NDLEA Final Screening Date 2023 – Ndlea Recruitment test

NDLEA Final Screening Date 2023: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has announced the final screening date for applicants.

If you applied, here’s what you need to know:

The final screening will hold from October 4th to October 8th, 2023. All applicants are expected to check the list of shortlisted candidates on the NDLEA’s portal to confirm their screening date and ensure they attend the screening exercise.

To prepare, make sure you meet the requirements like having a printout of your completed NDLEA application form and all originals of your credentials, including your academic certificates, birth certificate/age declaration, and letters of identification. Don’t forget the evidence of any additional qualifications or skills that will give you an edge.

At the screening, you’ll go through tests like aptitude tests, medical tests, and physical fitness tests. The aptitude tests will assess your logical reasoning, verbal ability, and quantitative ability.

For the medical test, you’ll undergo medical examinations like blood pressure, blood sugar, and drug tests. The physical fitness test will involve exercises like shuttle runs, push-ups, sit-ups, etc. to determine your endurance and strength.

Passing the screening does not guarantee immediate employment, but it moves you closer to your goal of joining the NDLEA. If selected, you’ll go through further training at the NDLEA Academy before deployment.

This is an opportunity to serve your country in an important role. Do your best at the screening, keep a positive attitude, follow all instructions carefully, and ask questions if you have any. You have a chance to become part of a team working to make Nigeria a drug-free nation.

Documents and Materials You’ll Need

To breeze through the NDLEA final screening, you’ll want to make sure you have all the necessary documents on hand.

  • Your NDLEA screening invitation letter. This is your ticket in, so don’t forget it! Print it out or have an electronic copy ready to show.
  • Valid ID. Bring your national ID card, driver’s license, passport, or any other government-issued ID. Make sure it’s current and not expired.
  • Educational certificates. If you have a degree, diploma, or any professional certifications, bring the original copies along with photocopies. The NDLEA will want to verify them.
  • Letters of recommendation (optional). If you have references from former employers, lecturers, or prominent individuals in your community vouching for your character, bring them. They can only help with your application.
  • Medical report (optional). A report from a registered medical practitioner about your health status and fitness may be requested for some roles. If asked, be sure to provide it.
  • Writing materials (optional). The NDLEA may conduct further assessments like an essay writing exercise on the screening day. Come prepared with pens, pencils, erasers, and a notepad just in case.
  • A positive attitude. Appearing confident, courteous, and enthusiastic will make a good impression. Do some practice interviews with friends or family to build your confidence. You’ve got this!

With the necessary documents in hand and a winning attitude, you’ll sail through the NDLEA final screening. Best of luck! The opportunity you’ve been waiting for is almost here.

Venue Details for the NDLEA Final Screening

The final screening for NDLEA recruitment will take place at designated venues across the 36 states of Nigeria and the FCT. The screening dates and locations were announced on the NDLEA’s official website, and candidates are expected to check for updates regarding any changes.

1. Screening Venues

The screening will hold at the state capitals of the 36 states and Abuja for the FCT. Candidates are to report at the venue of their choice with their acknowledgment slips, educational certificates, and a valid means of identification.

Some key things to note regarding the venues:

  • Venues will be large halls, stadiums, or open spaces that can accommodate the expected large turnout of candidates.
  • There will be signs and NDLEA officials to direct you to the proper screening area for your cadre.
  • Candidates should endeavor to arrive early, possibly around 6 am, to avoid delays in accessing the venue and to allow for the screening process to start on time. Latecomers may not be screened.
  • There will be orderliness and crowd control to enable a smooth screening exercise. Candidates are advised to cooperate fully with NDLEA officials.
  • Only candidates will be allowed into the screening venue. Friends and family members accompanying candidates will not be granted access. They are advised to drop off candidates and return to pick them up when the screening ends.

2. Items Required for Screening

To gain access to the screening venue, candidates must provide:

  1. Acknowledgment slip – Printed from the NDLEA recruitment portal. This will be verified to confirm you applied for the position.
  2. Educational certificates – Provide the original copies of your WAEC/NECO, NABTEB, ND, HND, B.Sc., or other relevant certificates to prove your eligibility for the cadre you applied for.
  3. Means of identification – Present a valid ID card like a national ID, driver’s license, voter’s card, or international passport. The name on your ID must match the name on your application and certificates.


The screening exercise is a crucial part of the NDLEA recruitment process. I wish all candidates’ success as they proceed to the next stage. Stay determined and keep your eyes on the goal ahead!