Am I eligible?
Let’s start with the basics. To start a full or part-time career in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) you must:
- be a Canadian citizen
- be at least 18 years old (17 years old with parental consent), except:
- For the paid education programs—you may be 16 years old (with parental consent)
- For the Primary Reserves—you may be 16 years old (with parental consent) and must be enrolled as a full-time student
- have completed at least Grade 10 or Secondaire IV in Québec (some jobs need higher levels of education)