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  1. The  Kenya  Defence  Forces  (KDF)  is  pleased  to  announce  to  the  general  public  the recruitment  of  General  Service  Officer  (GSO)  Cadets,  Specialist  Officers,  General  Duty Recruits, Tradesmen/women and Constables which is scheduled to take place in the month of October and November 2019.
  1.  CORRUPTION. Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law. All persons presenting  themselves  for  recruitment  purposes  with  fake/falsified  documents  or  caught engaging in any corrupt activity shall be arrested and prosecuted. If you accept to be conned, you will lose your money or property and go to jail; it has happened to many citizens during past recruitments. Do not waste your money and risk imprisonment; NO ONE can influence the recruitment  process.  Report  any suspicious  activities  to the nearest  Police  Station  or a Military Camp. KDF recruitment is absolutely  FREE  TO ALL.
  1. The prospective  candidates willing to join the Kenya Defence Forces  MUST  meet the following conditions and academic qualifications:
  1. General Conditions

(1)    Be Kenyan citizen with no dual citizenship.

(2)    Be  in  possession  of  a valid  Kenyan  National  Identity  Card.  (4  Copies  of

National Identity Card and PIN certificate)

(3)    Age – between 18 and 26 years old for GSO Cadets, General Duty Recruits and Tradesmen/women with Certificate/Government Trade Test, not above 30 years for Specialist Officers, Tradesmen/women with Diploma, and not above 39 years for Chaplains/Imams.

(4)    Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KDF standards. (5)    Have no criminal record.

(a) Men 1.60m (5ft 3in).
(b) Women 1.52m (5ft).

(6)    Minimum Height:

(7)    Minimum Weight:

(a)    Men                 54.55 Kg (120 lb). (b)    Women           50.00 Kg (110 lb).

(8)    Female  candidates  must  NOT  be  pregnant  at  the  time  of recruitment  and during the entire duration of training.

  1. b. Minimum Academic  Qualifications

(1)     General Service  Officer  (GSO)  Cadets.  Must hold a minimum mean grade of B (Plain)  in KCSE  with at least C+ (Plus) in English,  Mathematics  and one Science  subject.  The training period  for this category  will cover three (3) years leading to a BSc in Military Science and Security Studies upon completion.

(2)     Specialist  Officers. Must hold a minimum mean grade of B (Plain) in KCSE with at least C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics and one science subject. Must be a holder of an undergraduate degree from a recognized University/institution  and be registered with a statutory body where applicable. The training period for Specialist Officers will not be less than three months.

(3)      Servicemen/women  (General Duty) Recruits. Must hold a minimum mean grade of D (plain) in KCSE.

(4)     Tradesmen/women. Prospective candidates willing to apply must satisfy the conditions and requirements given below.

(a)     Technicians. A minimum mean grade of C (Plain) in KCSE, a relevant Diploma  or above from a recognized  Institution  and be registered with the relevant statutory bodies, where applicable.

(b)     Artisans.  A minimum mean grade of D+ (Plus) in KCSE and  either a relevant certificate with Government Trade Test Grade II  or Craft II from a recognized Institution.

(5)     Constables

  1. Vacancies

(a)    Be a retired Kenya Defence Forces Service Member or a retired National

Youth Serviceman/woman.

(b)    Be between the ages of 30 and 55 years old for retired KDF and between

35 and 45 years old for retired NYS.

(c)    Possess a Discharge Certificate with a minimum rating of “Very Good”

in conduct.

(d)    Must  have  served  for  at  least  9  years  Colour  Service  and  retired honourably from KDF.

  1. a. General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets
  1.  Specialist  Officers. In addition to the minimum academic qualifications, Specialist Officers must posses’ qualifications and where necessary be registered with the relevant Statutory Bodies for the vacancies below:

(1)    Medical  Officers. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of

Surgery and be registered with Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

(2)    Pharmacists. Must  hold at least  a Bachelor’s  degree  in Pharmacy  and be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB).

(3)    Nursing Officers. Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK).

(4)    Dentists.  Must hold at least a Bachelor’s  degree in Dental Surgery and be registered with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (MPDB).

(5)    Laboratory  Technologists. Must  hold  a  Bachelor  of  Science  in  Medical

Laboratory Technology/Medical Laboratory Science.

(6)    Counselling  Psychologists.   Must  hold  at  least  a  Bachelor’s   degree  in

Counselling Psychology.

(7)    Public  Health  Officers. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in

Public Health/Environmental Science.

(8)    Cyber Security/Digital Forensic/IT Officers. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/Software Engineering/Networking.  Certification  in Cyber  Security,  Digital  Forensics,  and Ethical hacking or Information Security analysis will be added advantage.

(9)    Engineers. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical, Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunication, Instrumentation and Control, Mechanical,  Marine,  Biomedical,  Naval  Architecture  and  Mechatronics Engineering and be registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK).

(10)  Journalists. Must hold at least a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication majoring either in Broadcast Production or Public Relations with at least two (2) years working experience.

(11)  Lawyers.  Must  hold  at  least  a  Bachelor  of  Laws  (LLB)  degree  from  a recognized University, be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, hold a current and valid practicing certificate  with at least two (2) years practicing experience. Experience in litigation will be an added advantage.

(12)  Physical  Training Officers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science or Bachelor of Education (Physical Education).

(13)  Finance/Accounting Officers.  Must hold at least a Bachelor of Commerce

(Finance/Accounting option).

(14)  Music Specialists.  Must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Music.

