Nigerian Police Academy Recruitment 2021


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Here is a guideline on how to apply for the Nigerian Police Academy Recruitment 2021.


  • Candidates who fail to report 2 days after the reporting date above will not be allowed to attend the interview.
  • All candidates will first undergo a screening exercise which involves certificates screening exercises which involve credentials screening, medical and physical fitness tests. Only candidates who pass the screening exercises will qualify to continue with the interview.

Candidates must bring along the originals and photocopies of the following documents:

  • Academic certificates/statements of result and testimonials for primary and secondary schools (Junior and Senior).
  • Birth Certificate (preferable) or Declaration of Age.
  • Proof of State and Local Government of origin duly signed by the Secretary to the State Government or Chairman of Local Government as the case may be. Certificates obtained from Police Officers from the same state of the rank of Chief Superintendent and above can be used in place of Certificate of Local Government of Origin.
  • In this case, the officer must indicate his formation/unit, appointment,  address, phone numbers and e-mail address. The officer must also affix his/ her formation/unit stamp and sign.
  • Original UTME result slip 2021
  • Acknowledgement Cards for external SSCE/ GCE only.
  • Police Academy acknowledgement and examination forms downloaded from the Internet and/or proof of purchase of the Application Form
  • Candidates are to bring along second copy of their postcard signed by the Supervisor or the Assistant Supervisor of the Centre where they sat for the selection examination
  • Candidates who fail to bring along the documents listed above will be disqualified.
  • Any alteration on the documents will attract outright disqualification.
  • Candidates are to also bring the following items:
    • Two blue shorts and Two white T-Shirts.
    • A pair of white canvass shoes and 2 pairs of white socks.
    • Toiletries.
    • Crockery and cutlery
    • Sufficient money for transport to and from Wudil.
    • Scratch Cards for WAEC and/or NECO results for online confirmation of results.


Here is the latest update on the 2021 Nigerian Police Academy Recruitment
Do you want to get into the Nigeria Police Academy?
If you said yes.
Please know that Application forms into the 5th regular course of degree programme of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil is now on sale.
Courses are available in the faculty of humanities, Law, Science, Social Science and Management sciences.
The Application fee is N3000.
Application can only be processed at the official website –

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  1. Candidates seeking admission into the Academy must be Nigerian citizens and must be between 17 and 22 years of age, and must have a height of not less than 1.67 Metres (5 Feet 6 Inches) if male, and 1.62 Metres (5 Feet 4 Inches) if female. In addition, male candidates must have an expanded chest size of not less than 91cm (36 Inches). All candidates must be free from any physical deformity or mental disability.
  2. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of SIX (6) credits at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), the National Examinations Council (NECO) or the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) at not more than 2 sittings and including a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics as well as subjects relevant to the candidate’s chosen course of study in the Academy.
  3. Candidates must also obtain satisfactory scores in both the written examination and the interview and must pass physical and psychological tests of fitness.

Selection Examination Date

The selection Exam will take place on Saturday the 8th June, 2017.
The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil Selection Examination, may be Computer Based Test (CBT) or Pencil and Paper. The examination shall comprise of a General Paper (Section A) which is compulsory for all candidates. It will cover areas such as general knowledge and current affairs, English Language and Mathematics. Other sections are to be selected according candidate’s Faculty of choice.

Nature and Duration of Course

Candidates admitted into the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil degree course will undergo a combined academic and Police training for a minimum period of Five (5) Years leading to Bachelor’s degrees and commission into the Nigeria Police Force as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP).

Source: Nigeria Police Academy

Nigerian Police Salary

I don’t think the salary alone should be what influences you to join the Nigerian Police force. But since a lot of you are asking for the salary structure of NPF. Here is it. Click Here to View Nigeria Police Salary

Nigerian Police Force Email Address

Several email addresses are used by the Nigerian Police Force. Every Inquiry or submission must be sent to the appropriate email to expedite response. Here are the few npf emails I was able to comb out this from their website:

For better experience, You should use the contact form provided at the Nigeria police force website. Click Here to use the npf contact form.

