South African Navy Recruitment 2024/2025 | Application Form, Requirements & How To Apply

South African Navy (SA Navy) Application Form 2024 is out online | How to Download & Apply for the South African Navy (SA Navy) 2024 | SA Navy Requirements. 

About SA Navy

The South African Navy is the naval warfare branch of the South African National Defence Force. The role of the navy is to prepare for and to conduct naval operations in defence of the South African state, its citizens and its interests and to carry out peacetime operations in support of other national objectives.

South African Navy (SA Navy) recruitment intake application form is available here for download and online filling of online application forms. The SA Navy is one of the arms of service of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF).

SA Navy Selection Process

  • Psychometric evaluation: This is done to assess the candidate’s aptitude and potential to develop in the position that was applied for.
  • The nature of these tests will depend on the position applied for.
  • A Selection Board will be conducted in order to assess the applicant’s interest in the position applied for, as well as his or her interest in the Defence Force in general.
  • The interview will also focus on self-confidence, leadership potential and communication skills.
  • A comprehensive medical evaluation will be conducted by appointed military medical practitioners in order to assess the applicant’s medical history and current medical status.
  • All applicants must be declared fit for military training before commencement.
  • The fingerprints of applicants will be sent to the Criminal Record Bureau for verification.
    Records of convictions will be evaluated based on the severity thereof and how recently the offence(s) occurred.

Requirements for joining the South African Navy

Joining the South African Navy requires meeting certain basic requirements.

Applicants must be South African citizens, aged between 18 and 26 years old, and have at least a grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification.

Certain positions may require specific educational qualifications.

Must be between the ages of 18 and 22 and have finished matric with pure maths.

If they are over the age of 22, they must have a tertiary qualification, but they must not be over the age of 26.

Graduates up to the age of 26 years old must have completed Grade 12 with a Degree, National Diploma, or equivalent qualification.

Additionally, applicants must be physically fit and meet the medical requirements for joining the Navy.

How to Apply For Sa Navy 2024

if you are interested and wish to join the SA Navy, proceed to the SA Navy official website, where you will fill out the Form online while waiting for their response through email or SMS.

SA Navy Application Portal

Have you ever wondered where the SA Navy Portal is and how you can get to it on your phone or laptop? Do not be alarmed; we are here to assist you. is the official South African Navy Portal.

In their portal, you can simply read the newest news and discoveries about the SA Navy, as well as apply for jobs.

Potential applicants must have swimming costumes and physical training attire (vest/T-shirt, shorts, and running shoes) as they will be subjected to physical training and water activities throughout the selection process.

They will be required to complete a 300-meter freestyle swim, a 50-meter snorkel swim, a 50-meter swim with a diving mask full of water, a 25-meter underwater swim, and a 50-meter weight-belt swim as part of their water activities.

Physical exercises will include a 2.4-kilometer run in under 13 minutes, 40 push-ups, 50 sit-ups, and seven pull-ups.

Successful candidates will go through the HR recruitment process and become part of the 2024 Military Skills Development Skills Intake.

The national recruitment campaign will stop in the Western Cape province on Monday, May 29, and Tuesday, May 30 at the SA Navy Diving School in Simon’s Town.


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