NDLEA Recruitment 2024, Application Form And Portal

NDLEA is one of the best Paramilitary organization in Nigeria. They are the ones in charge of fighting drug abuse and trafficking. They are also one of the highest paid Paramilitary organization in Nigeria 2024. In this post we will be discussing the NDLEA Recruitment 2023 and requirements needed for the recruitment.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Agency.
The online application will be open for a period of four weeks from Tuesday 12th March to Monday 8th April, 2024.

Interested applicants are to log on to the NDLEA online recruitment portal at and complete the application.

NDLEA Categories And Qualification Requirements

a. Superintendent Cadre (General Duties or Specialists).

(1) Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics II
CONPASS (08). Applicant must possess first Degree/HND in any discipline from a recognised institution of learning and
NYSC Discharge Certificate/Exemption Certificate.
(2) Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics I
(CONPASS 9). Applicant with LL.B, BL, B.Eng (with COREN), B.Pharm, etc, on successful completion of training
shall be granted the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics I (CONPASS 9).
(3) Deputy Superintendent of Narcotics
(CONPASS 10). Applicant with MBBS or DVM on successful completion of training shall be granted the rank of
Deputy Superintendent of Narcotics (CONPASS 10).

b. Narcotic Agent Cadre.
(1) Chief Narcotic Agent – CONPASS (07). Applicant must possess a Nigerian Certificate of Education, registered
nurses and midwives, Pharmacy technicians, lab technicians, dental technicians, or its equivalent from a recognized institution of learning.
(2) Senior Narcotic Agent – CONPASS (06). Applicant must possess a National Diploma (ND) or its equivalent from
a recognized institution of learning.
(3) Narcotic Agent – CONPASS (05). Applicant must possess 5 Credits in SSCE/GCE/NABTEB including English
and Mathematics.

c. Narcotic Assistant Cadre.

(1) Narcotic Assistant I – CONPASS (04). Applicant must possess at least 4 Credits in SSCE/GCE/NABTEB including
Mathematics or English Language.
(2) Narcotic Assistant II – CONPASS (03). Applicant must
possess at least 3 credits in SSCE/GCE/NABTEB including
Mathematics or English Language.
(3) Artisans, Mechanics, Drivers, Cleaners/Gardeners
etc. Applicant must provide evidence of completion of
secondary school or Trade Test Grade II or III.


a. Applicants must be of Nigerian origin by birth and possess
National Identity Number (NIN). Also, computer literacy shall be
an added advantage for all cadres.
b. Any certificate or qualification not declared or tendered and accepted
at the time of recruitment cannot be presented subsequently for career
progression in the Agency.
c. Applicants must be medically fit and must produce a certificate of
medical fitness from a government hospital.
d. Applicants must not be less than 20 years or more than 35 years of age for the first category while the age limit for the second and third categories is 30 years and not less than 18 years at the point of entry. However, 40 years will be considered for Medical Doctors and
Articulated Vehicle Drivers.
e. Applicants’ height must not be less than 1.65 metres for male and 1.60 metres for female.
f. Medical and Allied professionals must possess current practising licences while Lawyers must have been called to Bar.
g. Applicants must be drug free and also be of good character and must
not have been convicted of any criminal offence.
h. Applicants must use their personal email address and phone numbers when submitting their applications online.

NDLEA Recruitment portal


a. Go online and visit the NDLEA Web Page at,
b. Click on Careers and read the instructions carefully. Then click
on Apply Now to register.
c. You will be redirected to a page for the categories (select from list
of categories).
d. Fill out the form and ensure all required documents listed below
are uploaded:
(1) Passport Photograph.
(2) Educational Certificates.
(3) Certificate of State of Origin.
(4) Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age.
(5) National Identity Card.
(6) NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate.
e. Applicants must print out their online generated slip on completion
of their application.
f. Successful candidates will be required to fill further vetting forms.
g. All successful candidates will be subjected to random illicit drug
use test throughout their service in the Agency.
h. Only shortlisted applicants shall be invited for further examination
and interview.
Note: Multiple applications would lead to disqualification.
6. Closing Date. All applications must be submitted online not later
than Monday 8th April, 2024.
7. Print Out. Applicants must print out their online generated photo-slip
on completion and download referee forms to be completed by two (2)
persons of reputable standing in the society as stipulated on the form when
coming for the screening/interview.
8. Enquiries. For further enquiries, visit

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