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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)
  • Recruitment tests
  • Medical & eye tests
  • Fitness test
  • Selection weekend

Pass all of these and you’ll be able to join the Royal Marines Reserve.

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

To join you must be:

  • At least 15 years old and 9 months when you apply
  • At least 16 years old on entry
  • Under 33 years old when you begin basic training

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