– Update on Nigeria Police Recruitment 2018/2019

The Nigeria Police Force has introduced a new portal for recruitment into NPF for 2019. This follows the public notice issued last month.

Many were waiting for to open but they decided to change it and launched a new portal to handle the 2019 Recruitment.

If you try accessing the old portal, you will be redirected to the new portal where you will see the application requirements and procedures. is the new police Recruitment website. There are 4 sections on the application portal:

The personal details sections, educational qualifications section, next of kin section and finally affirmation section.

Asides the Physical Screening which shall be conducted in your State of Origin, there will be an Aptitude test before the final list.

You will be able to select a STATE where you would most likely wish to write your APTITUDE test.

After all the application process, you will have to download Guarantor’s Form to be signed and submitted during the physical verification exercise.

Now, let’s take a step by step guide on how to use website.

General Requirements and Eligibility for NPF Recruitment


Age Requirement

Educational Requirement

Chest Measurement

Physical features

Financial status

Pregnancy and height

Applicant must be a Nigerian by birth and must be within the ages of 18 to 25 years at the time of application.

A 5 credit passes in O’Level including English and mathematics in not less than two sittings is required to apply successfully.


The height of all the applicants must not be less than 1.67 metres for men and 1.63 for women, their chest should measure 86 cm for men only.

Applicant must be free from pregnancy and any financial embarrassment.

Nigerian Police Force Online Application Procedures

To apply, login to

Fill all the application forms for each section, select your preferred state of aptitude test before submitting your application.

Once your application submitted, you will receive an email with a “unique ID” print and keep the email safe because you will need to present it during the physical verification.

To be on the safer side, do not make multiple applications as it will lead to automatic disqualification.

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