Canadian Army Recruitment 2022 | Details For Foreign Applicants 

Canadian Army Recruitment 2022
Canadian Army Recruitment 2022

In this article we shall be taking you down the lane on things you need to know about the Canadian Army Recruitment 2022  as a foreign applicant; show you how to navigate through the application form portal for a successful application.

It is however important to note that a foreigner must first obtain Canadian citizenship status to be eligible for enlisting in the Canadian Army. For interested individuals who are foreigners after obtaining Canadian citizenship status, you will then proceed to do an online application for recruitment. While on the online application process, you also have to mail in other important papers to the recruitment team.
The next phase after the above is that you will be handed over to an official force recruiter from the Canadian Army whose role is to assist and guide you on how to complete this phase in the application process which includes supplementary application, preparation for exams, and possible interviews.


 Citizenship Requirements to Join the Canadian Army 

  • To become a citizen of Canada, you must first lawfully reside in the country for three years.
  • After that, you can fill out an application online, copy the necessary documents, pay the immigration fee, and send it in by email.
  • Take a citizenship test, interview, swear your citizenship oath, and get your citizenship once approved. Although it takes time and effort to get citizenship, it is a condition for entering the Canadian Army.
  • You must be bilingual (English and French) and possess a good knowledge of Canadian history. Your language abilities as well as your knowledge of Canada will be assessed.
  • Certain programs are restricted to people of a certain age. You can apply for Paid Education programs if you are 16 or older and have parental permission. You can also apply for the Primary Reserves if you are a full-time student.
  • At the very least, go up to Grade 10. To be hired, some careers will necessitate a higher level of education. If you want to work as an engineer, for example, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • If you live in Québec, you must complete up to Secondaire IV.

A Guide to Correctly Apply and Fill Canadian Army Application Form Online

Click “Start Application Now” to log in to your account. You can use your GCKey user ID and password or the same information you use for other online services (banking).


You can select the relevant credential choice by selecting the appropriate blue button.

Take a few steps back and take a look around.

  • If you’re signing in using your online service information, choose from a list of possibilities that includes Affinity, ATB Financial, Scotiabank, and Tangerine, to name a few. After entering your login number, click “Continue.”
  • You may either sign in with your username and password or establish an account if you have a GCKey ID.
  • Fill out the online form and review your responses before submitting them. Please enter your name, address, educational background, and citizenship status in the required fields. Fill in all the proper boxes and give accurate responses to all the questions. After you’ve submitted your application, you won’t be able to make any changes. Click “Submit” when you’re finished.
  • You can save your progress and finish it later if necessary. If you do not complete the application within 90 days of the prior update, it will be withdrawn.
  • You will receive an automated email confirming receipt of your application after you submit it. Instructions for the next steps will also be included in the email.


The Canadian Army Recruitment 2022/2023 is open to both Canadian citizens by birth and foreigners who have acquired a citizen status in the country. The instructions and comprehensive guide given in the body of this article stand valid and must be taken seriously to ensure a successful application in the end.

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