Nigerian Air force Recruitment 2017/2018


Nigerian Air Force Airmen/Airwomen Recruitment application for 2017 is going on. Applicants is free.
The Application portal is

Online Registration started on 17th January 2017 and will close on 14th February 2017.

Documents Needed for a Smooth Online Registration

  • Passport size photograph
  • First School Leaving Certificate
  • Waec/Nabteb/NECO/GCE Results
  • optional – NCE/ND/Trade Test/ RN
  • Birth Certificate / Declaration of age

Hello, Here is the 2017/2018 Nigerian Air force Recruitment update page. You’ll get live updates on everything concerning the Nigerian Airforce recruitment exercise 2017.
update(18th January, 2017)
Applications for recruitment into the Nigerian Airforce is ongoing. See details below.


update(17th January, 2017)

Hello, here is the latest update on the 2017 Nigerian Airforce Recruitment exercise:

The application portal is now open. You can now start application in to the Nigerian Army here

Please read the entire updated Application guidelines below before starting your application.

Visit Application Portal


update(16th January, 2017)

The Nigerian Air Force has just announced that the Airmen / AirWomen Recruitment Exercise 2017 will begin on tomorrow – 17th of January, 2017. (Please check back tomorrow for detailed update on how to carry out your registration)

The deadline for the Registration is 14th February, 2017.

The Registration will be done at the official Airforce website:

That’s all for now. Do visit this page daily for the latest on 2017 Nigerian Air Force Recruitment.

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2017 Air force Application Schedule

Online Registration Starts on the 17th January, 2017 and closes on the 14th February, 2017.
Zonal Recruitment Exercise for eligible applicants will hold from 23 February – 16 March 2017.

General Instructions

  1. Nationality: Applicant must be of Nigerian origin.
  2. Age: Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 22 years for non-tradesmen/women, 17 and 24 years for tradesmen/women by 31 December 2017. Those applying as drivers must be between the ages of 18 and 28 years by 31 December 2017
  3. Marital Status: All applicants must be single.
  4. Height: Minimum height is 1.68 meters or 5.5ft for males and 1.65m or 5.4ft for females.
  5. Medical Fitness: All applicants must be medically fit and meet the Nigerian Air Force medical and employment standards.

Academic / Professional Qualification

  1. Non-Tradesmen/women: Applicants must possess a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics and English Language in SSCE/NECO/GCE obtained not later than 6 years to this exercise. In addition, applicants are also required to possess their school’s testimonials.
  2. Tradesmen/women: Applicants must possess OND, NABTEB, RN/RM or City & Guild Certificate. Candidate with only Trade Test Certificate are required to also have a minimum of 3 passes in GCE/SSCE/NECO including English. In addition, applicants applying as tradesmen/tradeswomen must possess ND(with minimum of Lower Credit) or other relevant trade qualification from government-approved institutions. Note that applicants with HND or First Degrees/Post-Graduate Certificates, University Diplomas and Grade II Teacher’s certificates will not be considered for recruitment as airmen/airwomen into the Nigerian Air Force and should not apply.
  3. Attestation Forms: Applicant’s attestation form must be signed by a military officer from the same state as the applicant and not below the rank of Squadron Leader or equivalent in the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Navy, and Police Officer of the rank of Assistant CP and above. Local Governments Chairmen/Secretaries, magistrates and principals of government Secondary Schools from applicants’ state of origin can also sign the attestation forms. The signees passport photograph and either photocopy of drivers licence or international passport must be attached. In addition, applicants are to bring with them a letter of attestation of good character from any of the officers above to the Zonal Recruitment Centers and final selection interview.
  4. Requirements: Applicants are advised to carefully read the requirements below before filling the form:
    1. Medical Records: ND Medical Records.
    2. Nursing: RN/RM
    3. Lab Technician: ND Medical Lab Science.
    4. X-Ray Technician: ND X-ray Technology.
    5. Dental Technician: ND Dental Technology/Dental Therapy
    6. Pharmacy Technician: ND Pharmacy Technology.
    7. Environmental Technician: ND Environmental Technology.
    8. Biomed Technician: ND Biomed Technology.
    9. Optometry Technician: ND Optometry Technology.
    10. Statistics: ND Stats.
    11. Assistant Chaplain: ND Christian Religious Study.
    12. Assistant Imam: ND Arabic/Islamic Studies.
    13. Engineering Technicians: ND Mechanical Engr./Electrical Electronics Engr/Air Engineering Technology.
    14. Meteorologist: WMO Class III Meteorology Assistant Certificate.
    15. Domestic Electricians: ND Electrical Electronics, ND/Trade Test Cert 1,2,3 Domestic Elect, Work.
    16. Building Technology: ND Building tech/QS/Land Surveying/Civil Engineering.
    17. Public Relations/Info: ND Mass Comm. Cert/Trade Test Cert in Videography/Photography.
    18. Secretarial Assistants: ND Office Technology Management.
    19. Library Assistants: ND/NCE Library Science.
    20. Music: ND Music. In addition, playing experience in any recognised Band will be an advantage.
    21. Driver/Mechanic: Trade Test and current driver’s license with practical experience.
    22. Works: Trade Test Cert in Welding/Carpentry/Painting/Sign Writing/Plumbing/Mason/domestic Electrician/Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.
    23. Computer Tech: ND/Computer Hardware Engr/Software Engr. Possession of recognized certifications will be an advantage.
    24. ND Physiotherapy
    25. ND Medical Supply
    26. ND Printing Technology
    27. PE/Sports: ND/NCE Physical Education, Certificate of participation/Medals in National and International sporting competitions will be an added advantage.
    28. Catering: ND in Catering Services.
    29. Education: NCE Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, English, Home Economics, Nigerian Languages, French, Business Management, Fine Art.

