How To Join Nigerian Police Force – Best free guide!

Do you have the desire to serve Nigeria by joining the Nigerian police force? In this post, I will show you how to join the Nigerian police force.

One way, perhaps the only way to join the Nigerian police force is by submitting an application.

WarningDo not pay to anybody who’s pretending to be agents in charge of the force recruitment.

Since joining Nigeria Police Force (NPF) starts by applying for Police recruitment. There are 5 different steps to submitting your application form.

Steps to applying for Nigerian Police Force Recruitment

1. Get a functional e-mail address and mobile phone number.

2. Go to 

3. Fill and submit the e-form, and make sure your details are correct before final submission.

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4. Print out the information that will be sent to your e-mail address. Also, make sure you keep your registration number safe for future reference.

Note: Your registration number is ‘case sensitive’.

5. If you are shortlisted, you will be required to present a hard-copy of the email message sent to you. That’s why print out the information sent to your e-mail.

Now, let’s look at the requirements for Nigerian police force recruitment.

Requirements for Nigerian Police Force Recruitment

How to join Nigerian Police Force

1. Nationality: Applicants must be a Nigerian citizen by birth.

2. ID Card: Must have a National Identification Number (NIN).

3. Age: Applicants must be between 18 and 25 years.

4. Education: Must have Senior Secondary Certificate Exam (SSCE) with credit pass in English and Mathematics and any other three subjects in not over two sittings.

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4. Character: Applicants must be of good behaviour and character, and must not have been convicted of any crime.

5. Height: Must not be less than 1.66 metres in height for men and 1.63 metres for women.

6. Chest Measurement: Must not have less than 86cm expanded chest measurement {men only}.

7. Physical Features: Must not have any of the following deformities;

  • Speech impediment, Knock knees
  • Bow legs
  • Bent knees
  • Flat feet
  • Deformed hands (a hand that cannot perform the full functions of the hand)
  • Tattoos
  • Bodily scars
  • Defective eyesight
  • Amputation of any part of the body
  • Gross malformation of teeth,
    Protruding navel.
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8. Pregnancy: Female applicants must not be pregnant at the time of recruitment.

9. Financial Status: Must be free from any financial embarrassment.

10. Guarantors’ Form: Candidates must download and fill the guarantors’ form, and must present verifiable references from any two of the following;

  • Sureties must be traditional rulers,
  • Local government chairman
  • Heads of educational institutions attended
  • Career civil servant not below the rank of grade level 12
  • Police officer but not below the rank of CSP
  • Military officer not below the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

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How To Join Nigerian Police Force

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