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Find out if you can apply

Considering an application to become a ? First you need to find out if you’re eligible – and be clear on what’s involved:

  • Online eligibility assessment (approx. 10 minutes)
  • Online application (approx. 5 minutes)
  • RFA selection & interview
  • MCA ENG1 Medical examination
  • Security & Reference Check 

Pass all of these and you’ll be able to join the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

For the full list of medical criteria, download our Eligibility and Guidance Notes (PDF).

To join you must be:

  • At least 16 years old when you apply
  • There is no upper age limit to apply to the RFA.


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