Nigerian Police Force Website

The official Nigeria Police Force website is
The official Nigeria Police Academy website is
Official Website website of Nigeria Police Service Commission is
Nigerian Police Facebook Page is
Nigerian Police Force Ranking. Here is a good link where you can check the NPF ranking.
Nigerian Police Form: The Nigeria Police Form for 2021 is currently on sale. Go to the top of this page for instructions on how to purchase and apply.

Nigerian Police Force Band

The Nigeria Police Force Band performs its statutory duties by performing at ceremonial parades, state/public functions as well as private engagements, thereby furthering the good relationship between the Force and the public. | source

Requirements for Nigeria Police for Academy

  1. Age: 18…22; height – 1.67m+ (male), 1.62m+ (female); free from any physical or mental disability.In addition, male candidates must have an expanded chest size of not less than 36 inches (91cm).
  2. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of SIX credits at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), the National Examinations Council (NECO) or the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) at not more than 2 sittings and including a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics as well as subjects relevant to the candidate’s chosen course of study in the Academy.
  3. Candidates must also obtain satisfactory scores in both the written examination and the interview and must pass rigorous physical psychological tests of fitness.
  4. Present new certificates! Statements of Result or Certificates relating to examinations taken before 2010 will not be accepted.

Nigeria Police Ranks

The Nigerian Police ranking pattern is quite straight forward. The highest is the Inspector general of Police while the Constable is the starting rank. The complete ranking from top to bottom is given here.

Note: The Entry level salary for the Nigerian Police for is now about N50,000.
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  1. Wow i like this site for the latest news that u are brought to us, so when nigerian police will open their portal for online

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    but it also aids a lot to do some prior investigation on sites as properly as read critiques.

  3. Greetings,Im an applicant for Cadet level. I went for the screening and my documents photocopies was collected. Now,my question is; are they supposed to take the original photocopy of the guarantor form or the original?
    Because some states like Edo collected original,Akwaibom collected photocopy,Ebonyi didn’t even collect anything.
    I’m looking forward to your response,thank you.

  4. When the 2016 police recruitment exam will take place? Some people were posting in net that it will take place on 16th and 17th July 2016. Please tell m (psc) it is true or not, i want to know.

  5. My name is nt out so i dnt no wht i do to nigeria police corruption don full every were but i dnt give up i must apply and succeed nxt time in jesus name

  6. Comment Text*I Bako ishaka ladan I did my screening at Jalingo of Taraba State of Nigeria Peace when was the Exams date please.

  7. Good afternoon Sir/Ma, please what is the update on Nigeria police recruitment. All those i have be asking seems not to know anything about when the applicants will be call-on.

  8. May GOD BLLESS evry 1 of us in JESUS NAM AMEN, pls my name is chibuike eze. Pls sir when is the date for exam, nd national intervew,

  9. Comment Text*I’m done my screening successful and I’m also pray to Almighty to let my name out the examination, Insah Allah

  10. and i have want it takes to join ,neco and wac 8and7 includ matt and english every thing in nigeria is all about have a god father behind be for it work na how no man de happen for nigeria if you did not have any body in ur, bag, apart from your God., u, are no body this country 2 belive in trebalism

  11. my name is ogar sunday onome born and grow in delta state warri loacal government area my is not out, i did not no wat i do God that my name is out, pl,s can some one help me to beg God 2 drect my step so that i will not go and be a vikterm of militant group i am just 22 years old and i want to work for government pl,s nigeria help me and my family am only son of mama this is my phone any body that want to help me can call pl,s i beg in the name God

  12. Comment Text Salisu IDRIS from jigawa state Gumel local government I screening at 17/6/2016 I want be police offence IN SHA ALLAH

  13. Comment Text*i mohammed usman i have did my screening at minna, may almighty ALLAHU let me be among selected people in nigeria police force.Amen

  14. Comment Text*Amos Bachi Mathew by name. I’m done with d screening exercise, i to God dad my name should come out again into d examination and others dad i may be amount the Nigeria police in Jesus name i pray. Am from kaduna state zango kataf

  15. My name is Chibuzor onuegbu from river state thanks god my name is out for the first last and I want god to give me the most opportunity to be a great Nigeria police officer is not buy my power by the power of God I will make it because I like Nigeria police sir I need it.

