Ghana Police Service Recruitment 2023/2024: Application Form, Requirements, and Guidelines

If you have been eagerly awaiting the Ghana Police Service Recruitment for 2023/2024, you are not alone. Many interested applicants have been reaching out through emails and phone calls, seeking information about the commencement of the recruitment process.

In this article, we will provide you with all the details you need to know regarding the Ghana Police Service Recruitment, including the application form, requirements, and guidelines.

Ghana Police Service Recruitment Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the Ghana Police Service Recruitment, you must meet certain criteria set by the Director General of Human Resource Department, DCOP. The requirements include the following:

  1. Nationality: All applicants must be Ghanaians.
  2. Age: Applicants must be not less than 18 years and not more than 25 years of age by April 1, 2023.
  3. Height: Male applicants must be at least 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall, and female applicants must be at least 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm) tall.
  4. Physical Fitness: All applicants must be physically fit and of good character, without any criminal record.

Ghana Police Service Recruitment Categories with Requirements

There are various categories available for application by interested Ghanaians. Each category has specific requirements. To view the application requirements for each category, you can visit the Ghana Police Service Recruitment website.

Academic Qualification

All applicants must possess a minimum academic qualification of Six (6) credits [A1 – C6] at WASSCE, including English language and Mathematics.

How to Apply for Ghana Police Service Recruitment

The application process for the Ghana Police Service Recruitment is done online. Follow these steps to apply:

Step One (1) – Purchase of Voucher

  • Purchase a Voucher from any Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) branch for Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢ 50.00).
  • Provide your official names, date of birth, active email address, and mobile phone number to the bank as part of the purchase.
  • The purchased Voucher is not transferable.

Step Two (2) – Online Application Portal

Step Three (3) – Online Application Details

  • Confirm the Voucher or sign in.
  • Answer a few questions leading to the creation of an account.
  • Enter the email address used in purchasing the Voucher.
  • Choose a password and confirm it.
  • Verify the Voucher purchased by entering the Serial Number and PIN.

Step Four (4) – Confirming Pin and Serial Number

  • Enter the serial and pin and confirm.

Step Five (5) – Creating a Profile

  • Enter your personal details, such as your name, date of birth, age, height, nationality, etc.

Step Six (6) – Choosing Your Category

  • Choose a category of your choice.

Step Seven (7) – Uploading Your Educational Background

  • Enter your educational background details.

Step Eight (8) – Uploading Your Passport

  • Upload a passport picture of yourself.

Step Nine (9) – Reviewing Your Data

  • Review all information submitted for accuracy.
  • Click on the EDIT button to make any changes or SAVE your entries by clicking on the NEXT button.

Step Ten (10) – Submitting Your Application

  • Click on the GENERATE YOUR DECISION button to complete the first stage of the application process.
  • The decision on the Application will be displayed on the screen as QUALIFIED or NOT QUALIFIED.
  • Print and keep a copy of the generated report as you will need it for the next stage of physical screening.

Stages of the Recruitment Process

The recruitment process involves several stages:

  1. Shortlisting of applicants who meet the initial requirements.
  2. Body examination and selection at recruitment centers.
  3. Examination and inspection of academic and personal documents.
  4. Aptitude test for successful candidates from the previous stages.
  5. Thorough criminal and background check for candidates who pass the aptitude test.
  6. Medical examination for successful applicants.
  7. Invitation to commence training for qualified candidates.

Important Notes

  • Forms are not being sold for this recruitment exercise.
  • The filling of the recruitment form is done online only.
  • The Police Service does not contract any middlemen to recruit on its behalf.
  • Read the guidelines thoroughly before filling the form.
  • Submit only one application; multiple submissions will lead to disqualification.
  • All academic certificates will be vetted, and presenting forged documents will lead to prosecution.
  • All communication with applicants will be through their provided e-mails only.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for further processes.

For more information and updates, visit the official Ghana Police Service Recruitment website at

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the Ghana Police Service. Apply now and join the force dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the nation. Good luck!

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