(15)  Chaplains/Imams.  Must  hold  a  Bachelor’s   degree  in  Theology/Islamic studies from a recognized Institution. Protestant Churches and Roman Catholic Chaplains  must  be  ordained  Ministers  and  recommended  by  Archbishop  and Episcopal  Conference  respectively.  Imams  must  be  recommended  by  the  Chief Kadhi.

(16)  Hospitality Management/Catering Officers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management/ Food Production.

(17)  Entrepreneurship  and   Management  Officers.  Must  hold  a  Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship.

(18)  Statistics  Officers.   Must  hold  a  Bachelor’s  degree  in  Statistics/Applied

Statistics/Actuarial Science.

(19)  Procurement  &   Supply   Chain    Management  Officers.   Must   hold   a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement  and Supply Chain Management /Purchasing & Supplies Management.

(20)  Library and  Information Officers. Must hold at least Bachelor’s degree in

Library and Information Science.

(21)  Project Managers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Project Planning and


(22)  Quantity Surveyors. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Survey and registered with Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS).

(23)  Oceanographers. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Oceanography.

(24)  Dock Masters. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nautical Science.

  1. Tradesmen/women

(1)    Diploma

(a)    Accounting/Finance/CPA II

(b)    Aeronautical Engineering (A&E) (c)    Archives and Record Management (d)    Automotive Engineering

(e)    Building and Construction

(f)     Carpentry and Joinery

(g)    Community Health & Development

(h)    Community Health Nursing (KRCHN)

(i)     Computer Science/Information Technology

(j)     Counseling Psychology

(k)    Clinical Medicine and Surgery

(l)     Electrical and Electronics Engineering

(m)   Electrical and Instrumentation/Control Engineering

(n)    Human Resource Management

(o)    Journalism (Print Journalist, Audio – Visual Producer) (p)    Marine Engineering

(q)    Mechanical Engineering (Plant/Production) (r)     Medical Laboratory

(s)     Music

(t)     Painting/Coating Technology

(u)    Para Legal

(v)    Pharmaceutical Technology

(w)   Plumbing and Pipe Fitting/Plumbing Technology

(x)    Project Planning and Management

(y)    Public Health/Environmental Science

(z)    Purchasing and Supplies Management

(aa)  Radiography

(bb)  Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

(cc)  Research Skills Development

(dd)  Sales and Marketing

(ee)  Tailoring

(ff)   Telecommunication Engineering

(gg)  Warehouse/Store Keeping Management

(hh)  Welding & Fabrication

(2)    Certificate

(a)    Auto/Motor Vehicle Electrical

(b)    Automotive/Motor Vehicle Mechanics

(c)    Carpentry and Joinery

(d)    Composite Manufacturing Technology

(e)    Electrical and Electronics (f)     Marine/Ship Construction (g)    Masonry and Brick Laying (h)    Plant Mechanics

(j)     Plant Operations (Heavy Plant/Crane/Forklift/Tug Operations)

(k)    Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

(l)     Welding and Fabrication

  1. Clear photocopies of relevant academic certificates  and  current National Identity

Card (ID) MUST be attached to the application and be addressed to the:

Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces

(Personnel and Logistics) Ministry of Defence Defence Headquarters Ulinzi House

P O Box 40668 – 00100


  1. The applications to reach the addressee on or before 7th  November 2019. Candidates who will be shortlisted for Specialist Officers and Tradesmen/women shall be notified through the print media from 17th  to 23rd November 2019.


  1. The KDF Recruiting Teams consisting of the Kenya Army, the Kenya Air Force and the Kenya Navy will be visiting the Recruiting Centres (County Headquarters) as indicated below to recruit General Service Officers, General Duty Recruits and Defence Forces Constables.
Date County Recruitment Centre
(a) (b) (c)
28 Oct 19 Baringo Kabarnet Show Ground
28 Oct 19 Bomet Bomet Stadium
28 Oct 19 Busia Busia Stadium
28 Oct 19 Isiolo Isiolo Stadium
28 Oct 19 Kericho Green Stadium
28 Oct 19 Kiambu Kirigithi Stadium
28 Oct 19 Kisumu Kisumu Stadium
28 Oct 19 Kitui Kitui Show Ground
28 Oct 19 Kwale Kwale Stadium
28 Oct 19 Laikipia Nanyuki Stadium
28 Oct 19 Lamu Amu Island (Kibaki Grounds)
28 Oct 19 Machakos Machakos Stadium
28 Oct 19 Migori Migori Stadium
28 Oct 19 Muranga Ihura Stadium
28 Oct 19 Nakuru Afraha Stadium
28 Oct 19 Nyandarua Ol Kalou
28 Oct 19 Taita/Taveta Mwatate (Kenyatta High Sch Grounds)
28 Oct 19 Tharaka Nithi Kathwana
28 Oct 19 Trans Nzoia Kenyatta Stadium
28 Oct 19 Turkana Lodwar
28 Oct 19 Uasin Gishu 64 Stadium
28 Oct 19 Vihiga Mbale (Kidundu Stadium)
28 Oct 19 Wajir Wajir Stadium
28 Oct 19 West Pokot Kapenguria
30 Oct 19 Bungoma Kanduyi Stadium
30 Oct 19 Elgeyo/Marakwet Iten Stadium
30 Oct 19 Embu Moi Stadium
30 Oct 19 Garissa Garissa TTC Grounds
30 Oct 19 Homa Bay Homa Bay Stadium
30 Oct 19 Kajiado KCB Grounds
30 Oct 19 Kakamega Bukhungu Stadium
30 Oct 19 Kilifi Alaskan Grounds
30 Oct 19 Kirinyaga Kerugoya Stadium
30 Oct 19 Kisii Kisii Stadium
30 Oct 19 Makueni Wote
30 Oct 19 Mandera Moi Stadium
30 Oct 19 Marsabit Marsabit Stadium
30 Oct 19 Meru Kinoru Stadium
30 Oct 19 Mombasa Tononoka Grounds
30 Oct 19 Nairobi MISC (Kasarani)
30 Oct 19 Nandi Kipchoge Stadium
30 Oct 19 Narok Narok Stadium
30 Oct 19 Nyamira Nyamira Stadiun
30 Oct 19 Nyeri Ruringu Stadium
30 Oct 19 Samburu Maralal Stadium
30 Oct 19 Siaya Siaya MTC Grounds
30 Oct 19 Tana River Hola Stadium

