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SSS is a fascinating place to work in Nigeria. In this post, we will be talking about the SSS recruitment exercise and how you can apply. 

Brief Details About SSS

Nigerian security is provided by the Department of State Security’s SSS. The Department of State Security’s primary duties includes defending and protecting the nation from domestic threats, surveillance, counterterrorism, counterintelligence, as well as looking into several other forms of crimes against the state.

Top government officials like the President, Vice President, Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and State Governors with their respective families are also protected by the Department of State Security. Additionally, it is responsible for guarding other important government figures, including visiting foreign leaders of state and government, former presidents and their spouses, and some contenders for the positions of President and Vice President.

Requirements for State Security Service (SSS) Recruitment 

Take note of the following requirements if you wish to apply for SSS recruitment.

  • Applicants must be a Nigerian Citizen by birth
  • Applicants must have a valid means of identification such as an International passport, National ID Card, Voters Card, Driving License
  • Applicants interested in the SSS recruitment must not be over 30 years at the time of application
  • Applicants must be willing to work in a new environment
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage
  • Possession of B.Sc, HND, ND, or NCE certificate from a recognized institution
  • Present a valid birth certificate or an age declaration
  • All candidates must present O’level results (WAEC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB)
  • Must not have been involved in any criminal activities in the past
  • Applicants must not have any of the following problems: communicable diseases, stammering, mental problems, sight problem, ear problem, or any physical disability. Must be physically and mentally sound. No tattoos or inscriptions on the body
  • Applicants must be creative
  • Application letter
  • The applicant’s chest measurement must not be less than 0.87 for men.
  • Must be physically and mentally fit
  • Not be less than 1.65 meters for females and 1.69 meters for male candidates respectively
  • Two recent passport photographs, preferably with a color background
  • Candidates must not belong to any secret society, cult, or fraternity
  • Possess a valid certificate of state of origin duly signed by the Local government authorities
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for a qualifying aptitude test

SSS Jobs

Below is a list of a few of the many available positions at the SSS: 

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

How to apply for State Security Service (SSS) Recruitment

The application process is pretty straightforward. To apply, carefully follow the steps and guidelines outlined below.

  • Visit the nearest Department of State Service office in your state to apply or visit the SSS official portal via
  • Click on the available vacancies
  • Create an account with an active phone number or E-mail
  • Read and accept all the terms and conditions
  • Enter your details correctly
  • Verify all your information
  • Submit your application

SSS Application Steps

  • You will be required to write a formal letter that indicates your Local Government of Origin
  • The application letter must be handwritten
  • Your complete Statement of Results is required

Note: The application letter should be directed to the Director-General of the Department of State Service. Also, your letter of application should be duly signed by the head of your L.G.A or any top official in your Local Government.

After that, visit the nearest Department of State Service office in your state and submit your application. To stay updated regarding the State Security Service recruitment, keep visiting this website regularly.

We also recommend that you bookmark or save this page and refresh it regularly in case of any change, and we will update you as soon as that happens.


Beware of fraudulent calls and job promises. Do not pay anyone who claims he will help you get this job. Before submitting your application, make sure you are who you said you are.

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