Nigerian Air Force Recruitment 2020 | NAF Application Portal

It is our pleasure to inform you that the Nigerian Air Force recruitment 2020 is ongoing. The application process can be accessed via Nigerian Air Force has announced its desperate need for candidates who are able and willing to work to defend the nation both from internal and external crises. We know you won’t let it grow wings and fly away.

Nigerian Air Force Recruitment portal

However, before applying for the Nigerian Air Force recruitment, you need to read this post carefully for vital information. In this article, we provide lot of vital information regarding this year’s Nigerian Air Force recruitment form, qualifications, requirements, how to apply, and other related information you may wish to know.

Are you interested in being a member of the Nigerian Air Force? Are you sure you have what it takes to land this marvelous opportunity? If yes, then proceed further to get everything you need to stand out from the rest of the candidates.

The Nigerian Air Force recruitment portal is currently open. We will inform you once the portal is open. You can keep visiting this website to stay updated. Take this guide very seriously because all the information you need is on this web page.

Requirements for the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment 2020/2021

All applicants must satisfy the following conditions before applying for the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment.

  • Applicants must be a Nigerian citizen.
  • Be physically, mentally and medically fit according to NAF standards.
  • Not be less than 1.62 metres for female and 1.68 metres for male candidates respectively.
  • Candidates must not belong to any secret society, cult or fraternity.
  • Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 22 years for non-tradesmen/women, 18 and 25 years for tradesmen/women. Those applying for assistant chaplains/imams and drivers must be between the ages of 18 and 28 years.
  • Must not have any tattoos or body inscriptions.
  • Must not have any of the following abnormalities: Bow legs, Body scars, Speech impediment, Bent knees, Knock knees, Defective eyesight or squint eyes, Deformed hand, Protruding Navel, Gross malformation of teeth, Amputation of any part of the body, Tattoos, flat feet
  • Must provide valid telephone numbers and contact addresses of parent or guardians and Next of Kin.
  • Possess a minimum of 4 credits in no more than two sittings in WASSCE, NECO, GCE, or NABTEB.
  • Applicants with professional qualifications must be legally registered with the relevant authorities recognized by Nigerian Laws at the beginning of cadet training.
  • National Identity Card
  • NCE , OND, NABTEB, RN/RM, or City & Guild Certificate
  • Applicants must be single
  • Possess a valid certificate of state of origin duly signed by the Local government authorities.
  • Must be free from any disciplinary case and not have been convicted by any court of law.
  • Present a valid birth certificate or an age declaration. The birth certificate must be endorsed by the National Population Commission (NPC), Local Government Council or Hospital of birth.
  • His good lifestyle and character must be recommended and testified by at least top two recognized hierarchy government officials who must hail from the applicant’s State of origin.

How to apply for the NAF Recruitment

Please note that TopNigerianJobs doesn’t have any influence on the ongoing recruitment process. What we provide is the necessary information you need to be selected. We have outlined the steps, requirements, and guidelines that will guide you to a successful application.

How to apply for the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment 2020/2021

Carefully follow the steps and guidelines outlined below.

  • Go to the official recruitment portal at
  • Click on Careers at the top right corner to the page
  • Select between RC, DSSC, or BMTC service
  • Create an account with an active E-mail or phone number
  • Enter your details correctly
  • Submit your application
  • Print out the under listed documents after completion of the online application
  • Local Government Indigence Form, Attestation form, and Acknowledgement Form

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment

1. How much is the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment form?

The Nigerian Air Force Recruitment form is free. Download the form online on the official website at

2. Is the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment form for 2020 out?

Yes. The Nigerian Air Force Recruitment form for 2020 is out. We will update this page once the form is out. Check the Nigerian Air Force recruitment portal at regularly or keep visiting this website to stay updated on the latest news.

3. What is BMTC in Nigerian Air Force?

BMTC stands for Basic Military Training Course. It is a short period training for recruits to become Airmen and Airwomen, not normally more than 6 months of training.

It is mainly for those who possess Secondary School Certificate, National Diploma certificate, NABTEB, RN/RM/NCE or City & Guild Certificate and Trade Test Certificate.

The BMTC is comprised of Non-Tradesmen/Women with age limit between 18 and 22, and Tradesmen/Women with age limit between 18 and 25.


4. What is DSSC in Nigerian Air Force?

DSSC stands for Direct Short Service Commission. It is a type of commission in the NAF which is open to both civilians and serving military personnel. The Course provides the avenue for the enlistment of degree holders who are professionals in specified fields.

Training period for the Direct Short Service Commission is usually six months of intensive military training and successful candidates are commissioned into the rank of Flying Officer.

5. What is the Salary Structure of the Nigerian Air Force?

  • Trainee: N10,250
  • Aircraftman woman: N53,890
  • Lance Corporal: N55,840
  • Corporal: N58,650
  • Sergeant: N69,280
  • Flight Sergeant: N87,120
  • Warrant Officer: N101,980
  • Master Warrant Officer: N165,700
  • Air Warrant Officer: N171,800
  • Pilot Officer: N187,160
  • Flying Officer: N218,400
  • Flight Lieutenant: N232,490
  • Squadron Leader: N248,000
  • Wing Comdr: N342,590
  • Group Captain: N352,640
  • Air Commodore: N677,900
  • Air Vice-Marshal: N1,376,340
  • Air Marshal: N1,486,450
  • Air Chief Marshal: N1,724,280

6. When is the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment Closing date?

The deadline for the Nigerian Air Force registration has not been officially announced. We will let you know once it is disclosed. Keep visiting this website on a regular basis if you want to be notified on the latest update about the Nigerian Air Force recruitment for 2020/2021 session.

This web page will updated automatically as soon as the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment form is out. We recommend that you bookmark or save this page and reload it regularly, as we expect the form to be released soon, and we will update you as soon as that happens.

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Beware of fraudulent calls and job promises. Also, the application form for the Nigerian Air Force recruitment is free. Do not pay anyone who claims he will help you to be among the shortlisted candidates.

NAF recruitment date


At the time of writing this article, the recruitment date was not disclosed. The recruitment date is now published. Online Registration Starts on 24 July 2020 and closes on 21 August 2020. Applicants are to apply once.

Nigerian Air Force recruitment interview exercise will hold from 24 September – 12 November 2020.

To stay updated, keeping visiting this website regularly. If you have any questions regarding the Nigerian Air Force Recruitment, feel free to let us know. TopNigerianJobs team will respond in no time.

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