  16. Comment Text*Impressive I must say in regards to this year police force recruitment. I was contacted in regards to the screening and it went well but another thing is to know the next stage pls do update me.


  18. Comment Text* police did nt snd every body message about the screening nd hw people will no about the date me slf never see any message

  19. pls did any one com across having a text message on mobile number but not seeing any in email hw can I com abt it pls?

  20. Comment Text*my name is Sylvester Philip pls I want to know the exact date of the exam I check Internet and they say the exam deadline is 16 June and so said that the exam will take place on 17 July pls I don’t want to miss this exam please help guys

  21. Comment Text*sir my name is Friday Frm ondo state, akoko south east, sir am confused about d date sir, Cn u enlighten me tnx 4 dat

  22. Comment Text*plz sir i am God’spower by name plz hw can we knw d list f ppl selected 4 d exames and wen z d actual date 4 d exames plz let m knw thks

  23. Comment Text*d good ng pf which day d screaning excercise would start? or d screaning and d exam go together?


  25. Comment Text*plz i’m de one of a candidate in nigeria police force.plz is true dat exam will take on de 16 of july 2016.plz i wnt 2 knw weather is it true.plz somebody should heip me and let me knw.plz


  27. Sir,i want to be npf. Because i want 2 serve & protect my nation. Ie nigeria. Sir,please can i get this npf.?.

  28. Comment Text*goog after noon sir.iwant to serve my country nigeria if you give me oppontiunity .and ipray that with the name of almchty god my will be among the choosing one god

  29. Comment Text*I pray in Jesus name I we be among people elected in the Nigeria police this year in Jesus name

  30. Comment Text*we all are just waiting for
    God work in our lives in this year 2016 I that God almighty should each and every one of us through in this journey of serving our land in Jesus I pray Amen.

  31. Comment Text*
    pls sir, when and were will i going to submit quarantor’s form. pls sir i need reply.

  32. Good day Sir, I want to serve my country Nigeria if given the opportunity. Please how can one know when the arlert is send through your email?

  33. Goodmorning sir when and will the secrning take place for the people in abia state thanks sir Comment Text*

  34. Comment Text*GREAT NIGERIA GREAT NIGERIAN POLICE !!! Iwas born to sarve and safe my contry and i pray that with the name of ALMGHTY GOD my will be among the choosing one and GOD will be with IG and all nigerin police

  35. Comment Text*please sir I don’t know how the message will look like I don’t know whether is the one the send for me during the day I applyd please ooooo help me good people of Nigeria

  36. Comment Text*sir I need your help when the time and date of examination will be taken please notify me sir thank you.

  37. Good evening sir! my names are ugwute Charles orieji, i warmly wish to inform you that I’m always ready and dedicated to serve my father land. Sir, presently I’m serving as a corper but to be passed out by September/ October 2016. pls sir, can I use my callup letter in replacement of NYSC discharge certificate as demanded. i will be very glad to receive ur responds soon. Tnx in advance

  38. Comment Text*Good evening all. Am still waiting for info about the Exam date,time and venue for the npf, pls kindly keep me informed. Tnx.

  39. After submitting the former what’s is the next step for me to take place can anyone here explain to me pls

  40. Comment Text*I am gratiful if my application has been considered I hopely that I will do my best to serve my this greet nation on security situation in this country Aliyu Abubakar potiskum Yobe State

  41. I’m nelson n orshio,sir is there a place where i will submite the police guarantor’s form 2016 recuritment exercise?

  42. I’m Muhammad ismail(marsiyyat),in Adamawa state ganye l.g. Sir i need to apply the cause of nigerian police force,what i need for you is your help like,to know the rules and the advertisement with the school that the cause because i want to be a d.s.p of police,think you good bye.

