Jul 1, 2017

Nigerian Navy 2017 recruitment exercise begins July 1 [See basic requirements]


The Nigerian Navy, today opened their online registration portal, to all interested candidates for the 2017 recruitment exercise.

It is free of charge for applicants and candidates can apply online via www.joinnigeriannavvy.com.


Basic requirements for Nigerian Navy recruitment are:

Applicants should possess any of the following educational and /professional qualifications:

– West African School Certificate/Senior Secondary School Certificate.
– General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level.
– WAEC City and Guilds or London City and Guilds.
– Ordinary National Diploma (OND).
– Any other educational qualification equivalent to those mentioned above.


All applicants must produce their primary school leaving certificate.

Applicants are to note that entry requirement into the following categories is SSCE or equivalent: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, C1, D1, D2, D4, D5, D6, E1, E2, E3, E4, F1, G, H. Any other additional qualifications in these categories can only serve as an added advantage for selection into the branch and not for advancement.

Any applicant possessing higher educational/professional qualification, i.e. HND, BA/BSc, etc other than those stated in Paragraph 1 (a-g) should not apply. Candidates are therefore warned that it is an offence to declare false educational /professional qualification. This attracts outright withdrawal or dismissal and hand over to Civil Police for prosecution.

Any certificate or qualification not declared or tendered and accepted during the recruitment exercise is not acceptable after recruitment and cannot be tendered for the purpose of change of branch or advancement while in the Naval service. Only qualifications obtained through proper service provisions are tenable after joining.

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years at the time of entry into the Training School for school certificate holders, while 24 years of age is the acceptable limit for those with higher qualifications e.g. Nurses, NCE Holders, ICT Professionals, etc.

Applicants must not be married or have children before joining.

Applicant is required to print out Parent /Guardian Consent Form and Local Government Attestation Form.

Applicants must be of Nigerian origin by birth.

Applicants with any of the following problems are NOT to apply: short sight, ear problem, previous orthopaedic operation, flat foot, below the required height (Male 1.70, Female 1.67), fracture, stammering or any natural disability.

Applicants must be free from any previous conviction by court of law on criminal charges.