Qualifications & requirements for joining Ugandan Army


In Uganda one of the places to work for is the Army /Military. One qualification is that you must be at least 18 years old. You must be single with no children. If you are married with children, you won’t secure opportunity to work with the military.

Below is a brief summary of American Army recruitment requirements:


  • MUST be citizen of Uganda holding the original National Identity Card.
  • MUST be in good health and medically fit ready to undergo check-ups and road run.
  • Should be between the age of 18-25 or 18-30 if he/she is to enlist as a regular or professional respectively.
  • MUST be single with no children to avoid family distractions.
  • Regular recruits should possess a minimum education of S.4 or S.6 with bias in science subjects such as physics, chemistry and mathematics.
  • Professionals should be holders of Degrees/or Diplomas in Medicine, Engineering, Chemistry, Education or possess qualifications in vocational skills.
  • MUST be of good character and supported by letters from LCs and GISOs.