——–END OF 2019/2020 ADVERTISEMENT—————–

Check KDF 2018 Recruitment Dates and centres  here >>

KDF has advertised the recruitment dates for 2018. We shall update you on 2018 KDF Recruitment List of KDF Shortlisted General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets and Specialist Officers after the Advertisement for Recruitment of General Recruits, Constabularies and Tradesmen/Women into The Kenya Defence Forces 2018 Recruitment Dates and Centres.

2018 Advertisement for Recruitment of Service Members, Constabularies and Tradesmen/women into the Kenya Defence Forces – KDF Recruitment

Below are usually the requirements for KDF Recruitment.

1. The Kenya Defence always announce to the general public when there will be a recruitment of servicemen/women, constabularies, and tradesmen/women through its official website and media. The advertisement includes the dates for the recruitment to take place and various centres countrywide for the exercise.

Prospective candidates wishing to join Kenya Defence Forces must satisfy the conditions and requirements given below.

2. Corruption.

Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law.

All persons presenting themselves for recruitment purposes at any centre with fake/ falsified calling letters, identity cards, academic certificates etc. or caught engaging in any corrupt activity shall be arrested and prosecuted.

If you accept to be conned, you will lose your money and go to jail; it happened to many during the last recruitment.

Do not waste your money and risk imprisonment; No one can influence the recruitment process.

Report any suspicious activities/conmen to the nearest police station or a military camp. KDF recruitment is absolutely free to all.

3. Citizens are further notified that recruitment is only conducted at the advertised recruitment centres countrywide during daytime before 1800 hours (6pm) on weekdays. Successful candidates will be issued with calling letters at the recruitment centres by the recruiting officers.

Any person purporting to recruit or issue an alleged calling letter away from a recruitment centre will be doing so fraudulently.

4. Recruitment of General Recruits and Constabularies

a. The KDF Recruiting Teams consisting of Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force, Kenya Navy and Defence Forces Constabulary will be visiting the recruiting centres as indicated below to recruit Servicemen/ Women, Defence Forces Constabularies on dates indicated.

b. All potential candidates reporting to the recruitment centres should come from the sub counties/ divisions of their respective counties and districts.

They should also bring with them current original national identity card and academic certificates/ testimonials.

ID photocopies/ scanned and police abstract will not be accepted.

The recruitment exercise will be absolutely Free.

C. Conditions for Servicemen/women

(1) Must be Kenyan citizens.
(2) Age: Between 18 and 26 years old.
(3) Be physically and mentally fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
(4) Have no criminal record.
(5) Minimum Height:
(a) Men 1.60m (5ft 3in).
(b) Women 1.52m (5ft)
(6) Minimum weight:
(a) Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb).
(b) Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).

7. Female candidates must Not be pregnant at recruitment and during training.

8. Education: A minimum of mean grade D (plain) in KCSE for the general recruits.

Tradesmen / Women

a. Prospective candidates wishing to apply must satisfy the conditions and requirements given below.

(1) Must be Kenyan citizens.
(2) Age: Between 18 and 26 years old.
(3) Be physically and mentally fit in accordance with the KDF standards.
(4) Have no criminal record.
(5) Minimum Height:
(a) Men 1.60m (5ft 3in).
(b) Women 1.52m (5ft)
(6) Minimum weight:
(c) Men: 54.55 Kg (120 lb).
(d) Women: 50.00 Kg (110 lb).
(7) Female candidates must Not be pregnant at recruitment and during training.

(1) Education – Qualifications & Requirements:

(a) Technicians:
A minimum of mean grade C (plain) in KCSE, a relevant Diploma or above from a recognized Institution and be a registered with the relevant statutory bodies, where applicable,

(b) Catechist:
Must have a minimum of C – (minus) in KCSE, a Diploma in Catechetical studies from a recognized catechetical college/ institute and should not be beyond 35 years of age.

(c) Artisans:
A minimum of mean grade D + (plus) in KCSE and either a relevant certificate with Government Trade Test Grade II or Craft II from a recognized Institution.

