Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form Portal –

Last Updated on October 19, 2022

Are you interested in joining Kenya Prisons service? Then you are on the right post. We have exhaustively communicated all the important and recent updates, related to this recruitment exercise. Kindly read to the end, to get all the necessary information, concerning the requirements, guidelines, qualifications, and applications for the 2023 Kenya Prisons recruitment.

Kenya Prisons Recruitment

There are many things you need to understand about the Kenya Prisons before you apply. Bribery and other acts of corruption are against the law. All persons presenting themselves for recruitment purposes with fake/falsified documents or caught engaging in any corrupt activity shall be arrested and prosecuted. Do not waste your money and risk imprisonment; NO ONE can influence the recruitment process. Report any suspicious activities/conmen to the nearest police station or a military camp. Kenya Prisons recruitment is absolutely FREE TO ALL.

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Some of the most asked questions about Kenya Prisons Recruitment include:

  • Is Kenya Prisons 2023 job application form out?
  • Where can I obtain the 2023 Kenya Prisons Recruitment form?
  • When will Kenya Prisons start 2023 Recruitment?
  • I need Kenya Prisons 2023 Recruitment updates,
  • How can I apply for Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2023? Just to list a few.

These questions will be answered on this page and everything you need to be shortlisted for the Kenya Prisons recruitment will also be clearly stated.

About Kenya Prisons Service

Kenya Prisons Service (KPS) is a department within the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government. As a uniformed and disciplined entity, KPS is established under the Prisons Act Cap 90 and Borstal Institutions Act Cap 92 Laws of Kenya. KPS IS headed by the Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP).

Requirements for Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2023

To qualify for the 2023 Kenya Prisons recruitment, candidates must;

  • Be Kenyan citizens with no dual citizenship.
  • Be in possession of a valid Kenyan National Identity Card.
  • Have a Minimum KCSE mean grade B (plain) with at least C+ (Plus) in English, Mathematics, and one science subject.
  • Must be a holder of an undergraduate degree from a recognized University/institution and be registered with the statutory body where applicable
  • Age – between 18 and 26 years old for GSO Cadets, not above 30 years for Specialist Officers and not above 39 years for Chaplains/Imams.
  • Be physically and medically fit in accordance with the KENYA PRISONS standards.
  • Have no criminal record.
  • Minimum Height: Men 1.60 (5ft 3in), Women 1.52m (5ft)
  • Minimum Weight: Men 54.55 kg (120 lb), Women 50.00 Kg (110 lb)
  • Female candidates must NOT be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire duration of training.

How to Apply For Kenya Prisons Recruitment 2023

To apply for the Kenya Prisons recruitment exercise, visit the official website at

  • Select a vacant job and fill all requirements.
  • Submit and print out the reference form if any.

The names of successful candidates will be published, and these people will be contacted for a further recruitment interview.

Kenya Prisons Recruitment Deadline 2023

IMPORTANT! Currently, the Kenya Prisons recruitment 2023 has not yet commenced. DISREGARD any form of advert you come across. This page will be updated immediately after the recruitment form is out.

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