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KDF Recruitment 2024/2025: Eligibility, Application Forms, and Centers

Joseph Wenani
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The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Recruitment for 2024/2025 presents a significant opportunity for Kenyans from various walks of life to serve their nation in various capacities. This call to service is not just a job opportunity; it’s a chance to be part of Kenya’s prestigious defense forces, contributing to national security and participating in peacekeeping missions globally. The recruitment process is designed to select highly qualified individuals ready to dedicate themselves to the safety and prosperity of Kenya. The Ministry of Defence, through its official portal www.mod.go.ke, has laid out a comprehensive and detailed application process aimed at ensuring transparency, fairness, and equality in the recruitment process​​​​.

Understanding the ins and outs of this recruitment process is crucial for all potential applicants. It’s not merely about meeting the eligibility criteria but about preparing oneself for the following rigorous selection process. This guide aims to navigate you through the application procedure, from creating an account on the KDF portal to understanding what documents are needed and when and where the recruitment centers will be active. With positions ranging from General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets to Tradesmen/women, the KDF offers a variety of roles for those with different skills and qualifications​​​​.

Understanding KDF Recruitment

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) recruitment for the 2024/2025 cycle is a nationwide event marked by anticipation and preparation. As an aspiring applicant, understanding the eligibility criteria, available positions, and the application process is paramount to ensure a smooth and successful application. Here’s everything you need to know:

Eligibility Criteria

The KDF sets specific eligibility criteria to ensure that only the most suitable candidates are considered for various roles within the forces. Key eligibility requirements include:

  • Age Limit: Applicants must meet the age requirements specific to the position they are applying for. The age limit is a crucial factor in determining your eligibility.
  • Education: A minimum educational qualification is required, which varies depending on the role. For example, General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets and Specialist Officers need to have different levels of education, ranging from diploma holders to degree holders in specific fields​​.
  • Physical Fitness: Candidates must pass physical fitness tests. The KDF places a high emphasis on the physical capability of its members to handle the rigorous demands of military life.

Available Positions

The KDF recruitment drive encompasses a range of positions, each catering to different skills and qualifications:

  • General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets: Open to individuals with a bachelor’s degree in any field. This position is for those looking to become commissioned officers.
  • Specialist Officers: Targeted at professionals with specific skills and qualifications, such as engineers, doctors, and lawyers, to serve in their respective fields within the KDF.
  • Tradesmen/women: For skilled individuals in trades such as carpentry, automotive electricians, and caterers, among others. A Craft/Certificate in the relevant trade is required​​.
  • General Duty Recruits: Positions for individuals willing to serve in the general duties within the forces.

Application Process

Applying to the KDF is a meticulous process that requires attention to detail to ensure all requirements are met:

  1. Application Portal: The first step is to visit the official KDF application portal (applications.mod.go.ke) and create an account. This is where you will fill out your application form and submit the necessary documents​​.
  2. Documents Required: Prepare all necessary documents before beginning your application. This includes your ID card, KCSE certificate, any higher education certificates (for those applying as specialist officers or tradesmen/women), and an updated CV. Each document must be in PDF or JPEG format and should be readily available to upload onto the application portal​​.
  3. Submission: After filling out the application form and uploading the required documents, review your application carefully before submission. Ensure that all information is accurate and complete to avoid disqualification.

Application Portal Detailed Guide

Navigating the KDF Application Portal efficiently is key to a successful application. This part of our guide is dedicated to walking you through the portal setup, the application form, and the documents you’ll need to have on hand. Let’s dive in:

Creating an Account on the KDF Portal

The initial step in your journey to joining the Kenya Defence Forces is setting up your account on the KDF application portal. Here’s how to get started:

  1. Access the Portal: Visit the official Ministry of Defence website at www.mod.go.ke. This is your gateway to the application portal, where all your application activities will take place.
  2. Account Creation: Look for the option to create a new account on the portal’s menu bar. You’ll click on the “new user” button, which is your first step towards establishing your profile for the application process​​.
  3. Enter Your Details: You will be prompted to enter your email address, choose a preferred username, and set a password. These credentials will be your key to accessing the portal and managing your application​​.
  4. Sign-in: After successfully creating your account, you’ll use these credentials to sign in. This step brings you to the heart of the application process, where you can begin filling out your application form.

