Zambia National Service Recruitment 2024/2025 Application Form Portal

The Zambia National Service recruitment 2024/2025 is ongoing. Filling and submitting the application form is to be done online via the career portal. We have highlighted the right steps through which you can submit application for ZNS jobs 2024.

Are you a Zambian citizen with unquenchable passion to serve your country in the National Service? If yes, then you would definitely love to submit application for emerging vacancies.

If you had try applying before then you may be familiar with certain things but if not, don’t worry, this article covers all the necessary information you should know regarding Zambia National Service recruitment.

Frequent Asked Questions (FAQs)

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In the course of reading this article, you will get satisfying and most updated information regarding the above questions that’s why it is important to read till the end.

About Zambia National Service (ZNS) Recruitment

Zambia National Service is also a branch of the Defence Forces alongside the Army, Airforce and Navy etc.

The Zambia National Service (ZNS) was founded to function as a militant aspect of the United National Independence Party (UNIP). Before now, it was known as Zambia Youth Service and latest changed to ZNS with the aim of liberation struggles for the Southern African region in 1971, 20th December precisely and that’s why till today Zambia National Service day is been celebrated.

Sequel to this, ZNS do conduct yearly recruitment exercise as the case maybe. The 2024 recruitment process is about to commence and interested persons are advised to submit their application online via the official recruitment portal

Before you proceed to apply for ZNS recruitment, it is critical you understand adequately what you’re signing up for and ready to put in your best effort for the overall betterment of Zambia Defence Force and the country at large.

Fundamentally, you need to note that:

  • In ZNS recruitment exercise, candidates are shortlisted based on merit.
  • You should not be employed as of the time of application.
  • Inward desire and willingness to serve the nation must be your watch word.
  • You should be willing to reside to assigned province outside where you currently stay.
  • Applicants who apply for multiple vacancies shall be disqualified.
  • Canvassing with the application form or proving untrue information automatically leads to disqualification.
  • Entries after the application deadline shall not be accepted.

Submitting application for Zambia National Service recruitment shouldn’t be something you do in a hurry but take time to gather necessary information, and understand the application process.

Eligibly Criteria for ZNS Recruitment

In as much as the application form is open to all interested candidates who hail from Zambia, inability to meet the following requirements requirements makes you ineligible to apply.

  • Nationality: Candidate applying must be a citizen of Zambia with National ID as evidence.
  • Age Limit: Only candidates between 18 and 40 years should apply.
  • Education: Applicant should have at least 14 point in Grade 12 level including Mathematics, English and Science subjects.
  • Height: Male applicants should be at least 5’8m and 5’4m for female.
  • Fitness: Candidate applying should be mentally prepared, physically and medically fit as well
  • Others: Ex-convicts are not allowed to apply. Female applicants should not be pregnant at the time of application.

Lastly, Zambian National Service recruitment form is open to applicants from the following provinces;

Central Province, Western Province, Muchinga Province, Southern Province, North–Western Province, Northern Province Lusaka Province, Luapula Province, Eastern Province, Copperbelt Province etc.

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Overview of ZNS Recruitment Process

The National Service recruitment process involves; Declaration of vacancies, submission of application, shortlisting of applicants, screening of ZNS shortlisted candidates, training and then offer of appointment into the force.

Zambia National Service Recruitment 2024/2025 Application Form Portal

1. Declaration of Vacancies

The management of Zambia National Service usually do announce commencement of the next ZNS recruitment on the official website inviting applications from the general public.

2. Submission of Application

A certain period of time is given for interested persons to submit application. To apply, candidates are to still visit the official website to get the PDF recruitment advert, explore available ranks and then fill the form.

3. Shortlisting of Applicants

A review will be carried out on submitted applications to decipher eligible applicants from the ineligible ones. Immediately the review is concluded, the list of ZNS shortlisted candidates PDF shall be announce still on the official website.

4. Screening Shortlisted Candidates

Shortlisted applicants will be scheduled for interview or aptitude test, and also confirmation of necessary documents like National ID card, academic certificates and other testimonials or supporting documents.

5. Training and Appointment

A three (3) to six (6) months training shall be conducted for candidates who succeeds from the screening exercise and after completion of the training an appointment letter shall be offered.

Next Zambia National Service Recruitment 2024

The next Zambia National Service (ZNS) recruitment will start from 6th August – 27th September, 2024. Prospective applicants are to keep an eye on the recruitment portal

2024 ZNS Job Application Form 

Zambia National Service recruitment form is free of charge. Yu can download and fill the PDF form online at ZNS official website or visiting the nearest province jurisdiction.

In filling the form, under ranks/position you can select either commissioned ranks or non-commissioned ranks, tradesmen, non-tradesmen, tradeswomen or non-tradeswomen as it applies to you.

How to Apply

  • Visit ZNS official website,
  • Select the rank you wish to apply
  • Carefully go through the application instruction,
  • Register on the portal by creating an account
  • Fill and complete the online form,
  • Upload/Attach necessary documents and certificates,
  • Proof-read your application and submit.

Benefits of Working at Zambian Air Force

Becoming a member of the Zambia National Service in 2024 offers numerous advantages, including competitive remuneration, a comprehensive pension scheme, various allowances, insurance, and government coverage. The tasks you undertake will enhance your professional experience and significantly advance your career.


Applying for the Zambia National Service (ZNS) recruitment is simpler than it may seem. By carefully following the application process, meeting the requirements, and maintaining honesty throughout, you can successfully navigate the recruitment process.

In case you have a question that has still not been answered, kindly let us know via the comment section below. Meanwhile, you can check out our social media (Facebook @Recruitment Activity, Twitter (X) @Recruitment Activity) for subsequent update.

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