By | January 7, 2024

Uganda Prisons Warder’s Latest Recruitment Applications

The Secretary Prisons Council invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill 1,152 vacancies for the post of recruit warders/wardresses


All applicants must be: –

  1. Ugandan Citizens aged 18-30 years (Age must be supported by the National Identity Card)

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 fit

           4.Of good conduct with no criminal record and a letter of recommendation from L.C. I chairpersons of their villages endorsed by L.C II and L.C III chairpersons of Districts of Origin.


Handwritten applications addressed to the Secretary Prisons Council with the following on the scheduled date for interviews.;

1. Three (03) photocopies of certificates/result slips

2. Three (03) photocopies of National Citizenship Identity Card.

3. Three (03) recent passport-size photographs.

4. Original National Citizenship Identity Card.

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5. Original certificates/result slips

6. Ready to undergo both written and oral interviews

7.  Ready to undergo a Medical Examination as part of the interview to confirm suitability for physical training.

Interviews shall be conducted at the 16 Regional Prisons Headquarters and 2 sub-regions (Kotido and Hoima).

Successful applicants should be ready to undergo a minimum of nine months basic Prisons Officer’s Training Course.

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Effective appointment into the service is subject to successful completion of the training.

NOTE: Presentation of forged documents or impersonation is criminal and shall be prosecuted in Courts of Law.

Note – Once Uganda Prisons Service, Uganda Prisons Service Recruitment Application Portal is closed, new applications will not be submitted. So apply now while the Uganda Prisons Service recruitment is still ongoing. UPS Recruitment Application Deadline

Contact the Uganda Prisons Service for more information:



The Uganda Prisons Service

Plot 13/15 Parliament Avenue

P.O.Box 7182 Kampala

Tel(1): 256414342136

Tel(2): 256414256751

Fax(1): 256414343330

Fax(2): 256414344014