Filling Out the Application Form

With your account set up, the next crucial phase is completing the application form. This is where you provide detailed information about yourself, your qualifications, and why you’re a fit for the KDF:

  • Accuracy is Crucial: Ensure every piece of information you enter is accurate and truthful. The KDF verification process is thorough, and any discrepancies can lead to disqualification.
  • Complete All Sections: The form is comprehensive, covering personal details, educational background, and specific qualifications related to the position you’re applying for. Leaving sections incomplete is not an option.

Required Documents

Before you start your application, gathering all the necessary documents is essential. You will need:

  • Identification Documents: A copy of your ID card, both front and back, is mandatory. Ensure these are clear and legible scans​​.
  • Academic Certificates: Your KCSE certificate is a must-have, along with any additional diplomas, degrees, or professional certifications relevant to your application. These too should be scanned and ready to upload in PDF format​​.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume: An updated CV is crucial as it outlines your qualifications, experience, and any other attributes that make you a suitable candidate. Ensure it’s well-organized and highlights your suitability for the role you’re applying for​​.

Recruitment Centers and Dates

For the 2024/2025 recruitment cycle, KDF Recruitment’s starting date is Monday, 28th August 2024 and the closing date is Friday, 8th September 2024 . The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) have strategically scheduled recruitment exercises across the country to ensure that every qualified Kenyan has the opportunity to participate. 

Recruitment Schedule

The KDF recruitment drive is meticulously planned, covering various counties and sub-counties to make the process accessible to all Kenyans. The recruitment exercise spans several weeks, with each day dedicated to specific locations. Here is a table of KDF Recruitment dates and Centres in 2024 for all 47 counties in Kenya:

