1. The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) is recruiting suitably qualified candidates who are physically and medically fit to join the Organisation and be trained as Officer Cadets at the Malawi Armed Forces College (MAFCO) in Salima.

Those who will successfully complete the training will be commissioned to the rank of Second Lieutenant (Grade H) and serve as Military Officers in the Malawi Defence Force.

2. The following are the requirements:

a Must be a Malawian citizen with a valid National Identity Card.
b. Must have no criminal record.
c. Must be one who has not served in any National Security Organisation
d. Must be between 21 and 26 years of age.
e. Must not be less than 165cm tall for men and 158cm tall for women.
f. Must be single and without children,
g. Must be physically, mentally and medically fit.
h. Must have a First Degree from an accredited Institution of Higher Learning.
i. Must be prepared to undergo intensive physical and medical examination
j. Must be prepared to undergo an Intensive Military Training.

3. Applications in own handwriting including photocopies of academic certificates, curriculum vitae and National Identity Card (ID) should be sent by post to;

The Chief of Human Resource Management and Development
Malawi Defence Force Headquarters
Kamuzu Barracks
Private Bag 43

4. Deadline for receiving applications is on 1st March, 2024. Only shortlisted applicants will be invited interviews.

NOTE: District of origin must be indicated in the application letter and on the envelope.

MDF does not engage third parties in the recruitment process and does not charge any fee on applicants.