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Careers Royal Navy


Exciting. Rewarding. Fulfilling. your kind of career?

In the Royal Navy, your job means adventure, camaraderie – and lifelong prospects. Everyday you make a difference. And no two days are the same. You could be policing the world's oceans, delivering humanitarian aid when natural or man-made disasters strike. Or you could be deployed in combat. No matter what job you do in the Royal Navy, you'll be a key part in operations around the world. Are you ready to go places?

Life in the Royal Navy

Life in the Royal Navy

Royal Marines

Royal Marines

How to join

How to join
Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Supporting Royal Navy ships around the world.


Find the role for you:


Find out what criteria you need to meet to join the Royal Navy, RFA and Royal Marines.

Pay, benefits & learning

A Royal Navy career has plenty of practical benefits as well as opportunities. Find out about the pay, benefits and developing your skills.

Families & careers advisers

Key facts if your child is thinking of joining the Royal Navy and you’re wondering what to expect.