Nigerian Prisons Service Recruitment Process –Everything You Need To Know About The Nigerian Prisons Service Recruitment

Welcome to mitrobeNetwork, In todays guide, I will reveal everything about the Nigerian Prisons Service Recruitment Process –including important things You Need To Know About The Nigerian Prisons Service Recruitment in 2020/2021

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) is one of the functional paramilitary agencies established by the Nigerian Government. Just like Nigeria’s other paramilitary agencies, NPS runs a yearly recruitment programme and maintains an online portal for this purpose.

Notably, NPS recruits a massive population of young Nigerians (who could be graduates or non-graduates) into various job positions.

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If you’re a Nigerian youth willing to serve in the Nigerian Prisons Service, you should rest assured that this very article has got all the information you need to successfully apply for the agency’s recruitment.

General Requirements for Nigerian Prisons Service Recruitment

The general requirements for Nigerian Prisons Service recruitment refer to those conditions all applicants must fulfill before they are considered eligible for vacant positions in the paramilitary agency. These conditions are outlined as follows:

  • Applicants are mandated to be in the age bracket of 18-30 years
  • Possession of the required academic qualifications for applicants’ preferred job positions. All required qualifications/certificates should be presented at the point of recruitment. After recruitment, applicants will not be allowed to present any new certificates/qualifications they did not present during recruitment
  • Nigerian citizenship acquired through birth
  • Evidence of medical fitness in the form of certificates granted by any government-accredited hospitals
  • Freedom from any indications or record of financial embarrassment
  • Dissociation from drug addiction groups, cult groups, secret societies, etc.
  • Height measurement for male applicants must not be less than 1.65m while that of female applicants must not be less than 1.60m
  • Possessing a valid identification means such as a national immigration passport, a driving license or a voter’s card
  • Chest measurement for male applicants must not be lower than 0.87m
  • Applicants with computer literacy have an added advantage
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How to Apply for Nigeria Prisons Service Recruitment

  • Click the link here to visit the recruitment portal of the Nigeria Prisons Service
  • On the recruitment portal, you’ll have to attempt a registration process needed for creating a user account
  • For the account creation, input your email address, your password and other required details in their respective fields
  • Then, confirm that you are not a bot before clicking the register button close by
  • Doing the above will make you receive a verification email message
  • Log into the email account you provided (during the earlier NPS account registration) and click the activation link sent into it
  • Once you’re done with account activation, you can then log into your account via so as to proceed to NPS job application
  • Do well to comply with all the guidelines (you find on the portal) for completing your form
  • After submitting your application form, ensure you obtain a print-out of the reference form and fill the required details in it


Important notice: the NPS recruitment requirements in this article are the general requisites that qualify applicants for job positions in the NPS. In the course of your application, you should endeavour to find out the minimum requirements for your preferred NPS category such as Category A (Superintendent Cadre), Category B (Inspectorate Cadre), etc.

Lastly, do not make the mistake of applying more than once as NPS tends to disqualify applicants with multiple applications.


We hope this article has provided you with sufficient information about NPS recruitment. We implore you to carefully read the guidelines in the article any time you’re applying for recruitment in the Nigerian Prisons Service so as to avoid disappointment.

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