DATECOUNTYSUB-COUNTYRECRUITMENT CENTRE
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024BARINGOTIATY WESTCHEMOLINGOT
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024BUNGOMABUNGOMA NORTHMUKUYUNI
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024BUSIABUSIABUSIA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024ELGEYO/MARAKWETMARAKWET EASTCHESOI
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024HOMA BAYHOMA BAYHOMA BAY
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024KAJIADOLOITOKTOKLOITOKTOK
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024KAKAMEGAKAKAMEGA NORTHMALAVA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024KIRINYAGAKIRINYAGA CENTRALKERUGOYA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024KISIIKITUTU CENTRALNYANCHWA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024KITUITSEIKURUTSEIKURU
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024KWALESAMBURUSAMBURU
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024LAIKIPIAKIRIMAOLMORAN
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024LAMULAMU CENTRALAMU ISLAND
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024MACHAKOSYATTAKITHIMANI
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024MANDERAMANDERA EASTMANDERA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024MARSABITDUKANADUKANA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024MARSABITMARSABIT CENTRALMARSABIT STADIUM
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024MERUBUURI EASTKIIRUA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024MIGORISUNA EASTMIGORI
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024MOMBASACHANGAMWECHANGAMWE
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYDAGORETIJAMHURI GROUNDS
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYKIBRAMISC
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYLANG’ATA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYWESTLANDS
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYKASARANIMISC
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYMATHARE
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYNJIRU
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYEMBAKASINYAYO STADIUM
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYKAMUKUNJI
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYMAKADARA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NAIROBI CITYSTAREHE
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NANDINANDI CENTRALKAPSABET
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2023NAROKTRANS MARA SOUTHANGATA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NYAMIRAMASABA NORTHKEROKA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024NYERINYERI CENTRALNYERI
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024SIAYAUGENYAUKWALA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024TANA RIVERBANGALE MADOGO
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024TANA RIVERTANA DELTAGARSEN
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024TANA RIVERTANA RIVER/GALLEDYERTUWAYU
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024THARAKA-NITHITHARAKA SOUTHMARIMANTI
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024TURKANATURKANA CENTRALLODWAR
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024VIHIGASABATIASABATIA
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024WAJIRWAJIR EASTWAJIR
MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2024WEST POKOTWEST POKOTKAPENGURIA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024BARINGOBARINGO NORTHKABARTONJO
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024BUNGOMAKIMILILIKIMILILI
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024BUSIATESO SOUTHAMUKURA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024ELGEYO/MARAKWETMARAKWET WESTKAPSOWAR
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024GARISSAGARISSAGARISSA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024HOMA BAYSUBAMAKUNGA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024KAJIADOMASHURUMASHURU
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024KAKAMEGAMATETEMATETE
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024KIAMBUKIAMBAAKARURI
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024KILIFIMAGARINIMARAFA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024KIRINYAGAKIRINYAGA WEST(NDIA) BARICHO
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024KISIISAMETAITUBE
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024KITUIKYUSOKYUSO
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024KITUIMWINGI EASTMATHUKI
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024LAIKIPIANYAHURURUNYAHURURU
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024LAMULAMU WESTMPEKETONI
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024MACHAKOSMWALAMAKUTANO
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024MANDERAKILIWEHIRIKILIWEHIRI
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024MARSABITLAISAMIS(MARSABIT SOUTH) LAISAMIS
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024MARSABITMARSABIT NORTHHORR NORTH HORR
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024MERUBUURI WESTTIMAU
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024MIGORIKURIA EASTKEGONGA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024MOMBASAKISAUNIKISAUNI
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024NAKURUNAKURU WESTKAPKURES
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024NANDICHESUMEICHEMUNDU
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024NANDINANDI SOUTH (ALDAI)KABUJOI
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024NAROKLOLGORIANLOLGORIAN
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024NYAMIRAMANGAMANGA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024NYERIKIENI WESTMWEIGA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024SIAYAUGUNJAUGUNJA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024TAITA TAVETAVOIVOI
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024THARAKA-NITHICHIAKARIGACHIAKARIGA
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024TURKANAKIBISHKIBISH
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024WAJIRWAJIR NORTHBUTE
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2024WEST POKOTKIPKOMOCHEPARERIA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024BARINGOBARINGO CENTRALKABARNET
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024BUNGOMAMT ELGONKAPSOKWONY
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024BUNGOMAWEBUYE EASTWEBUYE
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024BUSIANAMBALENAMBALE
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024GARISSADADAABDADAAB
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024HOMA BAYMBITAMBITA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024ISIOLOISIOLOISIOLO
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024KAJIADOKAJIADO CENTRALKAJIADO
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024KAJIADOKAJIADO NORTHNGONG
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024KIAMBUNDEIYANDERU
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024KILIFIMALINDIMALINDI
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024KIRINYAGAMWEA WESTKANDONGU
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024KISIIGUCHAOGEMBO
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024KITUIMIGWANI/MWINGI WESTMIGWANI
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024KITUITHAGICHU/MUMONI NORTHNTHANGANI
