Nigerian Airforce (NAF) Recruitment 2024/2025 Application Form Portal

The Nigerian Airforce welcomes well meaning and qualified Nigerians who are interested in joining the Direct Short Service Commission to submit their applications.

So therefore, interested candidates are advised to pay very close attention and read this article to the end so as not to miss any important information.

The first thing, we would like you to know is that application is free and done on the Nigerian Airforce portal. So you are advised to desist from websites, people or agencies claiming otherwise. Alright without wasting much of your time let’s begin.

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Is The Nigerian Airforce Recruitment Application Form Out?

Yes, the Nigerian Airforce Recruitment is out. Online Registration started on 29 January 2024 and will close on 11 March 2024. Unfortunately, those born before December 15, 1994 (or 1984 for medical consultants) are not eligible.

Interested candidates are hereby notified that the Nigerian Airforce is currently only accepting applications in the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) program and are advised to submit their applications before or on the deadline which is on Monday, March 11, 2024.

What is Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC)?

Within the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) stands as an inclusive commission accessible to civilians and active military personnel alike.

This specialized course offers an opportunity for the recruitment of degree holders with expertise in specific fields.

The training duration for this commission typically spans six months, encompassing rigorous military training. Successful candidates emerge from this training commissioned into the esteemed rank of Flying Officer.

What are the Requirements for Nigerian Airforce 2024 Recruitment?

If you’re looking to apply for the NAF (DSSC) 2024 Recruitment, here are the essential requirements you need to meet:

  1. Nationality: Applicants must be Nigerian citizens by birth or origin.
  2. Age: Candidates should be between 20 and 30 years old by December 15, 2024 (25 – 40 years for Medical Consultants).
  3. Height:
    • Minimum height requirement is 1.66m for males and 1.63m for females.
  4. Medical Fitness:
    • Applicants must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit, meeting the Nigerian Air Force’s standards.
  5. Local Government Area Attestation Form:
    • Must be signed by a military officer, not below the rank of Wing Commander, or equivalent in the Army, Navy, or a Police Officer of the rank of Assistant Commissioner and above. Alternatively, Local Government Chairman/Secretary, Magistrate, and School Principals can also sign.
    • Accompanied by the signee’s passport photograph and a photocopy of their ID.
  6. Presentation of Original Credentials:
    • Originals and photocopies of birth certificate, educational/professional certificates, indigeneship certificate, and attestation to good character.
    • Two recent passport-size photos stamped and countersigned by the appropriate officer.
  7. Impersonation Warning: Applicants using false documents will be disqualified and may face prosecution.
  8. Application Form: After completing the forms, print the Acknowledgment Form, Parent/Guardians Consent Form, and Local Government Area Attestation Form.
  9. Invitation for Interview: Successful applicants will be invited for the Selection Board Interview Exercise through the portal, email, or phone.
  10. Academic Qualifications:
    • Minimum of Second Class Lower Division for first-degree holders, Lower Credit for HND holders.
    • Credit in English Language and Mathematics required, and computer literacy is an added advantage.
  11. NYSC Discharge Certificate: Applicants must possess NYSC Discharge Certificate or Letter of Exemption from NYSC at the time of applying for DSSC.
  12. Professional Certificates: Applicants must possess certificates of full registration with their respective professional bodies in Nigeria where applicable.

Make sure you meet these requirements before applying.

How to Apply for Nigerian Airforce (NAF) Recruitment Exercise

If you’re interested in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) DSSC recruitment, follow these simple steps on the online recruitment portal at

  1. Single Application: Submit only one application; multiple submissions will lead to automatic disqualification.
  2. Fill Registration Form: Complete the online registration form with accurate information.
  3. Submit the Form: After filling the form, submit it through the portal.
  4. Take note of your unique Application Number generated during the submission.
  5. Print the Application Summary Page for your records.
  6. Ensure you provide a valid phone number and email address during the application process.
  7. Download Acknowledgement and Attestation Cards: Log in using your Email Address and Password to download and print Acknowledgement Cards and Attestation Cards.

Note: Applicants are advised to only submit one application. Those who violate this rule will be disqualified. Simply put anyone who submits more than one application will automatically be disqualified.

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