Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Massive Nationwide Recruitment for Constables (Popularly Called Recruits) 2020 – Application is FREE! [UPDATED]

Nigeria Police recruitment – Applications are invited from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) as Constables (Recruits). The be qualified for the recruitment exercise, candidates must possess an O’ Level certificate with at least five credits level passes including Mathematics and English Language in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB. The recruitment exercise is absolutely FREE!

Nigeria Police Recruitment

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force as Police Constables (Recruits).

Latest Update:

From 31st July, 2020 all candidates who have earlier submitted their applications are advised to visit to update their records.


  1. Enter your National Identity Number (NIN) in the space provided.
  2. Supply required details to update your record. 
  3. Upload scanned copies of the following 
    1. 0′ Level Result(s) 
    2. Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age 
    3. Certificate of Origin 
  4. Check the consent box and click submit. 
  5. Print Confirmation slip and take note of your Application Reference ID 
  6. Download and print Guarantor’s form 

For complaints/technical difficulties, please call 08100004507 or send a mail to or

Nigeria Police Force Recruitment Eligibility & Requirements

Applicants must have passion for a career in the Nigeria Police Force and must satisfy the following:

  • Applicant shall be of Nigerian origin by birth and possess National Identity Number (NIN).
  • Applicant must possess a minimum of Five (5) Credits in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB with credit passes in English and Mathematics
  • Applicant must be aged between 17 – 25 years
  • Applicant must be medically, physically and psychological fit and must not be less than 1.67m tall for male and 1.64m tall for female
  • Applicant must not have less than 86cm (34 inches) expanded chest measurement (for men only)
  • Female applicant must not be pregnant at the time of the recruitment
  • Applicant must be free from any pecuniary embarrassment
  • Applicant must print their completed online forms, guarantor forms and submit same at the examination/screening and recruitment centre.

A candidate who is suffering from any one of the underlisted abnormalities or deformities shall not be accepted for enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force:

  • Impediment in speech
  • Gross malformation of teeth or jaw preventing proper mastication of food
  • Knock knees
  • Bow legs
  • Bent knees, i.e Knees which cannot be straightened when standing at attention
  • Deformed hands which cannot perform the full functions of the hand
  • Defective eyesight or squint eyes
  • Amputation of any part of the body

How to Apply for Nigeria Police Recruitment


Online Registration Starts on 14th July 2020 and closes on 23rd August 2020.

  • All applications must be submitted “Online”.
  • You “Must” have a functional Email Address and National Identification Number NIN before you begin your application;
  • Visit:
  • Fill and “Submit” the Online Form. (Review the information before final submission).
  • Ensure that you print out the information that is sent automatically to your Email., and do not forget to copy and save your “Registration Number” for future correspondences. The “Number” is case sensitive please.
  • You would be required to present a hardcopy of email message sent to you if you are shortlisted and contacted for the next stag.e of the recruitment process.
  • The applicant that the meet the requirement from the online registration would be invited for physical screening at all State Commands, including FCT Command from 24th August, 2020 to 30th August 2020
  • The Names of successful candidates will be published in the national newspaper on 14th September, 2020 and other platforms


  • No email and/or phone number can be used more than once in this application.
  • Applicants with multiple applications would be disqualified.
  • The Nigeria Police Force shall not enter Into any correspondences with candidates or on behalf of candidates in this exercise aside this portal or candidates emails.

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