NDLEA Recruitment 2024

NDLEA Recruitment 2023: Submit Your Application Today


  • Passionate about a drug-free Nigeria? Join the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
  • NDLEA welcomes applications from applicants from diverse educational backgrounds:
    • Secondary school graduates
    • Polytechnic diploma holders
    • University degree holders
  • Application deadline for NDLEA Recruitment: April 8th, 2023.

NDLEA Recruitment Available Positions

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is currently seeking qualified candidates for full-time positions in the following cadres:

Superintendent Cadre
Rank Requirement
Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics II – CONPASS (08) First Degree/HND from a recognized institution of learning and NYSC Discharge Certificate/Exemption Certificate
Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics I – CONPASS (09) LL.B, BL, B.Eng (with COREN), B.Pharm, or equivalent
Deputy Superintendent of Narcotics – CONPASS (10) MBBS or DVM
Narcotic Agent Cadre
Rank Requirement
Chief Narcotic Agent – CONPASS (07) Nigerian Certificate of Education, Registered Nurses and Midwives, Pharmacy Technicians, Lab Technicians, Dental Technicians, or equivalent from a recognized institution of learning
Senior Narcotic Agent – CONPASS (06) National Diploma (ND) or equivalent from a recognized institution of learning
Narcotic Agent – CONPASS (05) Five Credits in SSCE/GCE/NABTEB, including English and Mathematics
Narcotic Assistant Cadre
Rank Requirement
Narcotic Assistant I – CONPASS (04) At least Four Credits in SSCE/GCE/NABTEB, including Mathematics or English Language
Narcotic Assistant II – CONPASS (03) At least three credits in SSCE/GCE/NABTEB, including Mathematics or English Language
Artisan, Mechanic, Driver, Cleaner / Gardener, etc. Evidence of completion of secondary school or Trade Test Grade II or III

NDLEA Recruitment Statutory Requirements

To apply for NDLEA Recruitment, you must meet the following statutory requirements:

  • Nigerian origin by birth and possess National Identity Number (NIN)
  • Computer literacy is an added advantage for all cadres.
  • 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.
  • Medically fit and must produce a certificate of medical fitness from a government hospital.
  • Age requirements:
    • First category: not less than 20 years or more than 35 years.
    • Second and third categories: 30 years and not less than 18 years at the point of entry.
    • Medical Doctors and Articulated Vehicle Drivers: 40 years will be considered.
  • Height requirements:
    • Male: not less than 1.65 meters.
    • Female: not less than 1.60 meters.
  • Medical and Allied professionals must possess current practising licenses, while Lawyers must have been called to Bar.
  • Drug-free and of good character; must not have been convicted of any criminal offence.
  • Use a personal email address and phone number when submitting applications online.

How to Apply for NDLEA Recruitment

To apply for NDLEA Jobs, follow the steps below:

  • Visit the NDLEA website at www.ndlea.gov.ng. NDLEA Recruitment portal at www.ndlea.gov.ng
  • Click on “Careers” and read the instructions carefully. Careers on NDLEA Website
  • Then click on Apply Now to register. Apply Now for NDLEA Job Vacancies
  • You will be redirected to the login page. New users are advised to click on the sign-up button. NDLEA Recruitment Login Page
  • On the signup page, enter your name and email address in the required fields. NDLEA Recruitment Sign-up Page
  • Check your email inbox for the confirmation email to set your desired password. Afterwards, proceed to log in. Email Confirmation for NDLEA Recruitment Application
  • You will be redirected to the application page, where you will be able to fill out the form and ensure that all the required documents are uploaded, including 1. Birth Certificate/Declaration of Age. 2. Certificate of State of Origin. 3. Educational Certificates. 4. National Identity Card. 5. NYSC Discharge/Exemption Certificate. 6. Passport Photograph. NDLEA Recruitment Form

After submitting the form, applicants must print out their online generated slip.

Follow the instructions carefully and ensure all required documents are uploaded. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for further examination and interview. Successful candidates will be required to fill out further vetting forms and will be subjected to random illicit drug use tests throughout their service in the Agency. Multiple applications will lead to disqualification.


  • The NDLEA Recruitment application closing date is 8th April 2023.
  • Applicants are required to download and print their photo slips after completing their online application. They must also download referee forms and have them completed by two reputable individuals in the society, as specified on the form, to be presented during the screening/interview.
  • For more information, please visit www.ndlea.gov.ng.

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