The NDLEA made the announcement on Friday via its official Twitter handle. According to the anti-drug agency, submission of the recruitment application will run from March 12 to April 8, 2023.

Please, note that the NDLEA recruitment application form is open to graduates of secondary school, polytechnic and university.

Kindly note that applicants are to tender all certificates at the time of recruitment, as any other qualification presented subsequently will not be considered for career progression in the agency.

Requirements for NDLEA 2023/2024 Recruitment

  • Applicants must Nigerian by birth
  • Must possess a National Identification Number (NIN)
  • Applicants must be medically fit and must produce a certificate of medical fitness from a government hospital.
  • Candidates applying for the role of “superintendent cadre” must be between 20 and 35 years.
  • Age limit for “narcotic agent cadre,” and “narcotic assistant cadre” is 18 to 30 years.
  • Candidates applying for the role of “medical doctors” and “articulated vehicle drivers” must not be over 40 years.
  • Applicants must be drug free
  • Must be of good character and must not have been convicted of any criminal offence.
  • Applicants must use their personal email address and phone numbers when submitting their applications.
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage for all cadres.

NDLEA Recruitment Portal for 2023/2024

Eligible and qualified Nigerian candidates can fill the NDLEA recruitment application form by visiting the NDLEA webpage. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Service (NDLEA) recruitment portal is

How to Apply for NDLEA Recruitment

  1. Go to NDLEA recruitment portal at 
  2. Sign up with your email.
  3. Read the instructions.
  4. Click on “Apply Now” button.
  5. You will be redirected to a categories page.
  6. Select from list of categories.
  7. Fill out the application form.
  8. Submit the completed application form.

NDLEA required documents for application

Ensure all required documents listed below are uploaded:

  • A passport Photograph.
  • Educational Certificates.
  • Certificate of State of Origin.
  • Birth Certificate or Declaration of Age.
  • National Identity Card or NIN.
  • NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate

Note: Applicants must print out their online generated slip on completion of their application

Only shortlisted applicants shall be invited for aptitude test and interview. Multiple applications will lead to disqualification.

Warning: Please note that the NDLEA Recruitment Portal will open on Sunday, March 12, 2023. You cannot be able to apply until the opening date.

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