UPDF Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form Portal – www.defence.go.ug

Last Updated on October 21, 2022

Are you interested in joining the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces? 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 application for the 2023 UPDF recruitment.

UPDF Recruitment

There are many things you need to understand about the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces before you apply. In case you’ve not known before, the UPDF recruitment 2023 application form is free.

Some of the most asked questions about UPDF Recruitment include:

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

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

About Uganda Peoples Defence Forces

Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces was so named in the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. It was initially called the National Resistance Army which was the Force that fought February 6, 1981, to January 26, 1986, Liberation war that saw the final overthrow of dictatorship in Uganda.

To preserve, defend and protect the people, property, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Uganda, contributing to regional stability and supporting international peace initiatives.

Requirements for UPDF Recruitment 2023

To qualify for the 2023 Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, UPDF recruitment, candidates must;

  • Be a Ugandan citizen
  • Have a valid Ugandan National Identity Card
  • Applicants must be between 18 to 26 years.

How to Apply for UPDF Recruitment 2023

To apply for the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, UPDF recruitment exercise, visit the official website at http://www.defence.go.ug/

  • 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 further recruitment and interview.

UPDF Recruitment Deadline 2023

IMPORTANT! Currently, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, UPDF recruitment 2023 has not yet commenced. DISREGARD any form of advert you come across. This page will be updated immediately the recruitment form is out.

20 thoughts on “UPDF Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form Portal – www.defence.go.ug”

  1. Am Kwagala Shivan , a Ugandan female aged 19years old ,I request u to notify me about the recruitment date for updf 2022

    • It will be 9th October up to 29 2022

  2. Hello, I really loved being a soldier since my childhood and I want to be one.

  3. Eleven years ago, I lost my beloved father who loved serving his country, his death germinated patriotic ideas in my head, I therefore worked hard to study and become someone, which idea was blessed by God, I now want to extend my sincere love for Uganda through UPDF, I want to save many soldiers of this terrible disease.

    • I love the work of being a soldier & would like to serve the country but I’m beyond 26yrs

  4. I really interested of being asoldier to fight for my freedom so I would need any update of recruitment so that ican join. Thanks

  5. I would like to extend my thanks to the almighty updf for work they are doing and would wish to know when the cadet recruitment is going to take place coz I would feel like at one time serve my country Uganda

  6. All my dream is becoming a soldier.

    I’m very interested in being a soldier
    Like My Dud and Brother.

    I have a bachelor’s degree in computer science and information technology.

    I kindly request for more updates on the time for recruitment.

    • Please kindly let me know when the recruitment is on

  7. what a chance would be in updf combat serving my country

  8. I really love army and am a partiote

  9. I would to be a soldier
    When is the recruitment of 2022 taking place?

  10. I have great feelings to serve and protect my Country.For God and my country

  11. I feel I owe to serve and defend my country militarily if given chance
    Am now 22 and I think it is not too early and neither is it too late for me to make it to the pride of my mom, dad and uncle

  12. I would like to know averagely hw many recruits per district in Uganda have chance to join the mighty UPDF

  13. i like to know when is next recuritment for 2023-2024,and when are they caming to bundibugyo

  14. I love to protect my country uganda

  15. I really want to save for my country in this recruitment 2023/2024


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