Nigeria Air Force Recruitment 2019: Requirements, How To Apply
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has begun its 2019 recruitment for Airmen/Airwomen, according to a statement released on its website.

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Guidelines for Nigerian Airforce Recruitment for Airmen/Airwomen

The following are the guidelines to keep to heart while applying for the Nigerian Air Force Airmen/Airwomen recruitment for 2019:

1. Visit to apply for free. No payment is needed

2. You must apply once as multiple applications lead to disqualification

3. After application, you should print out the following documents:

a. Local Government Origin/Indigeneship Form

b. Attestation Form (this will be signed by Military officer or Local Government Chairman)

c. Parental/Guardian Consent Form

d. Acknowledgment Form

Nigerian Air Force 2019 Recruitment: Qualification For Application

4. You must be a Nigerian citizen by birth and medically fit

5. Also, as an applicant, you should not be less than 1.66m tall as a male and not less than 1.63m tall as a female

6. Non Tradesmen/Women

a. You must be between 18 and 22 years old by 31 December 2019

b. As an applicant, you must have at least 5 credits which must include Mathematics and English in SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB

7. Tradesmen/Women: NAF 2019 Recruitment

a. To apply, for tradesmen and women, you must be between 18 and 25 years, except if you’re applying as assistant chaplain/assistance imam or drivers (then, you must be between 18 and 28 years)

b. You must have at least 2 passes with a credit in English in SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB and at least a lower credit in ND/NCE or any relevant trade certificates from any approved government institutions/organizations

c. For drivers, you must have a minimum of 2 passes with a credit in English and a trade test certificate.

d. If you are applying as one of the sportsmen/women, you must present evidence of professional experience which includes certificates and medals

Additional Requirements For Tradesmen/women

Applicants applying for Tradesmen/Women are advised to carefully read the requirements below before filling the Form:
a. Medical Records: ND Medical Records.
b. Nursing: RN-RM.
c. Lab Technician: ND Medical Lab Science.
d. X-Ray Technicians: ND X-ray Technology.
e. Dental Technician: ND Dental Technology/Dental Therapy.
f. Pharmacy Technician: ND Pharmacy Technology.
g. Environmental Health Technician: ND Environmental/Preventive/
Hygiene Technology.
h. Biomed Technician: ND Biomed Technology.
i. Optometry Technician: ND Optometry Technology.
j. Physiotherapy: ND Physiotherapy.
k. Medical Supply: ND Medical Supply.
l. Dieticians/Nutrition: ND Dietetics/Nutrition.
m. Assistant Chaplain: Diploma in Theology/Catechesis.
n. Assistant Imam: ND Arabic/Islamic Studies.
o. Engineering Technicians: ND Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering Technology, Aircraft Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology/Automobile Engineering and Trade Test in Fitter Machinist.
p. Works: Trade Test Cert in Welding/Carpentry/Painting/Sign Writing/Plumbing/Mason/Draughtsman/Domestic Electrician/Refrigeration
and Air Conditioning/Tailors.
q. Domestic Electricians: ND Electrical Electronics, ND/Trade Test Certificate 1,2,3 Domestic Electrician, Works.
r. Building Technology: ND Building Technology/Quantity Surveyor/ Civil Engineering.
s. Statistics: ND Statistics.
t. Meteorologist: WMO Class III Meteorology Assistant Certificate, Certificate in ATCA/Base Operator and Fire.
u. Public Relations/Info: ND Mass Communication/Journalism/ Broadcasting/Trade Test Certificate in Videography/Photography.
v. Secretarial Assistants: ND Office Technology and Management.
w. Library Assistants: ND/NCE Library Science.
x. Music: ND Music. In addition, playing experience in any recognised Band will be an advantage.
y. Driver/Mechanic: SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB and Trade Test certificate, valid driver’s license and practical experience.
z. Communication and Information System: ND Computer Hardware Engr/Tech, Software Engr/Tech, Satellite Image Interpreter/GIS Tech, SatCom Hub Installation Tech, Info Tech, Computer Science, Fiber Optic Tech, Network Tech, Cyber Security Tech, Web Designer/Master and Software Developer. Possession of recognized certifications will be an advantage.

aa. Sports: SSCE/NECO/GCE/NABTEB are to present evidence of professional experience which may include Certificate of participation/Medals in National and International sporting competitions and in addition ND/NCE Physical Education can be an added advantage.
ab. Catering: ND Catering Services/Hotel Management.
ac. Education: NCE Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, English, Home Economics, Nigerian Languages, French, Business Education, Fine and Applied Art, Basic Science/Integrated Science, Computer Science, Music, Technical Education/Basic Technology, Library and Information Science, Christian Religious Knowledge, Islamic Religious Knowledge.
ad. Administration/Logistics: ND Business Administration and Management/Purchasing and Supply/Financial Studies.
ae. Legal Clerks: Diploma in Law.
af. Psychology/Sociology/Security Studies: ND Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Intelligence and Security Studies.
ag. Languages: ND French/Mandarin/Russian Language.
ah. Veterinary Assistance: ND Animal Health.

2019 Nigerian Air Force Recruitment: Important Things To Note

8. The online registration begins on 12 January 2019 and ends on 23 February 2019

9. The zonal recruitment exercise will take place from 9 March 2019 – 23 March 2019

10. The NAF online Registration and all other recruitment processes are free. There is no need to pay

11. The Attestation Form must come with a passport photograph and photocopy of the signees drivers license or international passport. The signee needs to authenticate the passport photograph of the applicant behind

12. For more information, you should see the instruction page on the website as from 12 January 2019. Alternatively, you can call these support lines from 09:30 am to 05: 30 pm, Monday to Friday: 09064432351, 08043440802 and 09055840142 or Email:

The phone lines are open Monday – Friday between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.

NAF 2019 Recruitment Portal For Airmen/Airwomen

The portal or link to submit your application is: here.


Zonal Recruitment Exercise and Qualifying Tests for qualified candidates will hold in the following Centers from March 9 to March 23, 2019:
a. Bauchi: 251 Nigerian Air Force Base, Bauchi.
b. Benin: 107 Air Maritime Group, Nigerian Air Force Benin.
c. Enugu: 553 Nigerian Air Force Base, Enugu.
d. Ilorin: 303 MAG – Nigerian Air Force, Ilorin.
e. Ipetu-Ijesha: 209 Quick Response Group, Ipetu-Ijesha.
f. Jos: 551 Nigerian Air Force Station, Jos.
g. Kaduna: Nigerian Air Force Base, Kawo – Kaduna.
h. Kano: 403 Flying Training School, Kano.
Lagos: Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, Ikeja – Lagos.
j. Maiduguri: 105 Composite Group Nigerian Air Force Base, Maiduguri.
k. Makurdi: Nigerian Air Force Base, Makurdi.
l. Minna: 351 Nigerian Air Force Base, Minna.
m. Port-Harcourt: 115 Special Operations Group, Nigerian Air Force, Port-Harcourt.
n. Sokoto: 119 Forward Operation Base Mabera, Sokoto.
o. Yola: 103 Strike Group, Nigerian Air Force, Yola.
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