How To Join The Kenya National Youth Service (NYS) 2023/2024

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How To Join The Kenya National Youth Service 2023… Are you looking for a way to join the Kenya National Youth Service? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about Kenya National Youth Service, How To Join The Kenya National Youth Service, Kenya National Youth Service Requirements, and More.

The National Youth Service (NYS) is the pride and backbone of our nation whose focus has been to help the youth discover and develop their potential since 1964. It was restructured by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2014 into a premier agency through which Government executes an elaborate and comprehensive youth empowerment master plan known as The 5-Point Vision.

How To Join The Kenya National Youth Service

Before you plan of joining the Kenya National Youth Service you need to know the necessary requirements needed. And, at this point, since you are on the right platform we will provide you with the necessary requirements needed to join the Kenya National Youth Service.

Keep reading this article as you will find answers to your queries.

Mistake To Avoid While Applying For NYS Recruitment

A lot of people fail in many applications not because they are not qualified, but because of the numerous mistakes they make. So take note of the following:

  • Apply on time, do not wait for the deadline.
  • Do the application processes alone, don’t send anybody to avoid mistakes in your data
  • Keep yourself updated concerning the application
  • Make sure you supply all the necessary requirements
  • Take time to cross-check your details before submission.
  • Candidates are to apply for one job position, Candidates who attempt to apply multiple times will have their application disqualified
  • The online application is free.

IMPORTANT! The Kenya National Youth Service recruitment does not require you to pay any money for its application form, it is highly prohibited and anyone demanding money from you in the form of quick entrance into the NYS recruitment should be reported, NYS recruitment is totally free.

NOTE: Recruitment of youth to join the NYS is carried out twice a year.

Requirements For Joining The Kenya National Youth Service

  • Be a Kenyan citizen and resident of the respective County of recruitment.
  • Must undergo a Medical check-up during and after the recruitment exercise.
  • Be prepared to give voluntary service to the Nation in any part of Kenya.
  • Be prepared to undergo rigorous physical training.
  • Produce Original National Identity Card, Academic Certificates (and avail one set of photocopies of the same at the recruitment centre).
  • Must have Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Must be between 18 – 24 years old (both ages inclusive).
  • Have a mean Grade of D plain and above in KCSE.


  • Orphans who meet the qualification requirements as stated above will be given special preference subject to production of sufficient documentary proof such as parents’ death certificates or burial permits.
  • People living with Disability are also encouraged to avail themselves for the recruitment exercise in their respective sub counties.

How To Apply

IMPORTANT! The Kenya National Youth Service is not recruiting at the moment. They just concluded their recruitment exercise some months ago which you can check the advert below for more information.

How To Join The Kenya National Youth Service

But, since they carried out their recruitment exercise twice a year, you need to bookmark this page for more information concerning the Kenya National Youth Service recruitment intake.

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  1. Elijah mutie says:

    It is helpful

  2. Fridah says:

    Good information

  3. Samue nyangweso says:

    Second recruetment will be on which date

  4. Wilson mwangi says:

    When is next recruitment,, would really love to join

  5. Vinic mong'ina ongwenyi says:

    Would like to join,, please keep me updated on the next recruitment

  6. Mahaya says:

    I can I join

  7. Vincent oyaro says:

    Please next recruitment want to join keep me updated

  8. Geoffrey kahia kiiru says:

    I would like to join

  9. Weldon kibet says:

    When will be another recruitment 2022

  10. Albert wamalwa wachiye says:

    Am waiting for the recruitment

  11. Albert wamalwa wachiye says:

    When will be the next recruitment

  12. Misheck says:

    Hello,,when us the next recruitment please notify me

  13. Loyce Akoth says:

    When is the next recruitment

  14. Mwanajuma says:

    When is the next recruitment

  15. Ndiema Francis says:

    When is the next recruitment I would like to join please notify me

  16. Mercy ombok says:

    I would like to join Nys and l have amean gread of D plain

  17. Victor Waho says:

    After recruitment,can one join KDF
    Without having further studies

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