Hurray! The Nigeria Airforce Recruitment Application form is available now!. The Nigeria Airforce Department of airmen/airwomen has began recruitment for the 2023 session candidates. Carefully read this article to learn more about the eligibility requirements, credentials, application deadline, and other important information.
If you wish to enter one of the most prestigious services of Nigeria, but don’t know how to go about it? This article will guide you!
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is the air arm of the Nigerian Armed Forces.
It is one of the largest in Africa, consisting of about 25,000 personnel and aircraft including 12 Chinese Chengdu F-7s, and 11 Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets, armed helicopters, and military transport aircraft.
Nationality: Applicant must be of Nigerian origin.
Age: Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 22 years for non-tradesmen/women, 17 and 24 years for tradesmen/women. Those applying as drivers must be between the ages of 18 and 28 years.
Marital Status: All applicants must be single.
Height: Minimum height is 1.68 meters or 5.5ft for males and 1.65m or 5.4ft for females.
Medical Fitness: All applicants must be medically fit and meet the Nigerian Air Force medical and employment standards.
Academic Qualifications for the Nigeria Airforce Recruitment
Non-Tradesmen/women: Applicants must possess a minimum of 5 credits including Mathematics and English Language at not more than 2 sittings obtained not later than 4 years to this exercise. In addition, applicants are also required to possess their school’s testimonials.
Tradesmen/women: Applicants must possess OND, NABTEB, RN/RM, or City & Guild Certificate. Candidates with only Trade Test Certificate are required to also have a minimum of 3 passes in GCE/SSCE/NECO including English.
In addition, applicants applying as tradesmen/tradeswomen must possess ND (with the minimum of Lower Credit) or other relevant trade qualifications from government-approved institutions.
Note that applicants with HND or First Degrees/Post-Graduate Certificates, University Diplomas, and Grade II Teacher’s certificates will not be considered for recruitment as airmen/airwomen into the Nigerian Air Force and should not apply.
Attestation Forms: Applicant’s attestation form must be signed by a military officer from the same state as the applicant and not below the rank of Squadron Leader or equivalent in the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Navy, and Police Officer of the rank of Assistant CP and above, Local Governments Chairmen/Secretaries, magistrates, and principals of government Secondary Schools from applicants’ state of origin can also sign the attestation forms.
The signees passport photograph and either photocopy of the driver’s license or international passport must be attached.
In addition, applicants are to bring with them a letter of attestation of good character from any of the officers above to the Zonal Recruitment Centers and a final selection interview.
Applicants will be required to submit for scrutiny, the original copies of the documents at the recruitment centers and during the final selection interview.
Applicants will be required to present the following documents if selected for the zonal recruitment test:
Two recent passport size photographs to be stamped and countersigned by officer of appropriate rank specified, Local Government Chairmen/Secretaries and other specified officers in Paragraph 8.
Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age (Any age declaration done later than 4 years to this exercise will not be acceptable).
Indigenship certificate from applicant’s State of Origin.
Any applicant suspected to have impersonated or submitted false document(s) shall be disqualified from the selection exercise. Also, any false declaration detected later may lead to withdrawal from training.
Such applicants may be handed over to the Police for prosecution.
The Nigerian Air Force will not entertain any inquiries in respect of applicants whose applications have been rejected. Interested applicants are to note that the online registration is free of charge.
Applicants are required to fill invalid email addresses and Telephone numbers in the appropriate spaces provided in the application form.
On completion of the application forms, applicants must print out the Acknowledgment Slip.
Technical Support: For Technical Support, please call: 08104577415, 09-8704817, 09-8708475, 08078406568, 09054795502 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: All phone lines are available between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
Meanwhile, it is well known that joining the airforce is not really an easy task. Those requirements show that the applicant must be developed both physically and academically and physically.