Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017 Application Guidelines –



The Nigerian Navy wishes to inform the general public and all interested candidates that the online registration for 2017 Recruitment Exercise will commence soon.

Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017 Application Guidelines

To Apply Click Here

1. Candidates should possess any of the following educational and/Professional qualifications (see Guide to Candidates on Educational Requirements for Entry Category):

Also Read:Nigerian Navy Recruitment Basic Entry Requirements – Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017 

  • West African School Certificate/Senior Secondary School Certificate.
  • General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level.
  • WAEC City and Guilds or London City and Guild.
  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND).
  • Any other educational qualification equivalent to those mentioned above.
  • All candidates must produce their primary school leaving certificate.
  • Candidates are to note that entry requirement into the following categories is SSCE or equivalent: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5 C1, D1, D2, D4, D5, D6, E1, E2, E3, E4, F1, G, H. Any other additional qualifications in these categories can only serve as an added advantage for selection into the branch and not for advancement. See the guide for details.
  • The recruitment exercise will commence with an aptitude test and screening of certificates of candidates at designated centres for various states nationwide from 9 April 2016. You are advised to carefully read the instructions on the website or call the following support lines from 9am to 4pm on working days: 08124511398 and 08159999011.

2. Any candidate possessing higher educational/professional qualification, i.e. HND, BA,/BSC etc other than those stated in paragraph 1 (a-g) should not apply. Candidates are therefore warned that it is an offence to declare false education/professional qualification. This attracts outright withdrawal or dismissal.

Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017  Application Guidelines

3. Any certificate or qualification not declared or tendered and accepted during the recruitment exercise is not acceptable after recruitment and cannot be tendered for the purpose of change of branch or advancement while in the Naval service. Only qualifications obtained through proper service provisions are tenable after joining.

4. Applicants must be between the age of 18 – 21 years at the time of entry into the Training school for school certificate holders, while age 24 years of age is the acceptable limit for those with higher qualifications e.g. Nurses, NCE etc.

5. Applicants must not be married.

6. Candidate is required to print out Parent/Guardian consent Form and Local Government attestation form.

7. Applicants must be of Nigerian origin by birth.

Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017  Application Guidelines

8. Candidates with any of the following problems are NOT to apply: short sight, ear problem, previous orthopedic operation, flat foot, below the required height (Male 1.70, female 1.67), fracture, stammering, or any natural disability.

9. Applicants must be free from any previous conviction by court of law on criminal charges.

10. Applicants must come to the recruitment centres with the following documents.

  • Photocopies of Birth Certificate or Age Declaration.
  • Photocopies of Credentials.
  • Duly completed identification form to be signed by Chairman or Secretary of the candidate’s LGA or by an officer of the rank of Commander, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) or Equivalent and above from candidate’s State of Origin.
  • Duly completed Parent Consent form to be signed by Candidate’s Parent or Guardian.
  • Four passport photographs duly signed and stamped by (C) above.

11. The completed application form is to be submitted online.

12. Candidates will be required to produce original of all copies of credentials listed in paragraph 1 before recruitment.

Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017  Application Guidelines

13. Any candidate suspected to have impersonated, forged or submitted false document(s) shall be disqualified from the recruitment exercise. Such candidate shall also be handed over to the police for prosecution.

14. The Aptitude Test for the Nigerian Navy 2016 Recruitment Exercise scheduled for 9 April 2016 has been re-scheduled for 14 May 2016.


Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017  Application Guidelines And Submission of Forms


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On completion of the application form, applicants are advised to click SUBMIT on the portal and print out all that are required.

Remember you can make your contribution or ask a question by using the comment box below.

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Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017  Application Guidelines

249 thoughts on “Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2017 Application Guidelines –

  1. wen nigeria navy form is out u can alert me on or 08142509662

  2. Albarka sule bello says:

    I dont understand by the word.dd mm yyyy.what the meaning of that please help me

  3. uweshi julius says:

    Pls kindly alert me on d abv email wen navy and army 2016 Recruitment form are finally out

  4. This nice but is it possible to get all these documents online

    • All application is online, please try your best to fulfill the requirements by getting all your documents ready before time

      • plz wat do u mean by….passport photographs must be duly signed and stamped (c) above..????……

  5. Are we going to get pin at bank or what?

  6. I need to know when the registration will start,the date and time to enable me comply…. 08088808529

  7. mark pleasant says:

    pls sir.i am highly optimistic to actualize my dream of being a naval officer pls sir just try ur level best to get intouch with me immediately the date has been relize it will be a great favour if my request is maturedly acknowledge an consider thanks my email address pleasantmark52 @

  8. pls is it free of charge? pls alart me with this number 07064669310 when it is ready, but am still asking is it free of charge bcos I didn’t see amount there.