KDF 2018 Recruitment Dates and centres

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Monday19/11/2018→ Lamu→ → LamuWest→ → Lamu

Monday19/11/2018→ Taita/Taveta-Taveta-Taveta

Monday19/11/2018→ Embu→ → EmbuEast→ Runyenjes

Monday19/11/2018→ Bomet→ Konoin→ Mogogosiek

Monday19/11/2018→ Narok→TransmaraEast→EmuruaDikirr

Monday19/11/2018→ Lamu→ → LamuEast→ → Faza

Monday19/11/2018→ Laikipia→ Nyahururu→ Nyahururu

Monday19/11/2018→ Kwale→ → LungaLunga→ LungaLunga

Monday19/11/2018→ Kajiado→ KajiadoNorth→ Ngong

Monday19/11/2018→ WestPokot→ PokotCentral→ Sigor

Monday19/11/2018→ Kisumu→ KisumuEast→ Kibos

Monday19/11/2018→ Busia→ → Bunyala→ → → → Budalangi

Monday19/11/2018→ Kericho→ Londiani→ → Londiani

Monday19/11/2018→ Nyeri→ → KieniEast→ → Chaka

Monday19/11/2018→ Samburu→ SamburuNorth→ Baragoi

Monday19/11/2018→ Nandi→ NandiSouth(Aldai)→ Kobujoi

RecruitmentDate-County-District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Garissa→ Ijara→ Masalani

Tuesday20/11/2018→ TaitaTaveta→ Taita→ Wundanyi

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Embu→ EmbuWest→ Embu

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Bomet→ BometCentral→ Bomet

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Narok→ TransmaraWest→ Kilgoris

Tuesday20/11/2018→ TanaRiver→ TanaDelta→ Garsen

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Laikipia→ LaikipiaWest→ Rumuruti

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Kwale→ Msambweni→ Msambweni

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Kiambu→ → Limuru→ → Limuru

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Kisumu→ KisumuCentral→ Kisumu

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Busia→ Samia→ Funyula

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Kericho→ Kipkelion→ Kipkelion

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Nyeri→ KieniWest→ Mweiga

Tuesday20/11/2018→ Nandi→ NandiEast→ NandiHills

RecruitmentDate-County-District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Garissa→ Hulugho→ Hulugho

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Taita/Taveta→ Mwatete→ Mwatete

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Embu→ EmbuNorth→ Manyatta

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Bomet→ BometEast→ Longisa

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Migori→ KuriaEast→ Kegonga

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Garissa→ Fafi→ Bura

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Laikipia→ LaikipiaCentral→ Ngobit

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Kwale→ Kwale→ Kwale

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Kiambu→ Lari→ Lari

Wednesday21/11/2018→ WestPokot→ WestPokot→ Kapenguria

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Kisumu→ KisumuWest→ Ojolla

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Busia→ Busia→ Busia

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Kericho→ KerichoEast→ Kericho

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Nyeri→ NyeriCentral→ Nyeri

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Samburu→ SamburuCentral→ Maralal

Wednesday21/11/2018→ Nandi→ NandiCentral→ Kapsabet

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Thursday22/11/2018→ TanaRiver→ TanaRiver→ Hola

Thursday22/11/2018→ TaitaTaveta→ Voi→ Voi

Thursday22/11/2018→ Embu→ MbeereNorth→ Siakago

Thursday22/11/2018→ Bomet→ → Chepalungu→ → Sigor

Thursday22/11/2018→ Migori→ KuriaWest→ Kehancha

Thursday22/11/2018→ Garissa→ Balambala→ Balambala

Thursday22/11/2018→ Laikipia→ LaikipiaEast→ Nanyuki

Thursday22/11/2018→ Kiambu→ → Kikuyu→ → Kikuyu

Thursday22/11/2018→ WestPokot→ PokotSouth→ Kibichbich

Thursday22/11/2018→ Busia→ Nambale→ Nambale

Thursday22/11/2018→ Kericho→ Belgut→ Sosiot

Thursday22/11/2018→ Nyeri→ Tetu→ Wamagana

Thursday22/11/2018→ Samburu→ SamburuEast→ Wamba

Thursday22/11/2018→ Nandi→ Tinderet→ Maraba

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Friday23/11/2018→ TanaRiver→ TanaNorth→ Bura

Friday23/11/2018→ Makueni→ Kibwezi→ Kibwezi

Friday23/11/2018→ Embu→ MbeereSouth→ Kiritiri

Friday23/11/2018→ Narok→ NarokSouth→ Ololulunga

Friday23/11/2018→ Migori→ Nyatike→ Nyatike

Friday23/11/2018→ Isiolo→ Garbatulla→ Garbatulla

Friday23/11/2018→ Laikipia→ LaikipiaNorth→ DoldolMkt

Friday23/11/2018→ Mombasa→ Likoni→ Likoni

Friday23/11/2018→ Kiambu→ Kabete→ Wangige

Friday23/11/2018→ WestPokot→ PokotNorth→ Alale

Friday23/11/2018→ Siaya→ Rarieda→ RariedaSecSchool

Friday23/11/2018→ Busia→ Butula→ Butula

Friday23/11/2018→ Kericho→ Soin/Sigowet→ Chepkemel

Friday23/11/2018→ Nyeri→ NyeriSouth→ Othaya

Friday23/11/2018→ Nyandarua→ NyandaruaNorth→ Ndaragwa

Friday23/11/2018→ Nandi→ NandiNorth→ Kabiyet

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Monday26/11/2018→ Garissa→ Garissa→ Garissa

