How to apply
Ready to become an RAF Regular or Reserve? Follow these three simple steps to apply. No problem if you’re not sure which role – just select ‘to be decided’ in the registration form and we’ll give you a call to help you choose.
To join the RAF you will need to meet general RAF eligibility requirements and
role specific criteria.
Full Time Regular
0345 605 5555
Register your interest for Regular service, and apprenticeships. Use the link below or call the Regular
Spare Time Reserve
0345 606 9069
Apply for Reserve service now using the link below or by calling the Reserve information line.
The RAF application process is made up of seven steps. We’ll provide you with details about what’s required for your role of interest, but you can familiarise yourself with the journey in advance.
If you’re serving in the RAF and wish to remuster, or if you’re interested in transferring from the Army, Navy or
Royal Marines, please apply through your chain of command.
RAF Regular Registration
You will now be directed to the REGULAR registration form.
RAF Reserve Application
You will now be directed to the RESERVE (SPARE-TIME) application form.