Call Us: 902- 895-0233      email Us: rclno26@ns.aliantzinc.ca

Become A Member.

How Can I Join ?

All applications are subject to the General By-Laws of the Royal Canadian Legion and approval by the local Branch. There are four membership categories, each with different qualifications:

If you have served or are serving in:

  • The Canadian Forces or Her Majesty’s Forces (including regular force or reserve force under class “C” service); or
  • the Forces or underground forces of any of Her Majesty’s allies in any war, conflict or police action in which Canada was involved; or
  • the Merchant Navy or non-military services in an actual theatre of war in which Canada was involved; or
  • Her Majesty’s reserve force including Cadet Instructors on the Cadet Cadre. Must have at least one year (12 months) service; or
  • The Royal Canadian Mounted Police or The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary for not less than one year; or
  • the Forces of a country while that country was a member of NATO or NORAD in alliance with Canada; or the United States Forces; or
  • the Vietnam War with the Armed Forces of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea or South Vietnam, and were a Canadian citizen or Commonwealth subject at the time of service; or
  • the Canadian Coast Guard as an officer or crew member who has two or more years active service on the high seas or inland waterways; or
  • a city, municipal or provincial police force as a police officer for at least one year.

Documentation required to establish proof of eligibility:

  • Proof of citizenship
  • Service record and / or discharge certificate

 

Download and complete the application (Member_Application) and bring it into the Legion with the required documentation. You can also drop into the Legion to complete an application.

If you:

  • are the child, stepchild, adopted child, grandchild, sibling, niece/nephew, widow/er, parent or spouse of someone who is or was eligible for Ordinary membership; or
  • are the child of an Associate member; or
  • have served in The Royal Canadian Sea, Army or Air Cadets for not less than 3 years; or
  • have been a cadet civilian instructor for not less than 3 years; or
  • have served as an officer in the Navy League of Canada for not less than 2 years; or
  • have served in the Polish Armed Forces after WW II below the rank of officer; or
  • have served in a City, Municipal, Volunteer, Un-organized Territories or Federal Fire Service for not less than one year
  • are the spouse, parent or sibling of an associate member who qualified subject to the above criteria.

 
Download and complete the application (Member_Application) and bring it into the Legion with the required documentation. You can also drop into the Legion to complete an application.

Documentation required to establish proof of eligibility:

  • Proof of citizenship
  • Service record and / or discharge certificate of person who is or was eligible for Ordinary Membership
  • Marriage, birth or adoption certificates to establish relationship to person who is or was eligible for Ordinary Membership; OR marriage, birth or adoption certificates to establish relationship to an Associate Member.Tab 2 content goes here.

If you:

  • do not qualify for Ordinary or Associate membership but support the aims and objects of The Royal Canadian Legion you may apply for Affiliate membership.

Documentation required to establish proof of eligibility:

  • Proof of citizenship

 
Download and complete the application (Member_Application) and bring it into the Legion with the required documentation. You can also drop into the Legion to complete an application.

For further information, please give us a call: 902-895-0233, e-mail us:rclno26@ns.sympatico.ca, or just drop in!

Back to Top