Monday26/11/2018→ Makueni→ Makindu→ Makindu

Monday26/11/2018→ Kitui→ Tseikuru→ Tseikuru

Monday26/11/2018→ Narok→ NarokWest→ Lemek

Monday26/11/2018→ Isiolo→ Merti→ Merti

Monday26/11/2018→ Meru→ Buuri→ Timau

Monday26/11/2018→ Kilifi→ Magarini→ Marafa

Monday26/11/2018→ TransNzoia→ TransNzoiaEast→ Kachibora

Monday26/11/2018→ Siaya→ Bondo→ Bondo

Monday26/11/2018→ Busia→ TesoNoerth→ Amagoro

Monday26/11/2018→ Kericho→ Buret→ Litein

Monday26/11/2018→ Nyeri→ MathiraEast→ Karatina

Monday26/11/2018→ Nyandarua→ NyandaruaWest→ Ol-Joro-Orok

Monday26/11/2018→ Nandi→ Chesumei→ Chemundu

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Garissa→ Dadaab→ Dadaab

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Makueni→ Nzaui→ Matiliku

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Kitui→ Mumoni→ Katse

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Narok→ NarokNorth→ Narok

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Migori→ SunaWest→ Migori

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Wajir→ WajirSouth→ Leheley

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Isiolo→ Isiolo→ Isiolo

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Kilifi→ Malindi→ Malindi

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Kiambu→ KiambuEast→ Kiambu

Tuesday27/11/2018→ TransNzoia→ TransNzoiaWest→ Kitale

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Siaya→ Siaya→ Siaya

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Busia→ TesoSouth→ Amukura

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Bomet→ Sotik→ Sotik

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Nyeri→ MathiraWest→ Kayiaba

Tuesday27/11/2018→ Nyandarua→ NyandaruaCentral→ OlKalou

Tuesday27/11/2018→ UasinGishu→ EldoretSouth→ Outspan

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Garissa→ Lagdera→ Modogashe

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Makueni→ Kathonzweni→ Kathonzweni

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Kitui→ Kyuso→ Kyuso

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Narok→ NarokEast→ Nairegea/Enkare

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Migori→ Uriri→ Uriri

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Wajir→ WajirWest→ Griftu

Wednesday28/12/2018→ Meru→ ImentiNorth→ MeruTown

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Kilifi→ Ganze→ Ganze

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Kiambu→ Kiambaa→ Karuri

Wednesday28/11/2018→ TransNzoia→ Kiminini→ Kimini

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Siaya→ Ugenya→ Ukwala

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Kakamega→ MumiasWest→ Mumias

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Nyamira→ Borabu→ Borabu

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Nyeri→ Mukurwe-ini→ Mukurwe-ini

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Nyandarua→ Kipipiri→ Miharati

Wednesday28/11/2018→ Elgeyo/Marakwet→ Keiyosouth→ Chepkorio

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Thursday29/11/2018→ Wajir→ Habaswein→ Habaswein

Thursday29/11/2018→ Makueni→ Makueni→ Wote

Thursday29/11/2018→ Kitui→ MwingiCentral→ Mwingi

Thursday29/11/2018→ Migori→ Awendo→ Awendo

Thursday29/11/2018→ Wajir→ Tarbaj→ TarbajThursday22/11/2018→ Meru→ Igembe

South→ Maua

Thursday29/11/2018→ Kilifi→ Kilifi→ Kilifi

Thursday29/11/2018→ Kiambu→ GatunduSouth→ Gatundu

Thursday29/11/2018→ TransNzoia→ Kwanza→ Kwanza

Thursday29/11/2018→ Siaya→ Ugunja→ Ugunja

Thursday29/11/2018→ Bungoma→ Bumula→ Bumula

Thursday29/11/2018→ Nyamira→ MasabaNorth→ Keroka

Thursday29/11/2018→ Kirinyaga→ KirinyagaEast→ Kianyaga

Thursday29/11/2018→ Nyandarua→ NyandaruaSouth→ Engineer

Thursday29/11/2018→ Elgeyo/Marakwet→ MarakwetEast→ Chesoi

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Friday30/11/2018→ Wajir→ WajirEast→ Wajir

Friday30/11/2018→ Makueni→ MbooniEast→ Mumbuni

Friday30/11/2018→ Kitui→ MwingiEast→ Mathuki

Friday30/11/2018→ Kajiado→ Isinya→ Isinya

Friday30/11/2018→ Migori→ Rongo→ Rongo

Friday30/11/2018→ Wajir→ Eldas→ Eldas

Friday30/11/2018→ Meru→ IgembeNorth→ MurunginePrimaryFriday30/11/2018→ Kilifi

→ KilifiSouth→ Kikambala

Friday30/11/2018→ Kiambu→ GatunduNorth→ Kamwangi

Friday30/11/2018→ Siaya→ Gem → Yala

Friday30/11/2018→ Kakamega→ Matungu→ Matungu

Friday30/11/2018→ Nyamira→ NyamiaraNorth→ Ekerenyo

Friday30/11/2018→ Kirinyaga→ KirinyagaCentral→ Kerugoya

Friday30/11/2018→ Nyandarua→ Kinangop→ Njambini

Friday30/11/2018→ Nyandarua→ Mirangini→ Mirangini

Friday30/11/2018→ ElgeyoMarakwet→ KeiyoNorth→ Iten

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Monday03/12/2018→ Mandera→ ManderaWest→ Takaba

Monday03/12/2018→ Makueni→ MbooniWest→ Kikima

Monday03/12/2018→ Kitui→ Migwani→ Migwani

Monday03/12/2018→ Kajiado→ KajiadoCentral→ Kajiado

Monday03/12/2018→ HomaBay→ Ndhiwa→ Ndhiwa

Monday03/12/2018→ Meru→ IgembeCentral→ Kangeta

Monday03/12/2018→ Mombasa→ Kisauni→ Kisauni

Monday03/12/2018→ Kiambu→ Ruiru→ Ruiru

Monday03/12/2018→ Kakamega→ Matete→ Matete

Monday03/12/2018→ Nakuru→ Naivasha→ Naivasha

Monday03/12/2018→ Bungoma→ BungomaSouth→ Bungoma

Monday03/12/2018→ Nyamira→ NyamiraSouth→ Nyamira

Monday03/12/2018→ Kirinyaga→ KirinyagaWest→ Baricho

Monday03/12/2018→ ElgeyoMarakwet→ KeiyoNorth→ Iten

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Mandera→ ManderaCentral→ El-Wak