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024LAIKIPIALAIKIPIA EASTNANYUKI
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024LAMULAMU EASTFAZA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024MAKUENIKATHONZWENIKATHONZWENI
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024MANDERABANISABANISA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024MARSABITLOYANGALANILOYANGALANI
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024MIGORINTIMARUNTIMARU
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024MOMBASALIKONILIKONI
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024NAKURUNJORONJORO
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024NANDINANDI EASTNANDI HILLS
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024NAROKTRANS MARA WESTKILGORIS
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024NYAMIRABORABUBORABU
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024NYANDARUANYANDARUA WESTOL JORO OROK
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024NYERIKIENI EASTCHAKA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024SIAYASIAYASIAYA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024TAITA TAVETATAVETATAVETA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024THARAKA-NITHITHARAKA NORTHGATUNGA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024TURKANATURKANA NORTHLOKITAUNG
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024UASIN GISHUMOIBENMOIBEN
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024VIHIGAHAMISIHAMISI
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024WAJIRBUNABUNA
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2024WEST POKOTPOKOT SOUTHKABICHBICH
DATECOUNTYSUB-COUNTYRECRUITMENT CENTRE
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024BARINGOMARIGATMARIGAT
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024BUNGOMABUNGOMA CENTRALCHWELE
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024BUNGOMATONGARENTONGAREN
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024BUSIABUNYALABUDALANGI
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024EMBUEMBU EASTRUNYENJES
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024GARISSALIBOILIBOI
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024HOMA BAYNDHIWANDHIWA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024ISIOLOGARBATULAGARBATULLA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024KAJIADOOLOILILAINGATATOEK
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024KIAMBUGITHUNGURIGITHUNGURI
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024KIAMBUGITHURAIGITHURAI
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024KILIFICHONYIMWEMBEKATI
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024KIRINYAGAMWEA EASTWANGURU
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024KISIIMASABA SOUTHMASIMBA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024KITUIMWINGI CENTRALMWINGI
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024LAIKIPIALAIKIPIA CENTRALNGOBIT
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024MAKUENIMBOONI WESTKIKIMA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024MANDERAMANDERA WESTTAKABA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024MARSABITCHALBI (MARSABITNORTH)MAIKONA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024MIGORIKURIA WESTKEHANCHA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024MOMBASAJOMVUMIKINDANI
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024MURANG’AKAHUROKAHURO
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024NAKURUKURESOI SOUTHKERINGET
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024NANDITINDERETMARABA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024NAROKTRANS MARA EASTEMURUA DIKIR
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024NYAMIRANYAMIRA SOUTHNYAMIRA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024NYANDARUAGATHANJINGANO
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024SIAYAGEM YALA YALA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024TAITA TAVETAMWATATEMWATATE
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024TANA RIVERTANA NORTHBURA TANA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024THARAKA-NITHIIGAMBA NG’OMBEKATHUANA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024TRANS NZOIAKWANZAKWANZA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024TURKANATURKANA WESTKAKUMA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024UASIN GISHUELDORET WEST/TURBOTURBO
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024VIHIGAEMUHAYAEMUHAYA
THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2024WAJIRELDASELDAS
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024BARINGOMOGOTIOMOGOTIO
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024BOMETCHEPALUNGUSIGOR
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024BUNGOMABUNGOMA WESTSIRISIA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024BUSIASAMIAFUNYULA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024EMBUEMBU WESTEMBU
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024GARISSABURA EASTBURA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024HOMA BAYRANGWERANGWE
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KAJIADOISINYAISINYA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KAKAMEGAKHWISEROKHWISERO
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KAKAMEGALUGARILUMAKANDA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KIAMBUGATUNDU NORTHKAMWANGI
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KIAMBULARILARI
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KILIFIGANZEGANZE
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KISIIGUCHA SOUTHNYAMARAMBE
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KISUMUMUHORONICHEMILIL
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KITUIMUTITUSOMBE
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024KWALELUNGA LUNGALUNGALUNGA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MACHAKOSKATHIANIKATHIANI
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MACHAKOSMASINGAMASINGA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MAKUENIMAKINDUMAKINDU
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MAKUENIMBOONI EASTMUMBUNI
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MANDERALAFEYLAFEY
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MERUIGEMBE CENTRALKANGETA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MERUMERU CENTRALKARIENI/GATIMBI
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MIGORIAWENDOAWENDO
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024MURANG’AKIGUMOKIGUMO
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024NAKURUGILGILGILGIL
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024NAKURUNAKURU EASTNAKURU
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024NAROKNAROK SOUTHOLOLUNGA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024NYANDARUAWANJOHIWANJOHI
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024NYERIMUKURWE-INIMUKURWE-INI
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024SAMBURUSAMBURU EASTWAMBA
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024SIAYABONDOBONDO
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024TRANS NZOIAENDEBESSENDEBESS
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024TURKANATURKANA SOUTHLOKICHAR
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024UASIN GISHUELDORET SOUTH/WARENG/OUTSPAN
FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2024WAJIRKHOROF HARARKHOROF HARAR
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024BUNGOMACHEPTAISCHEPTAIS
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024BUSIABUTULABUTULA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024ELGEYO/MARAKWETKEIYO NORTHITEN
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024EMBUEMBU NORTHMANYATTA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024GARISSABALAMBALABALAMBALA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024GARISSAFAFIALINJUGUR
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024HOMA BAYRACHUONYO SOUTHKOSELE
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024KAKAMEGAKAKAMEGA CENTRALKAKAMEGA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024KAKAMEGANAVAKHOLONAVAKHOLO
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024KERICHOBURETILITEIN
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024KERICHOKERICHO EASTKERICHO
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024KIAMBUGATUNDU SOUTHGATUNDU
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024KILIFIKAUMAJARIBUNI
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024KISIIGUCHA SOUTHNYAMARAMBE
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024KITUIMUTITU NORTHMUTITU
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MACHAKOSATHI RIVERATHI RIVER
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MAKUENIKIBWEZIKIBWEZI
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MAKUENIKILUNGUNGULUNI/NUNGUNI
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MANDERAARABIAARABIA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MERUIMENTI SOUTHNKUBU
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MERUTIGANIA EASTMURIRI
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MIGORISUNA WESTBONDO NYIRONGE
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MOMBASAMOMBASATONONOKA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MURANG’AITHANGAKAGUKU
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024MURANG’AKANGEMAKANGEMA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024NAKURUMOLOMOLO
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024NAKURURONGAIKAMPI YA MOTO
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024NAROKNAROK WESTLEMEK
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024NYANDARUAABERDARESHAMATA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024NYANDARUANYANDARUA CENTRALOLKALOU
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024NYERIMATHIRA WESTKAIYABA
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024SAMBURUSAMBURU NORTHBARAGOI
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024SIAYARARIEDAMADIANY
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024TRANS NZOIAENDEBESSENDEBESS
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024TURKANATURKANA EASTLOKORI
MONDAY 04 SEPTEMBER 2024WAJIRWAJIR SOUTHLEHELEY
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024BARINGOKOIBATEKELDAMA RAVINE
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024BOMETKONOINMOGOGOSIEK
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024BUNGOMABUNGOMA SOUTHBUNGOMA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024BUNGOMAKOPSIROKOPSIRO
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024GARISSALAGDERAMODOGASHE
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024HOMA BAYRACHUONYO NORTHKENDU BAY
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024ISIOLOMERTIMERTI
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KAKAMEGAKAKAMEGA EASTSHINYALU
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KAKAMEGAMUMIAS WESTMUMIAS
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KERICHOBELGUTSOSIOT
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KIAMBUTHIKA WESTTHIKA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KILIFIKILIFI NORTHKILIFI
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KIRINYAGAKIRINYAGA EAST(GICHUGU) KIANYAGA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KISIIETAGOETAGO
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KITUIKITUI WESTKABATI
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024KWALELUNGA LUNGALUNGALUNGA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MACHAKOSKATHIANIKATHIANI
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MACHAKOSMASINGAMASINGA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MAKUENIMAKINDUMAKINDU
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MAKUENIMBOONI EASTMUMBUNI
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MANDERAMANDERA NORTHRHAMU
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MERUTIGANIA EASTMURIRI
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MERUMERU CENTRALKARIENI/GATIMBI
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MIGORISUNA WESTBONDO NYIRONGE
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MOMBASANYALIKONGOWEA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024MURANG’AMURANG’A EASTMURANG’A
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024NAKURUKURESOI NORTHSIRIKWA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024NYAMIRANYAMIRA NORTHEKERENYO
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024NYANDARUAMIRANGINEMIRANGINE
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024NYANDARUANYANDARUA NORTHNDARAGUA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024NYERIMATHIRA EASTKARATINA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024SAMBURUSAMBURU CENTRALMARALAL
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024SIAYAGEMWAGAI
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024TRANS NZOIATRANS-NZOIA EASTKACHIBORA
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024TURKANATURKANA SOUTHLOKICHAR
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024UASIN GISHUELDORET SOUTHKAPSERET OUTSPAN
TUESDAY 05 SEPTEMBER 2024WAJIRKHOROF HARARKHOROF HARAR
DATECOUNTYSUB – COUNTYRECRUITMENT CENTRE
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024BOMETSOTIKSOTIK
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024BUNGOMAKIMAETIKIMAETI
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024BUNGOMAWEBUYE WESTMATISI
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024EMBUMBEERE NORTHSIAKAGO
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024GARISSABODHAIBODHAI
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024KAKAMEGAKAKAMEGA SOUTHMALINYA
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024KAKAMEGAMATUNGUMATUNGU
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024KERICHOLONDIANILONDIANI
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024KERICHOSIGOWET/SOINCHEPKEMEL
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024KIAMBUTHIKA EASTKILIMAMBOGO
WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024KILIFIKALOLENIKALOLENI
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WEDNESDAY 06 SEPTEMBER 2024WEST POKOTPOKOT NORTHALALE
THURSDAY 07 SEPTEMBER 2024BOMETBOMET CENTRALBOMET
THURSDAY 07 SEPTEMBER 2024BUNGOMABUMULABUMULA
THURSDAY 07 SEPTEMBER 2024ELGEYO/MARAKWETKEIYO SOUTHCHEPKORIO
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THURSDAY 07 SEPTEMBER 2024WEST POKOTPOKOT CENTRALSIGOR
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FRIDAY 08 SEPTEMBER 2024VIHIGAVIHIGAMBALE
FRIDAY 08 SEPTEMBER 2024WAJIRKORONDILLEKORONDILLE
FRIDAY 08 SEPTEMBER 2024WAJIRTARBAJTARBAJ
FRIDAY 08 SEPTEMBER 2024WEST POKOTKACHELIBAKACHELIBA

