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INEC Adhoc Staff Recruitment Portal: How to apply for INEC Adhoc staff

INEC Adhoc Staff Recruitment Portal for 2023 election is currently open. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the commencement of recruitment adhoc staff for the 2023 general elections.

INEC stated that, the portal has been open from September 14 and will be close on December 14, by 8:00 pm.


How to Apply for INEC Adhoc Staff for 2023 election
Image courtesy: INEC Adhoc Staff Recruitment Portal


The Commission urges eligible and interested persons to visit INEC’s portal to apply for the job.   The portal will be opened to eligible applicants of all categories of ad-hoc staff except the Collation Officers.

INEC Ad-hoc Staff Recruitment Requirement

Before you can register on the portal as an INEC Ad-hoc staff, the following are few things eligible registrants must have:

  • A functional email address.
  • A functioning mobile phone number.
  • A personal bank account number.
  • A recent, white background passport-sized photograph not larger than 5MB.
  • Contact details of two referees such as email address and phone number.
  • A valid staff ID No./student ID No (as displayed on your ID Card)
  • An NYSC Call-up Number for former corps members (not earlier than 2018).
  • NYSC Call-up Number for current corps members, 2022.
  • A copy of highest qualification in pdf format
  • A copy of means of identification in .jpg or .jpeg format.

 How to Apply for Adhoc Staff

To apply, go to which is the official INEC Ad-hoc staff recruitment portal for registration and create an account. Then follow the following steps:

Review the requirements for the available positions

(You are expected to go through the requirements for all available election staff positions to determine your eligibility)

Click on “Register” and follow the instructions

Create your password

After creating your password, you are automatically logged into the portal and presented with an application form.

Fill the application form.

The form is segmented into three sections; (i) Personal Information, (ii) Contact Information and (iii) Bank Details. The names you are to enter should be the same as the one in your BVN and be sure your details are filled in correctly as you will not be allowed to edit details once the form is submitted.

Upload a recent passport-sized photograph

The Passport photograph must be on  a plain background of not larger than 5MB size

Fill in the details of your referees and be sure to check the attestation box

The information you provide will be validated from your institutions/organization/referees.

Submit the application

Finally, Print your acknowledgement slip

This is mandatory as you will need this for the final verification

Ensure you review your information thoroughly before you click the submit button as all submissions are FINAL (this INEC has stated on their portal).

Deployment would be done based on your selected state of residence (INEC stated this on the portal)

Read also: How to check Inec voter registration status online & offline

INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Positions Available

Depending on your eligibility, you can apply for the following INEC Ad-Hoc Staff positions:

  • Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO)
  • Registration Area Technical Support (RATECHs)
  • Registration Area Centre (RAC) Manager
  • Presiding Officer (PO)
  • Assistant Presiding Officer (APO)

Categories of Persons that can Apply for INEC Ad Hoc Staff

If you fall into the categories persons listed below, know that you can apply for INEC Ad Hoc Staff for 2023 general election:

  • Staff of MDAs
  • Penultimate Students of Federal Tertiary Institution
  • Penultimate Students of Federal Tertiary Institution
  • NYSC/Former NYSC from 2018



Before clicking to register for INEC adhoc staff, ensure you check if you’re eligible. Follow the step above to apply for INEC ad-hoc Staff. The process is simple and straightforward.


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