APPLY: Police Recruitment 2021 is out/ See Eligibility and Application Form

The recruitment exercise is absolutely free of charge
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Security forces stand guard during a protest against the reopening of the Lekki toll gate in Lagos [Temilade Adelaja/Reuters]

2020 Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Nationwide Recruitment Already On

 The Nigeria Police Force is the principal law enforcement agency in Nigeria. It has staff deployment across the 36 states of the country and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The command and control of the Nigeria Police Force is under the Inspector General of Police.

For administrative ease, the Force is divided into seven (7) administrative departments, viz.

 Finance and Administration; Operations; Logistics; Force Criminal Investigation Department; Training; Research and Planning; and Information and Communication Technology, each headed by a Deputy Inspector General of Police.

We invite applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force as:

  •  Job Title: Police Constable (Recruits)
  • Location: Nationwide

General Requirements

Candidates are advised to read the following instructions thoroughly before completing the Nigeria Police Force online Recruitment Form. Any incomplete or wrongly completed Form will be rejected and will not be processed.

Applicants must have passion for a career in the Nigeria Police Force and must satisfy the following:

  •  Applicant shall be of Nigerian origin by birth and possess National Identity Number (NIN).
  • Applicant must possess a minimum of Five (5) Credits in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/GCE/N ECO/NABTEB with credit passes in English and Mathematics
  • Applicant must be aged between 17 - 25 years
  • Applicant must be medically, physically and psychological fit and must not be less than 1.67 m tall for male and 1.64 m tall for female

  •  Applicant must not have less than 86 cm (34 inches) expanded chest measurement (for men only)
  • Female applicant must not be pregnant at the time of the recruitment
  • Applicant must be free from any pecuniary embarrassment
  • Applicant must print their completed online forms, guarantor forms and submit same at the examination/screening and recruitment center.
  • All applicants MUST have readily available scanned copy of their SSCE/GCE/NABTEB/NECO Result Birth Certificate Result FSLC Result LGA Certificate Passport Photograph Chest Measurement.

A candidate who is suffering from any one of the underlisted abnormalities or deformities shall not be accepted for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force:

  • Impediment in speech
  • Gross malformation of teeth or jaw preventing proper mastication of food
  • Knock knees
  • Bow legs

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click Here to Start Application

Read Carefully Please

  • All applications must be submitted "Online".
  • You "Must" have a functional Email Address and National Identification Number NIN before you begin your application;
  • Visit: www.policerecruitment.gov.ng
  • Fill and "Submit" the Online Form. (Review the information before final submission).
  • 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.

  • You would be required to present a hard copy of an email message sent to you if you are shortlisted and contacted for the next stag.e of the recruitment process.
All applicants MUST have a readily available scanned copy of their:

  • SSCE/GCE/NABTEB/NECO Result
  • Birth Certificate Result
  • FSLC Result
  • LGA Certificate
  • Passport Photograph
The recruitment exercise is absolutely free

Warning!

No email and/or phone number can be used more than once in this application.

Applicants with multiple applications would be disqualified.

The Nigeria Police Force shall not enter Into any correspondences with candidates or on behalf of candidates in this exercise aside this portal or candidates emails.

Note

Application into Nigeria Police Force required National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Number, by providing the number you have given Nigeria police Force the right to get your bio data i.e. Basic information from Nimc and the data will not be editable after creating account.

The recruitment exercise is absolutely free of charge

For complaints / technical difficulties, please call: 08100004507 or send a mail to: e-training@recruitment.gov.ng or support@policerecruitment.gov.ng