  43. Comment Text* Nigeria Police Force Is My Ever Dream Job Right 4rm Time, Am In Love Wit De Job, Onoja Alexander O.

  44. Hello dear, am Uju by name, a Nurse by prof. and i want to be a police Officer, good combination. pls also keep me informed about d latest development. Love u ……….. i haven’t recieved any info since after my aplication. tnk u…….

  45. Sir,since have true with my register i dont hear anything any were again pls help me out of darkness. inspector to be


  47. am sure that, i am a police inspector this year by the special grace of God. i wish all the applicant that have applied goodluck

  48. am sure that, i am a police inspector this year by the special grace of God. i the all applicant, that applied goodluck

  49. pls, i am one of d candidate. where ar we goin to do d interview nd d date. i av not see any alert since i collected d form….pls sir help me. may God bless u

  50. sir i didn’t use drivers licence or voters card. what will i do and where would i submit my guarantor form, state capital or what? but i have voters card.

  51. let continue praying for peace in nigeria : quiter never win but winners never quit let prayer for nigeria president and nigeria commissioner of police that god should help them so that they can help nigeria youth too thanks sir post something to our gmail or email in time yoruba proverb says IRETIPIPE MA UN MU OKAN SAKOLO

  52. Pls sir i apply bt i hav’t receieve an sms on my phone or through my gmail for the exam date or an interview pls help me

  53. please sir,i applied for cadet inspector,i have finished my national diploma programme but my certificate is not ready yet. please sir what should I do?

  54. Good afternoon sir, please sir, how can we summit our guarantor form? Should we keep it till the Exam day or should we go to the nearest POLICE headquarter to summit it? And i wish every applicants goodluck include i in Jesus name, (Amen)

  55. pls sir i made a mistake while filling the NIGERIAN POLICE form online. the email i used they is not correct and am unable to print out the message that was sent through the email. pls advice me on what to do am confused

  56. gud day sir i have a diploma in electric electronics and familiar with electrical wiring system do have space for us seeing we are advanced

  57. God i trust u,i am one of the ten thousand Police men,God Answer my prayer,with God all things are posible thanks.

  58. how many applicants apply for 2016 npf recruitment for now? Ps whn is the npf comms. goin to shortlisted the names of the applicants whom applied to prepare 4 verification or interview?

  59. i apply as cadet inspector,sir i graduat in school of health as an evironmental health did i supose to be in medical line or where.

  60. npf will stop online registration on 13th may 2016, after then they will shortlist names of those applicant that qualify either by news paper, radio, television etc or they will email / send you sms

    • I have been sumitted n.p.f form in our local goverment
      i applied it with Diploma in sharia and civil law what do you see can i get an inspecter

  61. Please NPF when, how and where are we going to write the exam and perform the training. And when are we going to receive SMS on our phones.

  62. pls sir i have 5cridit ,but mathe is pass .And dat suppose to make it 6 credit,so sir what can i do should i buy the form and apply to it.

  63. Sir pls where,n when wl d npf commence d screnin n exams n where wl d form be submitted after all d signin.4me am tru wt d ngukas.

  64. Pls what do we do with the acknowledgement and the guarantors form. Should we submit it, if yes, where? When and how?

  65. if you do a mistake while filling the form forget it and wait for next time,as anyt attemp to correct it will record multiple sending.

  66. Please sir i have completed my registration, including the guarantor space. Were do i submit my form? Am in Niger state and my state of origin is kogi, what do i do.

  67. Kudos sir, please how can i get the time table with the exams and interview’s date, so that i will start preparing for them because i know for sure that God will help and see me through. thanks sir

  68. Please sir i mad a mistake with my primary school name, i used my old primary school name, insted of the new primary school i transferd to. please sir hw can i change it, should i reapply or i should just live it, I alredy have my satificate form the new primary school.

