Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program

The Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program aims to facilitate the selection and enrolment of Aboriginal people who are interested in full-time employment in the Canadian Forces by acquainting them with military training prior to making a formal commitment to enlist.

Delivered by: Department of National Defence (DND)

Eligibility Information

Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • be Aboriginal Canadian citizens (Status Indian, non status Indians, Metis or Inuit)
  • be at least 17 years of age
  • have parental consent, if under 18 years of age
  • have completed grade 10 or equivalent (preference is given to participants who have completed grade 12)
  • meet the Canadian Forces medical and enrolment standards

Other criteria may apply.

Contact Information

  • General Inquiries: 1-800-856-8488

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