What to Expect at Recruitment Centers

The recruitment centers are the venues where the KDF conducts physical and document verification processes. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Arrival and Registration: Ensure you arrive early at the recruitment center. There will be a registration process where your documents and eligibility will be initially assessed.
  • Physical Fitness Test: Physical fitness is a crucial part of the selection process. You will undergo various physical tests designed to assess your fitness level. It’s advisable to prepare in advance for these tests to ensure the best possible performance.
  • Document Verification: Your academic and personal documents, including ID cards, academic certificates, and any other required certifications, will be thoroughly checked​​. Ensure all your documents are in order and correspond to the information provided in your online application.
  • Interviews: Some candidates may be subjected to interviews on the same day. These interviews aim to assess your suitability for the KDF beyond your physical and academic qualifications.

FAQs

Q1: How can I track the status of my KDF application?

A: After submitting your application through the official KDF portal, you can track your application status by logging back into your account. The portal will provide updates on your application’s progress and notify you of any next steps or requirements.

Q2: What should I do if I encounter issues with the application portal?

A: Technical difficulties can occasionally occur. Suppose you face any issues with the application portal. In that case, it is advised to first check your internet connection and browser compatibility. If problems persist, contact the KDF support team through the contact information provided on the portal for assistance.

Q3: Are there any tips for passing the physical fitness test?

A: Preparation is key to succeeding in the physical fitness test. Regular exercise, including running, push-ups, and sit-ups, can help build your endurance and strength. Familiarize yourself with the fitness requirements published by the KDF and tailor your workout routine accordingly.

We hope this guide has provided you with valuable insights and information to assist you in your application process. The KDF Recruitment 2024/2025 is a significant opportunity for those who are ready to commit their lives to the service of their nation. Best of luck to all applicants, and may your dedication and hard work lead you to success in joining the ranks of Kenya’s finest defenders.

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