The international legion consists of infantry & special task battalions.
Formed by Presidential decree right after the outbreak of full-scale russian invasion, the Legion has taken part in the majority of the crucial campaigns and battles of the war. Legionnaire teams are also embedded in some of the most prominent brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
How to join
- 18-60 years of age
These are the legal age limits set by Ukrainian legislation
- No criminal record
The applicants must have no history of prosecution or conviction
- No chronic diseases
All candidates need to pass an assessment by a medical commission
- Physical fitness
All candidates need to be physically capable to perform basic infantry tasks
- Ability to legally enter Ukraine
The Legion or the Armed Forces of Ukraine do not provide assistance with visas and travel arrangements
Military or relevant experience is an advantage
Military experience is not required but would increase the chances of being accepted. Other relevant experiences might include law enforcement, paramilitary organizations, firefighting, etc.
Combat experience is an advantage
Combat experience is not required but would increase the chances of being accepted. Combat experience might include paramilitary or militias