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Nigerian navy recruitment takes place on an annual basis, and many aspiring Nigerians are always eager to quickly register, get selected and begin a career in the Nigerian Navy.

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That’s why here at Naijahomebased, we are poised to keeping you in updated with all the latest information regarding the Nigerian Navy recruitment exercise.

Pay attention >> The portal is currently not open for registration, but keep reading this guide to discover how to register without mistakes once it’s open.

Note: This guide is not for Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service (DSSC) but instead the regular recruitment exercise.

While the Direct Short Service Commissions (DSSC) is targeted at Degree or HND holders, the regular recruitment exercise is targeted at O’Level Certificate or OND (Ordinary National Diploma) Holders.

Pay attention → How to register for the Nigerian Army Regular Recruit Intake.

Nigerian Navy Recruitment Form & Portal

As earlier indicated, the form is now out and the portal is now open for prospective candidates to register. You must have it in mind, however, that the registration is carried out strictly online — after which you will be provided with some documents to download and fill and take along with you to the aptitude test centre.

After completing your registration, the venue of your aptitude test will be communicated to you via the Nigerian Navy recruitment portal: joinnigeriannavy.com

Nigeria navy recruitment requirements for 2020

To  successfully complete your application into the Nigerian Navy, you must meet up with the following general requirements:

  • 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.
  • Candidates must not suffer from impaired hearing or eyesight.
  • Male applicants must not be shorter than 1.68 meters while female applicants must not stand at a height below 1.65 meters.
  • All applicants must be of Nigerian Nationality.
  • Candidates must not suffer from the following deformities: fractures, flat foot, stammering, or any other form of physical disability.
  • Applicants must have never undergone any major orthopaedic surgery.
  • Applicants must be unmarried.
  • Finally, pregnant women are not permitted to apply.
  • All applicants must have never received any criminal conviction by any court of law.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • If discovered, forgery and manipulation of information will be strictly dealt with.

How to apply to the Nigerian Navy online:

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Step 1: Visit the official recruitment portal of the Nigerian navy using www.joinnigeriannavy.com and click on the ‘register’ button found at the bottom of the page.

Step 2: Read all the instructions you’re provided with (most of which are already listed here) and click on register.

Step 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.

Step 4: Complete all the forms you’re provided with by filling in the correct information, saving and continuing each step along the line.

Step 5: Review all the information you filled before clicking on the submit button, for you will not be able to change anything after submitting.

Step 6: Submit your application and print out all the documents you’re provided with.

Step 7: Complete all the forms you printed out in the previous step, which include: Parent/Guardian Consent Form, Local Government Attestation Form, Police Certification Form, and Guarantor Form.

Step 8: Go along with all those forms to your aptitude test centre.

Nigerian Navy Recruitment 2020 FAQs & answers

When will the registration portal open?

Right now the portal is not open for registration, but since it’s an annual exercise, we expect it to open very soon.

What will be the registration deadline?

The NN has at this moment not communicated the closing date for the online registration; however, the 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.

How can I stay updated about 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.

Final notice: Please do not leave your phone number in the comment section of this post, as it will provide an avenue for scammers to contact you either in the name of the Nigerian Navy or NaijaHomeBased. If you want to stay updated, then you need to follow us on Facebook or visit this page regularly.

>> Check the list of shortlisted candidates for this year. (opens in a new tab)”>Pay attention>>> Check the list of shortlisted candidates for this year.

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  1. Good morning, please am a HND holder, I want to know when they will start applying for DSSC. I want to be in group chat. Here is my contact 08136747193

  2. My name is Adegboyega Ayomide I always think of being Nigeria NAVY but I dont have any one to help me there I will be happy and grateful if someone from here help me

  3. Good afternoon Sir/Madam, I am precious and undergraduate i want to know how and when to register, it is really my dream to become a naval officer just like my father.

  4. Good morning Dear Sir/Madam,
    Am Daodu Abiodun Taopheeqat by name,
    I would love to join the Nigerian Navy but dot know when the form will be out, please I would really appreciate it if I can get an update on when the form will come out, how I can register and things required for the registration.

    Thank You and GOD Bless.

  5. Good morning sir all madam I am interested of joining Nigeria Navy but I want to know when the form is coming out I love Navy so much I’m ready to spend my life with Navy

  6. excuse me I’m a secondary skul girl dat will graduate dis July and I want to join d Nigeria navy as a student pls hw can I go abt it

  7. please i can be able to no how to apply for the form ,I went to google to know how to apply they are not showing me the right thing i need to know .
    please and please some one should tell me how to apply for it before is to late. please i want it now
    God bless you .

