How to apply to the Nigerian Navy online – Requirements for Nigeria Navy Recruitment 2020

How to apply to the Nigerian Navy online

How to apply to the Nigerian Navy online – To successfully complete your application into the Nigerian Navy, you must meet up with the following general requirements:

  1. All applicants must be of Nigerian Nationality.
  2. Candidates must not surfer from impaired hearing or eyesight.
  3. Applicants must be unmarried.
  4. The Nigerian Navy Recruitment exercise is targeted only at O’level & OND certificate holders. Therefore, Degree, HND holders or holders of other higher qualifications are strictly prohibited from applying. Bearing that in mind, 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.
  5. Male applicants must not be shorter than 1.68 meters while female applicants must not stand at a height below 1.65 meters.
  6. Candidates must not surfer from the following deformities: fractures, flat foot, stammering, or any other form of physical disability.
  7. Pregnant women are not permitted to apply.
  8. If discovered, forgery and manipulation of information will be strictly dealt with.
  9. All applicants must have never received any criminal conviction by any court of law.
  10. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years at the time of entry into the Training School for O’level certificate holders, while 24 years of age is the acceptable limit for those with higher qualifications e.g. Nurses, NCE Holders, ICT Professionals, etc.
  11. Candidates must be able to provide the original copies of their primary school leaving and O’Level certificates, along with other important certificates as per their qualifications.
  12. Applicants are allowed to present any of the following certificates: West African School Certificates (WAEC, NECO, NABTEB, GCE), WAEC City & Guilds or London City & Guilds, Ordinary National Diploma (OND), General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level).

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8 Steps on How to apply to the Nigerian Navy online:

  1. Visit the official recruitment portal of the Nigerian navy using ( and click on the ‘register’ button found at the bottom of the page.
  2. Read all the instructions you’re provided with (most of which are already listed here) and click on register.
  3. You will have to create a password and username which shall be used to login whenever you have any correction to make before your final submission.
  4. Complete all the forms you’re provided with by filling in the correct information, saving and continuing each step along the line.
  5. Review all the information you filled before clicking on the submit button, for you will not be able to change anything after submitting.
  6. Submit your application and print out all the documents you’re provided with.
  7. Complete all the forms you printed out in previous step, which include: Parent/Guardian Consent Form, Local Government Attestation Form, Police Certification Form, and Guarantor Form.
  8. Go along with all those forms to your aptitude test center.

Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2020 FAQs & answers

When will the registration portal open?

Right now the portal is open for registration. All interested candidates must follow the steps indicated in the registration guideline.

What will be the registration deadline?

The NN has at this moment not communicated the closing date for the online registration; however, duration of registration is usually above 1 month.

When is the aptitude test?

Similarly, we can’t tell you when the aptitude test will take place for now. As soon as we have further information, it shall be communicated on this website.

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How can I stay updated about the Nigerian Navy recruitment?

It’s easy… all you have to do is visit this page regularly. With that, you’ll be able to keep track of the latest updates about the Nigerian Navy. You can also follow our page on Facebook ( We will communicate all updates on the page.

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