Nigerian Navy DSSC Recruitment

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NIGERIAN NAVY DIRECT SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION RECRUITMENT FOR 2024/2025 is currently ongoing. The Nigerian Navy is inviting qualified Nigerians to get enlisted in the force. So, if you have always dreamt of working in the Nigerian Navy, this is your opportunity to become a naval personnel.

What is Nigerian Navy Direct Short-Service-Commission all about?

The Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) is a peculiar program that is different from other Naval Recruitment. The program is design to enlist ordinary Nigerians in the Nigerian Naval Force, after undergoing appropriate training. 

Start Date and Closing Date for Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC)

The application process started on December 27, 2023 and will extend until February 7, 2024.

Courses that are accepted in the Nigerian Navy DSSC Recruitment

  • Radiographer
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Public Health Officer
  • Pharmacy
  • Optometry
  • General Nursing/Midwife
  • Legal Service
  • Medical Lab Science
  • Medical Records/Health Information Management
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Social Welfare Officer/Nutritionist
  • Medical Officer/Dental Surgeon
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Engineering


Applications are now being accepted for the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29, offering a unique opportunity for qualified Nigerians to join the Nigerian Navy. The online registration period is from December 27, 2023, to February 7, 2024. Explore the list of departments and their respective prerequisites for entry below.

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General Guidelines information for Nigerian Navy DSSC requirements

You must be a Nigerian

You are not expected to lie or fake your documents. You will get disqualified and then charged.

To apply, you must have at least a second class. And be able to use the computer.

You must show proof that you are fully registered in your chosen profession in Nigeria.

Candidate with foreign qualifications are to ensure that the Federal Ministry of Education verifies their certificates, and they are to present their qualifications at the chosen attitude test center.

All candidate must have credit including English and Math in their West African Examination Certificate (WAEC) and NECO

Candidate must have their NYSC-Certificate or Exemption-Certificate.

To apply, you should be at least 1.68 meters tall as a man or 1.65 meters tall as a woman.

You must be between the age of 22 and 28 years old. Exception to this are medical officers, who are not expected to exceed 30 years old.

Serving soldiers or other security workers must get their certificates signed by their units head.

Candidates will be required to take an aptitude test through the naval website. Date and time will be communicated.

Centers for Nigerian Navy Direct Short-Service-Commission Recruitment

To take part in the aptitude test, you need to take note of the following locations:

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Centers in Abuja:

  • The Army Day Secondary School is in Mogadishu Barracks.
  • Lungi Barracks’ Command Day Secondary School.

Bauchi Center:

The Shadawanka Barracks Command Day Secondary School.

Abia Center:

The Nigerian Navy College of Accounts and Finance is in Owerrinta, which is in Abia State.

Centers in Lagos:

  • The Nigerian Navy Secondary School is in Navy Town Ojo.
  • Navy Town Public School, Navy Town Ojo.

Centers in Port Harcourt:

  • Secondary School for the Nigerian Navy in Borokiri.
  • The Second School is part of the 115th Special Operations Group at Air Force Base.

The Sokoto Center:

The Army Day Secondary School is in Giginya Barracks.

Things to bring to the Aptitude Test Center

  1. Copies of your degree and your NYSC discharge certificate.
  2. Form for parental or Guardian Consent.
  3. Form of Acknowledgement.
  4. Photocopies of foreign certificates (if any).

Note: Candidates should note that the entire recruitment process is free.


Part One

Part Two

  • Once you login
  • You will be required to fill in the following in the application form.
  • Fill in the following details:
  • Department 
  • Specialisation *:
  • Title 
  • NIN 
  • Full Name
  • Gender
  • Examination State and Center 
  • Date Of Birth *:
  • Height in Meters
  • State of Origin
  • Religion
  • Marital Status
  • Mobile Number
  • Hobbies
  • Home Town
  • No. of Children
  • Permanent Address 
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Part Three

You will be required to fill information about 

  • Your of Next of Kin
  • Education Qualification
  • Olevel
  • Referee details
  • Carefully fill this Form

On completion of the application form, click on “Submit”. This will generate your Transaction ID. Then, print out a copy of the application summary

Tips for a successful Nigerian Navy DSSC Application:

The following are Tips that will increase your Chances for Success during the Application: 

  • Read the requirement and ensure you meet the requirement.
  • Apply through the official recruitment portal,
  • Double check your Application before Submitting
  • Stay up to date by frequently visiting the Nigerian Navy’s official website and social media for the latest information.
  • Also, you can join social media group that is about the DSSC Recruitment.
  • Ensure to apply early
  • Prepare very well before the test.

Contact Detail for Enquiries

Call the following number for more inquiries


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