Nigerian Army Recruitment Form 2021 (How to Apply).

Nigerian Army Recruitment Form 2021 has became a frequently asked question on a daily basis since the beginning of this year. If you are among the inquirer, we assured you will find information about the Nigerian Army Recruitment Form 2021 and how to apply for the Army Recruitment form including everything you need to know about the Nigerian Army application form for 2021.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Form 2021

Many aspirants have asked me when is the Nigerian Army (NA) recruitment 2021 starting? This question will be answered on this page.

Applicants who want to download the Nigerian Army application form should do so by visiting the Army website at and download the Nigerian Army form 2021 PDF.


Nigerian Army online application form is completely free. Do not pay anyone for the NA online application form.

Requirements For Nigerian Army Recruitment.

The general requirements for the application of Nigeria Army recruitment are presented hereunder:

  1. Applicants must be a Nigerian citizen by birth and possess a National Identity Card.
  2. Possess a minimum of 4 credits in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. One of the credits must be in English Language.
  3. In addition to the above qualification, those applying for Tradesmen/women must also possess OND/Trades Test/City and Guild Certificate.
  4. Be between the ages of 18 – 22 years for non-tradesmen/women while tradesmen/women must be between the ages of 18 – 26 years by 1st March 2019.
  5. Not be less than 1.68 metres and 1.62 metres tall for male and female candidates respectively.
  6. Knowledge of additional Nigerian language other than mothers tongue is an added advantage.

How To Apply For Nigerian Army Recruitment 2021

To make the Nigerian army recruitment process seamlessly easy, the army has broken the steps applicants should take to submit application forms.

  1. Log on to and
  2. Still find time to go through the requirements and understand them properly.
  3. Select the category you want to apply for
  4. You need an email address to sign up for an account.
  5. Complete the application form by filling the right details and information where you ought to.
  6. After the registration you should print out all documents that was generated.
  7. This document will be needed at the examination centres.

To complete the application form, follow the steps below:

(1) Log on to WWW.NIGERIANARMYMS.NG to create an account.

(2) Read the qualification criteria.

(3) From the home page, select DSSC application (for direct short service)

(4) On successful registration, you will receive an email notification containing your login details.

(5) Click on ‘Login’ to complete the application form.

(6) Ensure all required documents listed below are uploaded:

(a) Passport photograph.

(b) Educational certificates.

(c) Evidence of membership of any professional body.

(d) Certificate of state of origin.

(e) Birth certificate or age declaration.

b. Print Out.

Applicants must print out their online generated photo-slip on completion of their application.

The first page is to be signed by the Registrar of Court of Law while the second page is to be signed by the applicants’ Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel or equivalent and above who hails from his/her state.

Successful applicants would be required to present their printed photo-slips to the selection board during interview.


Name of shortlisted candidates for screening would be released on the official website.

Shortlisted candidates are to report to their respective states of origin for the screening exercise

Successful candidates would be transported to Deport NA for documentation and training subsequently

Nigerian Army Shortlisted Candidates 2021

After applying or sending in your application via the portal, just wait for some weeks for those who merit the opportunity to serve in the Nigerian army to be selected.

After this selection process which comes in stage, a list of shortlisted candidates shall be published. It’s our commitment to ensure you are properly informed when this list is out but however you can always check your mailbox.

Note: Nigerian army recruitment form is free of charge. Application is only possible only when the portal has been enabled for registration.
You must complete and submit your forms online before the given deadline.

Nigerian army says nothing like Pre-selection Computer Based Test.
Don’t expect anything like special centres.
No zonal screening will be conducted, everything is straight forward.
All documents must be genuine and false documents will lead to disqualification.
Keep your bank Verification Number Printout because you need it.

Nigerian army recruitment is free 100%

Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal 2021

The Nigerian Army official portal for the application of Nigerian Army recruitment form is

Nigerian Army Recruitment Application Procedure

Nigerian Army Recruitment Applicants should take note of the following:

  1. There will be no Pre-selection Computer Based Test to be conducted on candidates.
  2. No special centre for recruitment.
  3. There will no Zonal Screening Exercise.
  4. All screening of potential recruits will be done at the candidates’ respective state of origin.
  5. Any candidates who falsifies or forges his/her results and discovered even during training at Deport NA would be withdrawn.
  6. 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.
  7. You are advised to carefully read the instructions on this portal or call the following support lines if in doubt: 0905 992 4328 and 0802 656 9770.
  8. Names of shortlisted candidates for screening would be released on 2nd December 2020 on the website.
  9. Shortlisted candidates are to report to their respective states of origin for the screening exercise on
  10. Successful candidates would be transported to Deport NA for documentation and training from
  11. All documents will be verified from the appropriate issuing authority. All those with fake documents will be handed over to the police for prosecution.
  12. NA Recruitment form is free.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Form Closing Date

The deadline for the application of Nigerian Army recruitment form is yet to be announced by the Nigerian Army.

Is Nigerian Army Recruitment 2021 Form Out?

Note that the 2021 Nigerian Army recruitment form is not yet out. The Nigerian Army recruitment form will be out on the Nigerian Army recruitment portal at

This post will be updated immediately the form is out. Always visit to get the latest news and updates about the Nigerian Army recruitment.


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