SA Army 2025 Intake – Download PDF & Application

SA Army 2024 – 2025 intake is now open. SA Army Application Forms PDF were available from February 12 2024 for download. Check to see that you meet the requirements to apply and apply before the closing date.

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SA Army MSDS Programme Intake Requirements 2025

If you are looking at joining the South African Army MSDS programme, there are specific requirements that you must meet up with.

  1. Be a South African citizen only. (No dual citizenship)
  2. Grade 12 Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years
  3. Graduates and/or other Tertiary Qualification up to the age of 26 years
  4. Completed Grade 12 (with average of 50% or level 4; Mathematics and Science will be advantageous)
  5. Admission Point Score (APS) of 17 excluded Life Orientation
  6. Leadership potential
  7. Not to be area bound
  8. Have no criminal record or pending cases
  9. Comply with medical fitness requirements for the appointment within average height/weight ratio (minimum height for women is 148cm, for men its 155cm; minimum weight for women is 48kg, for men the minimum weight is 52kg.

See also: SANDF MSDS 2025 Application Form PDF Download

Reserves Enlistment Requirements

To join the army Reserves, you have to meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be a South African citizen
  2. Must be medically, mentally and battle fit
  3. Must be between the ages of 18 and 26 years (the required age varies according to the category of training/service) when joining for the first time. This age restriction does not apply to applicants with professional or critical skill qualifications required.
  4. You must have the attributes and qualifications which are required for your training.
  5. You must be able to perform the service or duties attached to the post for which you apply.
  6. If you are employed, your employer must be willing to grant special leave for military activities within reasonable demands.
  7. You must have no criminal record.

See also: SANDF Application Form 2024-2025 Intake Open! Apply Now!

SA Army Intake Application Form 2024 / 2025

Applicants who can’t apply online, can as well “Send Message”, start with these steps to apply.

  1. Download the SA Army application form for 2024 / 2025 intake 
  2. Submit the following documents with your application form:
    • A valid ID card or proof of identification
    • A copy of your grade 12 certificate
    • Your up-to-date curriculum vitae
    • A certificate of your highest academic qualification obtained so far
  3. Once you have completed the form, you can submit your application with the required documentation to:

Postal address:

The South African Department of Defense,

Directorate Human Resource acquisition,

Private Bag X2381,



Please download the SANDF list of communication officers pdf to get the contacts of the personnels in charge of the various defence forces.

Please inquire on the application form with the contact information above, thanks.

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  1. Good day

    My name is onalenna 18 years of age, I am currently doing matric.I Just want to find out if I can apply whilts doing matric?

  2. Aih we seem to be struggling with the same thing I use to download easily without this linking complications.

  3. Hi,my name is nhlanhla am 18 years,i was wondering can I get help on how to apply while I’m still doing grade 11.

  4. Ola,Onthatile here,plz help with the application forms🙏
    Even via email.
    0671698473 incase.

  5. Good morning

    hope this message finds you well,

    kindly assist me with the application, I would appreciate if you send it to me vi@ email.

    Thank you

  6. Hi I’m ntakuseni I’m at grd 12 now I want to know that is it possible for me to apply while I’m still at school

  7. Comment Text*

    Good day

    Am Lehlohonolo Donald can you please help me to get link or application forms .

  8. Hi I’m Bokang Makone am 20 years old am doing grade 12…..please help me to get 2022 application form

  9. Hi I’m kopano 23 years old I have completed my matric and I was busy with internship so I’m asking if am I allowed to apply with certification of that internship

    1. You can always give it a try, though the requirements does not specify that, you can call (012) 355 1438 or (012) 355 2130 for enquires

  10. Can I please get forms for SANDF Army 2022 intake, I am I am a female of 21 years of age and completed matric.Am so very interested on South African army

  11. Hi Admin can you please send me the form via email, because the link is not working for me

  12. Can I get forms for SANDF Army 2022 intakes I am a female of 19 years of age and completed matric. I’m really interested

  13. How can I apply for SANDF I am interested to work for you this year I am finishing my grade 12 I am only 17 years old

  14. I am a qualified Professoinal Nurse currently working in Renal Unit Bongani Regional Hospital are there vacancies for Professional Nurses?

    1. We apologize for the inconveniences. Please check the just-updated article to download the form again, and follow the instructions to send your application.

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