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DSS Recruitment Requirements on portal Login

    Have a look at the DSS recruitment requirements and shortlisted candidates here. Please check the DSS list of shortlisted candidates at the recruitment portal by following the instructions provided on this page.

    The names of applicants who have been effectively chosen from among the states for the next round of the DSS recruitment process are included in the Department of State Services shortlist, though, and this is significant information.

    DSS Recruitment Requirements

    The Department of State Service (DSS), formerly known as the State Security Service (SSS), would like to notify Nigerians, particularly those who are looking for work, that it has not yet started accepting applications. Before the next application form is made available to the public, the information provided here will help our readers prepare.

    The only place to get the application is from DSS’s official career page, and it costs nothing. We will include a link to the career page after this article. This is also where all jobs and vacancies will be uploaded.

    Top government officials and their families are protected by the State Security Service, one of the nation’s best security agencies. The DSS considers several factors before shortlisting someone, and those who make the shortlist must go through a rigorous testing and training process before being accepted into the DSS.

    DSS Age Limit Requirement

    • Age Requirement: At the time of application, you must be under 30.
    • Adaptability: Be prepared to work in a new environment.
    • Computer Skills: Knowing how to use a computer can help.
    • Education: A degree from an accredited institution, such as a B.Sc. or HND, is required.

    Is the DSS shortlist out?

    The second stage of the hiring process is the DSS shortlist. Those who fulfilled the requirements set forth by the Department of State Services during the recruitment process are the candidates who advanced to the second phase. 

    At the moment, the DSS is yet to release the list of shortlisted candidates. We have been informed that the list may be made public at some point this year. We will make every effort to obtain pertinent information about the shortlist and DSS recruitment requirements and update this page on schedule.

    The shortlist will be released for the various states below:

    Abia                                    Adamawa                                   Akwa Ibom

    Anambra                         Bauchi                                           Bayelsa

    Benue                               Borno                                             Cross River

    Delta                                 Ebonyi                                            Edo

    Ekiti                                    Enugu                                            Gombe

    Imo                                    Jigawa                                              Kaduna

    Kano                                 Katsina                                            Kebbi

    Kogi                                   Kwara                                               Lagos

    Nasarawa                       Niger                                                  Ogun

    Ondo                                 Osun                                                   Oyo

    Plateau                            Rivers                                                  Sokoto

    Taraba                               Yobe                                                    Zamfara & FCT

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    Steps to Check DSS Shortlisted Candidates 

    After the DSS recruitment board is done with the selection process, successful candidates will be notified via email and text message. Details of the next phase of the recruitment will also be related.

    To check your name on this list, kindly follow the steps below;

    • Visit
    • Login with your email and password
    • Navigate to “shortlisted candidates.”
    • Download the shortlist and check your name
    Through the portal, you can apply for DSS jobs and be considered for a shortlist. Above all, applications for DSS recruitment are free. Make sure you remember this if you want to apply for any Department of State Services (DSS) job openings.

    How Much is the DSS Monthly Salary in Nigeria?

    What is the average monthly salary at DSS? For DSS rank holders with degrees, the average monthly salary varies from N10,000 to N350,000. High-ranking officials, like the general, receive salaries exceeding N1 million.

    You will always find updated news about the Department of State Services shortlist on this page. Please use the comment box if you have questions regarding the DSS recruitment requirements.