Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment

DSSC Recruitment 2022/2023 Portal for Application

  • Government
  • Nigerian Air Force.

See all the information on how to apply for 2022/2023 for Graduates

The Nigerian Air Force is the air branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is one of the largest in Africa, consisting of about 15,000 personnel and aircraft including 8 Chinese Chengdu F-7s, 13 Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets, Helicopter gunships, armed attack drones and military transport aircraft.

The NAF invites application from qualified graduate and postgraduate candidates for training as Direct Short Service Cadets in various professions stated below:

Title: Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Direct Short Service Cadets Recruitment 2022/2023

Location: Nationwide

Eligibility For Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment 2022/2023

All applicants must be single and of Nigerian origin. Applicants must be between the ages of 20 and 30 years of age (Candidates born before 29 September 1992 are not eligible) with the following exception:

  • Medical Consultants: Candidates should be between the ages of 25 – 40 years. (Candidates born before 29 September 1982 are not eligible).
  • Chaplain / Imams: Candidates must be between the ages of 20 – 32 years. (Candidates born before 29 September 1990 are not eligible).
  • The Exercise is not for serving personnel desiring Branch Commission. Therefore, personnel above 30 years of age (born before 29 September 1992) need not apply.
  • Minimum height is 1.66m or 5.4ft for males and 1.63m or 5.3ft for females.

Qualifications For Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment 2022/2023 

  • Interested applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Division for holders of the First Degree and Upper Credit for HND holders.
  • In addition, applicants must possess credit in English Language and Mathematics and 3 additional credits in subjects related to degree course of study.
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess NYSC Discharge Certificate or Letter of Exemption from NYSC at the time of applying. Applicants must possess certificates of full registration with their respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria where applicable.


How to Apply |

Interested and qualified candidates should apply at Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment Portal by :Click Here To Apply Online

Guidelines For Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment Portal

  • Applicants are advised to carefully read the specific disciplines required before filling the form
  • Applicants are to print out the underlisted documents after completion of application online:
    • Attestation Form
    • Parent/Guardian Consent Form.
    • Acknowledgment Form.
  • Online Registration Starts on 26 July 2022/2023 and closes on 30 August 2022/2023.
  • Applicants are to please NOTE that NAF online Registration and all other enlistment processes are FREE OF CHARGE. No payment should be made at any point throughout the Exercise.
  • The Local Government /lndigeneship certificate and Attestation Form must be accompanied by the passport photograph and photocopy of the signee’s driver’s licence or international passport. The signee is also to authenticate the passport photograph of the applicant behind.
  • For further information see the instruction page on the website from 26 July 2022/2023 or call the following support lines from 9:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday: 09064432351, 08043440802 and 09055840142 or e-mail: [email protected]

Online Registration Start Date 26th July, 2022/2023.

Application Deadline 30th August, 2022/2023.

Nigerian Air Force DSSC Recruitment 2022/2023


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1. Interested and qualified applicants are to apply FREE OF CHARGE online at
2. Applicants are to apply once. Multiple applications will be disqualified.
3. Applicants are to print out the underlisted documents after completion of the online application:
a. Local Government Indigeneship Form.
b. Attestation Form to be signed by a Military Officer or Local Government Chairman of the Applicant.
c. Parent/Guardian Consent Form.
d. Acknowledgment Form.



4. Applicants must be Nigerian citizens by birth.
5. Applicants must not be less than 1.66m tall for male and not less than 1.63m tall for female.
6. Applicants must be medically and physically fit.
7. Applicants must be free of any previous conviction(s) on criminal ground, by a court of law.

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  1. Non Tradesmen/women.
    a. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 22 years
    b. Applicants must possess a minimum of 5 credits, including Mathematics and English, in not more than 2 sittings in SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB.
  2. Tradesmen/women.
    a. Applicants applying as tradesmen and women must be between 18 and 25 years of age except for those applying as assistant chaplains/ imams and drivers who must be between 18 and 28 years.
    b. Applicants must possess at least a lower credit in ND/NCE or any relevant trade certificates from reputable and approved Government institutions/organisations, with a minimum of 2 passes and a credit in English in not more than 2 sittings in SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB.
    c. Applicants applying as drivers must posses a minimum of 2 passes in SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB, with a credit in English and trade test certificate.
    d. Applicants applying as sportsmen/women are to present evidence of their professional experience which should include certificates and medals.

