How to join

Everybody joining the Army has to meet the following basic entry requirements. These cover a range of areas.

Eligibility for Officers

Everybody joining the Army has to meet some basic entry requirements, if you serve full time as a Regular.

    How old do I need to be to join the Regular Army?

    Not old enough?

    What are the nationality / residency rules for joining?

    How fit and healthy do I need to be?

    What qualifications do I need to join?

    What's the Army policy on drugs?

    Can I rejoin the Army Reserve?

Medical conditions

Army life can be mentally and physically demanding. That’s why some medical conditions and ongoing illnesses can stop you from joining. A full medical examination is part of the application process, but it’s worth checking this list before you start to see if you are eligible.

    Abdominal problems

    Back problems

    Blood diseases

    Bone or joint problems

    Chest disorders

    Ear disorders

    Eye disorders

    Neurological disorders

    Other conditions

    Psychiatric problems

    Skin problems

The joining process

Joining Process    

The joining process

Find out more about the different stages that you'll be expected to go through once you have decided to apply to join the Kuwait Armed Forces.

Thinking of applying?


Thinking of applying?

Provide your primary basic information and submit it accordingly to be registered.