  69. Hello sir, I needs and assistant to clarify this, I did a mistake as i filled my form,would there be any way for a correction or an edit to correct the mistake?

  70. am totally comfuse about d school certifcate,there is nothing like year limit of certificate,although i use two sitting my waec is 2009 and my nabteb is 2010,did i stil hav hope,cause i read all d instruction before aplyin,now am seen different requirement,i did my online reg on the 2nd of april,should blame myself to be too fast to apply…….pls sir i need reply cause am so confuse and dis is my last hope…

  71. pls sir’ I applied as a cadet inspector but it is only d statement of d result ( ond) DAT is ready now, can it still work for me? and also some one who sign d part a of d guarantor form, can he still sign d part b of d form?

  72. A Big Tank To Almighty God Who Dat Tel His Child,to Oder For Dis Job, May His Name Be Glory In Jesus Name Amen. Broda’s N 6xtr’s Al We Need To Do,is To Put Our In God becuz, He Is De Director Of Everytin, Let Him Plead Our Cause In Time Of Our Need In Jesus Name {Amen}.All I Want To Know Is De Date Of Examme And Where Is It Going Hold?.

  73. i dont think i have any hope if am not among d people to be selected as a nigerian police cause have try so many force,wich is not work out,i tink dis is my last hope….i have everything dey want is it height or chest or fitness dey want,i dont know what else to do if i did get dis work dis year my prayer is to become a np….i like millitary work but naija dont alow me cause try so many time to become a millitary man wich id just f9

  74. I am Musa, kala’a hong local govt area Adamawa state of nig I need ng police force more than everything ever so all applicant’s let our God put His hand on us in order to gain our aims and obj , I use these for a such people that want to do something good , also let us know that there is no one will provide a help for us apart our Allah when ever our prayer has been received Him Amen! Amen!! Amen!!!

  75. how much is the form and the processing
    which position can a Lady of 29years, with ND and HND in banking and finance, NYSC discharged certificate, apply for,
    please help me with guide line,

  76. how much is the form and processing of it,
    which position can a lady of of 29 years old with ND and HND in banking and finance with NYSC discharge certificate, apply for? please help me with me with Guide line

  77. Sir after process nigeria police form my gmail did not open to confirm what can i do to have that process form. pls i need help

  78. With the canal kwowlege we are all having about dis recruitment excercise, only GOD almighty will see us through these recuitment exercise in jesus name amen.

  79. I read d msg on d website that we shud cum with d msg that naf DDR sent to us and moreover the screening time table is correct bcos wot I saw on d notice board is d same thing with d one posted on website.

  80. May God let d recruitment be a success. sir they something’s I don’t get right d issue of driver license and how can we be inform d date for d exam and screaming sir?

  81. I had submitted this application twice and there is no feedback message to acknowledge the receipt. please how do I know my application was successful? Thanks.

  82. Pls sir, Does it mean dat for those dat are above de age being stated
    in dis country, (NPF) hv no better future plan for dem. And does deir results were b/4 2010 has no more value nigeria.

  83. Pls sir, Dos it mean dat for those dat are above de age being stated in dis country, (NPF) hv no better future plan for dem. And dose deir results were b/4 2010 has no more value nigeria.

  84. SIR am having my OND in enviromental health technology pls i can used it 2 apply instead of my olevel result. thanks

  85. I very glad for gov. Created chance to employ cadidates into the npf.may de lord blessed nigeria in Jesus name.

    • @ oladimeji,which text are u talking about? Or u mean the message dat was sent to the mail dat was provided in d filling of the form?

  86. Please update me about age limit of the police force recruitment and the closing date of filling the application form.

