How To Apply For NHIS Recruitment [All You Should Know]

Are you ready to start a lucrative career in healthcare? If you’re a Pharmacist, Medical Doctor, Laboratory Scientist, or Nurse/Midwife looking to make a difference, this year’s NHIS Recruitment may be for you. We’ll lead you through the necessary measures to improve your chances of joining the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) team in this detailed guide.

About National Health Insurance Scheme

The National Health Insurance Scheme is a body set up by Decree 35, of 1999 (now Act 35) operating as Public Private Partnership and directed at providing accessible, affordable and qualitative healthcare for all Nigerians.  On May 24th, 2022, it was officially gazetted by the Federal Government of Nigeria as the National Health Insurance Authority(NHIA).

The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) is actively seeking highly motivated and qualified professionals to improve its state offices. The available positions include a variety of positions such as:

  • Officer Nursing
  • Senior Officer Nursing
  • Manager Medical
  • Assistant Manager Nursing
  • Senior Manager Pharmacy
  • Principal Manager Pharmacy
  • Senior Officer MLS
  • Assistant Manager MLS
  • Assistant General Manager Medical
  • Assistant Manager Pharmacy
  • Senior Manager Medical
  • Principal Manager Medical
  • Manager Pharmacy
  • Manager MLS
  • Manager Nursing
  • Officer MLS

Requirements For The NHIS Recruitment

To be eligible for full-time employment, here are the key requirements to keep in mind:

  • Demonstrated good behaviour and composure
  • Willingness to adapt to new work environments
  • Possession of a valid means of identification, such as a driver’s license, National Identification Card, International passport, Voters card, or NIN Number
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  • Current practice license from the relevant Regulatory Council
  • Full registration with the appropriate Regulatory Council
  • For higher positions, a post-graduate qualification in public health, family medicine, health planning, or management is advantageous
  • For specific roles like Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, and Laboratory Science, relevant qualifications recognized by the respective councils are necessary
  • Experience and skills in healthcare services and facilities monitoring and evaluation are preferred
  • Depending on the position, specific years of experience may be required beyond entry-level.

How To Apply For The NHIS Recruitment

Follow these steps to start your application process:

  • Write an application letter with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Photocopy your certificates.
  • Write the Application/State Code on the envelope.
  • Address your application to the Executive Secretary/CEO, National Health Insurance Scheme, Corporate Headquarters, Abuja.
  • Send the soft copy of your application to
  • Submit the hard copy to your preferred NHIS state office. You can find addresses on the official website at
  • Only shortlisted candidates will progress to the next phase, and you will receive a notification via email.
  • Screening for shortlisted candidates will be scheduled, with details sent via email.

NHIS Official Recruitment Portal

The National Health Insurance Scheme [NHIS] application portal is

Good luck!

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