APPLY NOW: Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023-2024 Application Portal Form, Requirements, Departments, Ranks & Salaries

Nigerian Navy Recruitment

Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023-2024 Application Portal

Are you a young Nigerian who wants to join the Nigerian Navy? If you are qualified, you can apply for the Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023-2024.

The Nigerian Navy recruits in batches and seeks to attract young and vibrant Nigerians for regular and non-regular courses.

All applications for the Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023-2024 are made using the Navy’s official recruitment site at by simply filling out the application form that is made available at the time the application is open and attaching the required documents.

We have outlined a general guideline you can follow to submit your application itch-free on the portal to aid you through each application procedure.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerians for special enlistment into the Nigerian Navy through the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29. Online registration starts on 27 December 2023 and closes on 7 February 2024.

Here the department in nigeria navy recruitment and entry requirements are listed below.

2. Medical: The following medical fields with requisite entry qualifications are available:

a. Medical Officers/Dental Surgeons: MBBS or
MBBCh and BDS for medical doctors and dental surgeons respectively. All must be fully registered by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria and possess a current practicing license.

b. Pharmacy: B.Pharm/Doctor Pharmacy degree and full
registration with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria as well as having a current
practicing license.

c. Medical Lab Science: BMLS and be fully registered
with the Medical Laboratory Scientist Council of Nigeria as well as possess
a current practicing license.

d. Radiographer: BSc in Radiography with current
practicing license.

e. Physiotherapy: B.Physiotherapy or BMR (Bachelor
of Medical Rehabilitation). Must be registered with the Medical Rehabilitation Therapist Registration Board of Nigeria (MRTB) and possess a current practicing license.

f. Optometry: Doctor of Optometry. Must be fully
registered optometrist, dispensing optician by the Optical Council of Nigeria and have a current practicing license.

g. Medical Records/Health Information Management:
BSc/HND required with current practicing license.

h. Clinical Psychology: BSc in Clinical Psychology and Applied Psychology, with current practicing license.

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i. Biomedical Engineer: BSc/HND in Biomedical
Engineering with current practicing license.

j. Public Health Officer: BSc/HND in either Environmental Health or Community Health Information and Education. Must be fully registered with the Environmental Health Officers Registrations
Council of Nigeria (EHORCON) and possess a current practicing license.

k. General Nursing/Midwives: B.NSc RN and RM with
current practicing license. Post basic qualification in any of the following fields will be an added advantage:

(1) Accident and Emergency Nurse.

(2) Intensive Care Unit Nurse.

(3) Peri-Operative Nurse.

(4) Ophthalmic Nurse.

(5) Dialysis/Renal Nurse.

l. Social Welfare Officer/Nutritionist: BSc, practicing license from relevant regulatory bodies, registered member of the professional board.

m. Occupational Therapist: BSc, practicing license from relevant regulatory bodies, and registered members of the professional board.

3. Engineering: B.Sc or B Eng qualifications in the following fields:

a. Control Engineering.

b. Naval Architecture/Ship Design.

c. Marine Engineering (Mechanical).

d. Marine Engineering (Electrical).

e. Mechatronics Engineering.

Membership in the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and the Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN) will be an added advantage.

4. Information and Communication Technology:
B.Sc/ B.Tech/ B.Eng in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Priority will be given to candidates with relevant qualifications in:

a. Networking and Network Administration.

b. Programming and Software Development.

c. Server and Database Administration.

d. Cyber Security.

e. Computer Forensics/Digital Investigation.

f. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Certification in relevant fields will be an added advantage.

5. Legal Service: LLB and BL. LLM in International Maritime Law, International Law, or Forensic Law is an added advantage.

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Guidelines for Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023

The Nigerian Navy Recruitment Process commences with advertisements in the print and electronic media for the awareness of the general public.

Applicants would then begin their application process by filling out online application forms. On completion of online registration by applicants, successful ones are invited for Recruitment Examinations.

Thereafter, those who emerge successful at the Recruitment Examinations are invited for an interview before the final shortlisting of qualified candidates.

You should go to the official Nigerian Navy application portal for detailed guidelines for the 2023 recruitment process.

Available Positions in the Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023

A 1 – Marine Engineer Artificer (MEA)
A2 – Weapon Electrical Artificers (WEA)
A3 – Aircraft Engineering Artificers (Airframe Engine) Qualification
A4 – Aircraft Engineering Artificers (Avionics & Aircraft Electrics, Electrical / Electronics) (AEA-AA/EEE)
A5 – Shipwright Artificers (SHIPA)
B1 – Marine Engineer Mechanics (MEM)
B2 – Weapon Electrical Mechanics (WEM)
B3 – Automobile Mechanics (AM)
C1 – Communications
C2 – Computer
C3 – ICT
D1 – Seaman
D2 – Survey Recorders
D3 – Sportsmen and Sportswomen
D4 – Physical Training Instructors
D5 – Chaplain Assistants
D6 – Mosque Assistants
D7 – Firemen
E1 – Writers
E2 – Store Assistants
E3 – Caterers
E4 – Ordnance
E5 – Project Technicians
F1 – Medical Assistants
F2 – Health Technicians
G – Bandsmen
H – Drivers/Mechanics
J – Journalists
K – Nurses
N – Education

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To get the details on educational requirements for entry into each of the categories of the Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023-2024, go to the Nigerian Navy Application Guidelines portal.

