Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF Recruitment 2018/2019 Application Dates

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Uganda People's Defence Forces UPDF RecruitmentThe Uganda People’s Defense Force will start its annual recruitment process.

Deputy UPDF Spokesperson Lt. Col Deo Akiik says the applicants should have a minimum of a Senior Four certificate and between 18-25 years.

Akiik says the applicants will go through a normal screening exercise and a medical check up.

UPDF Recruitment Requirements

Below are the requirements for the Uganda Peoples Defense Force Recruitments

1.They must be citizens.
2.They must be healthy and physically fit and ready to undergo medical examination. Tests are carried out on all sensory organs as well as general health including; HIV/Aids.
3.They must be aged 18-25, and must be single with no children (family men are not easy to manage or deploy).
4.The standard operating procedure is that; you have to wait for four years before you get married.
5.All recruits must have a minimum form of education of senior four or its equivalent and not above UACE (for basic training) but cadets it’s UACE and above.
6.They must present original documents and photocopies of all academic papers.
7.All recruits must be of good conduct with no criminal record.
8. They should have letters of recommendation from LCI to LCIII
9.Gombolola Internal Security Officers must sign the letters to confirm their conduct.
10.Presenting false documents is a crime.

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How to Apply for Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF Recruitment 2018/2019

To ascertain if the Uganda People’s Defence Force recruitment 2018/2019 has officially begun, reach out to the official Uganda People’s Defence Force UPDF website @ check this page frequently as update shall be made anytime the form is out.


  • This is the only medium for applying for recruitment.
  • Each applicant can submit ONLY ONE application for this exercise.

You are therefore advised to carefully choose the category you are eligible for, as multiple applications would lead to disqualifications.

  • The Uganda People’s Defence Force DO NOT demand or accept gifts or gratification to offer employment.
  • Do not offer money to anyone before, during or after the recruitment exercise. Any candidate found doing either of these would be summarily disqualified and prosecuted.


Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail or SMS for Screening and Examination at the Screening Centre
selected during the online application.


Only applicants who are successful in the Screening Examination will be invited for training.


Candidates that have successfully completed the training exercise will be passed out to the Uganda People’s Defence Force.


The Uganda People’s Defence Force Recruitment Deadline – Closing Date will be released when the recruitment application starts, so for now, there is no recruitment deadline for UPDF recruitment.

For more information and inquiries, you can contact the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) by visiting the institution’s official website:

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Uganda People’s Defence Force UPDF Recruitment Date 2018

UPDF Recruitment 2018 Dates has not yet been announced by the Ministry of Defence. We are looking forward to getting an official announcement from the Uganda People’s Defence Force. Therefore, you are to disregard any alleged recruitment dates by any website for now. Be assured that the 2018 Recruitment Dates will be released soon. So keep checking this page for we shall update any time the UPDF recruitment 2018/2019 Application dates is released by the appropriate authority.


  1. Jamesbam September 15, 2018
  2. Bernard oketch September 15, 2018

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