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Makueni→ Kilungu→ Nunguni

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Kitui→ Matinyani→ Matinyani

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Kajiado→ Mashuru→ Mashuru

Tuesday04/12/2018→ HomaBay→ Suba→ Makunga

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Mandera→ Banisa→ Banisa

Thursday04/12/2018→ Meru→ TiganiaEast→ Muriri

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Mombasa→ Nyali→ Kongowea

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Kiambu→ ThikaEast→ Gatuanyaga

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Kakamega→ Lugari→ Lumakanda

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Kakamega→ MumiasEast→ Shianda

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Bungoma→ BungomaWest→ Sirisia

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Nyamira→ Manga→ Manga

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Kirinyaga→ MweaEast→ Wanguru

Tuesday04/12/2018→ Baringo→ BaringoCentral→ Kabarnet

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Wajir→ Buna→ Buna

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Makueni→ Mukaa→ Yoani

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Kitui→ KituiWest→ Kabati

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Kajiado→ Loitokitok→ Loitokitok

Wednesday05/12/2018→ HomaBay→ Mbita→ Mbita

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Wajir→ WajirNorth→ Bute

Wednesday05/02/2018→ Meru→ TiganiaWest→ Urru

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Kilifi→ Rabai→ Rabai

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Kiambu→ ThikaWest→ Thika

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Kakamega→ Likuyani→ Kongoni

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Kakamega→ Khwisero→ Khwisero

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Bungoma→ BungomaCentral→ Chwele

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Kisii→ KisiiCentral→ Kisii

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Kirinyaga→ MweaWest→ Kandongu

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Nakuru→ Gilgil→ Gilgil

Wednesday05/12/2018→ Baringo→ BaringoNorth→ Kabartonjo

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Thursday06/12/2018→ Mandera→ ManderaNorth→ Rhamu

Thursday06/12/2018→ Kitui→ KituiCentral→ Kitui

Thursday06/12/2018→ HomaBay→ HomaBay→ HomaBay

Thursday06/12/2018→ Marsabit→ Sololo→ Sololo

Thursday06/12/2018→ Meru→ TiganiaCentral→ MikinduriPrimary

Thursday06/12/2018→ Kilifi→ Kaloleni→ Kaloleni

Thursday06/12/2018→ Kiambu→ Juja→ Juja

Thursday06/12/2018→ UasinGishu→ EldoretWest→ PaulBoitHighSchool

Thursday06/12/2018→ Vihiga→ Emuhaya→ Emuhaya

Thursday06/12/2018→ Bungoma→ Cheptais→ Cheptais

Thursday06/12/2018→ Kisii→ KitutuCentral→ Nyanchwa

Thursday06/12/2018→ Murang’a→ Murang’a→ Murang’a

Thursday06/12/2018→ Nakuru→ NakuruNorth→ Bahati

Thursday06/12/2018→ Baringo→ EastPokot→ Chemolingot

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Friday07/12/2018→ Mandera→ ManderaEast→ Mandera

Friday07/12/2018→ Kitui→ Katulani→ Katulani

Friday07/12/2018→ Machakos→ AthiRiver→ AthiRiver

Friday07/12/2018→ HomaBay→ Rangwe→ Rangwe

Friday07/12/2018→ Marsabit→ Chalbi→ Maikona

Friday07/12/2018→ Meru→ MeruCentral→ Karieni

Friday07/12/2018→ Mombasa→ Changamwe→ Changamwe

Friday07/12/2018→ Muranga→ Gatanga→ Gatanga

Friday07/12/2018→ UasinGishu→ Moiben→ Moiben

Friday07/12/2018→ Vihiga→ Luanda→ Luanda

Friday07/12/2018→ Bungoma→ Kimilili→ Kimilili

Friday07/12/2018→ Kisii→ MasabaSouth→ Masimba

Friday07/12/2018→ Murang’a→ Kahuro→ Kahuro

Friday07/12/2018→ Nakuru→ Subukia→ Subukia

Friday07/12/2018→ Baringo→ Marigat→ Marigat

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Monday10/12/2018→ Marsabit→ Moyale→ Moyale

Monday10/12/2018→ Kitui→ LowerYatta→ Kiusyuni

Monday10/12/2018→ Machakos→ Machakos→ Machakos

Monday10/12/2018→ HomaBay→ RachuonyoNorth→ KenduBay

Monday10/12/2018→ Marsabit→ Laisamis→ Laisamis

Monday10/12/2018→ Meru→ ImentiSouth→ Nkubu

Monday10/12/2018→ Mombasa→ Jomvu→ Mikindani

Monday10/12/2018→ NairobiCity→ NairobiDistricts→ Misc(Kasarani)

Monday10/12/2018→ Vihiga→ Sabatia→ Sabatia

Monday10/12/2018→ Kisii→ Marani→ Marani

Monday10/12/2018→ Murang’a→ Kangema→ Kangema

Monday10/12/2018→ Nakuru→ Nakuru→ Nakuru

Monday10/12/2018→ Baringo→ Koibatek→ EldamaRavine

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Marsabit→ Marsabit→ Marsabit