General Requirements for Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023

The general requirements for recruitment into the Nigeria Navy in 2023-2024 are as follows;

1. Applicant must be a Nigerian citizen by birth.

2. Applicants are warned against giving false information or tendering fake certificates. Any false information or fake certificates discovered at any stage will lead to disqualification and subsequent prosecution of the applicant.

3. Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Division for holders of First Degree and Upper Credit for HND holders. Computer literacy will be an added advantage in all fields.

4. Applicants must possess certificates of full registration with their respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria.

5. Applicants who obtained credentials from foreign institutions should ensure the certificates are authenticated by the Federal Ministry of Education and copies of all certificates are to be submitted at chosen aptitude test centers.

6. All applicants must present an O’level West African Examination Certificate (WAEC), in addition to any other results such as NECO. Credit in Mathematics and English is compulsory.

7. An NYSC discharge certificate or letter of exemption from NYSC is a compulsory requirement for enlistment.

8. Male applicants must not be less than 1.68 meters tall while female applicants must not be less than 1.65 meters tall.

9. Applicants should be between 22 and 28 years of age by 25 March 2024. Except Medical Officers who should not be more than 30 years.

10. Serving personnel, Soldiers/Rating/Airman and other paramilitary services personnel must obtain a letter of attestation duly signed by the heads of their units.

Applicants will be shortlisted for a qualifying aptitude test. The date and time of the aptitude test will be communicated via the Nigerian Navy website.

Applicants are to choose any of the following centers for the qualifying aptitude test:

a. Abuja Centres:

(1) Army Day Secondary School, Mogadishu Barracks.

(2) Command Day Secondary School, Lungi Barracks.

b. Bauchi Centre:

Command Day Secondary School, Shadawanka Barracks.

c. Owerrinta Centre:

Nigerian Navy College of Accounts and Finance, Owerrinta, Abia State.

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d. Lagos Centres:

(1) Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.

(2) Navy Town Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.

e. Port-Harcourt Centres:

(1) Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Borokiri.

(2) Air Force Secondary School, 115 Special Operations Group, Air Force

f. Sokoto Centre:

Army Day Secondary School, Giginya Barracks.

13. Applicants are to appear for the Aptitude Test with the following:

a. Photocopies of Degree and NYSC Discharge Certificate.

b. Parent/Guardian Consent Form.

c. Acknowledgement Form.

d. Photocopies of foreign certificates (if any).

How to Apply for Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2023

The 2023 Nigeria Navy application is done online at the official Nigerian Navy application portal.

  • Eligible candidates should go to the official Nigerian Navy Website to fill out the application form.
  • Follow the instructions on the Navy’s official website
  • Fill and upload all scanned copies of your documents

After submitting the application form, print out the following documents: Police Certification Form, Local Government Attestation Form, Parent/Guardian Consent Form, and Guarantor Form.

Once successful, you will be contacted via e-mail and scheduled for the next phase of the recruitment process, leading eventually to an exciting career with the force.

After filling out the application form, make sure to click ‘SUBMIT’ on the portal and generate the applicant’s Transaction ID. Applicants are strongly advised to print out a copy of the ‘Application Summary’.

NOTE: the entire enlistment process of the Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2022 is free of charge, candidates should refrain from giving money to any individual under any guise.

When Is the Nigeria Navy Recruitment 2023-2024 Closing Date?

As announced on the official Nigeria Navy Website, the closing date for the 2023-2024 Nigerian Navy Application Is 7th February 2024.

Nigerian Navy Salary 2023, Ranks And Allowance

The Nigerian Navy salary structure is based on the Consolidated Naval Salary Structure (CONNESS) introduced in 2017. The salary structure is divided into two categories; they are non-commission officers and commission officers.

Nigerian Navy Ranks For Commissioned Officers


Vice Admiral

Rear Admiral




Lieutenant Commander




Nigerian Navy Ranks For Non-Commissioned Officers

Navy Warrant Officer

Master Master Officer

Warrant Officer

Petty Officer

Leading Seaman

Able Seaman


Ordinary Season

Nigerian Navy Salary And Ranks

Nigerian Navy Salary And Ranks for Commissioned Officers

Admiral is paid N2,524,299 monthly

Vice-Admiral earns N1,876,091 monthly

Rear Admiral collects N1,366,393 monthly

Commodore is paid N744,570 monthly salary

Captain Earns N458,074 monthly

The lieutenant collects N292,494 as monthly

Sub-Lieutenant is paid N217,459 monthly

Midshipman earns N200,199 monthly

Nigerian Navy Salary 2023 For Non-Commissioned Officers

Warrant Chief Petty Officer is paid N155,655 Monthly

Chief Petty Officer Collects N120,572 monthly

Petty Officer is paid N90,254 monthly

Leading Seaman earns N72,659 monthly

Able Seaman Collects N68,850 monthly

Seaman is Paid N58,005 monthly.

Ordinary Seaman earns N53,851 monthly

The trainee is paid N10,220 monthly.

Nigerian Navy Allowances

Clothing Allowance: ₦10,000 per year

HouseRent Allowance: up to ₦30,000 per month

Transport Allowance: up to ₦10,000 per month.

Operation allowance up to ₦75,000

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