Can foreigners join the British army?

Can foreigners join the British army?

The British Army is famous across the globe – so it’s no surprise that foreign nationals are eager to join our ranks. And we, in turn, are immensely proud to welcome nationals of Commonwealth countries and the Republic of Ireland to serve in the British Army.

How can I join the British military?

Whether you are joining as a soldier or an officer, full time or as a part time Reservist, joining the Army starts with an online application. Once you’ve submitted your application, you’ll be guided through the process by a Recruiter or Candidate Support Manager. Find out more about the joining process.

Where is the British army base in Kenya?

British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK) The British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK) is a permanent training support unit based mainly in Nanyuki, north of Nairobi (also with a small element in Nairobi itself).

Is the British Army recruiting Commonwealth 2021?

The Army is not currently accepting applications from Commonwealth candidates.

How much does a British soldier earn a year?

The average annual salary for privates in the armed forces of the United Kingdom was just over 20.8 thousand British pounds in 2019/20, compared with approximately 123.1 thousand pounds for the rank of General.

How safe is Nanyuki Kenya?

Having lived close to Nanyuki and spent a lot of time there and know people to live there, its arguably reasonably safe. Its actually reputed to be one of the safest towns in Kenya.

Can a Kenyan citizen join the British Army?

In this article, we are going to do a highlight how citizens of all commonwealth countries especially Kenya can join the British Army. If you are applying to join the British Army from commonwealth countries ( Kenya included), for most roles, you must have lived in the UK for at least 5 years.

How old do you have to be to join the British Army?

To join as a soldier you must be at least 15 years and 7 months before you apply. If you’re under 18, you’ll also need parental consent to join. 2. Fitness To join the British Army, you must be super fit.

How much does it cost to join the British Army?

You can start training to become an officer when you leave school at 18. You will have the chance to earn a degree while you’re serving – with the added benefit of earning a great salary at the same time. You will start with an annual salary of £18,305 (equivalent to Ksh 2,611,746.38) after training, plus pension.

Can a refugee apply for the British Army?

Refugees and Asylum Seekers are not eligible to apply to join the British Army. All candidates who have a Visa must provide proof of this throughout the recruiting process.