  8. pls need update, on the just concluded aptitude test result. whatsapp number or email. pls would really appreciates God bless the Nigeria Navy. God bless my country Nigeria.

  9. Please i want to be added to nigerain navy group chat… I was shortlisted for Nigerian navy 2019 and I’ve written the attitude test but i don’t have anywhere i can get info from when the result comes out…. 08162923736 thats my number incase result is come out

  10. I’m also having the same issue, hoping to get a solution when I get to the café this morning. I’ll let you know after printing out my applicant form. You can call me on 09032303878 my name’s Pelumi

  11. Please I need to help me out, I applied for the form online and it was successful but how can I print the application form out.

  12. Please, I really need help, the site has been closed and I’m unable to print out my application form, I need help at that aspect

  13. Good day Sir/Ma… I successfully applied for the 2019 recruitment in January on my phone…. Sadly, I couldn’t print out my application details neither could I save it in PDF format on my phone… So I penned down my application number and thought, I would print it out at the cafe. Upon getting an SMS, that will I’ve been shorlisted for the aptitude test coming up 13th April, I tried reprinting but I can’t find any means to do that… Please what can I do Sir/Ma. Thanks for your apt response.

  14. Heeyyy God! Please someone should help out!!! I applied through my phone… On successful application, I got the print out but couldn’t print or save as PDF on my phone… I only saved my application number thinking I can go reprint at cafe anytime with that… Now I don’t know how to go about reprinting…. Anyone to help out pls? I’ve been shortlisted for the Aptitude test coming up 13th (this Saturday)… Also, are there past questions one can use to practice? Please someone should come to my aid ooooooh…. Any useful info should be sent to this mail: fo*******@gmail.com

  15. Please sir how can i print out the forms since the site is closed? Is there any other way we can get the forms? Thanks sir

  16. Please sir how can one print out the forms since the site is closed? Is there any other way we can get the forms? Thanks sir

  17. Please sir how can one print out the forms since the site is closed? Is there any other way we can get the forms? Thanks sir

  18. Please, I really need help, the site has been closed, I’m unable to print out my form, I need help at that aspect

  19. i have unable to print out my application form and all other form on the site,i don’t know if any solution can be proffer to that or looked into.I will be looking forward to your reply sir.

  20. I want to re print my form and the guarantor’s form because I misplaced it but the site is no more open.
    Please how can I go about this?

  21. please sir, the application form i submitted of which i saved the page on my system is showing me blank space… and after noticing this i tried logging in but the page is not coming up, please what can i do , i really need help in that area

  22. Pls I have miss place my form, and how can I going to print out my form please tell me.

  23. After my registration sir, I lost my phone which enable me to get back my particulars for me to print it out… With humble sense of humility what are the procedure that I take for me to get it back sir

  24. Please sir
    After my registration has been successful online, I lost my phone which makes me unable to print out my particulars… Sir, with humble sense of humility what are the procedure for me to take so that I can able to get the data back sir….. For the aptitude test date

  25. Please be notified, the Navy exam date is fixed for Saturday this April. And the qualified candidate list has been released. Here’s my WhatsApp contact so I can forward the list to you so you can check for your name.

  26. Please Sir
    I picked the form last year December and am done with every necessary requirement. but the problem now is, I don’t know when the screening and aptitude test will be. Another thing now is that, I don’t know if everything has been done

    Thanks and God Bless

  27. Pls sir with your good office kindly update me when the aptitude test commence or that of the exercise
    I love navy

  28. please i lost my two attestation form, how can i re print it? as am having problem accessing the potal

  29. Sir, i have collected and completed my application online and i have printed it out, but i don’t know the date for the recruitment exercise. Secondly, i have statement of my gce results but i haven’t collect the certificate. So, i don’t know may be they will accept that and pls keep me updated.

  30. I will like to join Nigeria navy sir… .please notify me when the form is out… God bless

  31. Morning sir, am Odido Anthony Odo.
    Pls sir, I put communication on my career instead of seaman, is there any hope for me to be shortlisted?
    And my second questions is: I don’t have my GCE certificate now, can’t they accept statement of result?
    Thanks and be Bless.

    • Good morning sir/madam,and greetings to all the Nigerian Navy.
      Please from the above article I have read, I understand the Nigerian Navy is not for married people, What of the married ones that has the dream of becoming a navy officer?Will they be left out? God bless you as I wait to get a reply .

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