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National Population Commission (NPC) Recruitment 2023 Application


National Population Commission (NPC) Recruitment 2023 Application Form Portal.

NPC Recruitment For Census: The National Population Commission (NPC) has commenced the online application process for the 2023 Population and Housing Census ad hoc personnel recruitment. The minimum academic qualification to apply is SSCE.

NPC Recruitment For Census

The National Population Commission has officially activated its e-recruitment platform, which will be used to recruit ad-hoc staff for the national population and housing census that will take place in 2023.

The Chairman of the National Population Commission, Nasir Isa-Kwarra, made this point clear while he was speaking at the launch of the portal in Abuja. He emphasised how important it is to have the best hands possible working on the census.

Inuwa Jalingo, the Census Manager, stated that the Commission is anticipating receiving over 25 million applications for the vacant jobs and that the process needed to be competitive, fair, and transparent. “The implementation of an e-Recruitment approach is to ensure broad applications from all across the country, minimise bias, and ensure that all qualified Nigerians are given equal opportunity to apply and be recruited and that no one is left behind,” he stated.

The National Population Commission invites applications from eligible candidates to serve as adhoc staff in the 2023 Population and Housing Census in the following categories:

  1. Facilitators
  2. Field Coordinators
  3. Training Centre Administrators
  4. Monitoring & Evaluation Officers
  5. Data Quality Managers
  6. Data Quality Assistants
  7. Supervisors
  8. Enumerators
  9. Special Workforce

NPC Recruitment Requirements

General Application Requirements are:

  • National Identification Number
  • Valid and Functional Gmail Account
  • Valid and Functional Phone Number
  • Valid and Functional /Operational Commercial Bank Account (No student/NYSC Account)
  • Valid Educational Qualifications.
  • Access to and knowledge on the use of computers, tablets & smartphones is an added advantage.
  • Referees

How to Apply for National Population Commission (NPC) Recruitment

  • Go to the National Population Commission (NPC) 2023 Recruitment portal at https://2023censusadhocrecruitment.nationalpopulation.gov.ng/.
  • Click on the Start Application button and then select Start as ad-hoc staff.
    Start as ad-hoc staff on National Population Commission (NPC) portal
  • Click on each box to acknowledge instructions, and then click the proceed button.
  • Accept the terms and conditions and then proceed.
  • Enter your NIN in the required column and click on verify.
  • If you supply a correct NIN, you will receive a verification successful notification. You’re advised to save your Application ID. Click on the Ok button to proceed to the next step.
  • Complete your application with the National Population Commission (NPC).

NPC Recruitment Screening Procedure

  • The Recruitment Review Team would examine, and screen applicants based on their NIN, documents (School Certificates), and photo passport.
  • First-level screening would be conducted on the portal by filtering the applicants based on the stated requirements.
  • Physical screening would be conducted at the LGA’s designated centres.
  • The LRRT is composed of:
    • LGA Comptroller Chairman
    • One NPC Desk Officer Secretary
    • Designated LGA Staff

Prospective Ad-hoc staff can only apply on the census portal in areas where they are residents and will be deployed accordingly.


  • Candidates should possess relevant qualifications.
  • There will be temporary system closure of the e-recruitment portal for internal review of the recruitment process from 7th November to 13th November 2022.
  • The application is FREE. Beware of Internet Fraudsters!!

Frequently Asked Questions on 2023 Census e-Recruitment Process

How much is NPC recruitment form?

You are not required to pay for the application. The National Population Commission (NPC) 2023 recruitment application is FREE!

Positions advertised for?

Openings are available for Facilitators, Field Coordinators, Training Centre Administrators, Monitoring & Evaluation Officers, Data Quality Managers, Data Quality Assistants, Supervisors, Enumerators and Special Workforce

NPC recruitment application period?

The application window date is from 31st October 2022 to 28th December 2022. However, temporary closure will take place between from 7th to 13th of November for audit and assessment.

How can I retrieve my Access Code/ Application ID

Use your NIN to resume your application if it has not been completed and you will receive the Application ID as a confirmation message upon successful submission of the application.

How can resume my application without having my access code?

Use NIN to resume. One must have either Application ID or NIN to resume application.

How can check my application status?

Click on “Check Application Status”. But note that you can only see your application status after the application window has been closed.

NIN verification unavailable. What will I do?

Wait until it is available.

I mistakenly applied as NPC staff instead of ad-hoc staff. How can I change it?

The mistake cannot be corrected.

Completed my application but could not submit it.

Refresh your browser.

I cannot log in with my ID. What should I do?

Check if your ID is correct and try again.

I forgot to snap my result before I submitted my application. What should I do?

Once an application has been submitted, it is no longer possible to attach any document.

I uploaded my picture instead of a certificate. What will I do?

Once an application has been submitted, it is no longer possible to attach any document.

Having issues with photo capturing

Allow your browser to use your camera.

Submitted my application but  did not receive any sms or email confirmation

Network service provider delay.

Is there a provision for bank details?

Only approved applicants will be able to enter their bank details.

What is the minimum education qualification to apply?


What is the minimum age to apply?


What is the maximum age to apply?


For more information on e-recruitment

Please contact NPC hotline, email and social media platforms below.

For Enquiries: Call NPC hotline: 07000236787 or contact NPC social media platforms: Facebook: National Population Commission; Twitter: @natpopcom; Instagram: npc_nigeria; YouTube: NPC Nigeria; Email: info@nationalpopulation.gov.ng.

Federal Government Job Recruitment

Below is the list of federal government job recruitment:

  1. Nigeria Customs Service Recruitment
  2. Federal Inland Revenue Service Recruitment
  3. Federal Ministry of Health Recruitment
  4. Federal Road Safety Recruitment Application
  5. Federal Fire Service Recruitment Form
  6. Civil Defence Recruitment Application Portal
  7. Civil Defence Recruitment Screening Date & Exams
  8. Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Job
  9. Federal Teachers Recruitment
  10. Nigerian Army Recruitment
  11. Nigerian Police Force Shortlisted Candidate
  12. Nigerian Airforce Supplementary List
  13. FERMA Recruitment Application Form Portal
  14. NIS Recruitment Application Form Portal
  15. npower.fmhds.gov.ng | N-Power Application
  16. NIS Recruitment Screening Date/Time table
  17. Nigeria Immigration Service Recruitment
  18. Nigerian Navy Job Recruitment Application
  19. Nigerian Navy DSSC Recruitment Screening Date
  20. Nigerian Navy DSSC Recruitment Application
  21. Nigeria Prisons Service Recruitment
  22. INEC Recruitment Application Form Portal
  23. Nigerian Air Force Recruitment
  24. EFCC Recruitment Form
  25. State Security Service (SSS/DSS) Recruitment
  26. Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Recruitment
  27. Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) Vacancies
  28. ECOWAS Recruitment

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