Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Short Service Recruitment Portal

You are strongly advised to read this article attentively if you are seeking to be recruited into the Nigerian Air Force through this 2021 short service application. In this post, we will provide you with important information about the Nigerian Air Force short service, application procedures, the official E-application recruitment portal and the recruitment hotlines that you can contact if you have any need to do that.

The Nigerian air force is one of the three arms of the Nigerian Military. Just like the Army and navy, the Nigerian air force also carries out an annual recruitment of strong and agile Nigerians to join the air force via its approved short service course.

What is the Nigerian Air Force Short Service Application Program?

The Nigerian Air Force Short Service application program is like that of the Nigerian Army. In fact, the requirements and process of application for the both of them is almost the same. Upon filling and submission of your application form, you will need to wait for a little time for the list of the selected candidates to be released by the Nigerian air force. Once this list is released and you are chosen, you will be scheduled for the Nigerian air force short service examination at a designated centre, on a date picked by the Nigerian air force.

Traditionally, the list of the successful applicants is published on national newspapers, but with the advancement in technology, the list is now published online, on the Nigerian air force’s website.

Requirements for the Nigerian Air Force short service

To be recruited for the Nigerian air force short service, there are requirements that you must meet. These requirements are the yardstick that must be met by anyone who intends to be selected. Below are the requirements you must possess to join the short service:

  • Five (5) credit passes (Eng. Lang. & math) in not more than 2-sittings in NECO, WAEC, GCE, NABTEB.
  • Be between 18-26 years.
  • Must be single and Nigerian.
  • Have no criminal record.
  • 1.69 meters height for males and 1.68 meters for the females.
  • Be healthy and medically fit
  • Have completed your NYSC scheme.
  • Provide a birth certificate certified by the National Population Commission
  • You must provide two recognizable referees serving in the military to confirm you are of good character.

Nigerian Air Force short service recruitment portal

The short service application is always done online, on the official e-application portal of the air force on

Note: The application is free, meaning that you are not expected to pay for the form. You can also seek help via the hotlines: 08104577415, 08171552055, or


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Source: Nyscinfo

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