Nigerian Airforce 2017/2018 Recruitment | New Application Guidelines And Requirements


Nigerian airforce recruitment form and guide 2017/2018 – On this article, you will understand the step by step guide on how to apply for Nigerian airforce recruitment.

Do you want to enter one of the most prestigious services of Nigeria, but don’t know how to go about it? Our article will help you!

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is the air arm of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is one of the largest in Africa, consisting of about 25,000 personnel and aircraft including 12 Chinese Chengdu F-7s, and 11 Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jets, armed helicopters, and military transport aircraft.

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 2016. Those applying as drivers must be between the ages of 18 and 28 years by 31 December 2016
  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.
  6. Academic/Professional Qualification

    1. Non-Tradesmen/women: Applicants must possess a minimum of 5 credits including Mathematics and English Language at not more than 2 sittings obtained not later than 4 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. Biomedical Technician: ND Biomedical Technology.
      9. Optometry Technician: ND Optometry Technology.
      10. Statistics: ND Statistics.
      11. Assistant Chaplain: ND in Christian Religious Study.
      12. Assistant Imam: ND in Arabic/Islamic Studies.
      13. Engineering Technicians: ND Mechanical Engr./Electrical Electronics Engr/Air Engineering Technology
      14. Meteorologist: ND in Meteorology.
      15. Electrical Technicians: 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/Certificate in Physiotherapy.
      25. ND/Certificate in Medical Supply.
      26. ND/Certificate in 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 in PHE, Library Science, Home Economics, Hausa Language, Ibo Language, Yoruba Language, French, Business Management, Fine Arts.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants will be instructed to apply free of charge online at

Applicants are to print out the underlisted documents after completion of application online:
a. Local Government Attestation Form.
b. Parents/Guardian Consent Form.
c. Acknowledgement Form.


  1. Am so much interested on the Nigerian Airforce 2017/2018 Recruitment. Please kindly notify me when the form is out. Thanks


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