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The Nigerian Navy is the naval warfare branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces and handles the protection of Nigeria’s coast and offshore assets. The Nigerian Navy periodically conducts recruitment exercises to enlist new personnel into its ranks.

These recruitment exercises are open to Nigerian citizens who meet the specified eligibility criteria. If you are interested in joining the Nigerian Navy, it is important to stay informed about the recruitment process and requirements.

In this blog post, we will provide all the information you need to know about the Nigerian Navy recruitment process and the requirements you need to meet to be eligible for enlistment.

Nigerian Navy Recruitment Requirements

To be eligible for recruitment into the Nigerian Navy, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be a Nigerian citizen by birth or naturalization
  2. Must be between the ages of 18 and 22 for non-tradesmen/women, and 18-26 for tradesmen/women at the time of application
  3. Must be at least 1.69 meters tall for males and 1.65 meters tall for females
  4. Must have a minimum of 5 credits in relevant O’ Level subjects, including Mathematics and English, in not more than two sittings
  5. Must be physically and mentally fit
  6. Must not have been convicted of any criminal offense.
  7. Must not have any form of physical disability
  8. Should have a good moral character
  9. Must have a valid means of identification such as National Identity Card, Voter’s Card or International Passport.

How to Apply for Nigerian Navy Recruitment

To apply for Nigerian Navy recruitment, you should follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Nigerian Navy official website (www.joinnigeriannavy.com)
  2. Click on the “Recruitment” tab and select “Apply Now”
  3. Read the instructions carefully and ensure you meet the basic requirements
  4. Fill in the online application form with accurate information
  5. Upload all required documents, including your passport photograph
  6. Submit the application and print out a copy for your records
  7. Wait for further instructions from the Nigerian Navy regarding the recruitment process.


  • Only apply through the official Nigerian Navy website.
  • Beware of scammers offering fake application assistance.
  • Meet all eligibility criteria before applying.
  • Stay updated on the recruitment process through official channels.

What Are the Physical and Medical rRquirements?

You must be physically and mentally fit, with good eyesight and hearing. Specific medical tests will be conducted during the recruitment process.

What is the Selection Process?

Applications are screened first. Shortlisted candidates undergo aptitude tests, medical examinations, and an interview. Successful candidates proceed to basic training.

Is the Application Portal Open?

  • Yes, applications for Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29 were open from December 27, 2023, and closed on February 7, 2024.
  • Applications for Nigerian Navy Basic Training School (NNBTS) Batch 36 were open from January 2, 2024, to February 2, 2024.


This article has shown you all the information you need regarding the Nigerian Navy recruitment. We revealed all the requirements and how to apply. However, if you have other questions, drop them in the comment box and we would answer them.

Disclaimer: This blog post is for informational purposes only and does not constitute official guidance. Please refer to the official Nigerian Navy website for the latest information and application procedures.

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