  9. pls is it free of charge? pls alart me with this number 07064669310 when it is ready, but am still asking is it free of charge bcos I didn’t see amount there. 07064669310. pls ooooo

    • Thank you for contacting us, we shall inform you when the form is out

      • pls I don’t understand “passport photos to be signed and stamped by C above” moreover, is my senior secondary school testimonial also needed? pls I need clarifications.. moreover, I meet someone who applied previously though she didn’t make it cause she couldn’t speak her native tongue. She said DAT she filled everything online including the parents attestation form, she scanned the signatures I was thinking DAT after filling others den I will print it then those parents attestation form, guarantor form,police certificate form, and d local government certification forms would be filled with pen ? pls reply soon (08135568455) (

  10. Pls i lov dis wrk hlp me wit information wen d form s out

  11. pls i really want 2 partake in dis, help alert me wen d form is out tnks

  12. Pls is there no entry for those with Bsc. Cert and wen will customs recruitment be out pls do let me know..tnks

  13. pls i will also like to be informed when the form is out alart me with this 09039642287 thanks

  14. plz sir,i applied 4 NAF and i also want 2 apply 4 NN hope d date 4 d screenin wouldn”t b d same

  15. Collins Ezechukwu says:

    please contact me on the adequate procedures to follow to qualify. Here is my email-


  16. pls keep me informed wen Nigeria Navy form is out and also can medical laboratory technician apply for it?

  17. Hi sir/ma pls kindy inform me when the Nigeria Navy form is out thank’s

  18. Adeniran John Kayode says:

    please how much is the form

    • For now, is not yet mentioned

      • Miller Thomas says:

        Sir i also apply NAF and i want to apply this, am i to buy scratch card or go to the computer center with my ducument

        • Scratch Card is not needed for this application, it is purely free, if you have computer you can do it yourself but if you don’t have, go to business centers or cyber cafe and do the registration

  19. falaja Abiola says:

    Sir, I dnt knw y dere is no recruitment for dose dt hv BSc at hand, sir is dere any oda way we cn apply and bside dssc is nt clear to me kindly explain

    • DSSC is a recruitment meant for those with higher degree like B.Sc, HND etc. Recruitment in DSSC takes place normally in July of every year

  20. Very sum army form we be out and we are still waiting fore navy form

  21. olaniyan adedoyin says:

    pls send a message to my gmail acct when the form is out (

  22. hello plsssssss I will love 2 be among the 2016 navy officers 2 be recruited…….so am asking 4 ur help on notifying me…..thanks so much.

  23. hello plsssssss I will love 2 be among the 2016 navy officers 2 be recruited…….so am asking 4 ur help on notifying me…..on 07064760613 or plsss email me on thanks so much.

  24. Oglekwu Emmanuel says:

    pls, when will the DSSC Form come out and how can we apply for it, and what is d age limit for d DSSC?

    • DSSC application will be out soon, though no date have been fixed yet. The age limit is between 22 to 35 years. To learn how to apply, please click the link below.

      • pls sir.I will like to ask if there is any notification that, u are among d successful to sit for d exam after d online registration Or before d day of exam is there going to be any pasting of successfull one for d examination centre?PLS SIR. I NEED AN ANSWERE TO IT

        • Actually, if your online registration was successful, you are already qualified to write the aptitude test, then if you past the test, the Navy will publish the list of successful students that will start training.

  25. Hi,one love,one u guy,plz link me up,plz guy i am efe by name 08066092533

  26. please do inform me, if the form is out

    “Lord,thank you for this Great Day! I love you and I need you to come into my heart.Do bless Me,my Family,my Home, my Work,my Friends and my special Loved Ones,Amen.” Please send this prayer to a minimum of 20 People. Something good will happen to you tomorrow at 10:30am.Someone will call you by phone or will talk to you about something you were waiting to have. This is not a joke. Do not break this Prayer. Miracle do happen.