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Kitui→ Ikutha→ Ikutha

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Machakos→ Kathiani→ Kathiani

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Turkana→ TurkanaSouth→ Lokichar

Tuesday11/12/2018→ HomaBay→ RachuonyoSouth→ Kosele

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Tharaka-Nithi→ TharakaNorth→ Gatunga

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Mombasa→ Mombasa→ Mombasa

Tuesday11/12/2018→ UasinGishu→ Kesses→ → Kesses

Tuesday12/12/2018→ Kisii→ Sameta→ Itumbe

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Vihiga→ Vihiga→ Mbale

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Bungoma→ BungomaNorth→ Mukuyuni

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Murang’a→ Mathioya→ Kiria-Ini

Tuesday11/12/3018→ Nakuru→ Njoro→ Njoro

Tuesday11/12/2018→ Baringo→ Mogotio→ → Mogotio

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Marsabit→ NorthHorr→ → NorthHorr

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Kitui→ Mutomo→ → Mutomo

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Machakos→ Kangundo→ → Kangundo

Wednesday13/12/2018→ HomaBay→ RachuonyoEast→ → Kadongo

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Turkana→ TurkanaEast→ → → Lokori

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Tharaka-Nithi→ TharakaSouth→ → Marimanti

Wednesday13/12/2018→ UasinGishu→ EldoretEast→ → Naiberi

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Vihiga→ Hamisi→ → Hamisi

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Bungoma→ WebuyeWest→ ChebosHighSch

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Kisii→ Gucha→ → Ogembo

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Murang’a→ Murang’aSouth→ → Murang’aTTC

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Nakuru→ Molo→ Molo

Wednesday13/12/2018→ Nakuru→ Rongai→ → → KampiyaMoto

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Thursday14/12/2018→ Marsabit→ Loyangalani→ → Loyangalani

Thursday14/12/2018→ Kitui→ Mutitu→ → → Zombe

Thursday14/12/2018→ Machakos→ Matungulu→ → → Matungulu

Thursday14/12/2018→ Kisumu→ Nyakach→ → PapOndit

Thursday14/12/2018→ Turkana→ TurkanaNorth→ → → Lokitaung

Thursday14/12/2018→ TharakaNithi→ Maara→ → → Chogoria

Thursday14/12/2018→ Kakamega→ KakamegaSouth→ Malinya

Thursday14/12/2018→ Bungoma→ BungomaEast→ Webuye

Thursday14/12/2018→ Kisii→ Nyamache→ → → Nyamache

Thursday14/12/2018→ Murang’a→ Kandara→ → → Kandara

Thursday14/12/2018→ Nakuru→ NakuruWest→ → Kapkures

RecruitmentDate→ →County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Friday17/12/2018→ Turkana→ TurkanaWest→ → Kakuma

Friday17/12/2018→ Kitui→ Nzambani→ → → Chuluni

Friday17/12/2018→ Machakos→ Mwala→ → → Mwala

Friday17/12/2018→ Kisumu→ Nyando→ → Awasi

Friday17/12/2018→ Turkana→ Kibish→ → Kibish

Friday17/12/2018→ Tharaka-Nithi→ MeruSouth→ → → Chuka

Friday17/12/2018→ Kakamega→ KakamegaCentral→ → Kakamega

Friday17/12/2018→ Kakamega→ KakamegaNorth→ → Malava

Friday17/12/2018→ Kisii→ Kenyenya→ → Kenyenya

Friday17/12/2018→ Murang’a→ Kigumo→ → → Kigumo

Friday17/03/2018→ Nakuru→ KuresoiNorth→ → → Sirikwa

RecruitmentDate→ →County→ District→ → RecruitmentCentre

Monday18/12/2018→ Turkana→ TurkanaCentral→ → → Lodwar

Monday18/12/2018→ Kitui→ Kisasi→ → → Kisasi

Monday18/12/2018→ Machakos→ Masinga→ → → Masinga

Monday18/12/2018→ Kisumu→ Muhoroni→ → → Chemilil

Monday18/12/2018→ Turkana→ Loima→ → → Lorugum

Monday18/12/2018→ Kakamega→ Navakholo→ → → Navakholo

Monday18/12/2018→ Kisii→ KisiiSouth→ → → Kerina

Monday18/12/2018→ Nakuru→ Kuresoi→ → Keringet

RecruitmentDate→ → County→ District→ → → RecruitmentCentre

Tuesday19/12/2018→ Machakos→ Yatta→ → → Kithimani

Tuesday19/12/2018→ Kakamega→ KakamegaEast→ → → Shinyalu

Tuesday19/12/2018→ Kisii→ GuchaSouth→ → → Nyamarambe

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hello can a D- join the kenya army?

nt realy

I managed to get D- ,but i have done plant operator/mechanics from NYS and I would like to join kdf, am totally orphan so help mi please

Am Paul Kamau, asking or a D-day student can join KDF

here I am from meru and attained c-

pray ur God u might get it its lucky just try.

Am so interested to join this military but I’ve one problem that…that in my education level will not allow me, i join my high school up to form three and fail to complete due to luck of fee advice pliz.
100% i can fit this all. Kindly advice thank you.

Go back to school first….its not too late

I have the sports. in may legs I’d it a big problem

My husband finished four some yrs down the line, he’s 28 yrs old and he wants to be acadet. Has a B+

he can apply for cadet mostly advertised on august/September

I did My KCSE 2012 where I managed C. plain but the time I go for recruitment only 4 people are selected of which I guess there’s fraud . As am totally tired of it can it this time be fair to very marginalized families who can’t afford even a cup of water during the day of recruitment like me?