Qualifying Recruitment Tests

Qualifying Recruitment Tests will hold in the following Centers:

  1. Makurdi: Nigerian Air Force Base, Markudi.
  2. Ilorin: 303 MAG, Nigerian Air Force Ilorin.
  3. Lagos: Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, Ikeja – Lagos.
  4. Enugu: 113, Helicopter Combat Training Group Nigerian Air Force Enugu.
  5. Port Harcourt: 115 Special Operations Group Nigerian Air Force Port Harcourt.
  6. Benin: 107 Air Maritime Group, Nigerian Air Force Benin.
  7. Kaduna: Nigerian Air Force Base, Kawo – Kaduna.
  8. Kano: 403 Flying Training School, Kano.
  9. Maiduguri: 105 Composite Group Nigerian Air Force Maiduguri.
  10. Ipetu-Ijesha: Nigerian Air Force Institute of Safety, Ipetu-Ijesha.
  11. Sokoto: 119 Forward Operation Base Mabera, Sokoto.
  12. Yola: 103 Strike Group, Nigerian Air Force, Yola.
  13. Jos: 451 Nigerian Air Force Station, Jos.
  14. Bauchi: Nigerian Air Force Base Bauchi.

Additional Instructions

  1. Applicants will be required to submit for scrutiny, the original copies of the documents at the recruitment centers and during the final selection interview. Applicants will be required to present following documents if selected for the zonal recruitment test:
    1. Two recent passport size photographs to be stamped and countersigned by officer of appropriate rank specified, Local Government Chairmen/Secretaries and other specified officers in Paragraph 8.
    2. Photocopies of:
      1. Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age (Any age declaration done later than 4 years to this exercise will not be acceptable).
      2. Educational/Trade Certificates.
      3. Indigenship certificate from applicant’s State of Origin.
  2. Any applicant suspected to have impersonated or submitted false document(s) shall be disqualified from the selection exercise. Also, any false declaration detected later may lead to withdrawal from training. Such applicants may be handed over to the Police for prosecution. The Nigerian Air Force will not entertain any enquiries in respect of applicants whose applications have been rejected. Interested applicants are to note that the online registration is free of charge. Applicants are required to fill valid email addresses and Telephone numbers in the appropriate spaces provided in the application form.
  3. On completion of the application forms, applicants must print out the Acknowledgment Slip.
  4. Technical Support: For Technical Support, please call: 09064145533,08043440802 or 08053440802 or
    Note: All phone lines are available between 8:30AM and 5:30PMNOTE APPLICATION IS FREE
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