After you've applied

Congratulations, you’ve taken the first step towards a career you can be proud of. Life in the Royal Navy comes with adventure, travel and, some of the best friends you’ll ever make, all in the name of protecting our nations interests all over the world.

What now? You can expect to receive a call from your local Armed Forces Careers Office (AFCO) to arrange your next steps. Depending on your circumstances, some stages may take longer than others. We’ll make sure that you are kept involved and informed throughout the whole recruitment and training process.

Royal Navy personnel on board ship.