Keep on trying your chance is there

pesa mbele ulikuwa na how much?

can I get other means to join kdf rather than going in the field?

2018 will be my fourth time to try this getting into KDF bt l love this job…hope God will have mercy on me…God bless KDF

Am a old kcpe candidate in 2002, & I love this job so much, can I get only one chance?

have tried 3 times now from 2014 unsuccessful. I feel tired

do you use online applications so that I can fill online forms?if there is a link please send it to through my email

I did my kcse last year and have dreamt of joining kdf because of my love towards it my almighty God help me to be selected long live kdf

Thanks,all be joinng you in 2018..God bless Kenya_God protect KDF

Kindly may I know the dates for the recruitment

my pleasure is to join the KDF forces.and for me I believe one day I’ll be able to work with my other men’s and women of the Kenya defence forces.2018 it will be now my fourth time but I ll give up because I love career and its my dream job.thanks and God bless every soldier and all people at large

I have been trying severally but i will never be tired of trying God’s time is the best.

I have A diploma in Electrical Engineering power-option, will it give me an advantage?

am 22 yrs intrested to join kdf department,and i have all required documents,also being treined paramilitary treining in National Youth Sarvice.now on my seccond pillar and wishing to join KDF kindly give me the way forwad.Thenk you.

Kdf is all i wish in m’y life av all the qualifications needed but i dont the exact dates for recruitment…..help me please

I did my KCSE on 2016,and I managed to get D- due to some fee problem,actually I real like to become a KDF millitant for us to staplised sécurité, peace and love in our country Kenya.my payer si to become à KDF, so help me For.

I love the job with passion,my dream is to join the kdf team, have tried several times but beard no fruits,I did my kcse 2013 and managed to get a D (plain) am now 24yrs old only 2yrs remaining where my dream will be off, I come from a poor family,kindly give me way foward because when I’ll go for the coming recruitment still I’ll not manage, am 6ft height, weight 70kgs, I dnt know the problem.Regards kdf Kenya, one nation

Am good at allacademically and physically fit but my problem is that i love this job and hav tried it fir the last 5yrs sijafaulu.nw am 28yrs could i get achance this tym round au la help m.

i did my KCSE in 2015 and managed to get a D(plain)..to join KDF is my long time prayer since High School.
please consider my request and be my destiny connector and let my dream came true.thank you

Hi,,kindly may I know the date for recruitme

I have tried very many times but I would not lose hope

pole, don’t lose hope, i will be trying 4 the 1st tyme. what tyme shld we be at the recruit centre?

This is my first time to try let me see I might be lucky,,

iam rotich qualify in all aspect as KDF but they disqulified me last year iam 21years old with a grade of B in my o-level physically fit aki someone help me to join this year am from trans-nzoia county.

Love the work and i will like to join plis

I love this job but my left hand is broken 24yrs back what can I do ?

my brother completed form four last year…managed a D plain and he really want to be a KDF or even a Kenya army so I may inform him hopping he will qualify….

God willing I believe I can

am 36 yrs,but very much interested to serve my dear country in this military being having D+ could possible for me please contact me.

I got a D- in my KCSE and I want to join this KDF job it’s my favorite one I really love this job

I am interest with military but a have one problem my id is problem and have already finish KCSE in 2017

God does everything with a reason do not afflict your unsuccessful ,God will give what it belong to u, whoever works faithfully God rewards him or her,officers be faith full,God will bless you so much.

Nice one there Dominic

I tried my luck on 2016 at mandera I didn’t succed. I’m hoping to try my luck this tym also

am interested to my country as a kdf attained kcse on 2014

I did my kcse in 2013 and my aim was to go and join kdf but everytime i try i never got a chance to join can i join this round

I am from national youth service and I want to join kdf to continue serving my country

what am in a college diploma level not yet to finish…will I join kdf there after I continue with my studies later after the training?

I always interested with kdf in my country

my most fantastic job id kdf since iwas young iha

ve loved so much ihave tried threes this hope this year God will bless me to join .God bless kdf

i am interest i had mean grade of D+ last year and i am good in athletic but i don’t have certificate of good conduct and birth certificate only can i qualifie?

I got a B plain currently am a university student but dream is becoming am Army soldier . height: 1.9

Dah! just proceed on with ur normal university career. bcoz u r too short!! n u r so bright that u can even sell Kdf!

My dream since childish was to become a KDF,but I got a D-(minus)in KCSE.Is it possible to this job?

l got a D
plain but l luv and admire this job so much,is education going to Cork the Gan,l think no,work is about commitment,

am 21 years old i would like to be admitted to this unit so as i serve my country and defend it as well kdf

Why do you not consider people with brown teeth and they are also kenyans…I think this idea should be ignored

Iam interested in forces especially Kenya army who are going missions somalia

Niliipenda hii job,am 36yrs nilijaribu severally but c Ku mek,can I be given another chance.God bless KDF

I yam 33 yrs old did kcpe in 2002 four feet three inches tall do eye kuolify

I love and like the kDF is my pray since to join the kdf i like to save my conty

Am 21 years did k.c.s.e 2017 and managed a C- .I wish to join kdf.my prayer is to one of them this year,lemkou wilfred w.pokot county

I av tried 2 tyms to joined kdf bt failed,or is it bcoz. I a.m apoor man by nature, everything I av surrender to our god to help me n people like me.

i completed high school in 2016 and scored a B plain…….can i join cadet