Nigerian Correctional Service Recruitment & Requirements (Prison Service)

Online Application 2024

The Correctional Service, formerly known as Prison Service Recruitment Application Portal 2024 for all cadres.

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) is a Nigerian government paramilitary agency that plans to develop a manly, motivated, disciplined paramilitary service that ensures the country’s peace, security and stability.

CDCFIB is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for full-time employment to fill the existing vacancies in the following posts in the Nigerian Correctional Services:

Correctional Service Recruitment Portal will be officially opens for six weeks for interested and eligible candidates to apply. Kindly go through the information here and follow the application procedure into the Correction Service, formerly known as Nigerian Prison Service.

Superintendent Cadre Category A – Professionals
i. Assistant Superintendent cadres – CONPASS 08. Applicants must be holders of bachelor degree or its equivalent in any related field, obtained from any recognized institution.

General Duty: Category B Inspectorate Cadre

1. Inspector of Corps (IC) – CONPASS 07: Applicants must be holders of NCE or its equivalent in any related field, obtained from any recognized institution.

2. Assistant Inspector of Corps (AIC) – CONPASS 06: Applicants must be holders of National Diploma (ND) in any related field, obtained from any recognized Polytechnic/Institution.

Assistant Cadre: Category C

1. Corps Assistant (CAII) 04: Applicants must be holders of GCE Ordinary level, SSCE / NECO or other equivalents with a maximum of five (5) credits in not more than two sittings, which should include English and Mathematics.

2. Corps Assistant (CA III) – CONPASS 03: Applicants must be holders of GCE Ordinary level, SSCE / NECO or their equivalents with a minimum of five (5) credits in not more than two sittings which should include at least English and Mathematics or Trade Test Grade III (Artisans, Motor Driver Mechanics, Auto Electricals, Plumbers, Carpenters etc.)

Driver / Mechanic / Artisan: Category D 

1. Corps Assistant (CA II) – CONPASS 04: Applicants must be holders of Trade Test Grade II (Motor Driver Mechanics, Auto Electricians etc).

2. Corps Assistant (CA III) 03: Applicants must be holders of Trade Test Grade II

Application Basic Requirements 

  • Applicants must be Nigerians by birth
  • Applicants must possess the requisite qualifications. Any certificate or qualification not presented and accepted at the recruitment center shall not be accepted after the recruitment.
  • Applicants must be fit and present Certificate of Medical Fitness from any recognized Government Hospital.
  • Applicants must be of good character and must not have been convicted of any criminal offence.
  • Applicants must not be member of secret society, cult or drug addict etc. Applicants must not have been involved in any financial embarrassment. Applicants must be between the ages 18 and 30 years
  • Applicants’ height must not be less than 1.65m for male and 1.60m for females. Applicant’s chest measurement must not be less than 0.87 for men.
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage.
How to Apply? Correctional Service Recruitment Application Procedure

  • Click on the career section
  • Sign up for an account if you don’t have an account yet
  • Click on the available vacancies
  • Read and follow the instructions carefully
  • Provide all the necessary information including uploading of requirement documents
  • Verify all your information
  • Submit application and print, alongside the Guarantor Form

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a screening test. The date and screening centers will be communicated to you via Email, and all recruitment guidelines

NB: National Driver’s License is required for all prospective drivers.

All interested applicants should visit and select the appropriate application portal to commence registration.

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