Nigerian Army 85RRI Recruitment for 2023/2024 Currently Ongoing – Apply Here

Using this platform, I’d love to notify the general public, especially all Force lovers, who are interested in joining the Nigerian Army. The Nigerian Army 85RRI Recruitment for 2023/2024 has officially commenced.

The Nigerian Army is currently accepting applications for enlistment into Nigerian Army 85 Regular Recruit Intake (RRI).

All potential Nigerian Army recruits should be aware that the Nigerian Army application process for the 2023 Nigerian Army 85RRI recruitment can be accessed via the Nigerian Army recruitment portal at

Recommended: Nigeria Immigration Service(NIS) Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Portal

This page contains all the information you need to know about Nigerian army recruitment, including the following:

  • Closing date for the Nigerian Army recruitment,
  • Nigerian Army recruitment centres,
  • Nigerian Army recruitment requirements.
  • Nigerian Army 85RRI recruitment form,
  • Nigerian Army recruitment portal.

Essentially, this page contains every information you need that will help you submit your application successfully.

Nigerian Army 85RRI Recruitment 2023

The Nigerian Army has officially announced opportunities and open slots for all Nigerians who are willing and capable of defending the nation both from internal and external crises. This is a golden opportunity for anyone interested in joining the Nigerian Army force.

It is important that all potential recruits know that before they apply to become a Nigerian Army recruit, there are important information they need to know, and important documents they should have first. These include the qualifications, and requirements, as well as a detailed guide and steps on how to apply for the Nigerian Army recruitment without encountering any issues that will make you start running around.

I would love to clearly disclose here that doesn’t have any influence on the ongoing recruitment process of the Nigerian Army. However, what we provide is the important and necessary information you need to be selected. We have outlined the steps, requirements, documents and step-by-step process that will guide you to a successful application.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Portal 2023.

One of the foremost important documents you need before applying to become a Nigerian Army is proof of identity. If you are interested and want to apply to become a potential recruit, you should check out the Nigerian Army  85RRI recruitment portal (, which is currently accepting applications from interested persons.

Every Nigerian can apply, however, you need to know the requirements and see whether you’re qualified and eligible.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Requirements 2023

All applicants must satisfy the following conditions listed below before they can be eligible to apply.

  • Applicant must be a Nigerian by birth.
  • Applicant must be medically, physically, and psychologically fit.
  • Males must not be less than 1.68 metres tall, and female candidates must be at least, 1.62 metres tall.
  • All applicants applying for the Nigerian Army must be at least, 18 years old and not more than 22 years for non-tradesmen/women. While tradesmen/women must not be less than 22 years old and not more than 26 years old when submitting their applications.
  • All applicants must possess at least a minimum of 4 passes in not more than 2 sittings in WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB at O/level including the English Language.
  • All applicants must not have any criminal records, arrests, etc.
  • Applicants must not belong to any secret society, cult, or fraternity.
  • Knowledge of additional Nigerian Languages other than the mother tongue is an added advantage.
  • Applicant must have a National Identity Card (NIMC).
  • It is mandatory that all applicants must present a valid birth certificate or an age declaration when applying. Take note that the birth certificate must be endorsed by the National Population Commission (NPC), Local Government Council, or Hospital of birth.
  • It is mandatory that the applicant must provide a valid state of origin certificate that must be duly signed by the Local government authorities.
  • Applicants must not have any tattoos or body inscriptions, anyone with tattoos will be automatically disqualified.
  • Must provide valid telephone numbers and contact addresses of parents or guardians and Next of Kin when applying.
  • Potential recruits who are applying as tradesmen/women must possess a Trade Test/City Guide Certificate.

Nigerian Army Recruitment Documents.

  • Birth certificate or age declaration.
  • Certificate of state of origin.
  • Educational certificates.
  • Passport photograph.
  • Evidence of membership of any professional body.
  • A Printout of the online generated photo-slip on the completion of your application.

How to apply for Nigerian Army 85RRI Recruitment.

To apply for the Nigerian Army 85RRI recruitment, you need to visit the Nigerian Army registration portal at The registration process is easy and quite straightforward. Carefully follow the steps and guidelines outlined below to kickstart your registration. You can do it yourself, once you have all the required documents listed below.

  • First, visit the official Nigerian Army 85RRI recruitment portal at
  • When the website loads up, proceed by Creating an account using your full name and e-mail address.
  • After successfully registering your account, Log in, using your username and password.
  • Read and follow the instructions carefully.
  • Click on the Apply Now button to commence your registration for the Nigerian Army 85RRI.
  • Enter your details correctly in their appropriate box.
  • After you’ve entered all the required information, you’ll be sent a verification email.
  • Goto the Email Address you provided during registration, open the Mail sent to you by the Nigerian Army and click on the link in the Mail to verify that the email address belongs to you.
  • The link will redirect you to the online application form.
  • Fill in the application form and attach your credentials where required.
  • After filling in all the information required, submit it online and print a copy. Then,  print and complete the Guarantor Form as appropriate.

Important Note.

It is important that you verify all the information you provided first, before finally clicking on the SUBMIT button. Because once you submit an application, you will not be able to edit any of the information you provided.

When going for the recruitment exercise, make sure that you bring copies of the application and guarantor forms to the designated state recruitment centres. Please avoid giving any person, or group money to help you with your recruitment process, it won’t work.

Do you have any questions about the Nigerian Army 2023 recruitment, you can reach us through the comment box.

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