Selective Service Registration

All American citizens and alien residents of the United States men between 18 and 26 years of are required to register with Selective Service as soon as they reach age 18 (or for new residents, become a U.S. resident). Registration is the process of providing the Selective Service with personal information, such as name, address, date of birth, Social Security Account Number and other related information about one’s self. It is a civic and legal responsibility.

U.S. embassies and consulates overseas assist the Selective Service System with its registration program abroad.

At this time, the Selective Service System online registration site is temporarily unavailable for overseas registrants. For security reasons, overseas registrants should complete the form below and mail it to the Selective Service System at the following address:

Selective Service System
Registration Information Office
P.O. Box 94739
Palatine, IL 60094-4739

Selective Service System registration form (PDF 48 KB)