Ghana Armed Forces Body Selection

By | September 2, 2022
Ghana Armed Forces Body Selection

Are you planning to join the Ghana Armed Forces? If yes here is the right place to be, if no still there is some important information you need to know. There is some requirement you need you need to meet in other to pass the Ghana Armed Forces Body Selection.

Applicants must bring original copies and photocopies of the following documents for inspection in order to pass the Ghana Armed Forces documentation stage:

Confirmation printout or PDF
Birth Registration
Certificate of BECE
a WASSCE diploma
Certificate in NVTI/HND/DEGREE/MASTERS (Where Applicable)
Body selection comes next after your Details have been successfully verified.

Ghana Armed Forces Body Selection

Every year Ghana Armed Forces applicants who make through documentation are further invited for full body inspection to ascertain the desired figure and physique per the standard of the Ghana Armed Forces.

Below are some inspections made before applicants are selected for the armed forces;

  1. Tattoos and flat foot
  2. Excessive bodybuilding
  3.  Double ear pierces for female
  4. Exposed Varicose Veins
  5. Height
  6. Body
  7. Toes
  8. Nails
  9. Abdominal area
  10. How applicants walk
  11. How applicants can squat or bend down
  12. Applicants May be asked to raise their hands or perform a few gestures
  13. Haircut – Males (could be optional)
  14. Pubic Hair and/or Beard (Could be optional)


Tattoos on the body cause allergic reactions such as an itchy rash at the tattoos site because of that Ghana Armed Forces disqualify applicant with body tattoos

flat foot

Flat foot most at times contribute to problems in your ankles and  knees because of the conditions and can alter the alignment of your leg because of this Ghana Armed forces disqualify applicants with body deformity

Excessive bodybuilding

Ghana Armed forces disqualify applicants with   excessive bodybuilding because   excessive body

Have massive effects like flushed skin, fast heartbeat, yellow skin, breathing too fast, etc

Exposed Varicose Veins

Varicosities occur when your veins become enlarged, dilated, and overfilled with blood.

Ghana Armed Forces disqualify applicants with exposed varicose veins.

There are other key inspections done which include height checking, body posture, and absence of hernia.

How to Pass the Ghana Armed Forces Body Selection stage

  • Candidates may need to exercise good personal hygiene, which includes keeping their body, toes, nails, and pubic area clean.
  • Note: Candidates may be required to wear clean underwear or singlets prior to body selection as they may be requested to remove their clothing for purposes such as tattoo examination, stomach examination, etc.
  • Second, they must do everything the commanders will instruct them to.

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