How to apply Nigerian navy?

How about to join one of the strongest Navy Forces in Africa region? If you are a citizen of Nigeria, the Navy gives you an opportunity to join and serve the country you love.


Nigerian Navy Forces is one of the strongest military group of Africa region. Furthermore, the service in the Navy grants a lot of benefits for the citizens. The Nigerian Navy does not stay behind of the modern technical progress and even created a Nigerian navy website where all citizens desired to join the Nigerian Navy can fill in Nigerian navy application form and submit it. The more information about Nigerian navy ranks and salary can be watched on the official website of Nigerian Navy. For people who wish to try on Nigerian navy uniform and servitude under Nigerian Flag, there are strict rules and not every man or woman can join the Navy.

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How to apply Nigerian Navy?


If you desire to be a candidate for Nigerian Navy, it`s inevitable to possess certain   requirements to pass qualification for applying to the service.

  • The Candidate is to be a citizen of Nigeria and has Nigeria origins.
  • The Candidate is to have certificates of education, like Secondary School Leaving Certificate, General Certificate of Education, National Diploma, Certificate WEAC, etc.
  • The candidate must obtain the primary school leaving certificate.
  • The Candidate age is to me in the range of 18-21 years for school certificate holders and no more than 24 years for higher qualification specialists.
  • The Candidate is to have 5 credits minimum in the level certificate. English and Mathematics are included.
  • The candidate poses excellent health conditions with no injuries or disease which could prevent from performing the duty in the Navy.
  • The male candidates’ height must be no less than 170 cm.
  • The female candidates’` height must be no less than 167 cm.


In order to consider the candidate, he/she must provide a certain pack of documents which includes:

  • Age declaration or Birth Certificate
  • All credentials photocopies
  • A letter of identification which signed by one of the next authority representatives, like Officer of the rank of Commander, Local Government Chairman, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) or equivalent authorities from the origin state.
  • A parent consent letter
  • Passport photocopies – 4


Interested in application to join Navy should also note these rules:

  • Application of a candidate is free of charge
  • The candidate can apply only once
  • The attempts of multiple application will disqualify all of them.


For online application the candidates must follow these steps:

  1. Register on the official navy website www.joinnigeriannavy.com and provide valid information including Email Address and Password for log in.
  2. The candidate must complete the Rating Application Form. Before closing date of application, the candidate can review and change the information.  
  3. The candidate must download must download and print a copy of complete application form.
  4. The candidate must come for the aptitude test with the submission form.

The application for the Navy can be a long process but with modern technologies it has become easier. If you care to join one of the strongest Naval Forces in the region, you need carefully follow the step described in the article.


Tnx for d guideline,pls lyk wen will d result be out afta d writen of d apptitude test?

Answered 6 months ago.
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