Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has officially announced a nationwide recruitment exercise scheduled to take place during the months of August and September. Joining the esteemed KDF is a comprehensive endeavor that involves a thorough selection process and adherence to specific eligibility criteria.

To be considered for recruitment, the candidate must be a Kenyan citizen, between the ages of 18 to 26. Male candidates must have a minimum height of 5.3 inches, weigh a minimum of 54.4 kilograms, while a female candidate should stand at least 5 inches and weigh at least 50 kilograms. The candidates should have attained a minimum grade of D plain and above in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). Good oral health is a must with unaltered teeth color, and should have no tattoos with no criminal record.

KDF recruitment is open and free to all eligible candidates. The public is strongly cautioned against engaging in any form of misconduct or malpractice with the intention of influencing the recruitment process. Should any suspicious activities or individuals come to light, members of the public are encouraged to promptly report such occurrences to the nearest police station or military camp.

KDF recruitment presents an opportunity for qualified individuals to contribute to the defence and security of the nation. KDF is committed to upholding the integrity and fairness of the selection process.



  1. Am a. Military poet having done two poems.. My YouTube chanell Is Jacs Twins.
    Have always been willing to join KDF as a cadet in the army. Now that I got a C plus in KCSE, please am requesting for a chance.
    I had B Plus in Music.

  2. and when i have d(minus) i can not join kenya defence force but you can give me the chance please my dream it was to jion kenya defence force and to be loyal to the country plz

  3. I got d+ in kcse and I would like to join my dream job as a kdf . through it I will fulfill my dream of ensuring peace in our country.please may I know when and how I May join please?

  4. I have a D plain in KCSE.
    I encountered a challenge whereby i got coned by somebody who asked me for 350,000 to join.
    Please, if possible , email me on how to join this job. I can’t afford to lose my dream job. I’ve always wanted to become a soldier to defend & find justice for those who cannot afford it.

  5. I just did my KCSE in 2023 and I got d minus but my dream was to join kdf for now I am devastated on what to do now because my dream has crushed 💔😭

  6. I’m interested To be a KDf having a c plain can I please be recruited for the next I’m 21 years of age weighing 60kg ,5.5 inches taller