I HAVE A TATTOO, CAN I STILL JOIN?
If your tattoo is offensive, obscene or racist it will stop you joining.
Small tattoos that aren't offensive in any way are not normally a problem, depending where they are on your body and how visible they are.
Here is our quick guide to the basic rules
DID YOU KNOW?
If you're not sure whether your tattoos or piercings will be a problem, you can always pop into your local career centre and get it checked out by our team.
I HAVE PIERCINGS, CAN I STILL JOIN?
Some body piercings will stop you joining, or re-joining:
- Piercings that change the way you look, like a 4mm flesh tunnel or larger ones
For health and safety reasons, you will need to take off all jewellery before any physical activity in the application process. Once you have joined the Army, you will be told the rules for wearing body jewellery when on and off duty.