Basic Military Training Course

The Basic Military Training Course is a Short Period Training for recruits to become Airmen and Airwomen, not normally more than 6 months of training. It is mainly for those who possess Secondary School Certificate, National Diploma certificate, NABTEB, RN/RM/NCE or City & Guild Certificate and Trade Test Certificate. The BMTC is comprised of Non-Tradesmen/Women with age limit between 18 and 22, and Tradesmen/Women with age limit between 18 and 25.


Application Process is FREE OF CHARGE and no payment should be made at any point throughout the Exercise. For Support, please call: 09064432351, 08043440802 and 09055840142 or Email: [email protected] All phone lines are available from Monday to Friday between 9:30AM and 5:30PM.

    • First visit to naf registration portal: Air Force Recruitment 2022
  • Read Application Instructions
  • Click on “Start Your Application” link

Read The Instructions Below Before Proceeding

  • All interested applicants can only submit one application.
  • Keep in mind that if any applicant registers more than one application online, it will be automatically disqualified.
  • Fill Your Registration Form.
  • Submit the Form.
  • Take note of your Application Number.
  • Print Application Summary Page.
  • Download and Print Acknowledgement Cards and Attestation Cards using your Application Number and Email Address to log in.
  • Click on ”Continue” button

Fill personal details and upload passport size photograph

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  • Click on “Next” button

Contact Information

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It is important to note that you have to enter your correct and functional email and mobile number as these details will be used for further communication.

The online application system will generate a unique application ID and it is very important and you should take care of it.

Below is a list of documents and you will have to print a copy of each document which will be made available to you in the form of your completed application form

Acknowledgment slip.

Attestation slip.

Parent/Guardian consent slip

Fill Following Information

Now Fill Applicant’s Educational Data

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  • Primary School Name:
  • Year Started:
  • Year Ended:
  • Certificate Obtained:
  • Secondary School Attended
  • Secondary School Name:
  • Year Started:
  • Year Ended:
  • Certificate Obtained:
  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND)/National Certificate of Education (NCE) Institution Attended (Optional)
  • School: Year Started, Year Ended, Course Qualification, Grade
  • Additional Institutions Attended (Optional)
  • Trade Test/Professional Certification (Optional)
  • Click on “Save and Continue”

Fill Medical Record

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  • Do you suffer from any physical disability?: Yes/No
  • Do you suffer from any mental disability?: Yes/No

Fill Criminal Record

  • Have you ever been convicted by any court of law? Yes/No
  • Click on “Save and Continue”

Upload Documents

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All scanned copies of documents must be in jpg/jpeg formats only. File must not be bigger than 150kb.

  • National Identification Card or Slip:
  • Birth Certification or Declaration of Age:
  • O’ Level Statement of Result:
  • OND/NCE/Trade Test Certificate:
  • Trade Test / Professional Certificate or Other

Preview Application

  •   Submit the form

Nigerian Airforce Recruitment 2022/2023 Screening Venues

All the applicants should note that the Zonal Screening for the Nigerian Air Force 2020 Recruitment Exercise will commence at the following centres:

  1. Nigerian Air Force Base, Makurdi.
  2. 303 MAG Nigerian Air Force, Ilorin.
  3. Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, Ikeja – Lagos.
  4. 155 Nigerian Air Force Base, Enugu.
  5. Port-Harcourt.
  6. 107 Air Maritime Group, Nigerian Air Force Benin.
  7. Nigerian Air Force Base, Kawo – Kaduna.
  8. 403 Flying Training School, Kano.
  9. 105 Composite Group Nigerian Air Force Base, Maiduguri.
  10. 209 Quick Response Group, Ipetu-Ijesha.
  11. 119 Forward Operation Base Mabera, Sokoto

11 Strike Group, Nigerian Air Force, Yola.

  1. 451 Nigerian Air Force Station, Jos.
  2. 251 Nigerian Air Force Base, Bauchi.

Note: Do not pay money to anybody for any kind of help. Beware of scammers.

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