  27. Pls notify me of any news about recruitment..

  28. Mohammed Ibrahim says:

    Pls am mohammed,i wnt u to inform me pls if Nigeria Naval form is out pls my number 09091448795

  29. sympathy Emelife Ifunanya says:

    I really really want to serve my country thru d navy so I will really apritcite it if I am informed and pls can I use sec school certificate.

  30. Abah moses sani says:

    please when will navy start there recruitment for this year.

  31. pls alert me via mine mail at or 08092092127 wen the form is out

  32. With much respect to this application notification, i sincerely request for any available update as i have deep interest in joining the quest ..thank you

  33. with much respect to application description , i sincerely wish to get any available update as a notification on how and when to apply .. thank you

  34. when is Nigeria police force recruiting

  35. Ayebo Taiyelolu David says:

    Please I want to be informed when the form is going to be out. U can inform me by 08108635343 or 08091839418. Thank u

  36. when is the actual date of nn

  37. sir please how can some one process in maritime navy?

  38. Pls sir, someone that has 5 credits includn English bt pass in Maths, can such a one pick d form or any of d trades form, pls this is my number 08069741186

  39. kingsley atari says:

    Pls sir if the form is out do we go to a bank to obtain the pin or how Will the form b issued out

  40. oluwatoye Olalekan says:

    Pls! I want to know if an HND holder can apply for the quest.

  41. Akhabue Itua Endurance says:

    Gud day, how about applicants whose primary school caught up with fire outbreak or no longer in existence, do they have chance for application ? 07039480237

  42. sanni otohinoyi jamiu says:

    pls sir i wud like to have ur phone no.

  43. I will be very happy to be come a naval personal is my dream this 2016 god help me out i have no one apart from u am ready to defined my country

  44. I have all my document espt my senior waec certificate wat can I do I really want to be a navy officer

  45. how can I register

  46. ND resuit with pass, can he apply



  48. Am impressed. Please whats my stand. Am presently 22years old

  49. FAISAL ali shehu says:

    pls we need to know whenever is out

  50. u guys are doing a wonderfull job thankx plsss inform were to get d scratch card

    and plss how can I get nda form to fill cus I write jamb and nda is my frst choice

  51. BLESSING JOHN says:

    pls I wnt to get updates on application date and other information. this is my no 08189120203

  52. sir, what of those that finished there NCE programs but there result is yet to out and they want to apply?

  53. pls sir im deadly an praudly to bcom a nn officer,pls help me.

  54. yau abdulmalik wase says:

    sir what about ND awaytin result

  55. Abdulhakim Tijjani says:

    sir i have an NCE result and i don’t have english in my secondary result but I have mathematics, so sir if I apply four Nigerian navy is any problem sir ??? thank you sir.

  56. can a holder and above 30years apply

  57. Vivian duru says:

    good morning, I’m feet apart from the height dat I’m 1.57 can I still apply plz I nid ur help

  58. saviour Jerry says:

    pls if u are interested, just go and grap your own copy of nigeria navy form because is out .

  59. alabede temitayo daniel says:

    please sir, where can I get the form and how much is it.

  60. Okiyi Chinwenmeri says:

    Good afternoon. Please I asked about the age and you replied 24 to 29 years for professionals but I tried to Fill the form and it rejected me becos am 28 years this year. Why? I am a nurse and I finished serving last year. Thank you

  61. Dogara james says:

    Pls sir iam 26 years old can i apply 4 nigerian naval force recruitment? Pls sir iam dieing to serve my country nd become a naval force, this is my numba sir 08169893222 pls help me sir i will b gr8tful God bless u.

  62. adeyinka adegoke m says:

    Pls who ll signed and stamped the four passport photograph they mention by (C) above?

  63. adeyinka adegoke m says:

    Send my answer to my email plz at tnx

  64. Simpa Jimoh Isaiah says:

    Are they having accomodation?

  65. Godswill Michael says:

    please sir, can some of 27 wit O’level apply? Coz i really wan to be a nigeria navy officer, dou i didn’t collect my primary school leaving certificate but am wit d testmonial! What is my fate?


    • 24 – 26 years are the acceptable limit for those with OND, NCE, Nurses and Motor Transport Department (MTD) respectively

  67. Ezekiel Sunday says:

    good evening sir I registered mine and I put seaman as my department and after submission I realize that I am suppose to put communication instead,so I went ahead to change and submit. pls is there any problem with that?

