondence with candidates or on behalf of candidates in this exercise aside this portal or candidates’ email/telephones.
      4. Application closes six (6) weeks from the date of this publication (August 23, 2020)
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      Ready to apply? Visit the Nigerian Police Recruitment portal or click

      After completing your application, here are the next 5 stages to expect a few weeks later.

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