At a glance…
- Males and females, aged 16 – 32
- Commando trained – you will learn to deploy your skills in any location, environment and terrain
- Same rates of pay as Regular counterparts and a tax-free annual bonus
- Work alongside the regular Royal Marines
- British or Commonwealth citizen
The Royal Marines Reserve (RMR) is a commando trained with the primary function of reinforcing the Regular Corps on operations and exercises in the UK or overseas, contributing to a world-class Navy, ready to fight and win.
All 600 members of the RMR have passed through the same rigorous Commando Course as their regular Royal Marines counterparts to earn the coveted Green Beret.
The upper age limit is usually 32 however, candidates over the upper age limit, with former military service, may be considered on an individual basis.Learn more
Royal Marines Reserve in London
Royal Marines Reserve (City of London) is based at their Wandsworth Barracks. With detachments in Cambridge, Oxford, Henley-on-Thames and Portsmouth, it draws its members from London, the South East of England and East Anglia.