How to Join Nigerian Navy

Its no news that most Nigerians would like to join the Nigerian Navy as a graduate and so they rush to the Nigerian Navy website and fill the Nigerian Navy application Form when the Nigerian Navy are recruiting without knowing what and how to join Nigerian Navy.

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Well, this article will help clarify and teach you how to join Nigeria’s Navy. You should be aware that to have a career in Nigeria’s Navy, there exist unequaled career opportunities, experiences, and quite difficult challenges that would help you realize your potential and improve your very skill in the service to Nigeria no matter the course of study.

Although, during the application process of joining the Nigerian Navy for DSSC, which is normally open for graduates that have completed their degree and have done their NYSC Youth Service, not all courses are usually listed on the Nigeria Navy website as recruitment into Nigeria Navy depends on the vacant spaces available after senior officers in Nigeria Navy retires.

In joining the Nigerian Navy, there are some certain requirements you must be aware of and I shall be listing below

Requirements to Join the Nigerian Navy

  • You must be a Nigerian Citizen
  • You must meet some certain physical, mental, and psychological training i.e be physically, mentally and medically fit.
  • Fall within the age bracket of 18-24 (subject to change, depending on type of recruitment)
  • For males, a height of 1.7m while for females, a height of 1.67m.
  • Be a literate and have certain educational qualifications.
  • You would have to pass the Nigerian Navy Aptitude test and series of interviews conducted at different stages.
  • Pass the medical screening.

From the above requirements for joining Nigerian Navy, you can see that the Nigerian Navy do not admit feeble minded Nigerians into its base. You would have to make sure that you are physically fit so as to endure the rigorous military training you would receive, if you are shortlisted. You also have to be medically fit, be of a certain height to join the Nigerian Navy.

How to apply for Nigerian Navy

If you feel that you meet the requirements above, then I believe you are qualified to join the Nigerian Navy. Below is how to apply for Nigeria Navy which is usually done online through the Nigerian Navy Recruitment Portal which is joinnigeriannavy.com

Please note that whether it is Nigerian Navy Recruitment for DSSC or for Seaman, the Nigerian Navy Application Form is usually online

1. When the official date for the sale of vouchers for the Nigerian Navy recruitment is released, buy a voucher from any of the designated banks as seen on the official recruitment website of the Nigerian Navy.

2. With the card bought, log on the Nigerian Navy’s recruitment portal at joinnigeriannavy.com and use the serial number of the card you purchased as username and its PIN as the password.

2. You would be presented with some forms which you are to complete. Be honest as you fill the form which will serve as a data base for you if you qualify finally. Also note that if your information is false and you are caught you will be prosecuted according to the law. Make sure the information you provide is correct

3. Upon your submission of your form online, you would be required to print them all out, including attestation forms, consent forms, guarantor’s form, form filled by your Local Government Chairman, Traditional ruler e.t.c. All these you will take to the Navy recruitment centers when the dates of the Nigerian Navy Aptitude test are released online.

4. Report to the Navy exam centers with copies of

  • Birth Certificate or Age Declaration
  • Parent Consent form
  • About 5 passport photographs
  • Local Government Forms
  • Educational Certificates with Photocopies

If you really want to join the Nigerian Navy as a graduate or as a seaman, Make sure you study about the Nigerian Navy, the ranks in the Nigerian Navy, their functions, history e.t.c and the sky will surely be your limit. Good luck

Updated: May 26, 2016 — 10:48 am

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I am simply known as Ikenwa Chizoba. A Nigerian seasoned blogger and the Assistant admin of Nigerian Infopedia. I write for one of the most outstanding Newspapers in Nigeria. A very simple person who loves writing, reading and research. "Talents comes from God alone"

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  1. are you interested in joining the nigerian navy academy an you dont know how to go about it or your name was not shortlisted in the 2015/2016 recruitment examinations contact the Navy for more Information

  2. Things to note before the 2017/2018 Nigeria Navy Form  comes out …… Make sure you have the minimum of 5 to 6 credit in your 0’level results including English and Maths also make sure you provide all required information during registration online and sign all guarantor form purchase your registration scratch card pin from all recommended banks immediately its comes out
    lastly MAKE SURE you answer 90% questions out
    of 100% then your ADMISSION is guarantee and you will find your name on the
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  3. The Nigeria navy short service is out…pls inform if it out…

    1. Its not yet out but will inform you as soon as it is out

  4. pls when the nigeria navy form out please inform me am intrested

  5. please keep me posted when the form comes out my email [email protected]/08079381347

  6. Hello Nigerians,
    The Nigerian Navy Recruitment form is out and any candidate can apply the form and get help and asisstance to secrue your details so that you can join the nigerian navy easily

  7. please must my referees come from my state of origin, and can the people signing my recommendation form be different from my referees

    1. yes, they would have to be from your state and the people signing your recommendation can be different from your refeeres

      1. Good evening brother, I just came across your site now, please i want to join the Nigerian navy am a graduate and please I really need your help keep me posted

  8. Please, can someone with a law degree apply??

  9. Please I tried to fill the form online but the date of birth is only 1999 and I was born 2000 what do I do I was going for ssc

    1. there are numbers on the website that you can use and contact the Nigerian navy. try them

  10. Can I know the subjects to prepare for as to the Navy aptitude test

  11. oga mi, shey you go carry me enter navy? God go bless you.

  12. Please, when will this year’s form be out?

  13. what if someone don’t have the primary school certificate… but has other requirement… is there still a possibility

    1. The primary cert is important as everything is dully checked and documented in the Nigerian navy

  14. Christian Francis

    Greeting to all, please kindly keep me posted when the Nigerian Nevy start recruiting 2018/2019 applicant and when their portal is open for registration.
    And please when will the recruitment start
    Thanks
    will so much appreciate your feedback

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