NDLEA Recruitment-National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Nigeria

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) invites suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the NDLEA.

The online application will be open for a period of four weeks from Sunday 12th of March to Saturday 8th , 2023. interested applicants are to log on to the NDLEA online recruitment portal and complete the application.


Superintendent Cadre (General Duties or specialists)

  • Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics II CONPASS (08)
  • Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics I (CONPASS9)
  • Deputy superintendent of Narcotics (CONPASS 10)

Narcotic Agent Cadre

  • Chief Narcotic Agent – CONPASS 07
  • Senior Narcotic agent CONPASS 06
  • Narcotic Agent – CONPASS 05

 Narcotic Assistant Cadre

  • Narcotic assistant I – CONPASS 04
  • Narcotic assistant II – CONPASS 03
  • Artisans, mechanics, drivers, cleaners/gardeners


Candidate applying for recruitment into the Agency must fulfill the following conditions:

  1.  Applicant must be of Nigerian origin by birth and possess National Identity Number (NIN). Also, computer literacy shall be added advantage for all cadres.
  2. 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.
  3. Applicants must be medically fit and must produce a certificate of medical fitness from government hospital.
  4. Applicant must not be less than 20 years or more than 35 years of age for the first category while the age limit for second and third categories is 30 years and not less than 18 years at the point of entry . However,  40 years will be considered for Medical Doctors and articulated vehicle drivers.
  5.  Applicants’ height must not be less than 1.65 meters for male and 1.60 meters for females.
  6.  Medical and allied professionals must be possess current practicing licenses while Lawyers must have been called to Bar
  7. Applicants must be drug free and also be of good character and must not have been convicted of any criminal offence.
  8. Applicants must use their personal email address and phone numbers when submitting their applications online.
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How to Apply 

Go online and visit NDLEA recruitment portal at www.recruitment.ndlea.gov.ng click on career and then click on apply now

Fill out the form and ensure you all the required documents listed below are uploaded:

  • Passport photograph
  • Educational certificate
  • Certificate of state of origin (LGA identity card)
  • Birth certificate/age declaration
  • National identity card (NIN)
  • NYSC discharge /Exemption Certificate

Note: Ensure you print out your application slip after submitting your online form

Closing Date

All applications are to be submitted on or before Saturday 8th April, 2023.