  87. Thank u for ur good work Sir, but pls i am done with my NCE programe 2014 with the fed. col. of edu. Pankshin and neither the statement of result nor the original result is ready can i apply as CADET INSPECTOR with awaiting or i should apply as CONSTABLE with my WAEC. Pls help me sir


  89. Pls sir say something about the Driver’s licence . Is it a must that we have Driver’s licence before we register or something like voter’s card,National ID can be used to replace it sir

  90. Pls sir say something about the Driver’s licence . Is it a must that we have Driver’s licence before we register or something like voter’s card,National ID can be used to replace it sir

  91. I need to know were to submit the guarantor’s form after completing all the necessary informations recquired

  92. I want 2 join d Nigeria police force I HV 9 credit in my ssce.but d network is bad,and d tym is going. pls do something. as u say if we c something make say something

  93. pls 4 those of u who are interested in nigeria police recruitment should try their best God will be behind them to make it.

  94. Gd people of nigeria thanks and God bless us pls i hv all the requirment but hw can i know if my regust is suceesful thank

  95. Though I’ve applied BT am so discourage by d total figure they wanted to recruit. I suggest dt d President n other stakeholders should do sth abt considering d vastness n population of d country. I suggest they make it 20,000

  96. My problem na godfatherism nd monetisation of d police recruitment.ordinary nd oga pikin re all 9ja citizen.recruitmen na formality in 9japolice.

  97. I have been trying to click on the apply for cadet inspector position but it’s only taking me to the PC position.. How do I go about that?

  98. i go through the system,i consider one thing in my life,if allah said you should be one of the employee by Nigerian will be there by name of allah…

  99. is dere chance for upgrading in NPF?,,bcus my ressuit is not yet out ,nd i want to use my waec 1st ,,den later upgrade wen the resuit is ready

  100. I must commend you are doing a good work here. You will just be raising people hope for nothing when you made them believe they would get #50,000 at entry point.
    Pls, update yourself with the reality before publishing. ask those that are already in service you will know that some SERGEANT do not get up to that. This is the truth. thank you.

  101. Police recrultment is anoda tin wot of people above 28 yrs? Are dey not going to work again? Pls. IG of police help us people re many d age limit is small I beg.

  102. Pls am looking for a site to register for the police recruitment pls help me am olukoga Adewale Adekunle am a graduate i need it pls sir

  103. pls, can a Corper that is still serving his nation apply for ASP. I will b passing out by October, 2016.
    I HV always wanted to be a police officer and dis is d rite time to enrol for it.
    pls I need ur reply. and d site is hard to get.

  104. Good bless my lovely country Nigeria. This Lock nice to every Nigerians but what I’m after is that issue of this police recruitment into Insp cadet. OK if that is the case what about those who in system and they have higher qualification? I plead that should put into considered, I remained loyal to federal government.

  105. Major Musa no get children or family to slot in instead of dupping people,why cant you guys allow people to try there luck instead claiming what you cant be for the next generation to come,major musa you better respect yourself and keep urself safe.pls

  106. I wish to join the NPF as an ASP, what are the requirement to attain the post. Am a graduate but jobless since after my NYSC. pls assist me.

  107. To make money in air force mean nothing,to make airforce strong and might mean something..never play down Nigeria make it happened and real for yourself and the job u wanna collect…ask yourself this question are u capable to do the job are u going just to make money and noting discharge your duty are u going there to make people ask of u are u going there to make nigeria as a good citizenship happy for u are u going there to make head of the country happy for u or sad for u..that is the question u need to ask yourself before planing to join any force in Nigeria……die for nigeria fight for your country from bad people hand…let Nigeria praise u…I don’t hv much to say again…may god bless Nigeria how I wish it to be….kiss nigerian all..

  108. unbelievable after many years of trying to enter the NDA,I want to say a big thanks to Major General Wambai who help me secure my admission in the NDA last year at the 67th regular course, i say daddy may GOD bless you sir for your kindness sir.for those interested in the 68th regular course 2016 admission for assistance call him on 07063107358

  109. I have been getting all my police recruitment news here. I love how to combine everything one needs to know about the nigeria police recruitment acadmy into 1 page. keep on guys

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