Are you asking if the DSS Recruitment form is out? if yes no need to panic! because you are the right place. This Article is aimed at providing you with information about the department of Services Service, practical steps on how to apply, application requirements, Recruitment starting and closing date. try as much as possible to study and dissolve all the information on this guide in order to find it easier in applying for the DSS job.

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It important to note that the DSS application portal is not yet open for recruitment, keep checking this part to get latest update about the DSS and kindly ignore any advert as related to this!.

this is good news to interested candidates who want to serve the nation in this agency, that the DSS recruitment can't be done online do you want to join the DSS? then visit their website https://www-dss-gov-ng and follow the instructions You will need all documents below for registration at the Department of State Service

  1. Two passport (color)
  2. Apart from the results gotten online you must have statements of your results.
  3. Attestation letter from the Local Government Area of Origin
  4. Hand-write an application to the director general.

What is the difference between SSS DSS


The State Security Service (SSS, as one of the Department of State Services (DSS), it main duty is to gather intelligence within the country for the protection of senior government officials, particularly the President and state governors.The SSS is also charged with the protection of the visiting foreign heads of state and government and enforcing of criminal laws.


 They are a brute police force that deals with chaos within the country. the main responsibility of the DSS is to counter-intelligence, internal security, counter-terrorism, and surveillance as well as investigating some other types of grave crimes against the state.

General Requirements

  1. . Interested candidates must not be a civil servant
  2. Applicant must not be guilty in any criminal offense in Nigeria or any other country;
  3. . interested candidates must be certified by a Government Medical Officer;
  4. Candidates must not have any mental issue
  5. Applicant must be be physically fit for service at any given time
  6. Applicant must be between the age limit of 18-35 years respectively
  7. Male candidates should be at least 1.7m tall  Female 1.64m tall.
  8. You must be a Nigerian by birth


  • Physical and Health Education;
  • Psychology;
  • Electrical Engineering/Electronics Engineering/IT Specialist;
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution;
  • Sociology;
  • Guidance and Counseling (for female only);
  • Computer Science;
  • Physics;
  • English;
  • Mathematics.

Medical Doctors, Medical Officers, Consultants, Dental Officers and Nurses can also apply for DSS in Nigeria. However, such candidates should have the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Licence.

The DSS Nigeria is in need of various specialists. Check out the different posts in the DSS 2020:

  • Statistician;
  • Software Developer;
  • Sociologist;
  • Satellite images interpreter;
  • Radiologists;
  • Psychologist;
  • Pediatrician/Pediatrician nurse;
  • Orthopedic surgeon;
  • Optometrist;
  • Mathematics education;
  • Lawyer;
  • Hospitality Managers;
  • English education;
  • Computer Engineer/Computer science education/Network engineer/Data Administrator;
  • Electrical/Building/Mechanical/Satellite Communication engineer;
  • Criminologist.

People who cant apply

The candidates with the following medical cases can`t apply for the service:

  1. Pregnant women;
  2. Flat Foot;
  3. . Major orthopedic operations in the past;
  4. . Natural disabilities (fractures, stammering and others);
  5. Candidates who exceed 30 years of age can`t apply for DSS Nigeria.

Important Notice

please take note of the following:

  1. What is the point in applying if your dont meet the minimum requirements stated above, on this note it is important to know that only applicants who fully meet the requirements will be duly considered for application and are to be considered for Aptitude Test will be contacted.
  2. Don't pay Money to any who claims to give you job in the DSS.

wish you good luck in your application.

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