INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Recruitment Portal 2023 Now Open for Applications

INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Recruitment Portal 2023 Now Open for Applications

INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Recruitment Portal 2023 – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially launched its online application portal for recruiting Ad-Hoc staff for the year 2023.

To access the application form, visit the INEC recruitment website. This article provides essential guidelines to enhance your chances of being selected in the INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Recruitment process.

About INEC

Established 21 years ago in 1998, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is an autonomous electoral body responsible for conducting elections in Nigeria. For comprehensive information about the organization, upcoming elections, past results, political parties in Nigeria, polling locations, voter education, job opportunities, and more, visit the INEC website at keeps you updated on the INEC Ad-hoc Recruitment Portal’s opening and opportunities within the organization.

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INEC is inviting applications for Ad-Hoc Staff positions for the upcoming off-cycle Governorship Elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi States.

INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Recruitment Portal 2023
The portal for the 2023 INEC Ad-Hoc Staff recruitment can be found at

The portal is currently active, and applications are being accepted. If you encounter difficulties accessing the portal, please be patient and try again later.

Occasionally, you may experience access issues due to the high volume of applicants following the recent INEC recruitment announcement. Your patience is appreciated, and waiting for a short while before retrying should help you access the portal successfully.

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Important Dates:

  • INEC Application Portal Opening: Thursday, 31st August 2023, 8:00 AM
  • Closing Date: Monday, 2nd October 2023, 12:00 Midnight

Who Can Apply:

All potential applicants are encouraged to visit the Eligibility Page, which outlines the qualifications and criteria for various Election Staff Positions.

For Returning Applicants:

If you already have a profile on this portal (from the 2019 Registration) or are in the process of applying for the 2023 Bayelsa, Kogi, and Imo Governorship Election Staff Positions, please use the provided link to log in and update or finalize your Registration.

For New Applicants:

Individuals aspiring to fill Election Staff Positions for the 2023 Bayelsa, Kogi, and Imo Governorship Election should initiate the Registration process by clicking on the provided link.

Eligibility Criteria:

Below are the available positions and their respective requirements. Carefully review these instructions before starting your registration:

Positions Open for Application:


  • Requirement: Must hold a position as a Public/Civil Servant ranging from Grade Level 10-14 OR be a Registration Area Officer/INEC staff not engaged in other duties (GL 10-14).


  • Requirement: Must be either the Head of a School or a staff member (GL 07 and above) of the school/institution/public building hosting the RAC.


  • Requirements:
    • Currently serving as a Corps member OR
    • A penultimate student of a Federal/State tertiary institution in Nigeria with IT knowledge OR
    • A Permanent staff of an MDA with an OND qualification or within GL 07 – 10 OR
    • A former corps member (Not later than 2021, i.e., 2021, 2022, 2023)


  • Requirements:
    • Applicants must have an IT background
    • Must be a suitable INEC ICT Staff (State & HQ) of the Commission not engaged in any other duties
    • Applicants must not be affiliated with any political party
    • Applicants must not have demonstrated or expressed support for any candidate or party
    • Applicants must reside in the chosen STATE except for RATECHs.

Returning Applicants should select the category that currently applies to them for enrollment.

Prerequisites for Registration:

Before proceeding with registration on this portal, ensure you have the following information ready:

  • A functional email address
  • An operational mobile phone number
  • Your personal bank account number
  • A recent passport photograph with a white background (file size not exceeding 5MB)
  • Contact details of two referees, including email addresses and phone numbers
  • A valid Staff ID No./Student ID No. (as indicated on your ID Card)
  • An NYSC Callup Number for former corps members (not earlier than 2018)
  • NYSC Callup Number for current corps members (2022)
  • A copy of your highest qualification in .pdf format
  • A copy of a means of identification in .jpg or .jpeg format

Application Procedure:

If you have not created an account or registered on this platform yet, follow these steps:

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  1. Review the requirements for available positions to ensure your eligibility.
  2. Click on the “Register” button and follow the provided instructions.
  3. Generate your unique password.
  4. After password creation, the portal will automatically log you in and present the application form.
  5. Complete the Application Form, divided into three sections: Personal Information, Contact Information, and Bank Details. Ensure your details are accurate, as changes cannot be made once the form is submitted.
  6. Upload a recent passport photograph with a plain white background (size not exceeding 5MB).
  7. Provide information about your referees.
  8. Confirm your agreement to the provided attestation.
  9. Submit the completed application.
  10. Print your acknowledgment slip, a mandatory document for final verification.

Please double-check your information before submitting, as all submissions are final. Deployment will be based on your chosen state of residence.


FAQs on INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Recruitment

Q1: Which job can I apply for?
A1: To check if you are eligible for any position, visit the ELIGIBILITY section.

Q2: Can I apply for more than one job?
A2: No, you can only apply for one job.

Q3: Can I retrieve my password if I forget it?
A3: Yes, you can recover your password if forgotten. Click on Login and then choose the “reset it” option on the page.

Q4: Why can’t I upload my picture?
A4: This issue may occur if your picture is too large. Resize your picture before uploading it.

Q5: How do I know if I’ve completed my application?
A5: (i) A thank you slip will display for printing.
(ii) A “well done” message will be sent to your email.

Q6: How do I print my thank you slip?
A6: Your thank you slip will be available after you finish your application.

Q7: My picture isn’t visible on my Preview Page. What should I do?
A7: If your picture is not visible on the Preview Page, click on “My Account” at the top right of your screen, then select “Update photograph” on the left side, and re-upload your picture.

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