  68. Ezekiel Sunday says:

    thanks a lot sir I am now ok

  69. gbadebo damilola says:

    please how will i log in for nigerian navy recruitment

  70. Jeremiah Jibrila Saidu says:

    A civl Eng students is in which category

  71. Jeremiah Jibrila Saidu says:

    Am 24 years am I fits to apply

  72. Philip flourish says:

    Pls i am a BSc holder and i am 23yrs…will my qualification be a problem? Pls replay

    • Yes, all BSc holders are not allowed to apply in other word they are exempted for this recruitment. The Navy recruitment meant for BSc holders are Direct Short Service Course (DSSC) or Short Service Course (SSC), it normally comes up every July in a year. But if you wish to go ahead with this on going recruitment, since age is on your side, you can apply with your O’levels only. Thank you for commenting


  73. Victor Ifeoluwa oguntoye says:

    Sir i apply for NAF, and i want to apply for NN, is it nt going to affect each order

  74. Abbas haruna says:

    No go too d cafe u will get d pin

  75. Abbas haruna says:

    Am a soldier guy watsapp me for more information 08135432045 07065007657

  76. what if I don’t hv my primary school leaving cert

  77. I don’t understand all document should be submit online

  78. pliz sir i will appreciate it if you can update me when dss form is out through my email: or 08165501242. thanks

  79. okpo stephen says:

    morn sir is it amust that someone must go to his or her state for the screening/exam

  80. saviour Jerry says:

    pls sir am a NABTEB holder with tread test 2 and 3, and WAEC 6 credit but pass in math. Pls which category can i apply for? But my tred was MESSON.

  81. saviour Jerry says:

    pls can i apply as a profissional or seaman with my 8credit and A2 NABTEB with tread test 2 and 3 as messon, then 6credit and pass in math for my WAEC result. Your advice pls.

  82. ls it compulsory that the four passport must be sign be LGA chairman? assuming it was sign by a connel

  83. Please I made a mistake wen fillin my grantor form pls hw do I get anoda one to fill in the normal thing

  84. ogujiofor uzamaka says:

    pls can some body use two result which he have different year ago to participate on that I mean as 2011 to 2012 and 2015to 2016 waec and neco combinaton of result to participate on that i need comment pls help for that i will not be in troble let me say the name is not the same thing as well ogujiofor uzamake and ogujiofor rute cand u people take it

  85. Adejoro olugbenga says:

    Pls sir, update me when d dssc form is out, 08063027546, Tanx sir.

  86. oladipo joshua yemi. says:

    pls keep me posted whenever the form is on out…. i have great passion to join the nigeria navy. here’s my no 08025855795,07067406527.

  87. oladipo joshua yemi. says:

    pls keep me posted whenever the form is on
    out…. i have great passion to join the nigeria
    navy. here’s my no 08025855795,07067406527.

  88. Good evening please i just finish writing my final year exam in OND i studied public administration am i qualify register, if yes is it with O level becos my OND certificate is not yet out

  89. abdullbakii says:

    but what if the original result can you present statement of result.

  90. what about if my original result never our what should I do now

  91. please sir their their screening will start which day

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  93. plz sir wen we ar coming to write the aptitude test are we coming with blue short trouser and white shirt plz sir help me?

  94. Jessy Apagu says:

    pls when are they writing the exam n d screeming of d document pls if u knw or if its out let me know throuth my email

  95. pls I applied for medical assistance and I don’t have biology but have maths, English, chemistry and physics, o’level and I ain’t trained, hope I am on the right track with the medical assistant stuff

  96. Please those with OND that wants to apply what are their age limite i only saw 24 in the above listed requirement….like those with ssce is 18 to22 so please OND is 24 to what please?thanks

  97. i am 25years now can i apply with my O.N.D i studied accounting in school and i choose store assistant in the category please mr jamborgng answer

  98. Aliu Stephen says:

    please can someone apply for nigeri navy wit different name on certificate but took oath in afidavite based on the certificate

    • Hello Aliu,

      Is better to apply with the same name you have in your certificate. But the case you already applied , you can swear an affidavit to certify you are the bearer of both names. Thank you for contacting us.


