Nigerian Police Recruitment Form 2017/18: Requirements & Guidelines –

Nigeria Police Force, NPF Recruitment 2017/2018 – Get Nigerian Police Force Recruitment 2017 application form, requirements, qualification, guidelines and updates here.

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The Nigeria Police is the primary police serving Nigeria. The Nigerian Police (NP) is the principal law enforcement agency in Nigeria with staff strength of about 371,800. There are currently plans to increase the force to 650,000, adding 280,000 new recruits to the existing 370,000.

I believe you visit this page because you seek information on How to Apply for the Nigerian Police Force Recruitment 2017 exercise. This page will give you insight on how to apply for Nigerian Police recruitment 2017/2018 application form, requirements, qualification, guidelines and updates for free.

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  • How Can I Apply for Nigerian Police Recruitment 2017/2018?
  • Where can I obtain the 2017 NPF Recruitment Form?
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The Nigerian Police Service Commission (PSC) invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force in the following categories:

  1. Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)
  2. Cadet Inspector of Police
  3. Police Constable

N/B: Male applicants must not be less than 1.68 metres tall while female applicants must not be less than 1.65 metres tall.

Nigeria Police Force Recruitment – NPF Requirements for Police Constables

Candidates must have at least 5 credit passes in WAEC or its equivalent in not more than 2 sittings.

Nigeria Police Force RecruitmentNPF Requirements for Cadet Inspectors

Candidates must possess at least one of the following from a reputable Polytechnic or College of Education: OND, NCE, or their equivalents.

Nigeria Police Force Recruitment – NPF Requirements for Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)

Candidates must possess at least B.SC., B.A., B.TECH., HND or an equivalent degree from a reputable University or Polytechnic.

Nigeria Police Force Recruitment – NPF General Requirements

Before or After your application, you must download a copy of the Guarantor’s Form. This is to be signed by verifiable references from any two (2) of the following:

Traditional Rulers, Magistrate, Local Government Chairman, Heads of Educational Institutions attended, Career Civil Servant not below the rank of Grade Level 12, Police Officer not below the rank of CSP, or Military Officer not below the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

SPECIALISTS: To apply for a Specialist position, candidates must possess relevant certificates and/or credentials in the required technical discipline. This Certificate must be equivalent to the minimum entry qualification(s) of the position applied for. During application, ensure that you click on the Specialists’ Option Button and then Select the appropriate field you qualify for from the list of possible positions.

You MUST have a functional/working email address before you proceed with your application!

IMPORTANT: Currently, Nigerian Police Force Recruitment Form is not yet available online. This page will be updated immediately the form is out.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should visit


  • This is the only medium for applying for recruitment into the NPF in 2017.
  • Each applicant can submit ONLY ONE application for this exercise.

You are therefore advised to carefully choose the category you are eligible for, as multiple applications would lead to disqualifications.

Application Deadline:  Yet to be Announce

  • The Police Service Commission and the Nigeria Police Force DO NOT demand or accept gifts or gratification to offer employment.
  • Do not offer money to anyone before, during or after the recruitment exercise.Any candidate found doing either of these would be summarily disqualified and prosecuted.



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