Registration Information

There are up to four steps that are required in order to complete and provide all the necessary documents to join the Royal Canadian Army Cadet program. These steps are as follows:

Step 1: Complete application form. Every applicant is required to complete the following form:

CF-1158 Application for Membership

Step 2: Produce proof of identity and age. Every applicant must produce a valid photo ID that will verify the residence/citizenship and the age of the applicant. The following documents are accepted as proof of identity and age:

  • A Valid Passport

  • A birth certificate issued by a Canadian Governmental Agency

  • Any card, visa or permit (with photo) issued by the Canadian government that legally authorizes the applicant to live in Canada

  • Any identification card issued by a federal or provincial government agency (like a health card), please no live birth certificates


Step 3: Produce proof of health insurance. Every applicant must demonstrate that they are covered by public or private health insurance. The following documents are accepted as proof of health insurance:

  • Provincial or Territorial Public Health Insurance Card
  • Private Insurance Card (i.e. Blue Cross)


Step 4: Complete any additional forms. Some cadets with certain medical or dietary conditions may be required to complete the following form (the Administration Officer will determine if this form is necessary):

Detailed Health Questionnaire

Should you have any questions or concerns about completing any of these forms or producing the necessary documents please contact the Administration Officer directly at admin.2806armee@cadets.gc.ca, or you can call our Orderly Room at 514-630-1321 (the office is normally manned from 0900 - 1200 on Saturdays only).