Nigerian Police Recruitment [year] And Requirements

The Nigerian Police Recruitment 2022 Is what we are discussing today. How to apply for the Recruitment and the Application Process and Requirements.

The Nigerian Police Force always Recruit able men to join the police force every year. The Recruitment is for those who meet up with the Requirements which they need. The Nigerian Police Recruitment Application Form 2022/2023 is done online just like many other Recruitment in Nigeria.


Joining the Nigerian Police Force, there are different different ways to apply for the Nigerian Police.
Is either you apply through the Nigerian Police Academy or Through the Cadet ASP program or the normal police recruit.

Nigerian Police Recruitment 2022


The Nigerian Police Academy is meant for those who wants to become a police officer immediately they pass out from training. Note that they Spend 5 years during their training in the Academy before passing out.

To Join the Nigerian Police Academy (Polac) Click HERE


You can read about the Nigerian police academy requirements below

Nigerian Police Academy Admission Requirements

The following are the admission requirements:

  1. Candidates seeking admission into the Academy must be Nigerian citizen.
  2. Must be between 17 and 22 years of age.
  3. Must have a height of not less than 1.67 Metres (5 Feet 6 Inches) if male, and 1.62 Metres (5 Feet 4 Inches) if female. In addition, male candidates must have an expanded chest size of not less than 86 cm (34 Inches).
  4. All candidates must be free from any physical deformity or mental disability.
  5. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of SIX (6) credits at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), the National Examinations Council (NECO) or the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) at not more than 2 sittings and including a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics as well as subjects relevant to the candidate’s chosen course of study in the Academy.
  6. Candidates must also obtain satisfactory scores in both the written examination and the interview and must pass physical and psychological tests of fitness.
  7. Only candidates who are successful in the Selection Examination will be invited for the Nigeria Police Academy Selection Board Interview.
  8. The list of successful candidates will be published on our website and in some national newspapers.

Then the Next one is the Cadet ASP Program which is designed for graduates from different University or Polytechnic who Possess HND Or BSC Certificate.

To join the Nigerian Police Cadet ASP Program, CLICK HERE

You can read about the Nigerian police Cadet ASP Program Requirements below.

Requirements To Join The Nigerian Police Force ASP Program

  1.  All Applicant Must be a Nigerian Citizen by birth.
  2. Be between the ages of 20 and 28 years.
  3. Possess a minimum of 5 credits in O’ Level Examinations SSCE (WAEC, GCE, NABTEB,NECO) in not more than 2 sittings, and at least, Credit in English and Mathematics.
  4. You Must be psychologically, physically, & mentally and medically fit.
  5. Applicants must not have any Criminal record of any form of conviction.
  6. Applicants must not have less than 86cm expanded chest measurement (for males).
  7. Female Applicants Must not to be pregnant.
  8. Height must Not to be less than 1.67m tall for males, and not less than 1.64m tall for females
  9. You must be a University or Polytechnic Graduate.

Now the Remaining one is Joining the Police Recruit which am going to explain the procedure.

Firstly you need to visit the Nigerian Police Force Recruitment Application Portal

Fill in all the information required in the online application and submit.
Make sure to print out all the necessary documents after submitting online.

Don’t Apply twice because it will lead to automatic disqualification.
Make sure to fill your valid phone number and email address because that’s the only you can be reached if there is any update or changes after the Application.

Nigerian Police Recruitment 2022 Requirements

  •  Nationality: Be a citizen of Nigeria by birth and possess your (NIN) National Identification Number.
  • Age: must be in the age bracket of 18 years and 25 years.
  • Education: Must Possess an O’ Level certificate (SSCE) at least five credits passes in Mathematics and English Language in a seat not more than two in GCE/NECO/NABTEB/WAEC
  • Character: You Must be of good character and you must not have been ever convicted of any criminal offence.
  • Height: Your height Must not be less than 1.67 meters in height for men and 1.64 meters for Female.
  • Pregnancy: All the Ladies Applying for the Recruitment Must not be pregnant at the time of the Recruitment.
  • Financial Status: You Must to be free from any kind of pecuniary embarrassment.
  • Guarantors’ Form: Must Download and fill every required part of the Guarantors’ Form,

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