  99. Oladapo anne says:

    Pls keep me inform wen the (DSSC)is out bcos am a holder.dis is mi e-mail

  100. Gud p.m, pls sir you said in your previous respond that anybody that pass the exams his/her will be published. my question now is that at where is it going to be publish to may the (newspaper, TV,Radio)e.t.c so that we can know. 10q

  101. Sheriffdeen says:

    screening test will hold on 9 of April till which date please?

  102. Pls i want to cerify i am ND holder in mech. Engr. I hv not been given my result but letter of introduction from de sch register can i use it to apply

  103. Good morning, please I don’t understand the age requirement,I will be 31 by April ,can I apply?

  104. Eteng obeten okoi says:

    Sir pls are we expected to submit all de documents in the baracks of a our own state capital why am askin is becase right now am not in my state sir pls help me out.

  105. Ajayi Taiwo says:

    pls sir who want to sign 4 passports

  106. mark pleasant says:

    pls sir the first time i log-in i filled the form and click on summit and print and the only one that came out was particulars of candidate does it mean i have summited or not pls i need ur help

  107. pls I have waec and neco and is a different name what look like is the sow name should thay accept it pls comment I mean ezoamaka josphin and ezoamaka precious should that acceap it

  108. sir if by day fixing of day form and a mistake orcall ,I mean u ave d7 in maths and dy person who register u do a mistake and write c6 will dat person apply on 14 may.
    bt I ave fix it and the application form is with me should I bring it

  109. karo godspower says:

    Wat type of exercise will be set for the Nigeria naval reicutment scanning

  110. Nafisat Olatunji says:

    pls i have register and still waiting for confirmation to let me know am selected to go for the recruitment TEST.

  111. hrlo pplz tanx for ur update I pray dat God should bless u all IJN AMEN

  112. Dear sir/ma
    Plz when ever the Nigerian Navy form is out. plz keep me updated. and i will be happy if u can do that for me.
    contact details: 07069559436

    • Hello Favour,

      Nigerian Navy Application form for this year 2016 has been closed except Navy DSSC and SSC that are yet to commence. We shall inform you when next the Nigerian Navy Recruitment form is out.


  113. yahya muhammad boyi says:

    so what about awaiting result candidates for 2016?

  114. what does Nigerian Navy mean by signed and stamped passports by c

  115. Daniel Udochukwu says:

    please when next is the application form coming out

  116. I want to ask if the navy academy is in NDA,and if dey study masscom in the NDA.please I need reply as soon as phone no:08108668360

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  118. I just wanted to ask… i have an e8 in mathematics in waec and i know i can’t get into nda without a credit in mathematics but can i bypass nda and get into the Nigerian Navy with the e8 in maths??????

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  121. Please when the NAVY form is out for 2016/2017, please alert me with Mah Gmail acct…


  122. please if I register online within this period is it possible to take part in the screening by next year?

  123. Good afternoon sir, pls can someone with degree but never through wit her service til next year April apply

  124. Andrew Stephen says:

    Please Sir, when ever the Nigerian Army form is out. plz
    keep me updated. and i will be very happy if u can do
    that for me. my gmail is

  125. Wenike Charles says:

    sir,my is wenike Charles from rivers State. I am a graduate of physics with Electronics technology please sir i need your help if Navy or Airforce application is out 2016/17. i am good at repairs of electronics,laptops, desktop, configuration of routers, switches, configuration mircowave radios and so on.

  126. pls sir keep me posted when they navy form is out 08126711531

  127. Oluakamo Yusuf says:

    Pls can you inform me if Navy Form is out, here is my number 09070686084 or email:

  128. Oluakamo Yusuf says:

    I will be glad if my message is favourably considered.

  129. please any time there is navy form and cust0om on line,pls inform me through my email and my phone number 07069374563.thanks


    I really want to know, can one marry after been recruit?

  131. okoye kingsley says:

    please sir,my name is okoye kingsley,i want to know when d nigeria navy form will expire,moreover is it necessary to apply with secondary school certificate only without my first leaving certificate and junior secondary skul certificate.

  132. Please when is the date for de exam!

  133. Please inform me. 08066744179

  134. Tell me when the nigeria 2017 2018 form will be out I want to join the Nigeria army

  135. hello brothers i want to use this oppurtunity to say a big thanks to mr yusuf for my navy recuirtment and i want you all to contact him on 09054904771 for any problem

  136. please i want to know when are 2017 recrutment are the written exam please contact me on my email or my phone number 09033102942

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