DSS Recruitment 2022/2023 Application Form is Out – Apply Here DSS Recruitment form 2022/2023 Department of State security service |Registration Portal Login at Have you been wanting to apply for DSS recruitment? If you have been dreaming of joining the Department of State Services (DSS) then we shall provide all necessary information that will help you successfully submit your application with zero rejection.

There are certain things we will like you to know about the Department of State Services (DSS) before sending your application.

If you will recall most government agencies has adopted an online mode of recruitment process because it makes application not only easy but less cumbersome and response rate very high. But this is not so with the Department of State Services (DSS) due to the of nature of the agency.


Anytime there is a job vacancy or the agency wants to carry out mass recruitment exercise they resort to posting the modalities and requirements online for those who are interested hence job seekers will be asked to submit their application in person.

Department of State Services (DSS) Recruitment 2022/2023 and How to apply

DSS is the main security agency in Nigeria as at today, this body plays a pivotal role in the provision of security to the president of Nigeria, not only that, the DSS also provides security for all state government in the 36 states of the Federation, you can now see why they are heavily funded and carry heavy assaulted riffles.

Apart from provision of heavy security for the presidency, state governors and senior government officials, DSS also has the responsibility of gathering intelligence in the country. This means that the Federal government relies heavily on the Department of State Services

General Requirements of the Department of State Services (DSS) 2022/2023

  • Your nationality is paramount before any other thing, you must be a Nigerian citizen.
  • Before you start sending in your application make sure that you don’t have any criminal records.
  • Also make sure that you are physically fit and sound.
  • This goes to the women, if you are pregnant please don’t apply.
  • If you discover that you have any form of disability please don’t apply.
  • Those with flat foot are not needed.
  • Your age is another aspect you should consider because DSS recruitment is only open for those who are between the age of 18 and 30.
  • Are you indebted to anyone? If yes then don’t apply.

Educational Requirements of the Department of State Services (DSS) 2022/2023

What we discussed above is just the general requirements that has nothing to do with your education. To avoid confusion we have to discuss part of the educational qualification here.

  • Department of State Services (DSS) Jobs is mainly open to graduates from recognized institution.
  • You should be a graduate with either a BSc, HND or NCE degree from a recognized institution.
    • You should also possess the minimum educational requirements and this should be either WAEC, NECO or GCE or any other but you must have at least 5 credit pass, English language must be among.

    How to apply for Department of State Services (DSS) Recruitment 2022/2023

Please note that the Department of State Services (DSS) is not recruiting right now, we expect them to recruit any moment from now, but just keep visiting this page for more information.

Like we stated above you don’t need to submit your application online because the form won’t be uploaded there. You only need to submit your application in the State Security Service headquarters in your state of origin.

Format of applying for DSS Recruitment 2022/2023

  • You need to write a letter stating clearly your local government of origin and this must be signed by a local government authority or persona.
  • Secondly you must write an application addressing it to The Director-General, State Security Service, Abuja.
  • You should also attach your Statements of results;
  • Attach also two color recent passport photographs.

What next after you must have applied for DSS recruitment 2022/2023?

Immediately you send in you application, you have to wait a little while, a list of shortlisted candidates will be publish on the National dailies and on the website of DSS.
You all will be invited to a screening exercise which will be held in your respective states , where a test on English language, Current affairs will be given to you all.

Things to note why applying for the DSS recruitment for 2022/2023

  • Makes sure all your information is correct such as your names and other bio.
  • Ensure that you put down a valid email address.
  • Ensure that you also put down a phone number that can receive sms.
  • Do not give any false information.
  • Ensure that all your contact address is correct.

Mandate of the Department of State Services (DSS) 2022/2023 Services protect the life’s of the president.

  1. Department of State Services has the responsibility of providing services to the heads of the national assembles such as the senate president and the speaker of the house of assembly.
  2. If there is any form of domestic threat, the Department of State Services must step in to address the situation.
  3. Most high profile kidnappers has been apprehended with the helps of the men of DSS.

How to check DSS Shortlisted candidates list

Please do away with any form of advert you come across stating that DSS recruitment is on.

DSS recruitment is not on but we are confident that the portal will be open soon to start receiving applications from Nigerians who want to work with the Department of state security service.

Immediately DSS opened her portal make sure you apply immediately Don’t waste any time because the portal will likely close just few weeks which to our calculation might just be 6 weeks from the date the recruitment exercise was first announced.

After applying get ready for a compulsory screening process that will see you through various test such as fitness test and medical tests. You will also write an exam.

In the end if you are recruited your name shall be uploaded on the Department of state security service recruitment portal.

Sam Samuel

Samuel Ortyom is a Web Publisher, Content Writer and Co-Editor of ApplyPortal Nigeria (, A Leading Recruitment, Jobs and Scholarships Application Portal and Other Relevant Resources Around The World.

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