ZAF Application Letter

ZAF Application Letter

Learn how to write a perfect application letter for the Zambia Air Force recruitment 2024. Unlike most government of Zambia (GoZ) recruitments which are mostly carried out online, the Zambia Air Force (ZAF) recruitment requires applicants to write and submit a hard copy letter of application to the ZAF recruitment office in your province. This letter should be posted via the Zambia postal service (ZPS).

In this post, we will learn about the required format for the ZAF recruitment letter and how to write your letter of application for recruitment.

ZAF Application Letter Format

The Zambia Air Force (ZAF) application letter falls under the category of a formal letter and as such, all elements of a formal must be considered when writing your application letter for the ZAF recruitment.

  1. Start your letter with your address followed by the ZAF recruitment office address.
  2. Create the heading stating the intention of your letter
  3. Start the letter by stating your interest and how you got aware of the recruitment
  4. Introduce yourself
  5. Outline your experience, education, and qualifications.
  6. State the role you are applying for. (Commissioned Officer, Non-commissioned officer)
  7. Include aspects of your personality.
  8. Conclude with a form of gratitude like Thank you for the advance
  9. Your closing salutation with your name and mobile number boldly written

 Example of ZAF Application Letter

Here is the ZAF application letter sample;

Mr. Full Name,
Your Address


The Recruitment officer,
ZAF Kabwe,
P.O Box 310070,

Dear Sir/Madam,


I would like to apply for the role of (name of position within the Army) which I saw advertised on the television advert and at a local show.
Joining the Army has been something I have wanted to do for several years and I feel this is the right career choice for me. I have a keen interest in structure and discipline and feel that I work better in these areas.
I thrive off discipline and authority and I am very keen to continue learning and developing my skills. I have been traveling and enjoy seeing the world and feel that joining the army will allow me to do this as well as learn and be able to serve my country.
I have enclosed my CV and a completed application form that I downloaded. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV. I look forward to hearing from you in due course. 

Yours sincerely 



Example of ZAF application letter

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3 thoughts on “ZAF Application Letter

  1. Dear sir/ madam. Ref: application letter for employment as a soldier in Zambian army . Am here by wish to apply for admission in Zambian army as a soldier. Am a Zambian female aged 21 I recently completed my education in 2021 with a grade 12 school certificate and a holder of a green national registration card(NRC), I want to be a responsible citizen to become a soldier in Zambian army, am very assertive, strong and flexible. Please consider my application and I promise to rewrite my exams once am done with the training. Yours faithfully Elita Choongo contact 0976207712

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