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NAFDAC Recruitment – Here is very vital information for those that have been longing to work with NAFDAC. For those of you who have been waiting for this information, we are happy to let you know that NAFDAC—The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has announced their recruitment for 2023. So if you are among those who want to apply for the job, submit your application now.

NAFDAC Recruitment Application Portal


NAFDAC is an agency of the Federal Ministry of Health that is responsible for regulating, and controlling of manufacturing, exportation, importation, advertisement, distribution, and use of drugs in Nigeria

So, therefore, it is NAFDAC that certifies all the drugs and food produced ad distributed for consumption in Nigeria.

NAFDAC’s vision is to safeguard the health of the public while its mission is also to safeguard public health by ensuring that food and drugs manufactured, distributed, exported and imported, and used by Nigerians are good for their health

However, in this article, our major focus will be on all the requirements, eligibility criteria, job positions, salary structure of NAFDAC officials, the different departments in NAFDAC, the roles played by NAFDAC, how to apply, and the application deadline. Visit  for more detailsz

Departments in NAFDAC

In this section, we are going to look at the different departments that there are, and that applicants would love to work in, however, the NAFDAC is divided into 14 directorates.

  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance and Accounts
  • Planning Research and Statistics
  • Registration and Regulatory Affairs
  • Laboratory Services
  • Ports Inspection
  • Enforcement
  • Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
  • Drug Evaluation and Research
  • Chemical Evaluation and Research
  • Pharmacovigilance and Post Marketing Surveillance
  • Narcotics and Controlled Substance
  • Veterinary Medicine and Allied Products
  • Special Duties

NAFDAC Recruitment Application Requirements

Every eligible applicant of the NAFDAC must meet certain requirements such as:

  • Applicants must be fit both physically and mentally
  • Very good behavior and composure are required of all applicants
  • The job requires the applicant’s ability and willingness to work in a new environment
  • B.Sc, HND, NCE, and OND certificate from a recognized institution are the qualifications applicants should hold
  • At least Five Credits passes are needed from applicants
  • WASSCE, NECO, GCE, or any other certificate that the commission may accept should not be more than two sittings
  • The minimum age of all interested applicants should not be more than 35 years of age
  • A valid driver’s license, National Identification Card, International passport, and Voters card is the accepted means of identification for all applicants
  • A duly signed Certificate of State of Origin is required
  • CVs and certificates of applicants are to be uploaded 
  • among st, those who will not be accepted are candidates with a bad criminal record 
  • An online qualifying examination will be conducted for all applicants and they are required to partake in it
  • Also, good communication and interpersonal skills are relevant qualities all candidates must possess
  • Applicants are expected to pass all relevant tests of NAFDAC
  • Strong team spirit is a criterion to be met by candidates
  •  Applicants also need to have excellent analytical skills
  • Those involved in any type of criminal activities in the past will not be considered
  • Candidates should also be computer proficient as an added advantage
  • Applicants must be Nigerian by citizen
  • The minimum accepted height for all applicants is; 1.64m and 1.7m in height for females and males respectively.
  •  All males must have a chest expansion of 0.87 meters minimum when measured (males only).

Who is Eligible to Apply for NAFDAC Recruitment

  • Firstly, those that are eligible for the recruitment are those who possess all the requirements are qualifications of NAFDAC.
  • For the NAFDAC recruitment, every born Nigerian is qualified to apply and must come from any of the following states listed below. So if you are not from any of these states, you are not eligible for the recruitment.
  1. Abia State
  2. Adamawa State
  3. Akwa Ibom State
  4.  Anambra State
  5. Bauchi State
  6.  Bayelsa State
  7.  Benue State
  8.  Borno State
  9.  Cross River State
  10.  Delta State
  11.  Ebonyi State
  12.  Edo State
  13.  Ekiti State
  14.  Enugu State
  15.  Gombe State
  16.  Imo State
  17.  Jigawa State
  18.  Kaduna State
  19.  Kano State
  20.  Katsina State
  21.  Kebbi State
  22.  Kogi State
  23.  Kwara State
  24.  Lagos State
  25.  Nasarawa State
  26.  Niger State
  27.  Ogun State
  28.  Ondo State
  29.  Osun State
  30.  Oyo State
  31.  Plateau State
  32.  Rivers State
  33.  Sokoto State
  34.  Taraba State
  35.  Yobe State
  36.     Zamfara State

Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

How to Apply for NAFDAC Recruitment

If you are interested in applying for the NAFDAC recruitment, please follow the steps outlined below;

  • Log in  to the NAFDAC official portal at
  • After that scroll down to the Careers section
  • Click on the job positions 
  • Click on the position to be applied for
  • Carefully follow the instructions
  • Then fill the form completely accordingly
  • After that upload all the documents required
  • Before you submit please cross-check your form
  • Confirm that uploaded documents are correct
  • Then submit your application.

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NAFDAC Salary Structure

Here you will see all the positions in the agency and how much each of them receives. 

Positions   Salaries Per Month 
Administrative Assistant  ₦100,000 
Information Technology Manager  ₦210,000 
Laboratory Analyst  ₦116,000 
Medical Laboratory Scientist  ₦84,000 
Pharmacist  ₦193,000 – ₦263,000 
Regulatory Officer  ₦105,000 – ₦158,000  
Senior Accountant  ₦156,000  
Biochemist  ₦21,000  
Senior Procurement Officer  ₦110,000  
Laboratory Technologist  ₦122,000  
Quality Assurance Manager  ₦225,000  
Registration And Regularization Officer  ₦158,000  
Account Officer / Internal Auditor  ₦105,000  
Quality Assurance Supervisor  ₦21,000  
Intern Pharmacist  ₦122,000  
Senior Regulatory Officer  ₦129,000 – ₦132,000  
Project Team Lead 

NAFDAC Application Deadline

For those who are interested, please ensure that you apply early enough before the application will be closed. But as of now, the management of NAFDAC has not released the application deadline for recruitment.

 But we will continue to give you updates on the latest happenings. Just so that you know, from the last recruitment they started from September 1st to September 21st. That can be a guide for you till the deadline is published.


Now you have all the details you need for the NAFDAC recruitment including all the requirements, eligibility criteria, job positions, salary structure of NAFDAC officials, the different departments in NAFDAC, the roles played by NAFDAC, how to apply, and the application deadline. If there is anything we forget to include, please use the official link we provided for you to check it. We wish you good luck!

Amos Nya
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