INEC Observers Recruitment 2019 Application Form is out. Download/Apply Here….

The Independent National Electoral Commission, a.k.a (INEC) has released observer’s form for the 2019 INEC general election, this form is for those that indicate the willingness to serve as the 2019 election observers across the country. Register here to apply.

The Electoral Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria known as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) hereby invites interested individuals, observer Groups and other interested Stakeholders whose focus on Good democratic process, Good Governance and smooth and fair elections to observe 2019 general election in the country.

This article will be of high interest to individuals, groups and other observer groups, both local and international to apply.

This is without prejudice to previous correspondences with the Commission as completion of the prescribed application form (EPMC 01) remains the only acceptable format for applying.

Interested persons or observer groups should download, complete the application form (EPMC 01) and submit to Elections and Party Monitoring Department, INEC Headquarters, Maitama, Abuja along with other necessary documents (including evidence of past election observation)

Observer groups should particularly note that all other information including Legal status, Federal Inland Revenue Service (Medium Tax Office) Certificate for NGOs as well as evidence of registration with the Civil Society Desk at INEC Headquarters, Abuja among others are to accompany their applications.

Any falsification of documents in the submissions will lead to automatic disqualification and possible prosecution.


  1. Applicants must be a Nigerian, either by birth or by Nationalization
  2. Candidates applying for an election observing job must do so through organizations
  3. Passing the relevant tests
  4. Your willingness to push yourself beyond your comfort zone
  5. Interested applicants must learn how to overcome temptation

Interested applicants should download the form and apply via:

 Successful Applicants for INEC Observers Recruitment 2019

The list of all successful observer groups for the election will subsequently be published in National Dailies and on the Commission’s website after the close of receipt of application (EPMC 01), Letters of Accreditation will be issued to the successful observers.

Accreditation of Election Observers

Successful observer groups would subsequently fill the accreditation form (EPMC 02) which is obtainable at the Elections and Party Monitoring Department, INEC Headquarters, Maitama, Abuja.

Observer groups should also note that passport photographs of their members to be deployed for the election would be required to be included along with the completed EPMC 02

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