Uganda Prisons Service Recruitment 2019 –

Uganda Prisons Service Recruitment 2019/2020 is currently ongoing. You will learn how to apply at the official recruitment portal on and attend the recruitment of Warders / Wardresses into the Uganda Prisons Service.

The Commissioner General of Prisons has made it known to the general public that the recruitment shall take place in all Fifteen Regional Prisons headquarters in Uganda. At the end of this page, I will list all the UPS regional headquarters for all the interested applicants of Uganda prisons service recruitment 2019.

To consider yourself eligible for the recruitment, you need to first check all the educational requirements and other application requirements for UPS Recruitment 2019/2020.

Below are all the necessary requirements for application into Uganda Prison Service Recruitment 2019 and other important updates you need to know.

Educational Qualification Requirements for Uganda Prisons Service Recruitment 2019

All applicants must be:-

  1. The recruitment is only available to Uganda Citizens aged 18-30 years
  2. In possession of O’Level Certificates with at least 4 Credits including one in English and a pass in Mathematics. (University graduates and diploma holders should NOT apply)
  3. Physically fi t
  4. Of good conduct with no criminal record and a letter of recommendation from LC I Chairpersons of their villages endorsed by LC II and LC III Chairpersons of Districts of origin

Other Important Requirements

Applicants will have to submit a hand written application addressed to the Commissioner General of Prisons; with original academic papers and 03 photocopies of certificates/result slips

National Citizenship Identity Card and ID of former school

All applicants should be ready to undergo both oral and written interviews

Applicants should submit three recent passport size photographs

Applicants should be ready to undergo thorough Medical Examination on reporting for Training to confirm suitability to undergo rigorous physical training.

How to Apply for Uganda Prisons Service Recruitment 2019

All the interested candidates for Uganda Prisons Service Recruitment 2019 are advised to report at the designated recruitment centers on the dates indicated. Successful applicants should be ready to undergo a minimum of Nine months Basic Prisons Officer’s Training Course. Effective appointment into the service is subject to successful completion of the training.

Uganda Prisons Service Shortlisted Candidates 2019

At the end of the recruitment, you can check your name in the list of successful candidates. Click here to check Uganda prisons shortlist.

List of Uganda Prisons Service Recruitment Centers Nationwide

There are about Fifteen Regional Prisons headquarters in Uganda, they are Kabale, Mbarara, Masaka, Kampala, Mukono, Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Moroto, Lira, Gulu, Arua, Masindi, Fort portal and Mubende.

Those are the places where the recruitment into UPS 2019 will occur. Visit any of the above center on the date listed above with all the requirements to apply.

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