The Kenya Prisons Service wishes to announce to the general public that there will be a recruitment exercise of Prisons Constables (male & female) on 8th FEBRUARY, 2022 starting at 0800HRS.

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Prospective candidates wishing to join the Kenya Prisons Service MUST meet the following conditions and possess academic qualifications as indicated;

• Must be a Kenyan citizen;
• Have a valid National Identification Card;
• Have no criminal record;
• Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade of D+ and above or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Be between the ages of 18 and 28 years for secondary school leavers;
• Be at least 5 feet 4 inches tall for men and 5 feet 2 inches tall for women;
• Be physically and medically fit;
• Must have good hearing and clear vision;
• Female candidates MUST not be pregnant at the time of recruitment and during the entire training period.

On recruitment, candidates will undergo an intensive Government sponsored para-military initial training course lasting not less than nine (9) months.

The recruitment exercise will be absolutely FREE. Bribery and other acts of corruption are unlawful. Any person presenting themselves for recruitment with falsified or fake academic/professional certificates, identity cards, or engaging in any acts that amount to corruption SHALL be disqualified, arrested and prosecuted.

Members of the public are warned that recruitment will only be conducted at the listed recruitment centres and on the day as indicated.

Any person therefore purporting to be issuing calling letters away from the recruiting centres should be treated as a criminal.

Prospective candidates MUST carry their original National identification card, birth certificate, KRA PIN certificate, academic certificates and other testimonials on the day of recruitment.

Recruitment centres, time and dates

Interested candidates are therefore, invited to attend the recruitment exercise at the centres indicated below.


1. MOMBASA 1. Likoni Likoni Likoni (DC’s Office) 8.00am
2. Mombasa Mvita Mombasa (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
3. Nyali Nyali Kongowea(DC’s Office) 8.00am
4. Kisauni Kisauni Kisauni (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
5. Changamwe Changamwe Changamwe (DC’s Office) 8.00am
6. Jomvu Jomvu Mikindani (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
2. KWALE 7. Matuga Matuga Kwale (DC’s Office) 8.00am
8. Kinango Kinango Kinango (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
9. Lungalunga LungaLunga Lunga Lunga Pri. School 8.00am
10. Msambweni Msambweni    Ma- Msambweni (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
konde Community
3. KILIFI 11. Ganze Ganze Ganze (DC’s Office) 8.00am
12. Kilifi South Kilifi South Kikambala (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
13. Kilifi North Kilifi North Bahari Stadium/Kilifi 8.00am
14. Kaloleni Kaloleni Kaloleni (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
15. Rabai Rabai Rabai (DC’s Office) 8.00am
16. Chonyi Kilifi South Mwembekati(DC’s Office) 2.00pm
17. Malindi Malindi Malindi (DC’s Office) 8.00am
18. Magarini Magarini Marafa (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
4. TANA RIVER 19. Tana River Galole Hola (DC’s Office) 8.00am
20. Tana Delta Garsen Garsen (DC’s Office) 8.00am
21. Tana North Bura Bura (DC’s Office) 8.00am
5. LAMU 22. Lamu East Lamu East Faza (DC’s Office) 8.00am
23. Lamu West Lamu West Mpeketoni (DC’s Office) 8.00am
24. Lamu Central Lamu East Amu (DC’s Office) 8.00am
6. TAITA TAVETA 25. Voi Voi Voi (DC’s Office) 8.00am
26. Taita Wundanyi Wundanyi (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
27. Taveta Taveta Taveta (DC’s Office) 8.00am
28. Mwatate Mwatate Mwatate (DC’s Office) 2.00pm
7. GARISSA 29. Garissa Garissa Township Garissa (DC’s Office) 8.00am
30. Lagdera Lagdera Modogashe (DC’s Office) 8.00am


  1. may God grant me that chance

  2. I am interested to join the service but i finished my four four and kcse cert are not out..can result slip be taken as one if requiremens

  3. I’m so much interested to join kenya prison but I didn’t manage D+,, I only come out with D KCSE😏what can I do🤷🏿‍♂

  4. Stanley kipyego ndiema

    I m stanley kipyego ndiema have take masonry crafts from nys school and i m intrest to join kenya prison ooh God help me.

  5. Charity wacera irungu

    Yap mechanic NYS yatta

  6. Charity wacera irungu

    Mechanic nys

  7. Kelvin mutugi muriithi

    When is embu runyenjes


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