Ghana Police Service Recruitment Requirements

Ghana Police Service Recruitment Requirements

The Ghana Police Service each year makes application forms available for recruitment into the service. In this post, we will explore the Ghana Police Service Recruitment Requirements 2024, the different levels of police recruitments, and police departments.

General Eligibility Requirements for Application

Below are the general eligibility requirement for the recent police recruitment

  • You must be a Ghanaian
  • Must possess a minimum of a first degree, not below a second class lower from an accredited university, and the relevant professional qualification where it has been specified.
  • Must not be 18 years and above and not more than 32 years
  • Must be at least 5 feet 8 inches (173cm) tall for Males and 5 feet 4 inches (163cm) for females.
  • Must be physically fit by Police Standards
  • Must have completed National Service

Read Also: Ghana Police Service Recruitment Portal

Level of Ghana Police Service Recruitments

There are two levels of recruitment into the Ghana Police Service. As a security agent, various spheres of expertise are required to make it effective at executing real-life tasks and solving crime in all areas

1. Basic Recruitment: Basic recruitment refers to the mass recruitment of men/women above the age of 18 to enforce law and order. The qualification requirement is normally WASSCE. Enlisted persons start as constables and work their way up

2. Graduate Recruitment: This level of recruitment is open to graduates with a minimum of a Degree qualification. The aim of the graduate recruitment is to attract professionals from all walks of life into the service


  • The service also conducts recruitments geared at artisans and skilled men/women who can provide specialized services to the service
  • This filtering can fall under any of the two depending on the type of vocation or skillset required

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Police Service Departments

 Police Service have specified 13 different departments with specialization requirements needed to work in those department

  • General Duties
  • Projects Unit
  • Transport and Workshop
  • Finance
  • Communications
  • Religious Affairs
  • Audit
  • Police Medical Services Specialist
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Estate Officers
  • Legal
  • Public Relations
  • Critical Care and theatre Nurses

Ghana Police Service Contact Information

Vodaphone: 0203-168814 / 0203-168842 / 0203-168847 / 0203-168851

MTN: 0594-262644 / 0594-262649 / 0594-262653

Airtel-Tigo: 0572-669911 / 0572-669922


E-mail: [email protected]

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