Nigerian Army Recruitment 86rri 2023 form is out. See How to Apply

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Details on how to apply for – Regular Recruits Intake 86RRI 2023.

86rri 2023 Application form is out. We are pleased to inform all public and interested applicants that the online application for the 86 Non-Profit Men/Women & Merchant/Women Regular Recruitment Recruitment has now opened. The application will start on 25th September 2023 and will end on 20th October 2023. Application is free.

How to apply for Nigerian Army 86RRI.

To apply for the Nigerian Army 86RRI recruitment, you need to follow these easy steps:

  1. Visit the online application portal and create a user account with your email and password.
  2. Apply online via the recruitment portal Start Application Here
  3. Log on to the above-mentioned link using the username and password.
  4. Complete the application form, submit it online, and print a copy. Then, print and complete the Guarantor Form as appropriate.
  5. Ensure you bring with you copies of the Application Form and guarantor forms to the designated state recruitment centers.
  6. Bring copies of the Application Form and Guarantor Form to the designated state recruitment center for screening. You will also need to bring your passport photograph, birth certificate/age declaration, state of origin certificate, and academic certificates.
  7. If you are successful in the screening exercise, you will be shortlisted for training at Depot NA.

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Nigerian Army Recruitment 86rri  requirements and qualifications

  1. Applicants must be single, a native Nigerian citizen and hold an ID card/NIN or BVN.
  2. Applicants must be medically, physically and mentally fit according to Nigerian Army standards.
  3. Applicants must not have been criminally convicted by a court.
  4. All applicants must possess a valid birth certificate or valid declaration of age approved by the National Population Commission, hospital or local council.
  5. All applicants must have at least her 4 passports at WASCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB where she will not exceed 2 sessions.
  6. An applicant must not be less than 18 years or more than 22 years for non tradesmen and women, while trades men and women mut not be more than 26 as 15th, December, 2023
  7. Applicants must not be less than 1.68 meters or 1.65 meters for male and female candidates.
  8. Applicants must possess a valid certificate of origin.
    Knowledge of additional skills is an added advantage.
  9. In addition to above qualification, those applying as trades men/women must also possess Trade Test/City Guild Certificate.
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Nigerian Army Recruitment 86rri advertisement

Nigerian Army 86RRI screening exercise date and venue.

The Nigerian Army Recruitment 86rri screening exercise date and venue are as follows:

The screening exercise for the 86 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) for Non-Tradesmen and women will take place in various centers across the country from November 6 to November 19, 2023.


The screening exercise will be conducted at the candidates’ respective state of origin. There will be no zonal screening exercise or pre-selection computer based test.


Below are the list of the recruitment centers nationwide for the 86RRI recruitment exercise.

State Nigerian Army Recruitment Center
Abia Goodluck Jonathan barracks Ohafia
Adamawa Gibson Jallo Barracks Yola
Akwa Ibom 6 Bn Barracks Abak Akwa Ibom State
Anambra 302 (GS) Barracks Onitsha
Bauchi Shadawanka Barracks Bauchi
Bayelsa Camp Tukur Buratai
Benue NASME Barracks Makurdi
Borno Maimalari Barracks Maiduguri
Cross River Eburutu Barracks Calabar
Delta CENOTAPH Cabinet Road, Govt House Asaba
Ebonyi Abakaliki Barracks, Abakaliki
Edo Ekenhuan Barracks Benin
Ekiti Ekiti State Pavillon
Enugu Abakpa Barracks Enugu
FCT 176 Gds Bn Gwagwalada
Gombe Gombe Barracks Gombe
Imo Obinze Barracks
Jigawa FOB Dutse Jigawa
Kaduna Ribadu Cantonment Kaduna
Kano Bukavu Barracks Kano
Katsina Natsinta Kebbi Barracks Katsina
Kebbi Birin kebbi, Kebbi
Kogi Maigumeri Barracks Lokoja
Kwara Sobi Barracks llorin
Lagos Ikeja Military Cantonment Lagos
Nasarawa Shittu Alao Barracks Keffi
Niger TRADOC Minna
Ogun Alamala Barracks Abeokuta
Ondo Owena Cantonment Akure
Oyo Odogbo Barracks Ibadan
Plateau Maxwell Khobe Cantonment Rukuba Jos
Rivers Bori Camp Porth Hacourt
Sokoto Giginya Barracks Sokoto
Taraba NA Barracks Serti- Baruwa
Yobe Nguru Barracks Yobe
Zamfara Nigerian Army Cantonment Gusau



Nigerian Army 86RRI online application portal.

The Nigerian Army 86RRI online application portal is the official website where interested and qualified candidates can apply for the Nigerian Army 86 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) recruitment exercise. The portal is Here.

Nigerian Army Recruitment 86rri General Instructions to Applicants:

(a) Candidates are to note that there will be no Pre-Selection Computer Based Test.


(b) No special center for recruitment.

(c) There will be no Zonal Screening Exercise.


(d) All screening of potential recruits will be conducted at the candidates’ respective states of origin.

(e) Candidates are not to bring electronic or recording devices to the venue of the State Recruitment Exercise.


(f) Candidates are also expected to adhere to COVID-19 protocols which include regular washing of hands, use of face mask, and observing physical distance.

(g) Any candidate who falsifies or forges his/her results and_ is discovered even during training at Depot NA would be withdrawn from training.

(h) Candidates are advised to come with their BVN printouts.


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(i) Applicants are advised not to give any form of compensation or incentive to any individual or group of individuals to assist in the recruitment for their own benefit.


(j) Candidates are encouraged to read the instructions on the website carefully or, if in doubt, call her support hotline at:
070812711986 and 07041467033.

(k) The names of shortlisted candidates for screening will be posted on NA’s website for the attention of all candidates.

Nigerian Army recruitment form closing date for 86rri.

The Nigerian Army recruitment form closing date for the 2023/2024 session is October 20, 2023. This is the deadline for the online application for the 86 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) for Non-Tradesmen and women.